Forward Place Condo Ottawa | 50 Burnside Ave
Forward Place Condo Ottawa is a quiet low rise condominium building in the heart of Mechanicsville. Built by Orion Forming in 1982, the building has been very well maintained and improved over the years. This building is in a quiet residential setting but is just minutes away from many amenities, downtown, and adjacent bike paths. The building is non-smoking, pet-f... Read More
Forward Place Condo Ottawa is a quiet low rise condominium building in the heart of Mechanicsville. Built by Orion Forming in 1982, the building has been very well maintained and improved over the years. This building is in a quiet residential setting but is just minutes away from many amenities, downtown, and adjacent bike paths. The building is non-smoking, pet-friendly, and offers a party room for residents to entertain guests. The floor plans in this building consist of a variety of layouts including both one and two bedroom models. Units have been renovated in recent years with many upgrades including en-suite laundry to a majority of the units. Most units feature two private balconies. Condos in Forward Place Condo Ottawa have tons of closet space (some with walk in closets), which is rare to find in new build condos!
Mechanicsville is buzzing with some of the cities most popular restaurants, shops, and local specialty stores. Foodies will be ecstatic with the closeness to popular Ottawa eateries SuzyQ donuts, Hintonburg Public House, Art-Is-In Bakery & The Elmdale House Tavern. Beer fanatics are also in luck with two local breweries in the neighbourhood; Beyond the Pale and Tooth and Nail Brewing Company.
Forward Place Condo Ottawa is in a quiet residential setting just minutes from downtown and adjacent to many bike paths. Transit is also a breeze with Bayview station just a short walk away. The new Light Rail Transit will also be accessible upon its completion in 2018. For those who love the outdoors Laroche Park just a couple blocks away as well as the Ottawa River which has a gorgeous bike path running along it. Also nearby Forward Place Condo Ottawa is Wellington Village and Parkdale Farmers Market to the west, and to the east LeBreton Flats and Parliament Hill.
Forward Place Neighbourhood Guide
Forward Place is located in Mechanicsville. Mechanicsville’s proximity to many main streets but residential atmosphere make it a great neighbourhood for first time buyers. Easy access to the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, offering beautiful Ottawa river views and great commute to downtown. All the little shops and restaurants offer the greatest meals.
Other Low-Rise Buildings in Ottawa
Low-Rise Buildings in Ottawa
Forward Place is a low-rise building.Low Rise apartments can be found all over the world. Depending on the city, they can be a highly sought after living arrangement. Low Rise condos with most commonly be referred to buildings of less than four stories. They tend to be walkups without the benefit of an elevator. The charm and character of these buildings makes up a large part of the draw. Smaller buildings that are less expensive to build overall, may include more architectural features and other design features that set it apart. Newer builds in particular will strive to keep the continuity of the neighbourhood. They may take historical reference from the buildings around them, and strive to offer what can’t be found in a high rise buildings. These thoughtful Low Rise projects are of particular importance in neighbourhoods where bylaws stand to uphold sight lines and other existing community elements.
In some parts of the world the buildings may have historic value and are sought after for their cultural cache. The uniqueness of these buildings sets them apart as one of a kind living spaces. Older Low Rise buildings may lack some of the amenities of newer Low Rise builds. However, new units are not as easy to find with rising cost to build and developers wanting to maximize the number of units in their buildings. This is most evident in urban centres where density and cost of the footprint for the land are high. In the developing suburbs around city centres, new builds of all heights can be found. The density of outer urban centres is increasing at super speed. These newly designed communities offer much by way of options, including interesting low rise choices.
The size of Low Rise buildings can vary greatly, with just a few units or they may be quite dense. The choices for configuration of Low Rise buildings can also have a wide range. Some townhouses share a sidewall, are two or three stories and might include a front and back entrance and yard. Similar units may be found that are stacked, run front to back and may still include multiple stories within the units. These units may or may not all have entrance at grade.
It’s also possible to find townhouses that have back to back configuration, where units share a backwall. Multi-story low rise apartment buildings will have units that are stacked vertically, usually with fewer than four floors and will share an interior corridor. There are fewer examples of older buildings that share an exterior corridor. Hybrid buildings will have grade access units at the base with stacked units on top that share in interior corridor.
Forward Place Condo Ottawa | 50 Burnside Ave - Units
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Forward Place Condo Ottawa | 50 Burnside Ave - Amenities
- Bicycle Storage
- Party Room