Orleans Village-Chateauneuf neighbourhoods in Ottawa-Gatineau Neighbourhoods
The Orleans Village-Chateauneuf area of Orleans is south of St. Joseph Boulevard, extending to Innes Road on the south, with the curving Orleans Boulevard on the west, and a strip of parkland as its eastern boundary. The area has the Orleans Industrial Park on the south side of Innes Rd, and big box stores closest to the Mer Bleue Rd intersection. Orleans Village is at the northern end of this area, alongside St Joseph Blvd. This community has grown steadily since the 1970s and has a significant Francophone & bilingual population.
Orleans Queenswood Heights has about 14,000 residents, who are 46% unilingual English, 3% unilingual French and 52% bilingual.
The neighbourhood is relatively new, with 7% of the homes constructed between 1971 and 1980, 22% built 1981 to 1985, 34% from 1986 -1990, 17% from 1991 1995, 12% after 1996.
Orleans Village-Chateauneuf has about 4,400 dwellings, of which 57% are single family, 3% are semi-detached, 34% are row houses, 2% are apartment duplexes, and 4% were low-rise apartments. Overall, 12% of residents rent, while the majority, 88%, own their homes.
This part of Orleans has three Catholic elementary schools and one public elementary school, as well as the Marc Garneau High School and a public library.
The area borders on a big box shopping area on Innes Road with stores like Canadian Tire, Walmart, PetSmart, Home Outfitters, Lowers, Ricki's, Bouclair, Future Shop, and Shoppers Drug Mart. To the north of the community is the Place d'Orleans Shopping Centre.
The community borders on the Bilberry Creek Trail and parks network, and has a running track at the high school. The Shenkman Arts Centre, just east of Place d'Orléans, includes a concert hall, black-box theatre, several art galleries and studio spaces for both visual and performing arts. There is also a multiplex cinema beside the Place d'Orleans Shopping Centre