Hawkesbury is a town in Eastern Ontario on the Ottawa River, near the Quebec/Ontario border. It lies on the south shore of the Ottawa River about halfway between downtown Ottawa and downtown Montreal in Prescott- Russell. The Long-Sault Bridge (replacing the Perley Bridge) links it to Grenville, Quebec, to the north. It is located 25 km west of Lachute, Quebec. Hawkesbury is touted as the third most bilingual town in Ontario, with about 69.6% of its inhabitants being fluent in English and French, the two official languages of Canada. (West Nipissing is first with 73.4% followed by Hearst at 71%.) 89% of the population is made up of French speaking Franco-Ontarians.
The downtown core is very attractive. Unfortunately, development on the outskirts has hurt some of the business and the Main Street is slowly recovering. The 2 shopping centers are also recovering from the new 'big box' phenomenon happening on highway 17. Founded in 1798, the town was named after Charles Jenkinson, Baron Hawkesbury. Thomas Mears built the first gristmills and sawmills, and the Union, the Ottawa River's first steamer. Demand for timber during the Napoleonic Wars created a boom. Timber and pulp-and-paper industries have been supplanted by textiles, synthetic fibres, metal extrusions, steel, glass and plastics. Hawkesbury has also become the business and service centre of the Township of Prescott-Russell, although recently Rockland has become the largest community.
For more information concerning Hawkesbury, contact one of our Ottawa Living Real Estate Sales Representatives at 613.288.9144 and let us show you a few homes to make your own.
Beautiful Bungalow on a corner lot in one of the most sought after neighborhood in Hawkesbury close to schools and park. Quality construction by Mosselaer. Brilliantly designed and tastefully decorated open concept main floor, all on hardwood and ceramic, featuring a bright and functional kitchen, combined dining/living rooms, Master bedroom with walk-in closet, second good size bedroom, luxurious bathroom, laundry facility, and patio doors to nice deck covered by custom made gazebo. The basement features a spacious family room, additional bedroom and second full bathroom. Professional landscaping, above ground pool, 10'x 12' solid storage shed, attached garage, natural gas heating with central A/C complete this cozy home. Act fast! Utilities costs: Hydro $1,341 Natural Gas $601 Water/Sewer/Garbage $877 (id:6117)
DELIGHTFUL 3.66 ACRE PRIVATE WATERFRONT ESTATE PERFECTLY LOCATED within one hour drive to Montreal, Ottawa, the Laurentians or the U.S. Natural marriage between land, residence & riverfront defines this custom gem that was designed for an exceptional indoor-outdoor lifestyle! The winding lane way, bordered by a tree lined and lamp posts, will lead you to a splendid custom built log home that offers an impressive cathedral ceiling, hand-made wood staircase, master suite with sitting area plus 2 additional bedrooms and loft on the upper level. The walk-out basement consists of a spacious family room, additional bedroom & bathroom. Your guests, your parents or your tenants will enjoy the inviting apartment located on top of the heated double car garage. This unit presently rented at $750 monthly, utility extra, features 2+1 bedrooms, granite kitchen and panoramic views. The great detached garage of 30' X 50' will meet all your storage needs. Combine home and cottage in one destination! (id:6117)
ENJOY THE FREEDOM OF CONDO LIVING IN THIS EXCEPTIONAL STAIR-FREE CORNER UNIT FLOODED BY NATURAL LIGHT. This great open concept condo features 2 good size bedrooms, a well-designed kitchen with cooking island, a cozy living room with efficient electric fireplace, a complete bathroom plus a powder room and lots of good storage space. Perfectly located within walking distance to Main Street, Sportsplex, library, church, etc. Monthly maintenance fees are $134 and total energy cost of $80 per month. (id:6117)
Location! Location! Location! This impeccable 1320 sq. ft. two bedroom, 1 1/2 bath condominium town home is within walking distance to the Sportsplex, downtown and shopping. Your patio with its Pergola looks out on manicured lawns and beautiful flower gardens. This two storey town home has plenty of space and storage. The exclusive use of two parking spaces is an added bonus. This is the perfect place for anyone wishing to be pampered with no worries on snow removal or lawncare. The basement is partially finished, all you need is flooring to be able to enjoy the spaciousness of the recreation room. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet that also gives access to the bathroom. A must see, call for your private showing. (id:6117)
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