Convent Glen – Orléans Wood covers the north-west area of Orléans. The community is bordered by the National Capital Greenbelt to the west, the Ottawa River to the north, Champlain St. to the east and St. Joseph Blvd. to the south.
It is an established area, with many of the homes having been built during the 1970s. Both Anglophones and Francophones are well-represented in the community and this is reflected in the availability of schools in the area.