Oakville real estate guide & listings for sale
Oakville offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is very easy to get to parks from a large number of locations within the town, since there are over 350 of them close by for residents to relax in, like Neyagawa Woods and The Parkway. The noise levels in this town are also reasonably low, as the streets are generally quite calm - however noise can be problematic near the railway line, Highway 407 or Queen Elizabeth Way.
This town is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area for driving. Nearby highways, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, are easy to drive to from anywhere in Oakville, and it is straightforward to find a parking spot. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is difficult in this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area. Nonetheless, property owners profit from the Oakville Station and Bronte Station on the Lakeshore West Line. There are about 40 bus lines crossing the town, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Oakville since very few day-to-day needs can be carried out on foot. The bicycle is a rather limited method of transportation in this town because the topography is not especially flat, and there are few bike lanes.
Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in Oakville. This town offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the properties in the town while the remainder are rented. This town did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new dwellings in Oakville was spread throughout several decades in recent history.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from most properties for sale in Oakville. On the other hand, high schools are not very abundant and consequently tend to require an extended walk to get to. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Concerning food, home buyers in this town will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents can enjoy over 600 restaurants and coffee shops as well.