Marshall’s Bay is very close to the town of Arnprior, a large bay on the Ottawa River between the Madawaska River and the Mississippi River. The area has a mix of the best that both rural and urban living can offer. It has rural charm mingled with old-fashioned hospitality and is close to urban amenities and a wealth of outdoor recreation.
Arnprior is Renfrew County’s fastest growing municipalities and has embarked on a campaign to attract more residents, businesses, and investment to the town. There is plenty to like in Arnprior and the area.
Arnprior is a favoured location, just 20 minutes up the four-lane TransCanada Highway from the Canadian Tire Centre and just over half an hour from downtown Ottawa.
Arnprior has recently seen a growth spurt with several new subdivisions of up to 1,200 new homes in Arnprior and area. A large number of both commuters and seniors have taken advantage of Arnprior’s affordable housing. Both retirees and young families are attracted by Arnprior’s many amenities, including its newly-expanded library, friendly hospital, five schools and a variety of healthcare and recreational programs.