Neighbourhoods of London: Oakridge

The Ultimate Guide to Living in Oakridge (2020)Welcome to Oakridge! One of London, Ontario’s most attractive, comfortable, and family-centered neighbourhoods. Located in Northwest London, Oakridge is only fifteen minutes away from the city centre, and immersed in breathtaking natural scenery. It currently has a population of 16,670 people.

Oakridge is an incredible neighbourhood to live in. With so many amenities located within it’s border, residents are left wanting for nothing. The heart of the neighbourhood is at the intersection of Hyde Park Road and Oxford Street West. Here, you’ll find essential shopping, like grocery stores, pet stores, banks, gas stations, pharmacies, health food stores, gyms, the beer store, and tons of great places to eat. For more shopping, you can head over to Wonderland Road North and Oxford Street West for more incredible dining and shopping. You’ll also find tons of excellent entertainment options, like Fleetway, Thames Valley Golf Club, Riverbend Golf Club, Storybook Gardens, and the London Hunt and Country Club.

The residential parts of Oakridge are divided into two main areas. South of Oxford is characterised by 1950s and 1960s era single family homes built on wide lots. North of Oxford was developed more recently, with homes built in the 1970s and 1980s. There is something for buyers of varying lifestyles and budgets in the broad Oakridge area. 

There are a number of amazing parks in and around Oakridge. The largest and most central is Oakridge Optimist, with an outdoor pool, spray pad, baseball diamond, tennis courts, and play structures. The Sifton Bogs and Hyde Park Woods have beautiful views and fantastic walking paths. Oak Park, St. Anthony’s Park and Hazelden Park offer tons of great options for greenspace and family fun. The Thames River is close by and offers biking and walking trails that go all throughout London.

Oakridge combines the privacy of a suburban neighbourhood with the convenience of big city amenities. With the wide variety of homes that Oakridge has to offer, there is sure to be something to fit everyone’s style and personal needs.

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