Oakville is a beautiful suburban town in Southern Ontario, Canada. Nestled on Lake Ontario in Halton Region it is part of the Greater Toronto Area. Residents have always known we live in a special place and that was confirmed by MoneySense when they placed Oakville among Canada’s 10 best places to live in 2014.
Oakville has long been known for its great weather and affluence but there is much more to this lakefront community than mild temperatures and pristine lawns. Oakville boasts very low crime rates, a robust population growth and a strong arts and cultural community.
There are 17 unique neighborhoods in Oakville, each with their own style, amenities and price range. There are no bad areas and where you chose to live would be based on your own priorities. All have easy access to the QEW and GO transit.
Bronte Village. The historical village of Bronte lies between Third Line and Burloak Drive, south of Rebecca Street and north of Lake Ontario. It is a popular tourist area due to the Marina and its many shops and restaurants. GO train service found at the Bronte station.
Central Oakville. Bordered by Dorval Drive to the west, Sixteen Mile Creek to the east, Speers Road to the north and Lake Ontario to the south, Central Oakville is within walking distance to downtown Oakville. Here you will find a variety of shops and restaurants as well as The Center for the Performing Arts, art galleries and the Oakville Harbour.
College Park. Found west of Trafalgar Road, east of Sixteen Mile Creek, north of the QEW and south of Upper Middle Road, College Park is home to Sheridan College and Oakville Place Mall. GO service is found at the Oakville Station on Cross Avenue.
Falgarwood. Falgarwood stretches north of the QEW, south of Upper Middle Road, east of Trafalgar Road and west of Ninth Line. It is close to Oakville Place Mall, the Upper Oakville Shopping Center and Sheridan College. Falgarwood provides easy access to both the QEW and Highway 403 with GO train service at the Oakville Station on Cross Avenue.
Ford. Bordered by Maple Grove Drive to the west, Winston Churchill to the east, Lake Ontario to the south and Cornwall to the north, Ford contains many excellent schools and parks. Easy access to both the QEW and Highway 403 as well as the Oakville and Clarkson GO stations.
Glen Abbey. Glen Abbey stretches south of Upper Middle Road, north of the QEW, east of Bronte Road and west of Sixteen Mile Creek. Glen Abbey includes many parks, trails as well as the famed Glen Abbey Golf Course. It provides easy access to the QEW, Highways 403 and 407 as well as the Bronte and Oakville GO stations
Joshua Creek. Located south of Dundas Street, north of Upper Middle Road, west of Highway 403 and east of Trafalgar Road Joshua Creek is one of Oakville’s newest communities. Beautiful parks and trails abound in Joshua Creek as do excellent schools. Easy access to the 403, QEW and both Oakville and Clarkson GO stations.
Morrison. Found east of Chartwell, west of Maple Grove, south of Cornwall Road and north of Lake Ontario Morrison is a pretty area boasting numerous parks and schools. There is easy access to the QEW, 403 and the Oakville GO station.
Old Oakville. Bounded by Chartwell Road to the west, Sixteen Mile Creek to the east, Cornwall Road to the north and Lake Ontario to the south, Old Oakville boasts excellent dining, shopping and theatre. It is here that you will find Oakville’s picturesque downtown area as well beautiful waterfront parks
River Oaks. Situated north of Upper Middle Road, south of Dundas Street, west of Trafalgar Road and east of Sixteen Mile Creek, River Oaks is home to a variety of parks and trails. Here you will also find a community centre and arenas as well as easy access to the QEW, 403, 407 and the Oakville Go station.
Sherwood Heights. Situated between Ford Drive to the west, Royal Windsor Drive to the south, the QEW to the north and Winston Churchill Blvd. to the east, Sherwood Heights contains many parks, trails and schools. East access to the QEW, 403, and both the Oakville and Clarkson GO stations.
Southwest Oakville. Bordering Lake Ontario to the south, Dorval Drive to the east, Third Line to the west and Rebecca Street to the north, Southwest Oakville is home to numerous schools and parks as well as beautiful Coronation Park on the waterfront. East access to the QEW, 403 and the Bronte GO station.
Wedgewood Creek. Situated east of Trafalgar Road, west of Ninth Line, south of Dundas Street and north of Upper Middle Road, you will find great parks, trail, shopping and schools in Wedgewood Creek. Easy access to the QEW, 403, 407 and the Oakville GO station.
West Oakville. West Oakville is home to many parks and schools, Bordered by Dorval Drive to the east, Bronte Road to the west, Rebecca Street to the south and Speers Road to the north. Easy access to the QEW, 403 and Bronte GO Station.
Westoak Trails. Located on the western border of Oakville, Westoak Trails is a young neighborhood with new schools and plenty of parks. Located north of Upper Middle Road, south of Dundas Street, west of Sixteen Mile Creek and east of Bronte Creek you will find easy access to the QEW, 407 and Bronte GO station.
If you are considering moving to or selling your home within beautiful Oakville, contact me today. I will be happy to answer any questions you might have about any of these neighborhoods and help you find your perfect home.