Oshawa Homes for Sale
About Oshawa Real Estate:
Oshawa is the largest urban centre in Durham Region with a population of approximately 152,000. With access to Hwy 401 and close proximity to Toronto, the city provides access to both rural and city life.
Ranked 22nd overall (out of 190 cities) as one of “Canada’s Best Places To Live”, Oshawa offers something for everyone.
Oshawa features a full range of options for entertainment and boasts state-of-the-art recreation facilities including arenas, recreation complexes, athletic fields, beaches, trails, playgrounds and pools. Oshawa also features over 2,600 acres of parkland and almost 27 km of paved trails to explore.
The Oshawa Mall is undergoing an extensive $230-million renovation and will include 60 new stores. This with the revitalization of the downtown core will make Oshawa one of the more desirable places to live east of the city.
The city has an emerging arts and culture scene and is home to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Parkwood National Historic Site and Ontario Philharmonic symphony.
Oshawa’s scenic 30-acre Lake View Park includes a sandy beach, boardwalk, playgrounds, sports fields, numerous trails and natural areas, as well as the Oshawa Harbour area.
The Port of Oshawa facilities offer direct access to Hwy. 401 and in 2015 to Hwy. 407, as well as convenient access to the Oshawa Municipal Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport. In addition, the Port is also serviced by CN Rail.
Oshawa features a variety of homes to suit every style. There are mature neighbourhoods with traditional homes or you can choose a more modern home in a newer neighbourhood. Either way, there is a great deal of choice. The house prices in are typically some of the most affordable in Durham Region.
Oshawa is served by the Durham School Board and the Durham Catholic School Board. Oshawa is also home to three highly acclaimed post-secondary institutions: Durham College, Trent University and UOIT. In addition, Queen’s University School of Family Medicine has established a residency program at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.