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The Glebe is one of Ottawa’s oldest communities commencing its establishment in 1832. The Glebe is also one of Ottawa’s first suburbs. Many of the homes in the area still have a historic visage, maintaining the authenticity of Ottawa’s heritage. The community is predominantly a working class community with many multiplex homes and just as many single detached homes. The Glebe is considered an upper class community with a prime location, minutes outside of the Ottawa’s downtown core. Some of the cities most expensive homes can be found in this community. Lansdowne Park, The Rideau Canal, Patterson Creek, Browns Inlet and Dows Lake are some of the major attractions to the community. A variety of shops and vendors line the Bank Street artery, exploiting the heart of the community and providing a window into the community’s soul. Pubs, café’s, eateries, coffee shops, butcher shops, grocery outlets, foreign and local specialty shops, classic bakeries, clothing stores, electronics stores, theatre’s all within walking distance, help keep this a tight knit community. The Glebe’s population was approximately 10,900 in 2007 and is still a growing community with a large amount of children. The Glebe is gorgeous community desired by anyone with the interest to be in a beautiful, energetic surrounding amongst the shakers and movers in an influnential city.
The Average price for a home in the Glebe is approximately 425,000 – 450,000.
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