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Welcome to Kanata

Located to the west of downtown, Kanata is one of Ottawa’s fastest-growing suburbs. Boasting more affordable housing prices than some of the city’s more central neighbourhoods, Kanata is a great place to settle down.

Home to the high-tech industry, Kanata real estate encompasses one of the largest suburbs in Ottawa and made up of diverse smaller communities. From the high-end homes in Kanata Lakes to more affordable older neighbourhoods – there is a home for every buyer considering living in Kanata.

Kanata real estate is safe, family-friendly, and fully contained with highly rated schools, plenty of parks and open spaces, great shopping, a variety of restaurants and things to do in, and a thriving business sector. Your new home in this rapidly growing region of Ottawa will be an excellent investment in the years to come.

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Kanata’s schools are well known and there are many excellent options for children of all ages from early childhood care to high schools in both the public and Catholic boards. Click on the School Board below to find out which school your child is eligible to attend according to the address of your home.

Things to do in Kanata

Kanata real estate offers many recreational options for all ages. For families with an active lifestyle, there are an abundance of parks and trails for walking and cycling. Kanata Recreational Complex is just one of a few activity centres which have programs for families and children as well as fitness rooms and 2 full-size arenas for hockey.

Swimmers will appreciate the Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool with separate kiddie pool and two story circular water slide and golfers will enjoy the sheer number of golf courses in the area. You can also put your mini-golf skills to the test at Blackbird Falls Putting Course. In the winter, enjoy snow activities such as a toboggan hill and skating rinks at The Kanata Recreation Complex in addition to countless Summer activities.

When it comes to entertainment, you and the kids will enjoy Hockey games—and some of the biggest names in entertainment—at the 18,000 seat Canadian Tire Centre, which is home to the Ottawa Senators NHL Hockey Team. This arena is also the venue for concerts, other sporting events, comedy shows, the monster car truck show, Disney on ice, and many others.

Kids will love the Xtreme Trampoline park and Kids Kingdom indoor playground. Kanata also has two locations of the Ottawa Public Library. Landmark Cinemas is the largest in Ottawa with 24 screens as well as an IMAX theatre. While, adults will be able to have their fun at the Crazy Horse, Options Jazz Lounge at the Brookstreet Hotel, and various pubs and bars located throughout the area.

Kanata real estate has everything you need for your shopping needs with big-box retailers such as Walmart, Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Best Buy and others. Kanata Centrum is Ottawa’s third largest shopping centre. This outdoor mall has over 81 brand name stores and 28 different restaurants. In addition, the recently built Tanger Outlet has over 75 designer stores, speciality shops, and food venues.

Grocery stores such as Loblaws, Metro, and Sobeys are also located in Kanata and if you don’t feel like cooking there are a wide variety of restaurants to suit every taste and budget.

With a population of over 117,000, Kanata is home to all types of residents from families to empty nesters to single professionals, many of whom work in the high tech field.

There are many options for housing in Kanata real estate because of the diversity of the residents. Single family detached homes, townhomes, condos and larger estate homes in Kanata Lakes offer options for every lifestyle and budget.

Location and Transportation

Located to the west of the Greenbelt and Nepean, Kanata is just north of Stittsville and 22 km south-west of downtown Ottawa along Highway 417. Ottawa International Airport is approximately a 30 to 40-minute drive.

There are convenient bus routes to downtown from Kanata as well as Park and Rides if you prefer saving time during rush hour.

See the Ottawa Neighbourhood Study for Kanata.