Oakville real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Oakville. There are over 350 green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Fourteen Mile Creek Trail and The Parkway, making them very easy to get to. This town is also reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be peaceful - although that is not the case close to the railway line, Queen Elizabeth Way or Highway 403.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Oakville. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit network in Oakville is not very convenient. Thankfully, there is the Oakville Station and Bronte Station on the Lakeshore West Line. Residents benefit from around 40 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Cycling is challenging in Oakville since there are a good number of elevation changes, and the cycling infrastructure is rather poor. This town is also not very conducive to walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Oakville. This town is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this town own their home whereas the rest are renters. This part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new dwellings in Oakville was spread throughout multiple decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
In this town, families will usually be able to get to primary schools by walking. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to eating, it is easy to reach the nearest supermarket on foot from any location in this town. There are also over 600 restaurants and cafes in Oakville.