Avalon is a neighbourhood located in Orleans, a suburb in east end Ottawa. This community comprises of over 3500 homes built by developer Minto after the late 1990's and continues to grow. The next phase of new construction consists of single family homes, townhomes, and condo flats. This area has a population of over 13,000 residents.
The housing in Avalon consists of apartments, condos, townhomes, single family homes, as well as furnished and unfurnished rentals. There's plenty to choose from in Avalon. Rentals account for a small percentage of the housing in Avalon.
The new phase of homes currently under construction offers detached homes on 30, 36 and 43 foot lots in twenty unique floorplans priced from $336,900 to $543,900. Two to three bedroom new townhomes in Avalon are priced from $245,900. The condo flats start at $199,900 for 1,038 square feet.
Avalon Jobs and Employment
The majority of residents in Avalon are degree holders, and the population is english/francophone split despite being located in the east end of the city. Based on the total labour force, residents are mostly employed in professional occupations in the areas of Business, Finance, Sales, Education, and Sciences, etc. with an Average Household Income of $128,618
Is Avalon A Safe Neighbourhood?
The community is in close proximity to schools, parks, restaurants, grocery stores and big box retailers. Hwy 417 and OC Transpo are very accessible. The Place d'Orleans shopping centre, a large shopping centre, is also a short distance from Avalon. In 2018 the Light Rail Train will also be available to residents.
The following schools are available to Avalon residents:
Avalon Public School is an elementary school for Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 students offering English and Early French Immersion Programs.
St Theresa Catholic School is an elementary school from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
École élémentaire Des Sentiers is a french elementary school.
École élémentaire catholique Alain-Fortin is a French elementary school from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
A second new elementary school in the Avalon Community will be opening September 2016.
Millennium Sports Park is an outdoor sports and recreational complex located at the corner of Trim and Innes minutes from Avalon. The current expansion of this complex will add an artificial turf field for football and soccer, three soccer fields, an ultimate frisbee field, a 400-metre track, and a splash pad to the east end recreation facility. An expanded fieldhouse with change rooms and also a kitchen will be added.
Just North of Avalon, The Ray Friel Recreation Complex is the largest and most comprehensive recreation complex in east Ottawa featuring three National Hockey League (NHL) size arenas. With 12 full dressing rooms and separate referee and alternate dressing rooms, there is plenty of room for even the biggest team or tournament. As well as a fitness centre with over 20 000 square feet of state-of-the-art training equipment, wave pool, whirlpool, sauna, physiotherapy clinic, Karate Dojo, pro shop, restaurant and coffee shop.
Whether you'd like to catch a show at the local movie theatre or take a bike ride on the many bike paths through parks, you're sure to find plenty to do in and around Avalon.