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About Dow's Lake

Dow's Lake is a gorgeous and scenic neighbourhood just west of the vibrant Glebe, and beyond the lake is the lush green space of the Experimental Farm. Large homes with expansive lots line the eastern edge of the Lake. There are also some condo and apartments available with the most amazing views in the city.

Minutes away to many of Ottawa's preferred restaurants, shops and services in Preston, Somerset, Bank and Glebe neighbourhoods, just a 10-min walk to downtown, a short 10-min drive to Ottawa's International Airport, homes, condos, and apartments in the Dow’s Lake area offers an incredible location and view of Ottawa South and Dow's Lake.

Truly the best combination of the urbanite and nature lovers dream community, this picturesque neighbourhood is perfect for those who enjoy walking, cycling or rollerblading along the Rideau Canal to the best restaurants in the city downtown, Centertown, or in the Glebe. This neighbourhood is also surrounded by a multitude of parks: Lansdowne, Plouffe Park, Glebe Memorial Park, and Dalhousie South Park. Within close proximity of this neighbourhood is the Carling campus of The Ottawa Hospital, keeping residents safe, healthy, and happy.

Homes here are conveniently located less than a minute from the 417 Queensway West and East onramps; 5 Minute bus ride to Carleton University campus; Close to the bus routes #3, #4, #14, #85, #101 and #102.

Dow’s Lake residents are close to both private and public Schools:

  • Glebe Collegiate
  • Corpus Christi
  • St. Anthony
  • McNabb

A cool feature of this neighbourhood:

Today, Dow's Lake is one of the most picturesque parts of Ottawa, greatly enjoyed in spring during the Tulip Festival and in winter during Winterlude and when it is apart of the World’s Longest Skating Rink all winter long.

Demographics

30%
Own
70%
Rent
2,125
Single Famly
2,686
Non-Family
21
Multi Family
83%
Employed
12%
Self-Employed
5%
Unemployed

 
$514k
Avg Home Value
46
Avg Home Age
$56k
Avg Income
39
Avg Age
Detached
Detached
 47%
Semi-Detached
Semi-Detached
 15%
Duplex
Duplex
 20%
Low-Rise
Low-Rise
 19%
High-Rise
High-Rise
 0%

People per Household

1
2380
2
1453
3
542
4-5
385
6
71

Education

University
College
1387
High School
2441
Apprentice
435
None
2222

Marital Status

Married
31
Single
51
Other
19

Age Groups

0-19
17%
20-29
20%
30-49
33%
50+
30%

Dow's Lake Amenities

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  • CMHC insurance must be purchased for all homes with less than 20% down payment.
  • Homes purchased for more than $1 million are not eligible for CMHC insurance, therefore requiring homeowners to put more than 20% down.
  • The maximum amortization period on CMHC insured mortgages is 25 years.
  • Homes sold over $500,000 can no longer be purchased with a 5% down payment. The new minimum down payment is 5% of the first $500,000, and 10% of any amount over $500,000.
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