A two-storey, former farmhouse, offering generous living and outdoor space and only a short distance away from the Rideau River and MacDonald-Cartier Airport. Conveniently located for easy access to Ottawa city centre as well as the historic Village of Manotick, this property offers a unique combination of both urban and countryside living and would be suitable for those seeking a comfortable lifestyle.
River Road is a north/south, arterial road that runs from Macdonald-Cartier Airport (Ottawa’s international airport), to the historic town of Kemptville, approximately 38 kilometres to the south. The property is located on the west side of River Road, approximately 14 kilometres south of the airport and six kilometres north of the Village of Manotick. The surrounding neighbourhood is known as Gloucester Glenn, which comprises a mix of low to medium density residential development. It is bounded by the Rideau River to the east, Limerick Road to the west, Balmoral Drive to the north and Mitch Owens Road to the south.
Local shopping is available at Riverside South Plaza, approximately half a kilometre to the south. This plaza is home to an Independent Grocer, Scotiabank, Gabriel Pizza and several other multiple and local retailers/restaurants. Recreational facilities are available at Claudette Cain Park, approximately half a kilometre to the south, including a soccer field and a splash pad. Four Seasons Park, which is located about half a kilometre to the east, has a baseball diamond and skating rink.
The Gloucester Glenn neighbourhood is served by OC Transpo bus routes 99, 189 and 245. The 99 and 189 provide services from the Riverside South Plaza to Greenboro, which in turn is served by the O-Train, Ottawa’s express rail service. Travel time to the Central Business District is approximately 40 minutes by the 99 and approximately 50 minutes using the 189 bus and O-train connection. The 245 is an express bus service that provides services from Riverside South Plaza to Manotick, with an approximate travel time of 15 minutes.
The property comprises a detached, two-storey (plus basement) former farmhouse constructed in 1898 around a wood frame and under a pitched roof. It has a gravel parking lot together with a front and rear garden. The accommodation is arranged as a living room, open concept kitchen and den on the ground floor with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a utility room on the second floor. The property has been sympathetically modernized in keeping with its original character and includes a hardwood floors throughout the ground floor, cedar wood deck, slate and ceramic tiles in the kitchen and bathroom, as well as the original wood hand rails. It is heated by way of a natural gas-fired furnace, central air conditioning and is on a private well.
Below is a brief description of the accommodation and main features:-
Living Room: Hardwood/carpeted floor, cable hook-up
Kitchen: Open concept, fridge/freezer, stove, dishwasher, microwave
Master Bedroom: Carpeted, floor cable hook-up
Bedroom 2: Carpeted floor, cable hook-up
Bathroom: Bath tub, overhead shower, washbasin, stall
Utility Room: Washer, Dryer
$1,385.00 per month plus hydro, gas and maintenance. There is no charge for water.
If interested in renting please fill out our rental agreement from the link above.
636 River Rd