Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Oakridge. There are a few parks nearby for residents to visit, which makes them very easy to access. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably peaceful.
Oakridge will please home buyers that use a variety of modes of transportation. With 2 rapid transit stations (Langara - 49th Avenue Station and Oakridge - 41st Avenue Station) on the Canada Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this area is a fairly convenient part of Vancouver for travelling by public transit. Walking is also reasonably practical for residents in Oakridge; meeting daily needs is easy by walking. Oakridge is quite suited for biking because this part of the city features a fairly good bicycling infrastructure.
About 30% of properties in Oakridge were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this part of the city, around 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Roughly 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. This area offers mainly two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
It is a rather short walk to access schools and daycares from any location in Oakridge. Families are served by public and private high schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is convenient to get to the nearest grocery store on foot in this area. Furthermore, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.