Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Oakridge is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet overall, as the streets are quite tranquil. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Oakridge enables house buyers to travel using several modes of transportation. Oakridge is transit friendly owing to 2 rapid transit stations (Langara - 49th Avenue Station and Oakridge - 41st Avenue Station) with access to the Canada Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Oakridge is also quite conducive to walking; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot. This area is suited for biking because Oakridge boasts a very good bicycling infrastructure.
In Oakridge, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. Roughly 30% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach daycares and schools from most homes for sale in Oakridge. Residents can choose between public and private high schools. When it comes to food, house buyers in this area will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, Oakridge is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.