Cumberland / Orleans Real Estate Listings & Cumberland / Orleans Profile
Adjacent east-end neighbourhoods Cumberland and Orléans benefit from a strong Francophone community and are 20 minutes’ drive from downtown Ottawa. The communities border each other along Tenth Line Road. Both communities enjoy easy access to Innes Road and its many stores, as well as Place d’Orléans shopping centre. The recent creation of the Orléans Health Hub is another exciting development for the communities. This hub is a collaboration between facilities including CHEO (the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario), the Montfort Hospital, Bruyère, and others.
Those who appreciate the arts will enjoy the Arts Centre, based in Orléans, which offers programming in English and French. This 8,000 square metre (86,111 square feet) facility boast two theatres, seven galleries and 17 studios and offer a diverse array of activities. Parents will love the courses and camps available for their children, and adults will equally appreciate learning opportunities afforded via workshops and lessons. From pottery to other visual arts to theatre, dance and music, the programming is all-encompassing.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy easy access to the Ottawa River Pathway, and summer weekend bike days where Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway becomes bikers-only between the Aviation Parkway and St. Joseph Boulevard. The Petrie Islands along the Ottawa River offer a beautiful setting for beachgoing in summer and cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in winter. Golfers love the high-ranking Camelot Golf and Country Club in Cumberland, and riders will enjoy Maplewood Equestrian Centre.
Cumberland is home to properties on acreage and some spectacular waterfront properties along the Ottawa River. Orléans tends towards smaller lots and suburban neighbourhoods, including Fallingbrook, Avalon and sought-after Chapel Hill.