The suburban neighbourhood of Kanata Lakes is situated in Ottawa’s west end, just down the road from the Canadian Tire Centre where the NHL’s Ottawa Senators play. Kanata Lakes is located north of the Queensway, south of Morgan’s Grant, west of Beaverbrook, and east of Huntmar Road.
There are a variety of homes across price ranges in this neighbourhood, contributing to this community’s diverse population. Homes in Kanata Lakes consist mostly of single family homes, townhomes and some condos. New construction developments are also underway in Kanata, creating more opportunities for families to grow in this community for years to come.
Kanata Lakes is known for its expansive greenspaces comprising 40% of the area and endless opportunities for recreation both outdoors and indoors at facilities like Sensplex. There are numerous scenic walking, running, hiking and biking trails in Kanata Lakes including South March Highlands Trails and The Beaver Pond, a provincially protected wetland at the centre of a scenic 2-km trail. Families can enjoy skating on one of the many ice rinks, cooling off on the splash pads, or running a game on the several tennis courts and soccer fields.
Kanata Lakes boasts Ottawa’s largest movie theatre within Centrum Shopping centre and is home to Tanger Outlet Mall which features numerous popular retailers. You won’t need to travel far for your everyday needs as this neighbourhood is populated with many diverse restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and several independent businesses.
Why we love Kanata Lakes
Kanata Lakes was designed as a master planned community unlike any other in the Ottawa area as it was created specifically with families in mind. It’s a place where you can truly live, work and play while surrounded by nature. The developers of Kanata Lakes aimed to create a neighbourhood that offered the perfect combination of shopping, transportation access, and greenspace where you could build your dream home, send your kids to top-rated schools, and establish a community.
Kanata Lakes schools
- Earl of March Secondary School
- École Catholique Saint Rémi
- St. Gabriel School
- All Saints Catholic High School
*Kanata Lakes is also served by other schools in the Beaverbrook community.