Neighbourhood Profile: Beacon Hill

View of the homes in Beacon off the Ottawa River

View of the homes in Beacon off the Ottawa River

Beacon Hill is a neighbourhood located northeast of downtown Ottawa. The area is separated into two parts by Montreal Road: Beacon Hill North and Beacon Hill South. The neighbourhood also has many nicknames such as “The Beaks” or “The Hill.”

Beacon Hill is a popular place for families to raise children. The area’s many reputable schools and variety of recreational facilities aimed at children and youth draw the attention of families of all ages. Famous actor Tom Cruise and Grammy-winning singer Bryan Adams both attended schools in Beacon Hill, adding to the area’s notoriety.

The wintertime is fantastic for families as many choose to visit one of the three toboggan hills in the area. In the summer and spring, the neighbourhood’s parks and shopping facilities in and around the Beacon Hill Mall area are full of activity. Also, with the Ottawa River nearby, many housing communities in Beacon Hill boast outstanding views of the water.

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