10 of Ottawa's most stunning (and expensive) homes

From breathtaking waterfront estates to luxurious downtown apartments, these places have something for everyone

Welcome to Ottawa Lookout's tour of the city's coolest homes!

You might not think it, but Ottawa is home to some of the most stunning properties in the country, and we're here to show you some of the best.

From breathtaking waterfront estates to luxurious downtown apartments, these places have something for everyone. Join us as we explore some of the city's most breathtaking homes, each with its own unique style and character.

So sit back, relax, and let's take a look at the homes that make Ottawa and the surrounding area one of the most beautiful places in the country.

1. Escape the hustle

This home is situated on a large, private lot, surrounded by lush gardens and mature trees, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

For a cool $3.6 million, you can get this three-storey, four bedroom dream home in Rockcliffe Park!

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2. Parliament views

Get ready to be wowed by this home in the heart of Ottawa's Centretown!

It’s 800-square-foot balcony has views of Parliament Hill and beyond. Ten-foot ceilings and massive windows make this space feel bigger than most.

Plus the building amenities, including a fitness center, saunas, a ‘sky’ lounge, and 24/7 concierge, are simply the cherry on top.

See the listing for more.

3. Jump on your jetski

Imagine launching your jetski from your own backyard and exploring the scenic riverfront.

The sun-soaked balcony is the perfect spot to relax and soak in the breathtaking views, while the spacious living room is ready for your next gathering.

Get all the percs of a cottage, just at home! Visit this listing before its gone!

4. Your dream backyard

This stunning home is a true gem, offering the perfect blend of sophistication and playfulness.

But the real showstopper? The backyard! It's a giant oasis, perfect for hosting summer barbecues, playing catch with the kids, or simply lounging in the sun.

Whether you're a homebody who loves to entertain or an adventurer who loves to explore, this dream home has everything you need.

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5. Pasta by the pool

Ok we all love a nice big pool. But this place has something other pools don’t. An outdoor kitchen!

Sick of burgers and hotdogs? Cook up something more sophisticated between dips in the water.

Don’t forget the private in-law suite, personal study, and high ceileings throughout.

Get all the details in the listing.

6. Hot tubbing on the roof

Get ready for a jaw-dropping home with million-dollar views of the river!

Impress your friends and family with backyard barbecues on the spacious deck or host game nights in the fully finished basement.

And wait until you see the rooftop terrace complete with a hot tub and fire table for ultimate relaxation and entertaining.

All of this can be yours for $1.85 million! Don't wait, see this property while the listing is up.

7. Byward market manor

This 4,000 square foot condo in Byward Market sells itself as “wider than most city lots.”

Going for a cool $2.25 million, this manor in the sky comes with two entrances, a private gym, and a walk-in pantry.

Did we mention, that with 3 balconies you can soak up panoramic views of all of downtown?

Don’t take our word for it. Check the listing to see more.

8. Your cabin retreat

Tucked away in Chelsea, just outside Gatineau, this lodge-like estate is too good to ignore.

The wood beams, cathedral roof, and picturesque views are perfect for those looking for a serene escape.

Just a 15-minute drive from downtown, this country home could be yours for just $1.4 million.

See the listing for some warm cabin vibes.

9. Waterfront bungalow

Looking for 1.5 acres of waterfront views, just throws away from downtown Ottawa?

This property might be on the Quebec side, but it comes with a four-season patio, boat access, and the biggest yard on this list yet.

Take a look at the listing for yourself.

10. Diplomatic living

This stunning property is nestled among the towering trees and lush greenery of Rockcliffe park, surrounded by some of the city's most prestigious homes, including the residence of a world diplomat.

Can you imagine rubbing elbows with international delegates? How exciting!

Inside, wood beams and exposed brick give the place a classic touch. Step outside and experience true privacy while panoramic waterfront views await you.

Check out the listing to see what diplomatic living can be like.