Explore the beautiful neighbourhoods of Kanata with our in-depth guide, uncovering the charm, amenities, and lifestyle in Ottawa’s thriving suburb.

Welcome to Kanata, a picturesque suburb just west of Ottawa, offering a perfect balance of natural beauty, modern amenities, and family-friendly living. I’m Tim Larocque from Greenkey Realty Inc., and I’m excited to guide you through this charming community. If you have any questions or need assistance with your real estate needs, feel free to reach out to me at [email protected].

Kanata: A Community Overview

Kanata is a thriving suburban community with a rich history, top-rated schools, expansive green spaces, and diverse housing options. It’s an ideal place to call home for families, professionals, and retirees alike. The area is divided into several distinct neighbourhoods, each with its own unique character and charm.

Neighbourhoods of Kanata

  1. Kanata Lakes: Known for its upscale homes, golf course, and stunning natural surroundings, Kanata Lakes is a sought-after neighbourhood with a variety of parks and trails, making it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.
  2. Beaverbrook: As one of Kanata’s oldest communities, Beaverbrook is a well-established neighbourhood that boasts mature trees, parks, and a variety of home styles, ranging from classic bungalows to modern townhomes.
  3. Bridlewood: This family-oriented neighbourhood offers a mix of detached homes and townhouses, with plenty of parks, schools, and recreational facilities nearby, making it a popular choice for young families.
  4. Glen Cairn: Known for its affordable housing options, Glen Cairn is a diverse community that features a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment buildings, catering to a wide range of buyers and renters.
  5. Katimavik: With ample green spaces and a strong sense of community, Katimavik offers an attractive blend of residential options, from townhouses to single-family homes, perfect for families and first-time homebuyers.
  6. Morgan’s Grant: A newer development in Kanata, Morgan’s Grant offers a variety of modern homes, townhouses, and condos, with plenty of parks and schools in the vicinity.
  7. Stittsville: Just south of Kanata, Stittsville is a growing community known for its small-town charm, excellent schools, and family-friendly atmosphere.

Amenities and Attractions

Kanata is home to a wide array of amenities, including the Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre, Tanger Outlets, and various grocery stores, restaurants, and cafes. The community also boasts top-notch recreational facilities like the Bell Sensplex, Richcraft Recreation Complex, and the Kanata Golf & Country Club.

Nature lovers will appreciate the extensive network of parks and trails, including the South March Highlands Conservation Forest and the Kanata North Community Trail.


With its picturesque neighbourhoods, thriving amenities, and abundant green spaces, Kanata offers an unparalleled quality of life for its residents. If you’re considering making a move to this beautiful Ottawa suburb, contact me, Tim Larocque, at [email protected], and let’s find your perfect Kanata home together.

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