Oakville is a picturesque town with architectural and cultural heritage that comes alive in the 19th century buildings of its downtown core, and in the streets of its diverse neighbourhoods. Oakville’s lifestyle, however, is thoroughly modern. As a part of the Greater Toronto Area, Oakville is home to 300 national and international corporate head offices. The region’s high quality of life is one of the reasons its population grew by over 10% between 2006 and 2011.
Situated just 30 minutes from downtown Toronto on Lake Ontario, Oakville is an affluent, thriving town that offers metropolitan-scale opportunity with the charms of small-town living. Oakville’s heart is its downtown area, which has a blend of historic and modern architecture, plenty of boutiques and bistros, and lively festivals year-round. A town that easily complements a balanced lifestyle, Oakville also boasts an abundance of parklands, trails, golf courses and colourful public gardens.
The exceptional quality of life available in Oakville, which is enhanced by natural beauty and diverse recreation options, is a key reason the town is home to nearly 300 international and national corporate head offices, including Ford Motor Company of Canada, Tim Hortons and Siemens Canada. Its highly skilled labour force, advanced training and education opportunities, proximity to downtown Toronto and major trade centres have helped it to grow a diverse and dynamic economy, including its advanced manufacturing, professional, science and life science, and digital media and animation sectors. The town is also a popular tourist destination, attracting over 1.4 million visitors annually.
Those who move to Oakville soon discover what residents and insiders already know — that its engaged and close-knit neighbourhoods, excellent schools, and abundance of recreational and lifestyle options make this one of the most desirable regions to live in the Greater Toronto Area.
Whether you’re looking for a condo in the heart of downtown or a historic luxury home in an enchanting neighbourhood, our Oakville real estate experts can help you discover the home perfect for your lifestyle.