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Community Spotlight: Carlington

The Carlington neighbourhood is located in the Ottawa Central district, close to communities of Rockcliffe Park, Alta Vista and Elmvale Acres.  This family-oriented area has plenty of schools, restaurants and parks nearby. Carlington home prices typically range from $175,000 to $465,000.

Restaurants in Carlington, Ottawa

If you feel like eating out, you’ve got quite a few options. If you’re a fan of Thai food, the Silver Spoon on Carling Avenue has gained recognition for their portions and prices.

Not too far down the street, S&G Fries is a good choice if you’re in a hurry. According to the NewRo viewers, S&G has the best poutine in Ottawa.

And if you feel like trying something a little different, La Cabana on Merivale Street serves South American cuisine like tamales and plantains.

Things to Do Around Carlington

Carlington is a great place for those who enjoy the outdoors. Alexander Park, Harrold Place Park, Hampton Park and Carlington Park are all less than ten minutes from the center of the community. The Central Experimental Farmland is also a hotspot for outdoor lovers.

If you’re more into shopping than hiking, Carlington won’t disappoint. Westgate and Carlingwood Shopping Centres are both close by.

If you want to take the kids out to a movie, the Ottawa Family Cinema is just a five minute drive away.

Areas of Interest in Carlington

  • Carleton University is about a ten minute drive east of Carlington, in the Old Ottawa South neighbourhood area.
  • The Canadian Agriculture Museum is close to the University and features virtual exhibits, summer camps and activities for kids. There’s even an ice cream festival coming up in August!
  • The Ottawa Hospital campus is a ten minute drive north of the community.

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