Oak Ridges real estate guide & listings for sale
Oak Ridges offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the town is very good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, reaching parks is easy from most locations within the neighbourhood, since the majority of residences have one a short walk away and there are about 10 green spaces close by for residents to check out.
Cars are a very good means of transportation in this part of Richmond Hill. Parking is easy. In contrast, travelling by public transit is challenging in this area. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is served by around 10 bus lines, and it is especially convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. It is sometimes difficult to travel by bike in Oak Ridges since the cycling infrastructure is not particularly comprehensive, and there are a fair number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave. Most houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are also not very conducive to walking since very few daily needs can be met without the use of a car.
The housing stock of Oak Ridges is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. This part of Richmond Hill offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 95% of the dwellings in Oak Ridges and 5% are rented. Most homes in this neighbourhood were constructed following the year 2000, during its biggest building boom.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in Oak Ridges. Families can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. However, parents may find it challenging for their kids to get to daycares as a pedestrian. In terms of food, accessing the nearest grocery store on foot is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of Richmond Hill. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.