Ottawa’s Best Neighbourhoods: Fallingbrook
Fallingbrook in Orleans is one of our favourite neighbourhoods! It offers a diverse mix of housing and a great selection of schools making it an ideal community for families. It also boasts excellent recreation, a great location, and numerous amenities.
Check out our Neighbourhood Highlights below to see why Fallingbrook is always high on our list of recommended neighbourhoods for buyers.
Prime East-End Location
Located in the southeast corner of Orleans between Tenth Line Road and Trim Road, Fallingbrook is a quiet community with easy access to amenities, greenspace and major transportation routes. The Queensway is just moments away and from there it’s less than 30 minutes to Ottawa’s downtown core.
With an abundance of schools and parks, Fallingbrook is a great place to start or grow your family. No matter what area of the community you’re in, you’ll find at least one park and school within walking distance. Schools in Fallingbrook include both high schools and elementary schools with options for French, Catholic and Public school curriculums to suit your needs. There’s also a public library, community centre and active Community Association that organizes neighbourhood events.
Shopping at Your Door
The Fallingbrook shopping centre provides all your basic conveniences including groceries, gas, and restaurants, while the Trinity shopping centre just across the road offers a variety of retail shopping choices. And for all your fashion needs, Place d’Orleans mall is just a few minutes away.
Recreation for the Whole Family
Fallingbrook is a great neighbourhood to get out and play in! The Ray Friel Recreation Complex located on the west edge of Fallingbrook is the largest recreation centre in east Ottawa. It features three regulation-size ice rinks, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, wave pool, whirlpool, sauna, physiotherapy clinic, martial arts and more!
If you prefer to play outside, there are a multitude of neighbourhood parks that offer ball diamonds, soccer fields and play structures. With plenty of walking trails and easy access to hiking paths, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the community of Fallingbrook.
Fallingbrook also offers some of the Ottawa area’s best kept secrets! Nestled in Taylor Park at the south end of Fallingbrook is the stunning Princess Louise Falls. Follow a bubbling stream along a well-maintained walking trail to discover the beautiful hidden waterfall at the end.
And just a short drive under the highway will bring you to the Ottawa River and Petrie Island Park. This beautiful park features a sandy beach for swimming or beach volleyball and a large picnic area. There are also nature trails, fishing spots, children’s programs, and the park is home to the Petrie Island Canoe Club. It’s a great place to get away alone or with the whole family.
Fallingbrook Homes for Sale
The Fallingbrook area offers something for every lifestyle with condominiums, townhomes, semi-detached and single-family homes. If you’re dreaming of low-maintenance living, you can find condos starting in the low to mid 300’s that offer resort-style living with an outdoor pool, tennis courts, fitness centre and clubhouse. There are also a variety of freehold townhomes that provide a community lifestyle without condo fees. And if you need more space, there are beautiful single-family and semi-detached homes that are not to be missed.
Fallingbrook in Orleans is a great neighbourhood to consider if you’re shopping for real estate in Ottawa. Get in touch with us to discuss how we can help you find your next home in this vibrant community.