Oakridge real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Oakridge is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There is a fair amount of greenery in this neighbourhood as there are many tree-lined streets. It is very easy to reach public green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to visit. This neighbourhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line.
Oakridge provides home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. Oakridge is very transit friendly owing to Victoria Park Station on the Bloor - Danforth Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Oakridge is also convenient for walking; running common errands is easy. It is occasionally difficult to commute by bicycle in this area since cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of slopes, and the cycling network is sometimes poor.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 60% of dwellings in Oakridge, while single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 45% of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Toronto has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around two thirds of the properties in the neighbourhood while the rest are occupied by owners.
Daycares and schools are convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in Oakridge. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. As far as food is concerned, a grocery store is ordinarily reachable within a very short walk from any home in Oakridge. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. A good variety of clothing stores is also situated within a reasonably short walking distance.