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Glen Cairn, Kanata

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Glen Cairn is one of Kanata's oldest neighbourhood's and was established in the 1960's by Bill Teron. It was one of three neighbourhoods that Teron designed with the idea of creating three model communities with unique characteristics and commercial services. The community is almost entirely English speaking with only a very small population speaking French.

Housing Statistics

Oldest house: Built in 1960.
Average house age: Most houses are built between 1965 and 1984.
Detached homes: 48% are detached. 52% are semi-detached and row houses.
House prices - detached homes*: Recent sales vary from $275,000 to $400,000 with 24% under $300,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $230,000 to $350,000 with 80% under $300,000.

Recreational Opportunities

Glen Cairn has many opportunities for recreation in both winter and summer. It has access to over two square kilometers of green space for enjoyment in both seasons. There are also biking and walking paths available for the active residents to enjoy. There are many opportunities for sports lovers to participate in many different sports activities with facilities such as baseball diamonds, sports fields, and outdoor rinks. The community also has a wheelchair accessible outdoor pool.

What we love about Glen Cairn:

  • The Glen Cairn community has an above average number of recreational facilities compared to the rest of the city.
  • The community has a large amount of green space and biking and walking paths for residents who enjoy being in nature.



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