Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Oakridge offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There is a fair amount of greenery in this neighbourhood as numerous tree-lined streets are around. It is very easy to access parks in the neighbourhood since there are around 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in. This area is also fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is simple to travel in Oakridge. Homeowners can count on public transit to get around in this area. Commuters profit from Victoria Park Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line. The neighbourhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. Oakridge is also a fairly pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run without needing to use a car. Biking is sometimes difficult in this neighbourhood since riding is made difficult by the typically hilly terrain, and the cycling network is not particularly comprehensive.
About two thirds of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home while the rest are owners. In this neighbourhood, most dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes. Roughly 45% of properties in this part of Toronto were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
The nearest grocery store in Oakridge is usually only a very short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and there are also a few coffee shops in this part of Toronto. It is also a rather short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores. When it comes to education, schools and daycares are easy to reach on foot from anywhere in this area. Families can choose between public and private elementary schools.