The Neighbourhoods of Oakville

Bronte Creek

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Price Range

Detached | $700,000 – $2,500,000+
Townhomes / Semis | $700,000 – $200,000+

The neighbourhood of Bronte Creek is defined as south of Dundas Road, west of Bronte Road, north of Upper Middle Road and Bronte Creek Provincial park to the west. It has developed into a premium region of Oakville, with homes ranging from the mid $400,000’s up to over $1,500,000. Residents of Bronte Creek enjoy a quiet community with two elementary schools (both Catholic and Public), very close proximity to Bronte Creek provincial park, easy access to highways and transit, and solid real estate resale values.

Bronte

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Price Range

Detached | $750,000 – $3,000,000+
Townhomes / Semis | $450,000 – $1,500,000+
Apartments | $350,000 – 1,250,000+

Bronte, one of the most established areas of Oakville, is known for it’s own Downtown area, waterfront beauty, and wide range of real estate options. As home to one of two Oakville harbours, it offers residents a great outdoor lifestyle, with a thoughtfully developed lakeside complete with parks, restaurants, trails and more. Housing options range from a variety of apartment buildings, condos, townhomes, semi-detached residences, bungalows, and both smaller and larger two-storey family homes.

Clearview

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,128,667
Average Townhome | $747,400
Average Semi-Detached | $552,500

Clearview is bordered by Ford Drive on the west, Upper Middle Road to the north, Winston Churchill on the east and Royal Windsor Drive on the south. Perfect for people who commute east to Mississauga or Toronto, it’s less than 5 minutes to the QEW and 403 highways, as well as the Clarkson Go Train Station. Consisting of approximately 2200 low and medium density homes, Clearview (or Sherwood Heights) There are many parks, trails, and open greenspace areas, complete with two elementary schools (both catholic and public), making it a pleasure for walking around the neighbourhood.

College Park

Price Range

Average Detached | $901,727
Average Townhome | $481,884
Average Semi-Detached | $550,620
Average Apartment | $354,192

College Park is at the centre of it all. With Sheridan College, Oakville Place Mall, and the prestigious Oakville Golf Course, College Park is a great area to raise a family or invest in a property that you know will increase in value. Covering the area south of Upper Middle Road, east of 16 Mile Creek, north of the QEW and west of Trafalgar Road, there are many different varieties of homes to choose from. Many builders have recently been renovating and / or knocking down and rebuilding homes in the area, proving just how sought-after real estate is in this part of Oakville.

Falgarwood

Price Range

Average Detached | $875,762
Average Townhome | $440,594
Average Semi-Detached | $578,584
Average Apartment | $415,385

Falgarwood is great, affordable neighbourhood in central / east Oakville. Providing lower priced homes such as $200,000 townhouses as well as spacious ravine lots upwards of $1,000,000, many newcomers to Oakville decide Falgarwood is their chosen area. Just north of the QEW highway, east of Trafalgar, south of Upper Middle Road and west of Ford Drive, this mature area has many schools, parks, shopping, transit, and recreational options which cater to a wide spectrum of residents. There are also great investment opportunities in Falgarwood, as the homes are reasonably priced while still being located in a great part of Oakville.

Ford Drive

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,526,739

The area of Ford Drive also makes up a good portion of what is commonly referred to as “East Oakville”. Comprised of strictly detached homes, there are mainly high-end homes or knock-downs in Ford Drive. With a very easy commute to Toronto via the QEW and Clarkson Go, residents here enjoy a great trail system running throughout, lakeside parks and greenspaces, very stable resale values and a friendly feeling among residents. Ford Drive is located north of Lake Ontario, east of Maple Grove Drive, south of Royal Windsor and west of Winston Churchill Blvd.

Glen Abbey

Price Range

Average Detached | $953,884
Average Townhome | $619,309
Average Apartment | $364,869

Glen Abbey is a perfect area of Oakville for families, with it’s extensive selection of schools, parks, the Glen Abbey Recreation Centre, many amenities, and very easy access to the QEW and Bronte Go Train Station. Located from the QEW north to Upper Middle Road and from Dorval Drive to Bronte Road, Glen Abbey might be most widely known for the Glen Abbey Golf Course, where the Canadian Open has been held many times. Homes in Glen Abbey range from very nice apartments / condos starting around $200,000 to large 6+ bedroom homes backing onto one of the beautiful Oakville ravines.

Glenorchy (Woodland Trails)

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,186,111
Average Townhome | $671,387
Average Semi-Detached | $794,475

Glenorchy is a great area of Oakville for outdoor lovers. With an extensive network of natural corridors that residents and jog, bike ride, and enjoy with their pets, this area north of Dundas just east of Neyagawa Blvd is a great new community. With the brand new Sixteen Mile Sports Complex conveniently located directly accross Neyagawa and the Pine Glen Soccer facility just down the road, residents of Glenorchy (also known as Woodland Trails) enjoy everything they need within a 5 minute drive.
All the homes in Glenorchy are brand new, so homeowners can be confident of low maintenance costs for a number of years. Homes start at around $450,000 and get up to the $1,300,000+ range.

