Oshawa real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Oshawa. It is easy to access public green spaces, since there are over 250 of them close by for residents to visit and most properties for sale have a park close by. This city is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although that is not the case near Highway 401, the airport (YOO) or one of the railway lines.
Commuting by car is straightforward in Oshawa. Parking is easy. On the other hand, travelling by public transit is challenging in Oshawa. Thankfully, commuters can rely on the Oshawa Station on the Lakeshore East Line. There are approximately 30 bus lines passing through the city, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is impractical for people walking to move around in Oshawa because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
In Oshawa, around 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 70% of the units in Oshawa and 30% are rented. Around one third of homes in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Families will value that wherever their home is located in this city, primary schools are close by. In contrast, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning eating, some property owners in Oshawa may have the option to buy their groceries on foot in one of about 40 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. Residents benefit from over 300 restaurants and cafes as well.