What are Almonte's Real Estate Listings?
Almonte is really not that far from the City and are worth a look if you like the country lifestyle. Right next to Carleton Place Almonte is a quaint Town with a strong Scottish heritage, but with a Mexican name ! It's right next to Packenham & Carleton Place is just a few miles away. There's some great scenery, with Waterfalls and old Mills that have been converted to condos, some quite luxurious. It sits right on the Mississippi River and has a lot of Waterfront Properties. They also host a very good Highland Games and have nice Pubs and Restaurants. Check out a good variety of older homes for sale & newer homes too.
Almonte is located almost 50KM to the West and South from Ottawa and has a population of around 5000 people. It is a village set around waterfalls and old mills, some converted into condominiums. The earliest settlers to this area were mainly Scottish and Irish. Almonte was named after a Mexican General (Juan Almonte) though it's pronounced AL-Mont instead of the Spanish pronunciation Al-MON-tay. James Naismith, the inventor of basketball waqs born and lived here, his home is now a tourist attraction along with the R.Tait MacKenzie museum, the Mississippi Valley Textile museum and there are several sugar bushes in the area. Try Fulton's Pancake House in Pakenham.
The main street features many amenities including art galleries such as J.B Arts, General Fine craft and Tony Mihok and cafes, restaurants, antiques stores and shopping. At the Mill of Kintail you can enjoy cross country skiing in winter and hiking in the summer months.