Green Condo: 485 Richmond Rd Ottawa K2A 3W9

  • Cert Level: Gold
  • Certifying Organization: LEED®


HÅLLBAR Green Condo: 485 Richmond Rd Ottawa K2A 3W9

With luxurious, panoramic views of greenery, the Ottawa River, and the Ottawa skyline, this the 25-floor Minto UpperWest condominium at 485 Richmond Rd residence is situated in Westboro and offers some of the best views and amenities in Ottawa. Surrounded by the National Capital Commission parkland, homeowners can enjoy cycling trails, jogging paths and beaches as well as restaurants, cafes and shops for year-round recreation and entertainment. It’s also the only Westboro address with direct access to both the Ottawa River Parkway and public transit, making it the easiest location from which to both get into the city and escape from it to nearby mountains, hiking, and skiing on the Gatineau Hills. The surrounding parks and trails like Lion’s Valley Park, Sixteen Mile Creek Trail and Oxford Park provide residents with a high quality of life and plenty of opportunities to exercise in nature.

Green Condo Features Include:
  • Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV) to delivers fresh, filtered air to each room and circulates that fresh air throughout the home for improved air quality and comfort while reducing energy use
  • Equipped high-efficiency heating systems reduce energy consumption and generating fewer green-house-gas (GHG) emissions than non-certified buildings
  • Cooling is achieved using  ozone friendly cooling systems
  • Efficient amenities reduce potable water use by 40% compared to standard Building Code requirements
  • ENERGY STAR® appliances are designed to use 30% less energy performing the same function as non-ENERGY STAR® appliances
  • Dedicated, secure, bicycle storage is available for both residents and their visitors
  • Buyers and owners of both buildings may be eligible for many rebates and incentives by virtue of their LEED® Gold certification
  • Minto used low VOC paints, coatings, and adhesives to reduce the volume of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that people breathe in
  • 485 Richmond Rd Suites are metered individually for water and electricity so residents can track their use
  • Walk score is 69.
  • Bike score is 97
  • Transit score is 64

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Green Home Incentives

  • Federal: $2850*
  • Provincial: None
  • Municipal: Low interest efficiency improvement loans up to $100,000
  • Utility & Appliance: Credits for appliance upgrades
  • Mortgage: Green home interest rate subsidies available
  • Recycling Accessibility Program: No

*Based on a $500,000 LEED certified condo unit with a 5% downpayment and green home financing

Building Statistics

  • Average Psf: 778
  • Area: Westboro
  • Size Range: 455 to 2,188 sq ft. sqft
  • Year Built: 2016


  • BBQ
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Media Room
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Parking Garage

Amenities Included in Maintenance Fees

  • Common Element
  • Heat
  • Building Insurance