Cedarhill / Orchard Estates Real Estate Listings & Cedarhill / Orchard Estates Profile
A bucolic community that boasts large, acre-plus lots and homes in diverse design styles, Cedarhill / Orchard Estates is fantastic for those desiring a lifestyle property with an expansive lot and privacy. Many of the homes are grand in scale and offer amenities such as swimming pools, tennis courts and acreage. These two communities are relatively new (1970-80s) and offer estate living within easy distance of Ottawa’s urban amenities.
The neighbourhoods offer a tranquil setting and a convenient Nepean location, tucked between West Hunt Club Road and Barrhaven. Costco is just a few minutes away, as is Bayshore Shopping Centre. The Queensway Carleton Hospital, located just an 8 minutes’ drive away, offers all types of care, including health, mental health, surgical and emergency services. Cedarhill / Orchard Estates are easy to reach via the 416 and are close to many neighbouring communities including Centrepointe, Qualicum and Bells Corners.
The Cedarhill Community Association is comprised of volunteer residents who work to keep the common areas in the community well groomed and maintained. Neighbours pay an optional small annual association fee to contribute to regular upkeep. Cedarhill Golf and Country Club is also tucked into this community and offers an 18-hole course for players of all skill levels and ages, including juniors. Parkland in the area includes Cedarhill Estates Park, and a variety of trails and hiking areas are nearby. Just 8 minutes or so away is found an abundance of National Capital Commission (NCC) parkland, including the historical Lime Kiln Trail, Sarsaparilla Trail with its beaver pond and the Jack Pine Trail, which is home to many kinds of ducks and frogs and is sure to delight. These trails are part of Stony Swamp, an area of the Greenbelt with more than 40 kilometres (4,000 hectares) of trails ideal for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The Swamp includes wetlands, a maple forest and pastures.
Only local traffic drives through the wide, spacious streets of Cedarhill / Orchard Estates keeping them quiet and great for biking and walking. No buses pass through the neighbourhood. The homes in the area range in price with the highest home sale being $3.5M. Residents include families and couples of all ages who are looking for lifestyle properties. The area has many custom homes with luxurious finishes, including backyards with ponds, waterfalls, tennis courts, micro golf courses, outdoor kitchens and swimming pools. Those looking to create a custom sanctuary of any style, from a contemporary home with a lavish floor plan to a sunny traditional home with a pool may be drawn to the area. There are also many homes in the area that date back to the 1970s and 1980s, including brick and stone character homes set on well-treed lots. Each property has its own septic system and there are many cul-de-sacs and homes with circular driveways.
The lush and beautiful Cedarhill / Orchard Estates offers country living in the city. With acreage, huge space between properties and large homes well set back from the road, it’s easy to see why residents love these neighbourhoods.