MacKay House Condo Ottawa | 295 MacKay St
Built by Urban Developments and designed by Barry Hobin, MacKay House Condo Ottawa is a luxurious building in a much sought-after neighbourhood. Fronting onto historical Rideau Hall, the building is situated blocks from everything trendy New Edinburgh has to offer. Residents can walk to the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers, the Byward Market and Parliament Hill. The units... Read More
Built by Urban Developments and designed by Barry Hobin, MacKay House Condo Ottawa is a luxurious building in a much sought-after neighbourhood. Fronting onto historical Rideau Hall, the building is situated blocks from everything trendy New Edinburgh has to offer. Residents can walk to the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers, the Byward Market and Parliament Hill. The units are 1-2 bedrooms, and boast quality features such as hardwood flooring, granite counter tops, recessed pot lighting, and high ceilings. Balconies and en suite laundry are also included. This sophisticated, 4-storey building contains 27 units and was built in 2007.
MacKay House Neighbourhood Guide
MacKay House is located in New Edinburgh. New Edinburgh is a neighbourhood that attracts homeowners and homebuyers who appreciate a historic and tasteful charm. This community has a more laid back atmosphere that you won’t find in many neighbourhoods in Ottawa. You have a short commute to Parliament Hill, the Byward Market and Ottawa’s most popular attractions. Find beautiful parks and views of the Ottawa River.
Other Low-Rise Buildings in Ottawa
Low-Rise Buildings in Ottawa
MacKay House 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 They may take historical reference from the buildings around them, and strive to offer what can’t be found in a high rise buildings.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.
MacKay House Condo Ottawa | 295 MacKay St - Units
MacKay House Condo Ottawa | 295 MacKay St - Amenities
- Common Patio
- Underground Parking