Joshua Creek

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,730,431
Average Townhome | $1,009,846
Average Apartment | $542,986

Joshua Creek is located in the northeast corner of Oakville and is one of the most affluent neighbourhoods country wide. With excellent schools and many parks to enjoy, it has become a popular destination for families to settle and enjoy. Homes here began going up in the mid 1990’s, and there are still some pockets being developed today. Being on the east side of Oakville means homeowners in Joshua Creek enjoy a quick commute east to Toronto or Mississauga via the QEW, 403, 407, or Clarkson Go Station. Homes in Joshua Creek Oakville start at around $300,000 for a one bedroom apartment to upwards of $2,000,000 for an 8 bedroom home.

Morrison

Price Range

Average Detached | $2,783,564

Morrison in Oakville is, along with Old Oakville and Ford Drive, located in the highly sought-after southeast Oakville real estate market. Homes in Morrison Oakville are very expensive and there are only detached homes here, leaving no options for homebuyers searching for condos, townhomes, or apartments. That said, those looking for a detached home in a great, mature area with very stable resale values, Morrison offers a wide variety of styles and sizes to choose from.
Developed before the “cookie cutter” home revolution, Morrison in Oakville has character in abundance. Homes in Morrison start around $700,000 and climb to $5,500,000+. The average home value here is approximately $1,800,000.
Geographically, Morrison is bordered by Cornwall Road to the north, east of Chartwell, west of Maple Grove and north of Lake Ontario.

Olde Oakville

Price Range

Average Detached | $2,381,400
Average Townhome | $1,323,143
Average Apartment | $733,416

Olde Oakville is known for it’s old fashioned charm, where you can find quant treed streets with all sorts of homes both new and old. Olde Oakville is defined as east of Sixteen Mile Creek south of Cornwall Road, west of Chartwell Road and north of Lake Ontario.
Real estate in Olde Oakville comes in a variety of fashions. On the one side we have homes along Lakeshore Road valued in the millions – expansive homes on expansive lots. There are also more affordable options in the form of condominiums and apartments, giving buyers in all price ranges options for living in this great area of Oakville.
The allure of living in Olde Oakville is the proximity to the famous Downtown Oakville – a picturesque corridor with many unique restaurants, parks, boutiques, museums, cafes and more. It’s also very close to the Oakville Go Train Station and QEW.

River Oaks

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,262,394
Average Townhome | $612,630
Average Apartment | $343,370

 

River Oaks has long been a favourite for families, with it’s many parks, trails, school options, River Oaks Recreation Centre, and convenient location adding up to make it a perfect setting. Add to this it’s relative affordability and you have a fantastic neighbourhood to enjoy.
Homes range from the mid $300,000’s for a newer condo in Oak Park to upwards of $2,000,000 for a ravine lot. The appeal to many is the mid-range homes however, with townhomes from around $650,000 and detached homes for $750,000-$2,000,000.

Southwest Oakville

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,871,401

Located west of Dorval Drive, south of Rebecca Street, east of Third Line and north of the Lake, Southwest Oakville offers residents a mature area with many housing options to choose from. Featuring the beautiful Coronation Park which hosts many yearly events including the Oakville Waterfront Festival, the age of homes here often results in them being sold for property value. New builds are common here due to the generous lot sizes and great location.

The southwest Oakville community is a friendly one, with a good portion of residents having lived here for many years. Hopedale Mall adds convenience for residents, and Bronte Go is just a short 5 minute drive north. The area is also home to the prestigious Appleby College, offering some of the best private school education in the country.

Wedgewood Creek

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,337,356
Average Townhome | $759,357

River Oaks has long been a favourite for families, with it’s many parks, trails, school options, River Oaks Recreation Centre, and convenient location adding up to make it a perfect setting. Add to this it’s relative affordability and you have a fantastic neighbourhood to enjoy. Homes range from the mid $300,000’s for a newer condo in Oak Park to upwards of $2,000,000 for a ravine lot. The appeal to many is the mid-range homes however, with townhomes from around $650,000 and detached homes for $750,000-$2,000,000.

Westmount

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,233,748
Townhomes | $652,930

Westmount, along with Bronte Creek, West Oak Trails and Glen Abbey, makes up the highly desirable north west Oakville real estate market. Many newcomers to Oakville decide to live in Westmount due to it’s wide variety of housing types and prices, the diversity of having many different cultures in one neighbourhood, excellent schools, and extensive amenities.

It’s a very walkable neighbourhood and was planned with lifestyle in mind. You can get a townhome in Westmount for just under $400,000, a four bedroom detached home for around $650,000-$700,000 and a high-end 6 bedroom executive home for upwards of $1,500,000+.

West Oak Trails

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,262,394
Average Townhome | $612,630
Average Apartment | $343,370

 

West Oak Trails is one of the most popular areas of Oakville these days, with many new residents choosing this great north west Oakville location. Many school options, an abundance of parks, affordable options and close proximity to the brand new Oakville Hospital all add up to West Oak Trails being one of the most sought-after areas of Oakville.
With homes ranging from the low to mid $300,000’s for a townhouse and up to around $1,500,000 for a 6 bedroom detached home backing onto greenspace. The average home in West Oak Trails sells for around $675,000.

West Oakville

Price Range

Average Detached | $1,290,389

West Oakville, a neighbourhood built primarily in the 1960’s and 1970’s, offers residents a nice mix of value, convenience and lifestyle. With most homes being older than their north Oakville counterparts, buyers can find reasonable value in this area while also being close to the Bronte Go Train station, Hopedale Mall, and the charm of downtown Bronte.