Oak Ridges real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Oak Ridges. This neighbourhood is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there are about 10 parks close by for residents to visit, which makes it easy to reach them.
Driving is a very good medium of transportation in this part of Richmond Hill. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, this part of the town is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. It is difficult for people walking to move around in Oak Ridges because very few common errands can be run on foot. Bicycling is also at times challenging in this area as there are a good number of hills, and the bicycling network is not especially well-developed.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Oak Ridges is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Nearly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 5% are rented. This area experienced its main building boom after the year 2000, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Some residents in this part of the town may be able to do their groceries on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. A small number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in this part of Richmond Hill. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In contrast, families may consider it challenging for their schoolchildren to reach daycares on foot.