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Clarence Rockland, Ontario Overview
Clarence-Rockland is a town of approximately 25,000 just 35km to the east of Ottawa, located on the Ottawa River. Just an hour and a half from Montreal, the fully bilingual city formed from a merger of the Town of Rockland and Clarence Township in 1998.
The city celebrates its quality schools and medical care, with the freedom to access them in both French and English. In addition, it offers the best of both worlds with more affordable housing than the surrounding big cities.
Real Estate For Sale in Clarence Rockland, Ontario
Clarence-Rockland is a relatively small market with few stats available on it. Houses for sale in Clarence Rockland are relatively rare.
The median asking price of homes for sale in the area has remained relatively stable at approximately $800K, decreasing just 3.2% from February of last year to this year. The number of homes for sale has decreased by 12.5%.
Living in Clarence Rockland, Ontario
The beautiful Du Moulin Park is located on the river and built on the historic Edwards family sawmill site. In the 19th century, the sawmill was the primary means by which Rockland became a municipality.
The bus service extends right to the Orleans LRT Station, allowing for a convenient connection between the two cities.
The Joël Gauthier Skate Park was named after a local skater who died in a tragic accident before building his own skatepark in his hometown.
The Alain Potvin Park was recently built, featuring several winter activities. There’s a toboggan hill and an outdoor ice skating rink.
The infrastructure of the town has been improving as well. New fire paramedic stations, clinics, and schools are consistently being built. The city has a great mixture of urban and rural areas. Within 15 minutes of Rockland, proper is over 10,000 hectares of forest and trails, perfect for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
The river is one of the great draws of the city, with a summer festival centred around it.
A large multi-use site in the city has become home to the library and a fitness facility contracted by the YMCA. So all of your basic needs are met in the town, while Ottawa is just a short trip away to access anything major.
With a population of 25,000 comes all kinds of businesses looking to open as well - for example, just recently, the first Starbucks opened in the city.
There is also a plan for a new neighborhood of Clarence-Rockland real estate, with 1100 new homes, housing approximately 4000 new residents.
Finally, Clarence-Rockland is home to a double arena and the Canadian International Hockey Academy, eastern Canada’s premier hockey school.
- Beautiful Du Moulin Park built atop the site of the old sawmill
- Large multi-use site houses a new library and fitness facility
- Bus service connects with the Orleans LRT Station in Ottawa
- The Joël Gauthier Skate Park is a hit amongst teens
- Summer festival and activities on the Ottawa River
Clarence Rockland Area Schools
Clarence Rockland has a few elementary schools of note, these being the major ones in the city.