Cardinal Heights is a friendly and beautiful east end neighbourhood with ample access to public transportation. House types in this community range from well-kept apartments and townhomes to gorgeous detached single-family homes with wide lots. This neighbourhood is bordered by the Ottawa greenbelt, providing a surplus of green space for residents and outdoor lovers. Ruisseau Green’s Creek ravine area, as well as residential parks and woodlands, are spread throughout this area. Cardinal Heights was originally named after a lighthouse situated on the Ottawa River that was visible from the neighbourhood.