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Welcome to Manotick

Manotick is beautiful waterfront village located on the south edge of Ottawa on the banks of the Rideau River. Its name comes from the Ojibwa word for island in the river. This serene and charming area has upscale homes, stunning landscaping, and lovely old heritage buildings. The village of Manotick is fully walkable and is well known for its speciality boutiques, award-winning restaurants, art galleries, rustic pubs, and quaint streets full of character.

Manotick real estate is limited due to village planning and thus the property values for the homes are quite high and excellent investments. With its proximity to Ottawa, this neighbourhood is perfect for those that are looking for the peace and tranquillity of country living with easy access to the amenities of the big city.

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Manotick real estate is known for its excellent schools, both in the public and Catholic school boards. For elementary children, there is the Manotick Public School and the St. Leonard Catholic School which both offer English and French teaching. High school students can attend the St. Mark Catholic High School in Manotick or the South Carleton High School in Richmond.

For early childhood education, there is the Manotick Nursery School, My Little Preschool, and Manotick Montessori as well as others located nearby in Barrhaven and Riverpark South.

Outdoor adventurers will love living in Manotick with the abundance of activities available: fishing, boating, and other watersports as well as golf courses, numerous walking/cycling trails and gorgeous waterfront parks. Boaters will be able to travel down the Rideau River to Lake Ontario through connecting waterways.

Watson’s Mill is one of the area’s landmarks and is one of the few operating flour mills in Ontario and there are also many reports of the ghost of the mill, Anne Crosby, watching visitors from the second story window. Manotick also has a branch of the Ottawa Public Library and numerous extracurricular activities for children including sports teams, play structures, splash pads, outdoor swimming pools.

The Old Village of Manotick is brimming with pubs, one-of-a-kind boutiques, speciality stores, cafes, and restaurants which range from family friendly to fine dining and gastropubs. For groceries, residents can go to Loblaws or Robinson’s Independent Grocer. Also located in the area is a large Shopper’s Drug Mart, health and dental offices, and a Veterinary Clinic.

Manotick Mews is a 90,000 sqft shopping district with a variety of shops including Home Hardware, The Beer Store, Rexall pharmacy, and numerous services, restaurants, and boutiques. For those that want to hit brand name stores, there are many located in the nearby neighbourhood of Barrhaven otherwise it is just a short drive to the many malls found in Ottawa.

With a population of approximately 4,500, the residents living in Manotick mainly consist of families and empty nesters. Since the area is more expensive, most of the buyers are well-to-do and moving into their dream homes.

Manotick real estate is mainly freehold homes with unique custom built homes on waterfront properties although there are more affordable options which are not directly on the river.

Location and Transportation

Manotick is located south of Barrhaven on the Rideau River. It is approximately 25 km to downtown Ottawa and 18 km to Ottawa International Airport.

There is public transportation to Manotick through OC Transpo, however driving is recommended as bus routes are not as frequent as other areas of Ottawa. Although the village of Manotick is very walkable, the rest of the area is car dependent.

See the Ottawa Neighbourhood Study for Manotick.