If you’re looking for an apartment in Oakville competition is fairly tough, both for renting and buying apartments. This is a great place to live after all; prices are lower than in Toronto yet you’re close enough to the big city for commuting to work, or making the most of entertainment, sporting events, and more. But it’s not just the proximity to Toronto that makes Oakville such a popular place – our friendly town has plenty more going for it!
Why Choose an Apartment in Oakville?
For us Oakville is more than just a suburban town of Toronto, it has its own life, history, culture, and appeal. If you enjoy the great outdoors you’ll find an abundance of recreation here with parks and trails galore. We’re big on sports too, especially soccer, and you can follow the Canadian Soccer League Oakville Blue Devils. We also have ice hockey, rugby, lacrosse, baseball, and several excellent golf courses including the famed Glen Abbey Golf Course where some of the Canadian Opens have been played.
And you don’t need to venture far from an apartment in Oakville to enjoy shopping either. Who needs the big city when you have everything right here in Oakville?! From the independent stores in the heart of the town, to the shopping mall scene at Oakville Place, where there are more stores than you can count.
Homes in Oakville
Oakville has homes in all different shapes and sizes from the smallest bachelor apartments to sprawling estate homes with huge lots and huge price tags. At the more reasonable end of the scale, an apartment provides a good place to start your journey up the property ladder. With prices more reasonable than in Toronto you can enjoy the smaller town pace of life with easy access into the city.
So if you’re looking to buy an apartment in the town you should first narrow down the neighbourhoods you’d like to consider. Not all areas of Oakville have apartments, but most do. Central Oakville is a good place to start your search. This is the heart of Oakville and there are numerous apartment buildings here. The density of housing is higher, but you’ve still got access to many parks and you’re within walking distance to the downtown shops, restaurants, entertainment and services.
Old Oakville, to the north west of downtown, has a selection of purpose-built apartments too. This neighbourhood is very convenient for the Oakville GO Station and the hospital, and it features many leafy streets, parks, restaurants, and culture. If you’re looking for easy access to transport, shops, Lake Ontario, dining, entertainment, culture, and recreation all bundled into one then old Oakville is the place to buy an apartment!Over in the west of Oakville is the ever popular Bronte where there are several apartment buildings to choose from. This lovely neighbourhood is very desirable as it has a real small town charm including its own marina, parks, beaches, great restaurants, and shops. It’s very popular with tourists too, and with the Bronte GO Station connecting you to Toronto this is a great place to buy an apartment in Oakville!
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