Mature and commuter friendly — condos for sale in Oakridge are an ideal choice for buyers who’ve left their late nights behind and are now looking for a peaceful neighbourhood to settle down.
Of course, settling down doesn’t mean sacrificing dining or shopping options — Danforth Avenue is home to a diverse selection of retail stores, many of which are locally owned. Residents also enjoy access to well known restaurants chains such as Swiss Chalet, unique eateries like Cafe D Taj, and great bakeries such as Pitha ghor and sweets.
Oakridge condos for sale are great for families — the neighbourhood is filled with green spaces and offers natural scenery along Massey Creek to the north. Dentonia Park Golf Course is on the western boundary and Prairie Drive Park has walking trails, playgrounds, and tennis courts. As well, there are a number of recreation centres like Gladiator PAINTBALL. And with schools in the public and Catholic boards, parents have some options for their children’s education.
Condos for sale in Oakridge can be found in a variety of different building types — traditional high-rise towers, modern mid-rises, and townhouses.
For buyers who are looking for investment, 757 Victoria Park Avenue Condos offers the best value in the neighbourhood, with spacious suites, extensive amenities, and a lower price per square foot than other buildings in the area; this property was completed in the 80s, so while units are spacious compared to modern condos, finishes could be dated.
Terraces On Danforth Condos is a nice alternative for those who want something move-in ready — built in 2014, this 7-storey condo comes with all the desirable finishes and extras you’d expect from a modern condo. Prices are a bit higher than other buildings in the neighbourhood, but still substantially less than downtown Toronto condos.
For families who are interested in Oakridge condos for sale, units at Balford Place offer a living experience similar to a house.
Oakridge is a pedestrian friendly neighbourhood, where most errands can be accomplished on foot. For residents who require public transit, there are several bus routes in the neighbourhood, and Victoria Park Station and Warden Station - Eastbound Platform are nearby for subway service.
Car owners can avoid most city traffic by heading west on St. Clair to O’Connor drive for the Don Valley Parkway.
The Locals: A diverse population of working age professionals, families, and empty nesters.
Code of Conduct: Telling friends and family that you live in Danforth Village.
What You’ll Find: Parklands as far as the eye can see.
What You Won’t Find: The strip malls that Scarborough is known for.
The Homes: Bungalows, world war II homes, and a sprinkling of condos and apartments.
Sealing the Deal: Easy access to Danforth Village at a lower price point.