Carlingwood is home to the popular Carlingwood mall and Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre – the mall being home to one of the largest densities of jewelers in the National Capital Region. There is also a YMCA and a myriad of commercial and housing options in the area as well as some new retirement homes.
The area has a quiet feel and is adjacent to the Ottawa River Parkway and NCC cycling paths. Restaurants, churches and schools are all found within this affordable neighborhood within close reach of Westboro and downtown. The commute to downtown is easy with access via the 417 Carling. OC TRanspo routes are extensive via Carling Station.