Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Oakridge is exemplified by its calm environment. This neighbourhood is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, greenery is present in this part of Toronto; reaching public green spaces, such as Warden Woods Park, is very easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to relax in. Moreover, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
Oakridge will draw home buyers that use a diversity of modes of transportation. Owing to Victoria Park Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines, this area is a very convenient part of Toronto for travelling by public transit. Oakridge will also attract physically active home buyers as it is convenient for walking; many day-to-day needs can be carried out on foot. It is occasionally challenging to move around by bike in Oakridge as the bicycling network is not particularly extensive, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of slopes.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Oakridge, and the remainder are mainly single detached homes. Around 45% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This area also has a good choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners.
It is very often practical for house buyers in Oakridge to buy groceries on foot. Likewise, this area is a good place in which to go out to eat, and there are also a few coffee shops in this neighbourhood. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. With regards to education, parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their house is located in this area, daycares and primary schools are nearby. However, this neighbourhood does not have any high schools. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.