Get to know Russell

Ranked the 3rd best place to live in Canada (2018)

The Russell Township was ranked the 3rd best place to live in in Ontario to raise a family, and the 3rd best place to live in Canada, 2018 – per moneysense.ca. Located just 25 minutes south-east of Ottawa, Russell has been growing exponentially. Russell now offers great communities to choose from, schools, sports complexes, and a convenient drive to the city. 

Born and raised in the Russell Township – we’re proud to say we’re your go to Russell realtors. 

Use this page as your go-to-guide for all things Russell real estate! 

Explore Russell

For the growing families

Growing families get to enjoy numerous amenities, such as: great schools, daycares, grocery stores, growing sports complexes, sports clubs, the dog park, the water splash pad, social events, and much more. Russell is part of the Russell Township, which was ranked the 3rd best place to live in Ontario to raise a family, and the 3rd best place to live in Canada – per moneysense.ca 

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Thriving local businesses and local events

Russell is home to various local businesses, local restaurants, micro breweries, pubs, and offers  great social events all year round, such as: the Carnaval, the Caribou, baseball tournaments, hockey tournaments, charity events, and more. Enjoy the strong sense of community that Russell has to offer!

Looking for a few local spots to try? Here’s a few of our personal favorites: Russell Restaurant, The Waiting Room, and Big Bite Bistro. 

If you’re looking for more spots to try, you can take a quick drive to Embrun and enjoy more of our personal favorites: Brasserie Étienne Brewery, Homestead Pub, Experience Café and Smoothie Bar, Tuque de Broue, Pearson Street Smash Burgers, and more. 

Looking for specific recommendations? Contact your Russell realtors today!

Nature, and fitness lovers

Also enjoy the sports complex which is just minutes away. Offering a gym, track, tennis course, interior soccer, and more. The sports complex is currently expanding, which will soon bring baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, and more. 

For the fitness freaks – enjoy Strength Craze, a  great local gym situated in the heart of Russell. 

Also enjoy the J Henry Tweed Conservation area, great for anyone looking for tranquility in nature.

Russell’s recreational trail: Enjoy Russell’s recreational trail, covering approximately 10km of distance bringing you all the way from Russell, to Embrun. The recreational trail is completely paved and accessible to all – making it perfect for those who love to run, bike, and roller blade.

The Sports Complex: Russell’s sports complex is a community favorite. Here’s a few of the features you can enjoy: weight lifting gym, running track, tennis course, interior soccer, and more. The sports complex is also under a large expansion, which will soon bring baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, and more.

Conservation area’s: Russell is home to a number of conservation area’s, such as the ‘W.E. Burton conservation area’ & the ‘J. Henry Tweed conservation area’. 

More: Enjoy a long list of amenities, such as: baseball diamonds, tennis court, the water splash pad, plenty of parks, the dog park, and more.

Looking for more nature gems? Contact your Russell realtors today!

Economic & population growth

Russell is experiencing an exponential economic & population growth.

The Russell township is very progressive, with serious plans of expanding various amenities to the Russell township’s citizens. For example: the Sports complex, the splash pad, dog park, and more.

We’re also seeing considerable re-zoning applications underway, to better serve the Russell township’s citizens. With the re-zoning, we’re now seeing large corporations establishing their businesses in the Russell township, which offers even more amenities to it’s citizens.

Also enjoy a number of neighborhoods and subdivisions that are currently being developed!

Curious to know more details about Russell’s growth? Contact your Russell realtors!

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