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Clarence-Rockland

Clarence-Rockland sector, the charm of the countryside

Only 34 minutes from Ottawa (38 km via the highway) and 152 km (about 1 hour 45 minutes) from Montreal, the leafy city of Clarence-Rockland is a prime location for building a home.

This charming municipality has some 23,185 inhabitants, living in harmony with nature. The city is located along the Ottawa River, on its right bank. This ideal setting attracts many people every year who build there to get away from the big cities.

A green and relaxing natural environment

Just a stone’s throw from the nearby Ottawa River, the City of Clarence-Rockland offers a comfortable lifestyle to anyone who wants to live in a green, suburban area, far from the big cities.

This highly sought-after environment, both rural and urban, is ideal for those who want to live and work in a dynamic area in the heart of nature.

A city that understands development

Clarence-Rockland, a bilingual community with over 65% French speakers, is experiencing rapid economic growth. The city offers many opportunities in the business sector.

Quality of life to new families

Here, residents have high levels of education, training and skills. They represent a quality workforce for local businesses that the municipality supports as much as it can.

The latter also wishes to see new companies set up, to continue to grow the dynamic local economy, and to offer its very good quality of life to new families!

Quality services and infrastructures

Life in rural areas is not a cultural desert, quite the contrary! Clarence-Rockland has everything you need for your daily life. You won't have to worry about anything when you move here!

Public transportation (bus and cab line 39), and train (line 1) allow you to get to Ottawa, for example. The average travel time is 56 minutes, which is very convenient for those who do not have personal transport.

In terms of health, Clarence-Rockland has a clinic and a radiology center in the downtown area, 2 mental health facilities, not to mention the Estrie Community Health Center, city doctors, pharmacies, as well as 2 retirement homes for seniors.

In terms of education, there are several Catholic elementary and secondary schools, a public school, and the TR Leger Rockland Campus.

For dining, there are pizzerias available at several points downtown and near Clarence Creek, as well as restaurants: Rosalynn’s Bistro & Catering, A &W Canada, Shawarma Des Lauriers, Café La Roche Himalaya Indian Cuisine, to name but a few.

Clarence-Rockland offers several grocery and department stores in the center: Giant Tiger, Bulk Barn, Walmart Grocery Pickup, Epicerie Lemieux, among others, and a few neighborhood grocery stores like Mike Dean Local Grocer – Bourget, for example.

Lots of activities for everyone!

Clarence-Rockland residents can go to Lavigne Natural Park North for a walk, to the golf club, or even to the fitness center where there is also a pool! Nature lovers will also be pleased with Heritage and Plaisance Falls, La Forêt Larose and Ottawa River Guided Fishing.

Cycl-O-Route and the Ottawa River bike path are convenient for getting around and discovering beautiful countryside.

These places are so magical that they make you want to live here! Landric Homes, specializing in real estate projects in the Clarence-Rockland area, is at your service to answer your questions if you are planning to build in Clarence-Rockland.

Easy to access cultural and leisure activities

Residents of the city can enjoy educational leisure time by visiting the Clarence-Rockland Public Library and the library. Discovery enthusiasts can go to the Clarence-Rockland Museum, for example.

Finally, for those who like good movies, there are movie theaters where you can see the latest films and shows.