Welcome to Carleton Place
and it’s small businesses
The historical town of Carleton Place is just 30 minutes west of Ottawa, situated on the Mississippi River. The area was settled in 1819 and became known as Carleton Place in 1829. The area was chosen due to the potential from the waterfall. At the time, the lumber and textile industries flourished, but none are still operational.
Its historic buildings and charming downtown streets make this town a beautiful place to call home. The downtown core is home to unique local shops and restaurants that can’t be found in the city. Carleton Place brings small town living closer to the amenities of the city. The town features fitness facilities, recreation centres, spas, shopping, and scenic trails with gorgeous views of the Mississippi River. With a population of 10,000,this town has the city feel, nestled into country life. Following the extension of the 417, Carleton Place has grown, with larger box stores such as Walmart, Staples, Home Depot and Starbucks coming into the area. The extension allows individuals to experience the quiet country life with quick access to Ottawa via the 417.
The historical buildings give Carleton Place small town charm, loaded with history and architectural beauty. Walk along Bridge Street and enjoy the strength of the Mississippi River at the waterfall, and spend time finding unique items in local shops. Living in Carleton Place couldn’t be easier with the reasonable housing costs, close to all amenities nestled in the small town feel. As new developments continue throughout the area, Carleton Place still boasts historical and heritage buildings that have been renovated and changed into shops, restaurants, and homes. With direct water access, as well as waterfront homes, Carleton Place truly adds the beauty into simple, easy living. Enjoy quiet neighbourhoods and streets without the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Beckwith Butcher
If you’re looking for the “good old-fashioned” butcher experience, than The BeckwithButcher is the place for you. The Beckwith Butcher offers ONLY hormone free meat,from local sources, choosing quality over quantity.
The Good Food Co.
Situated in the heart of downtown Carleton Place, The Good Food Co. is a 28-seat café serving up delicious food since 1997. Focused on using locally sourced ingredients, this café serves breakfast and lunch 6 days a week, and offers small catering events. Their desserts are truly divine, and made from scratch, on site.
Murphy Health Centre – Dr.Sean Murphy
With a focus on a holistic approach to health and wellness, this family owned healthcentre is one of the largest family wellness chiropractic practices serving the OttawaValley. Dr. Sean Murphy is a gifted speaker, writer, and teacher and is certified ineverything from Sports Injury Prevention, to In-Utero Constraint Technique, and PhysicalTherapy, Rehabilitation and Radiology. The clinic is focused on creating a wholesome,healing energy for all clients.
Stalwart Brewery is a craft brewery located in Carleton Place. Dedicated to bold beer true to craftsmanship, their beer is available at the brewery, as well as many local restaurants in the Ottawa Valley.
The Waterfront Gastro Pub
Great food and fun are in store at this local restaurant. The Waterfront Gastro Pub hosts many events and live entertainment. The pub is home to local karaoke nights and open jams, as well as a monthly comedy night.
Save On Fitness
Save on Fitness is a locally owned and operated 24-hour accessible gym in Carleton Place. It is open 24hours a day, 365days a year to allow clients to incorporate their workout into their busy schedules. With a swipe card, clients can access the gym facilities at any time. With personal trainers available, clients can have their body doing what it couldn’t do before in no time!
The Mahogany Salon & Spa
The Mahogany Salon & Spa offers spa treatments and salon experiences in the beautiful comfort of their exquisite facility in Carleton Place. Enjoy massages, facials, hair treatments and more. With their large facility in Carleton Place, the Mahogany Salon & Spa can host larger groups such as bridal parties and more.
Carleton Place Community Stats
>15 Married with Children
>15 Married with Children
Home Types – What are people Buying?
West Ottawa real estate is a blend of historical, turn-of-the-century homes with an appropriate mixture of condos, apartments, and modern in-fill homes.
Days on the Market
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