Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
Oakridge offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line. Finally, there is a good amount of greenery in this neighbourhood; public green spaces, such as Warden Woods Park, are especially well-situated and there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to discover, which makes them very easy to reach. In addition, residents will find that there are numerous tree-lined streets.
Oakridge presents home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. Owing to Victoria Park Station with access to the Bloor - Danforth Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Oakridge is very practical. Travelling on foot is also reasonably convenient for residents in this neighbourhood; many day-to-day needs can be carried out by walking. Commuting by bicycle is at times challenging in this neighbourhood since there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in Oakridge, and the rest are mainly single detached homes. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters and one third are occupied by owners.
In Oakridge, parents and their kids will usually be able to get to daycares and schools by walking. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding eating, a supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a very short walk from anywhere in Oakridge. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and residents can enjoy a few cafes as well. Property owners have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores.