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The Community of Oakville

MICHAEL DIROMA REAL ESTATE

About Oakville,  ontario

Oakville is a town in Halton, located on Lake Ontario between Toronto and Hamilton.

It has been widely developed in recent years, and provides a wide range of housing types and neighborhoods. It boasts two beautiful downtown areas of small shops and lakeside living.Old Oakville is in the south east corner, with high end shops and fine restaurants. Many century homes surround this area making it a lovely neighbourhood to live in and walk to amenities. 

Bronte Village is on the west shore of Oakville, offering many condos and townhouses to offer an opportunity for lakeside living near the Bronte Harbour. As you head north in Oakville, there have been many housing developments created over the years, such as Glen Abbey which is situated around a beautiful golf course. 

Oakville’s north has been developed in recent years, adding a new state of the art Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, many new elementary and high schools, and lots of shops and restaurant

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Average House Prices in OAkville

2020 was a busy year in real estate, with real estate prices trending upwards in Oakville. Average home prices in this area are as follows:

  • Single Family Homes  $1,390,000
  • Semi-detached homes $852,500
  • Townhomes $837,538
  • Condos $537,500

Shopping/Dining

Oakville offers a variety of shopping experiences, from strolling through small stores in the Old downtown area, to finding the perfect outfit at the main shopping plaza Oakville Place. Likewise, restaurants vary from larger chains such as the Keg or Milestones, to small bistro style restaurants for the gourmet connoisseur. 

Some unique restaurants in the area include La Parisienne Creperie in the Bronte Harbour area and Pasquale’s Trattoria in downtown Old Oakville. While strolling through Bronte you can check out My Back Shed for some shabby chic decor items!

 Downtown Oakville offers many fashion choices, from chain retailers such as Lululemon, to boutique formal wear stores such as By Tocca, to everyday women’s wear and home accessories found at Boa Boutique.

Indoor Recreational Activities

There is no shortage of indoor pastimes found in the community of Oakville. Exercise enthusiasts can enjoy one of the many Health & Fitness Clubs housed in Oakville, or enjoy a full family experience at the Oakville YMCA.

 Oakville has many arenas, indoor pool and recreation centres such as Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre as well as a wonderful indoor soccer pitch at Oakville Soccer Club

Arts enthusiasts can catch a show at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts or view some amazing visual art at Oakville Galleries.

Outdoor Parks and Recreational Activities

Oakville is home to a wide variety of parks and recreation areas. Enjoy waterfront picnics at Coronation Park in the south end, explore one of many amazing trails such as the Fourteen Mile Creek Trail in North Oakville. 

Oakville is also home to many off leash dog parks where you can visit with your furry friends, such as Shell Park off leash dog park in South West Oakville. 

Schools 

Oakville is part of the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School BoardThere are a large number of schools in this growing district. Please make sure you use the school locator tool on the links to check which school serves your new neighbourhood as most schools are closed to optional attendance in Halton. 

Oakville also has many private schools, including the long established private boarding school Appleby College.

 Oakville is home to Sheridan College which offers many post-secondary programs, and it is also a short drive to McMaster University and Mohawk College in Hamilton, and only about 45 minutes away from Brock University in St. Catherines. 

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