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Glenorchy

The neighbourhood of Glenorchy can be found in the town of Oakville, Ontario, which is situated in the Greater Toronto metropolitan area.

Housing

The predominant housing types in Glenorchy are single detached homes and row houses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has happened following the year 2000. Notably, this area is good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and renters occupy the remainder.

Transportation

Driving is a great means of transportation in this neighbourhood. Many real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 407, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is rather poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are close to a bus stop. Walking is not very feasible for house buyers in Glenorchy since carrying out daily needs is challenging. Cycling is also difficult in Glenorchy as the bicycling infrastructure is quite poor, and the terrain is not particularly flat.

Services

In Glenorchy, families will often be able to reach primary schools on foot. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this part of Oakville. With regards to food, a portion of property owners in Glenorchy may be able to travel to the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. A limited number of restaurants can be found in Glenorchy as well.

Character

Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Glenorchy. It is easy to get to parks from numerous locations within the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in and a lot of houses for sale have a park relatively close by. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite loud, especially closer to Highway 407.

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