Ottawa’s 20 hottest neighbourhoods

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Prices in Ottawa’s housing market continued to climb throughout 2021, resulting in a sharp year-over-year cost comparison. The biggest jump occurred in Kanata, where one neighbourhood saw a 150 per cent price increase compared to 2020.

Housing prices in rural areas have also been on the rise, according to data from the Ottawa Real Estate Board. Areas in Osgoode, Leitrim and Manotick saw significant increases, all above 40 per cent. 

Here are 20 of the hottest neighbourhoods in Ottawa, ranked by the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s home price index benchmark.
(All data courtesy of the Ottawa Real Estate Board)

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1. Kanata – North East 

2020: $689,771
2021: $1,742,889
Increase: 152.7%

2. Crystal Bay, Rocky Point (Bayshore)

2020: $943,307
2021: $1,968,611
Increase: 108.7%

Ottawa’s most expensive neighbourhood:

Rockcliffe Park

Benchmark price: $3,015,389

3. Cedardale (Blossom Park/ Airport)

2020: $713,500
2021: $1,458,667
Increase: 104.4%

4. Woodlawn, Maclarens Landing Kilmaurs 

2020: $474,491
2021: $857,183
Increase: 80.7%

5. Manotick South to Roger Stevens

2020: $740,625
2021: $1,333,233
Increase: 80%

6. Woodroffe 

2020: $574,148
2021: $977,124
Increase: 70.2%

7. Ashton

2020: $539,364
2021: $871,990
Increase: 61.7%

8. Lakeview Park (Bayshore)

2020: $417,438
2021: $667,434
Increase: 59.9%

9. Osgoode Township East, including Kenmore

2020: $393,000
2021: $616,300
Increase: 56.8%

10. Heart’s Desire (Barrhaven)

2020: $632,689
2021: $988,577
Increase: 56.3%

11. Merivale Gardens

2020: $640,200
2021: $990,000
Increase: 54.6%

Ottawa’s most affordable neighbourhood:

Industrial Park, Bellwood

Benchmark price: $120,480

12. Between Franktown Road & Fallowfield Road

2020: $649,922
2021: $994,072
Increase: 53%

13. Revelstoke, Mooney’s Bay

2020: $833,740
2021: $1,273,702
Increase: 52.8%

14. Rideau Township (South of Regional Road 6, east of McCordick Road)

2020: $520,533
2021: $793,542
Increase: 52.4%

15. Whitehaven

2020: $854,487
2021: $1,296,303
Increase: 51.7%

16. Osgoode Township, South of Regional Road 6

2020: $607,938
2021: $920,408
Increase: 51.4%

Ottawa’s most popular neighbourhood: 

Emerald Meadows, Trailwest (Kanata)

Units sold in 2021: 559

17. Alta Vista

2020: $711,846
2021: $1,067,000
Increase: 49.9%

18. Metcalfe

2020: $557,675
2021: $834,218
Increase: 49.6%

19. Leitrim

2020: $470,672
2021: $701,449
Increase: 49%

20. Burritts Rapids

2020: $474,500
2021: $705,680
Increase: 48.7%
 

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