The first settlers to the area were Irish soldiers, arriving in the 1820s. The town itself was born in the 1850s by Jackson Stitt, for whom the town is named; he was also the first postmaster in the area.
The original town site, now known as "Old Stittsville", was at the present intersection of Carp Road and Hazeldean Road. It was a small crossroads, consisting of a few houses, a small inn, and a general store and post office, which was owned by Jackson Stitt. Most of the small village was destroyed in a devastating fire, originating west of Ottawa, which swept through the area in 1870. The fire coincided with the opening of a railroad line from Ottawa to Carleton Place. As a result, the community was rebuilt in the area around the railway station, a mile to the south, where a number of businesses had already been set up.
Since the extension of the Queensway (aka Highway 417) in the 1970s made travel from and to Ottawa became quicker and easier, Stittsville has experienced rapid growth; it transformed from a quiet farming community of under 500 people to a suburb of 20,000+, in just over 25 years. This number will double as more and more homes are built and new neighbourhoods are developed.
For more information about homes available in Stittsville, contact one of our Ottawa Living Real Estate Sales Representatives at 613.288.9144.
Looking for a bungalow in the highly sought-after neighborhood of FERNBANK Crossing? This lovely Ashmore 1447 sq ft former EQ Model Home is situated on a PREMIUM corner lot and is minutes from shopping, restaurants, schools and services. Spacious open concept main living area, Deslaurier kitchen with ceramic back splash, stainless steel appliances, and pantry. Bright sunny great room features an eating/dining area that leads to the back deck. Hardwood and Ceramic throughout the main living area. CUSTOM window coverings. The Master Bedroom includes an Ensuite with spacious soaker tub and large walk in closet. Main floor laundry. In the finished basement you will find a family room, second bedroom with deep oversize closet, full size bath, and LOTS of room for storage. Outside, relax in your spacious backyard with power awning; a perfect place to barbecue and spend time with friends and family. High Efficiency Energy Star home. (id:6117)
Calling all investors! Prime opportunity to either start or add to your portfolio with this solid and well-maintained turn-key triplex in the heart of Stittsville. Over 3,000 total sq ft. Cap Rate 5.5% +. Backs onto the Trans Canada Trail. All three units beautifully updated. 2-bedroom main-floor unit with private yard, double patio doors and large bedrooms rents for $1,250/month. 1-bedroom 2-level unit with loads of charm and character rents for $1,000/month. 2-bedroom top floor unit with private deck overlooking the trail, and huge open-concept living space rents for $1,350/month. Tenants pay heat and hydro. Laundry in each unit. This is a rare and one-of-a-kind property, truly a must-see! (id:6117)
Beautifully updated single family home in sought after neighborhood of Granite Ridge. This 4 Bedrm, 3 Bathrm w/hardwd flrs & Large fully fenced yard. Updated eat-in Kitchen offers granite counters, plenty of cabinets & breakfast bar seating. Great room w/pot lights & cosy gas FFP. Living & dining room are spacious with large windows and quality hardwd. Master bedrm offers walk-in & updated ensuite bath w/granite counters, separate shower & soaker tub. 3 other bedrms are spacious. Main bath offers granite counters on Vanity. Lower level Recrm, laundry area & 5th bedrm. Home completely wired for media system and alarm. Unfinished area can be developed & used as inlaw suite/mortgage helper, if desired. This area offers seprate access to double car garage. Plenty of storage. Walk to schools, parks & Trans Canada trail. Amazing opportunity to get in an established area of Stittsville. Flexible possession. Freshly painted throughout! 24 hrs on all offers. (id:6117)
Quiet, safe enclave of small 30 unit, self-managed condominium development. No need to worry about the cost of the exterior maintenance such as windows, roof, fence, and snow removal included in low condo fee of $181.00 per month. SUPER convenient location near schools, shopping & transit. Right beside the Trans Canada Trail perfect for nature walks. Beautifully landscaped, end unit treed lot provides privacy and greenery with modern PVC. Window A/C unit in Master bedroom only. (id:6117)
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