Stittsville Real Estate Listings and Information
Stittsville is located on the west end of the City of Ottawa. It has all the advantages of a major urban centre while maintaining its village character. People are attracted to raising their families in a friendly, vibrant community while being close to all the services of the City.
Although Stittsville was established in 1832 by Jackson Stitt, its gradual growth has continued to explode to close to 30,000 in the last few years. With the population growth, so have the local community services such as the Goulbourn Recreation Centre, numerous shops and restaurants to schools and many sporting activities for children of all ages.
Once Stittsville amalgamated with the City of Ottawa, the Stittsville Village Association was formed and is committed to actively preserving and promoting the quality of life in and the community character of Stittsville. The SVA also holds many community events throughout the year such as Villagefest, Parade of Lights, Artists and Authors in the Park as well as Canada Day festivities.
The Goulbourn Historical Society and Museum exhibits 19th and 20th century community life with an emphasis on the military, rural schools and rural living. The Historical Society holds monthly meetings that also features a guest speaker most months which is open to the public.
Stittsville is also located close to other major centres. It is only four hours to Toronto and two and a half hours to Montreal. The Thousand Islands is only an hour away with Ontario’s finest sailing waters located in Kingston just two hours away.
Even though Stittsville as a community has been growing, it remains a village in spirit and a community of caring people.