Wander through the streets of Old Oakville to discover why it endures as one of Canada’s most treasured communities. Here, luxury waterfront mansions and new custom-built homes mingle with heritage properties and architecturally diverse houses on lots lush with mature trees. Trendy downtown lofts and condominiums add a new modernity to the elegant and old, and provide many choices for the affluent mix of families, seniors, and young working professionals who live here.
Living in the heart of downtown, Old Oakville residents are within easy walking distance to the many lakeside parks, quaint boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and other amenities on Lakeshore Road. Annual events such as the Oakville Jazz Festival, Midnight Madness, and various arts and craft shows draw visitors from all over the region. In the summer, the Oakville Harbour comes alive, and the Oakville Centre for Performing Arts keeps music and comedy lovers well entertained.
Points of interest
- Founded in the early-1800s, Old Oakville is the original settlement area of the town. The Ontario Heritage Act protects many of the area’s historic homes and buildings
- Located near the Oakville Centre for Performing Arts, Oakville Library Central Branch, the Oakville Harbour, and many top-ranked schools
- Easy QEW access from Trafalgar Road and Ford Drive, close to Oakville GO Station and Via Rail