Vanier real estate guide & listings for sale
Vanier offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy. Parks are very well-spread out and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, which results in them being easy to reach from many locations within this part of the city. This neighbourhood remains relatively quiet, as there are few people out and about on the streets; however those who are closer to Highway 401 or the railway line may experience higher levels of noise.
Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in Vanier. Parking is quite easy, and the majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 401. In contrast, travelling by transit can be sometimes difficult in Vanier by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Walking in Vanier is not very popular, even though many common errands can be run on foot.
In Vanier, about 30% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of Oshawa has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between homeowners and renters is about even. About half of properties in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960.
The nearest grocery store in Vanier is generally only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and there are also approximately 10 coffee shops in this area. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, families will welcome that no matter where their home is situated in Vanier, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood.