Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Oakridge is an excellent neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. There are about 20 parks close by for residents to explore, making them very easy to reach. This area is also excellent for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally very peaceful.
Driving is a very good transportation option in this area. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, Oakridge is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Oakridge is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot as very few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a car. Bicycling is also difficult in this neighbourhood as. Nevertheless, there are few elevation changes to challenge cyclists.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Oakridge. Around 85% of the properties in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s. This part of Calgary offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented.
It is very easy to reach the nearest supermarket on foot from any location in Oakridge. Residents benefit from around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well. Regarding education, in this part of Calgary, parents and their children will generally be able to reach schools and daycares by walking.