Kanata

Suburban Living At Its Finest

    Ideal For

    Kanata is perfect for a wide range of homeowners, from high-tech professionals to families to retirees. With single-detached homes, townhomes, condos, and luxury estates, there’s something for everyone.

    Best Features

    Find a perfect blend of outdoor living, convenient shopping, and a variety of housing options in Kanata. Hockey lovers can take in an Ottawa Senators game just minutes from their front door.

    Considerations

    Kanata is pure suburban living. Though it is conveniently located just 22 kilometres west of downtown, if you’re looking to be in the heart of Ottawa, Kanata may be a little too far for you.

Kanata

The City

From the classic charm of Beaverbrook to the high-end estates of Kanata Lakes, there are homes for every budget in Kanata. Located just west of downtown Ottawa, Kanata is a family-friendly community with highly-rated schools, abundant green space and parks, and recreation facilities. Dubbed Silicon Valley North, Kanata is home to several of Canada’s leading hi-tech companies.

History

Kanata is the creation of Bill Teron, a developer who purchased over 1,200 hectares of rural land and had a vision of building a garden city. Unlike other suburbs, Kanata was designed to mix commercial and residential spaces in a variety of unique neighbourhoods. In 2001, Kanata was amalgamated into the City of Ottawa.

Economy

Trending Markets

117,304

Population as of 2016

61.35%

Of families in the area have children

Single-Detached

Most common type of home

$127,146

Average household income in 2015

What To Do in Kanata

From fine dining to outdoor recreation to NHL hockey, Kanata offers a wide array of activities. Take in an Ottawa Senators game, dine and shop at the Kanata Centrum, or take your kids to an outdoor pool or skating rink.

Geography

Bordering on the Greenbelt, Kanata was built on agricultural land starting in the 1960's. Founded as a series of garden communities, Kanata consists of several neighbourhoods, each with its own charm.

Economy

Trending Markets

38.5

average age of the population in 2016

13.3%

of households earn under $50k annually

56.39%

of households earn $50k - $150k annually

30.31%

of households earn over $150k annually

The Surrounding Area

With downtown Ottawa just 22 kilometres east, you’re just a short drive away from all that our Nation's Capital has to offer. Head west of Kanata, and you are in the Ottawa Valley with its charming communities and cottages.

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