Neighbourhood Highlight: Pineglen/Country Place


Published March 12, 2024


We love the charm of the neighbourhood of Pineglen and Country Place. This picturesque community boasts a perfect blend of tranquility, convenience, and natural beauty, making it an ideal place to call home for families, professionals, and retirees alike. Let’s take a closer look at what makes this area so special.

Situated in Ottawa’s west end, Pineglen/Country Place enjoys a prime location with easy access to major transportation routes, including Highway 416 and the Western Parkway. This strategic positioning ensures convenient commutes to downtown Ottawa (a 20 min commute) and surrounding areas, while also offering a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. One of the standout features of Pineglen/Country Place is its lush greenery and abundance of parks and green spaces. Residents can enjoy leisurely strolls or picnics in nearby parks such as Pineglen Park and Country Place Park, which provide serene settings for relaxation and outdoor activities. There is also easy access to the airport here being about a 15 minute drive away and public transport makes it even easier. In fact, this neighbourhood enjoys great public transport service to just about anywhere!

Families are drawn to Pineglen/Country Place for its family-friendly atmosphere and excellent amenities. The neighbourhood is home to good schools with options for all ages. Additionally, the area boasts community centres and recreational facilities, ensuring there’s always something for families to enjoy together.


Public Board:

  • Carleton Heights PS
  • Meadowlands PS
  • Merivale High School
  • Ecole Secondaire publique Omer-Deslauriers
  • Ecole elementaire publique Michaelle-Jean

Catholic Board:

  • St. Monica School
  • St. Pius X High School
  • Ecole elementaire catholique Laurier-Carriere
  • College Catholique Franco-Ouest

Pineglen/Country Place offers a diverse range of housing options to suit various lifestyles and preferences. From spacious single-family homes to modern townhouses and condominiums, there’s something for everyone in this neighbourhood. With well-maintained properties and tree-lined streets, residents take pride in their homes and contribute to the overall charm of the community. Community spirit thrives in Pineglen/Country Place, with residents coming together for various events, gatherings, and volunteer initiatives. Whether it’s a neighbourhood BBQ or a charity fundraiser, there’s always something happening to foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie among neighbours.

Despite its tranquil setting, Pineglen/Country Place offers easy access to a wide array of amenities and services. Residents can indulge in shopping with easy access to Costco, T&T Supermarket, hardware stores, grocers, pharmacies and more! Family restaurants are nearby all along Hunt Club Road. Additionally, recreational opportunities abound with golf courses, fitness centers, and outdoor trails all within close proximity. These include easy access to Black Rapids Creek, the Rideau River waterfront, Shouldice Berry Farm and the Nepean Sportsplex. There really is something for everyone nearby!

Now for some demographic information. The largest age range within the community is from 30 to 44, and the next 75+. With the diverse range of housing there are lots of options for both young professionals and retirees. The majority of the neighbourhood is married, with a small separated/divorced population. The vast majority of homes are owned, at 75% and the majority of home structures are single family homes, with townhomes and condos coming in behind. Most of the homes were built in the 1950s ensuring that the majority are on larger lots. Building continued throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s and created more townhouse and condominium options. The average neighbourhood income is $151,708 and the majority of residents are employed in business and finance industry. The average sale price for the past 12 months has been approximately $866,278 across all housing types and all streets in the neighbourhood.

Pineglen/Country Place stands out as a hidden gem within Ottawa’s diverse landscape. With its serene surroundings, family-friendly atmosphere, diverse housing options, vibrant community spirit, and convenient access to amenities, it’s no wonder why residents are proud to call this neighbourhood home. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or a thriving community to raise a family, Pineglen/Country Place offers the perfect blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience.

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