McLaughlin real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy McLaughlin. It is easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in. This part of the city is also fairly good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
McLaughlin will appeal to active house buyers because it is reasonably conducive to walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. The favoured approach to navigate this part of the city is very often driving. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, this part of Oshawa is not particularly transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most residences.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about two thirds of buildings in McLaughlin, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Oshawa offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters. Around one third of properties in this part of the city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in this neighbourhood. In contrast, it can be challenging to walk to daycares from homes for sale in McLaughlin. With respect to food, it is often practical for house buyers in this neighbourhood to do groceries on foot. In addition, McLaughlin is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a limited number of coffee shops can be found as well.