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Living in Oakville


 

 

 

A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside community with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Incorporated in 1857, this striking town has become one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario, and for good reason:

Great neighbourhoods

Great places to do business

Quality schools

Proximity to LakeOntario and recreational areas

Easy access via QEW, 403, 407 and GO Transit

Charming shopping districts

 

This thriving municipality of about 166,000 residents provides all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre, while also maintaining its small-town  ambiance. Along historical downtown streets, Oakville offers a mix of converted 19th century buildings which accommodate over 400 fine shops, services  and restaurants.

A 30-minute drive from downtown Toronto, and an hour's drive from the U.S. border, Oakville boasts more than 1.4 million visitors annually.

Residents and visitors enjoy theatre, dance, music and comedy performances at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. They can visit the OakvilleMuseum at Erchless Estate, located in the home of the Chisholm’s, Oakville's founding family and enjoy the beautiful gardens and grounds.

Oakville is alive with natural wonders including over 140 kilometres of trails and natural creeks and 17 kilometres of waterfront. Explore over 1300 hectares of natural parklands including CoronationPark and BronteCreekProvincialPark as well as the scenic and award-winning GairlochGardens.

Among the many special attractions and activities for the whole family, Oakville's annual Waterfront Festival and Jazz Festival draw crowds from around the GTA. The community also provides plenty of recreational opportunities. Golfers can play at one of seven golf courses, including PGA-recognized Glen Abbey Golf Club, which has hosted the Canadian Open for many years.  Experience the excitement for yourself. Call 1-800-571-OPEN for tickets and information.

Enjoy over 3,212 acres of park space, many with groomed hiking trails, or drop by a recreation centre which provides programs for all ages. For boaters, Oakville features two picturesque harbours with docks and slips for sail and powerboats.

People who live here are proud of the quality of life this great community has to offer. In a recent survey of residents, 86 per cent said Oakville is a better place to live than anywhere else in the GTA. Ideally located in a beautiful natural setting, Oakville offers first-rate facilities and amenities. The outstanding range of lifestyle choices will continue to make this growing community one in which residents and businesses feel a sense of pride and connection.


Beautiful Sixteen Mile Creek At Sunset



Oakville Neighbourhoods


Neighbourhood Description
Old Oakville Old Oakville is located in South-Central Oakville along the shore of Lake Ontario. It is the original Oakville Settlement and is centred on Oakville Harbour.[5]
Kerr Village Kerr Village is located just West of Old Village around Kerr Street between Speers Rd and Lakeshore Rd. The town has developed a plan for the neighbourhood.[6]
Bronte Bronte is located in Southwest Oakville along the shore of Lake Ontario. It is a community centred on Bronte Harbour and includes the Coronation Park district to its east.[7]
Eastlake Eastlake is located in Southeast Oakville along the shore of Lake Ontario. It is bordered on the west by Morrison Creek, to the north by Cornwall Road, and to the east by the Mississauga border.[8]
Clearview Clearview is located in Centre East Oakville.[9]
College Park College Park is located between Sixteen Mile Creek and just east of Trafalgar Road, from the Queen Elizabeth Waynorth to Upper Middle Road. It surrounds Sheridan College.[10]
Iroquois Ridge North Iroquois Ridge North is located in North East Oakville between Upper Middle Road and Dundas Street.[11]
Iroquois Ridge South Iroquois Ridge South is located in North East Oakville. The Falgarwood area is located in the southern end of the Iroquois Ridge South community.[12]
Glen Abbey Glen Abbey is located in West Oakville, with Third Line being the major artery of the community. It is a large area west of the Glen Abbey Golf Course, home of the Canadian Open,[13]
Palermo Palermo is located in Northwest Oakville. It is a small community centred on the intersection of Dundas Street and Bronte Road (Highway 25).[14]
River Oaks River Oaks is located in North-Central Oakville. It includes the Oak Park development.[15]
Uptown Core Uptown Core is located in North Centre Oakville. It includes the area on either side of Trafalgar Road between Dundas Street and Glenashton Drive.[16]
West Oak Trails West Oak Trails is located in North Centre West Oakville on the north side of Upper Middle Road. It is a newer development than the other communities.[17]

 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakville,_Ontario


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