Orillia real estate guide & listings for sale
Orillia is quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably calm - however noise can be bothersome near Highway 11 or Highway 12.
Cars are a great mode of transportation in this city. Finding a place to park is generally easy, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 12, from anywhere in Orillia. Orillia is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot because very few common errands can be run without needing to use a car.
In Orillia, roughly 60% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. About 30% of homes in this city were constructed prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this city own their home while the remainder are renters.
A portion of residents in Orillia may have the option to buy groceries on foot in one of about 10 stores, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, in Orillia, families will usually be able to access primary schools on foot. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly plentiful and thus may require a long walk to get to. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools.