The neighbourhood of Dunrobin lies north of Kanata, about 35 minutes from downtown Ottawa. This charming community is situated between the Carp escarpment and the Ottawa River. Residents in Dunrobin also have a beautiful view of the Gatineau hills which add to the picturesque setting of this bucolic town. Originally established as an agricultural community in the 1800s, Dunrobin is still a functioning farming town today, with a population of around 1000—and growing.

Dunrobin’s greatest appeal comes from the breathtaking river-front communities offering views of stunning natural landscapes, as well as the countless opportunities for family-friendly recreation and activity. There are three major golf courses nearby including the Eagle Creek Golf Club and the Copperdale Golf and Driving Range, opportunities to enjoy water activities at Constance Bay and the Port of Call marina, and multiple greenspaces including the Fitzroy Provincial Park and Dunrobin Park. 

Most of the real estate in Dunrobin consists of single-family detached homes. The rural stretches of the community are home to 19th century farmhouses as well as many new construction properties on large lots. Because of the natural disasters that affected Dunrobin in 2018 and 2019, there are also many new construction homes along the main strip in town and along the shoreline.

Why we love Dunrobin

Despite the misfortune this community suffered it continues to remain strong, still attracting many Ottawa families to the area for its abundant forests, rolling hills, wide-open fields, and beautiful waterfront.

Dunrobin is an extremely tight-knit and resilient community that is the epitome of neighbourly small-town charm. A true sense of togetherness is palpable and everyone remembers your name—from your neighbours to your local business owners.

Besides the sense of community and the breathtaking natural beauty here for the outdoor enthusiasts, Dunrobin is also minutes from the Kanata North Business Park. Professionals working close by enjoy the short commute with almost no traffic.

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