Modern character living in the centre of Centretown! Brand new inside and out – starting with every apartment – these buildings will be transformed by summer 2018. Be one of the first to enjoy a large, bright, modern suite that truly reflects your style and taste – and puts you right where you want to be. We’re pet friendly, too!
The James and The Gilmour are within walking distance to downtown Ottawa, the Rideau canal and the Glebe and include brand new everything:
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As of May 1st, 2018 all rentals at The James + The Gilmour will begin the transition to smoke-free buildings.
Live in one of Ottawa’s oldest and most vibrant downtown neighborhoods by choosing a luxury suite at The James or The Gilmour. These spacious apartments for rent in downtown Ottawa offer quick and easy access to world famous restaurants, boutique cafes, and other attractions just a short walk away in the surrounding Centretown community. Young professionals and families will love the proximity to some of Ottawa’s most famous landmarks; walk 20 minutes to Parliament Hill or the scenic Rideau Canal, hop on your bike for a pleasant ride around nearby Victoria Island, or enjoy an afternoon exploring Confederation Park. Students will love being less than a 10-minute walk to classes at Carlton University or a 30-minute walk to University of Ottawa. After classes are finished they can take a 20-minute bus ride to grab a drink at Byward Market or relax at the nearby Springhurst Park.
When you live in a downtown Ottawa apartment rental, you're close to everything you could ever want or need, with nearby grocery stores, entertainment and historic landmarks only a short walk away. Walk to your choice of local grocery stores including Sobeys Urban Fresh Metcalfe or Massine’s Your Independent Market to finish all your daily errands in minutes. When you’re looking for entertainment, stroll down Bank or Elgin Street to grab a drink, head south to the nearby Cineplex Cinemas Landsdowne and VIP, or have your pick of JOEY Landsdowne or Craft Beer Market for dinner. Students and families will love being close to multiple shopping options including Byward Market or CF Rideau Centre.
Finishing day-to-day errands is easy with all the essentials within a short walking distance; multiple grocery stores are nearby, and attractions such as Parliament Hill, Confederation Park or the Ottawa River. With a perfect 100 bike score, the absolute best way to get around quickly is to choose one of Centretown’s friendly cycling paths; scenic trails will help you reach the local universities quickly, or you can choose to bike along the Rideau Canal for beautiful views of the city. Living in the heart of downtown means you’ll have access to a number of OC Transpo bus routes to help you get around. There’s a convenient bus stop located outside your door near the corner of James/Gilmour Street and Bank Street that will give you access to the local community. If you prefer driving, follow Bank Street down to the Queensway for a short commute across the larger city of Ottawa.
Transit score: 88
With a convenient bus stop located along Bank Street, you’ll have immediate access to routes 6 and 7 to explore the immediate area. If you’re eager to get further downtown then a short walk will lead you to routes 5, 9, 11, 12 and 14.
Walk score: 98
Living in this Ottawa apartment rental means you’re in the heart of downtown and everything it has to offer. You’ll be able to walk to all of the nearby grocery stores, Carlton University or University of Ottawa, and amazing entertainment options such as Confederation Park or the Ottawa River.
Bike score: 100
The Centretown community is filled with bike-friendly paths that can connect you to scenic trails along the Ottawa River, Rideau Canal, or Victoria Island. Students will love being less than 15 minutes biking to the University of Ottawa and 5 minutes to Carlton University.
Car-drivers have access to a number of major roadways – Bank Street, Elgin Street or Bronson Avenue – that will help you get around the downtown area easily. For residents looking to commute out of the downtown core, living a couple blocks from the Queensway means you’ll be able to reach the city outskirts quickly.