Alta Vista is a highly residential neighborhood with a strong community, several schools, churches, and community centres. It also has a vast amount of green space and parks.
The General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital, and The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario are located just on the north side of Smyth Road, in Riverview, while the Riverside Campus of the Ottawa Hospital is located at Smyth and Riverside Drive. There are two shopping malls in and around Alta Vista: Billings Bridge and the Elmvale Shopping Centre.
Alta Vista real estate encompasses many smaller neighborhoods with homes for sale:
• Applewood Acres
• Guildwood Estates
• Playfair Park
• Rideau Park
• Elmvale Acres
• Urbandale Acres