Applewood Acres Location Map
Applewood Acres is a small neighbourhood located in the south west corner of the greater community of Alta Vista. It is located just east of the Ottawa River Valley, and is a safe, quiet residential area.
As an element of the Alta Vista community, Applewood Acres has access to a wealth of amenities, including several churches, recreation facilities, and multiple elementary and high schools. These include: Alta Vista Public School, Arch Street Public School, Featherston Drive Public School, Hawthorne Public School, Pleasant Park Public School, and Vincent Massey Public School as elementary schools. Canterbury High School and Hillcrest High School are the areas public secondary schools, while three catholic schools round out the list. They are McMaster Catholic, St. Patrick’s Intermediate, and St. Patrick’s High School.
Applewood Acres has a vibrant community organisation, supporting schools, arts, recreation, and commercial endeavours. These include smaller strip malls and independent shops, as well as Billings Bridge Plaza Shopping Centre and Elmvale Shopping centres which are nearby.
The OC Transpo Transitway also runs through the neighbourhood, with Pleasant Park and Riverside stations providing central services for access to the rest of the city. Billings Bridge and Smyth stations are also nearby, serving as convenient links.