Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Oakridge is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There are about 20 parks nearby for residents to enjoy, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in the neighbourhood. Most areas in this part of the city are especially quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
Cars are a very good medium of transportation in Oakridge. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit service in Oakridge is rather poor. Nevertheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Getting around by bicycle is difficult in this part of Calgary because. Nevertheless, the topography is flat. Oakridge is also not very conducive to walking as meeting daily needs is inconvenient.
The predominant housing types in Oakridge are single detached homes and row houses. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters. This part of the city experienced its biggest building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this time period.
Families will value that wherever their house is located in this neighbourhood, daycares and primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, this area does not contain any high schools. Regarding food, a supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from any location in Oakridge. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.