Gloucester has a collection of neighbourhoods and each one is different from the next. It runs along the East edge of Ottawa. The Gloucester neighbourhood has ample size lots and mature trees. Rothwell Heights, in particular, offers architecturally unique and luxury homes built on hillsides looking over the Ottawa River.
The family-oriented community have multiple schools, green space, and parks for hiking and cycling. With many places to shop, there is no need to go too far for your favourite stores. Enjoy your day at the SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas, the Ottawa Public Library, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Splash Wave Pool, Cosmic Adventures and more! Gloucester is also near Downtown Ottawa. The Ottawa International Airport is 20 minutes away.
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and the Ottawa Catholic School Board operate public primary and secondary schools in the neighbourhood. There are also private schools such as Ottawa Montessori School, St. Laurent Academy, Providence Academy Antonine Sisters, and Lycee Claudel. As well as an International School: Ashbury College.
Gloucester real estate includes mostly freehold single homes (2-storey, bungalows, and split-level) from the 1960s and 1970s. There are also some townhomes and condos. Rothwell Heights offers luxury homes and is an upscale area within Gloucester.