Oakwood Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Oakwood Village has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. It is easy to find lively streets in this area. Although the nightlife is limited, there are masses of people around most of the time. Vaughan Road is among the most active streets in this area. Oakwood Village is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil. There is a good amount of greenery in this neighbourhood; public green spaces are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, making them very easy to access. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent.
Property owners in Oakwood Village benefit from several alternatives to get around without the need for a car. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is very transit friendly. Oakwood Village is also an extraordinarily pleasant part of Toronto for pedestrians; carrying out daily needs is very easy, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. This part of the city is amenable to biking since the bicycling infrastructure is quite well-developed.
In Oakwood Village, about 30% of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built before the 1960s, during its largest construction boom. This area is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even.
In Oakwood Village, parents and their children will typically be able to access daycares and schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding food, it is very often practical for home buyers in Oakwood Village to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, owing to over 50 restaurants and a few cafes, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat. A very good choice of clothing stores is also situated within a short walking distance.