Within a short distance of Toronto, with all its metropolis hustle and bustle, and the rest of the Greater Toronto Area, Oakville seems a world away from the noise of the city. From its beautiful views across Lake Ontario, the town is peaceful, tranquil and charming, growing from a small settlement to one of the most desired places to live in all of Canada. And just a quick stroll around the town can make it very easy to see why. Low crime rates, fantastic restaurants and shops, great school links and all whilst being within easy distance of Toronto by road or convenient public transportation. Add this to the wonderful neighbourhoods of the town, holding elegant modern architecture alongside traditional designed houses, and Oakville’s draw for not just urbanites, but people of all walks of life, becomes clear.
At the heart of the town lies Downtown Oakville and Old Oakville, where the town’s history stands alongside the modern day, perfectly complemented by the other. Old Oakville holds a timeless appeal, often feeling like it is straight out of a storybook with its wonderful charm and aesthetic. Classic architecture from across the centuries can be found on each and every street, all while only being a few minutes from the majestic sight of Lake Ontario. Houses built for local shipyard workers in the mid 19th century, Victorian era styled renovations and Ontario cottage style properties all can be found in Old Oakville and each holds a unique and intriguing story, a slice of history preserved in the wonderful architecture.
A stroll down one of the leafy and tranquil streets will lead you to Downtown Oakville, a center of activity, wonderful restaurants and amazing shops. Like the many luxurious houses in the town, Oakville has the same fantastic quality in its stores and amenities, with Downtown Oakville being the jewel in this crown. It makes it a fantastic place to live, being close to everything you could need, right next to the heartbeat of Oakville and all the entertainment and cultures that comes with it. From the freshly refurbished Lakeshore Road, to the beautiful old Allan Street and Trafalgar Road, the downtown area has plenty to offer.
Charm and character with a modern flair
A wonderful renovated property on Allan Street, this roomy house comes complete with a two-storey coach house, all originally designed by John Willmott with an open concept floor plan, allowing it to easily be suitable for family living or entertaining guests. With its large windows and doors, it maximizes its use of natural light, giving the house a bright, warm vibrancy. Complete with luxurious kitchen, including great counterspace, and stunning principal bedroom with a five-piece ensuite, this property holds not just a picturesque appeal, but a truly fantastic and unique home.
To add to this, the house has room for six cars and a Coach House that features a double garage as well as a studio and loft, complete with additional storage, heated floors and plenty of room to set up a gym, additional guest room, office, games room or maybe all combined! It presents the perfect addition to an already incredible property, giving you the additional room to use as you please.
But what truly makes this property special is its fantastic location. Stepping off from the covered porch and down the wooden steps, you find yourself in a great position for almost everything the town of Oakville has to offer. Just a short walk to the main shops and restaurants of the town, with all the amenities and luxuries you wish to get all within distance. A little further and you find yourself right on the shores of Lake Ontario and all the breath-taking views that accompany it. Situated right in a great school district, and near recreational pursuits, this property is located in just the right place. Add in the GO Train and the highway being only a short distance away and easy commuting, by public transport or car, is all possible.
Downtown and Old Oakville hold many superb properties, each holding wonderful and immaculate designs, from charming classical exterior to modern interiors fit with all the modern conveniences you could need, whilst being in a great location. Such a great combination is rare to find and it’s what helps make these properties so special.