Oshawa Ontario Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Oshawa Ontario
Oshawa Ontario is home to about 160,000 residents located on the shores of Lake Ontario about 60 km east of downtown Toronto. It considered the eastern anchor of the greater Toronto area and Golden Horseshoe. It's one of the largest municipalities in the Regional Municipality of Durham. The name comes from the Ojibwa term aaz haway meaning "the crossing place" or "across". It was originally founded in 1876. Read on below the listings to learn more about Oshawa Ontario.
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Relocating to Oshawa Ontario
Oshawa Ontario was once recognized as the "automotive capital of Canada" and today is a vibrant educational and health sciences hub. The city is home to three post-secondary institutions including Durham College, Trent University Durham, and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Oshawa's downtown area is known for its urban growth and its "places to grow initiative". More than 5000 people work down town Oshawa and more than 2400 students study in the downtown core. This downtown area is a centre for entertainment and sporting events, home to the Regional Theater and Tribute Communities Centre. You'll find over 50 restaurants and cafés, vibrant culture, galleries, and museums, and the Regional Innovation Centre, which offers startup facilities for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
With all of this entrepreneurial ship and automotive industrialization, some of the most fun things to do in Oshawa is look at cars. Especially Canadian-made ones. The Canadian Automotive Museum has cars dating back to 1902 with two levels of vehicles and automotive equipment. Other museums include the Ontario Regiment Museum, which is a great place to explore if you want to learn more about the Canadian Forces.
Take a bike ride or long walk along the Waterfront Trail, which stretches from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Brockville passing along Oshawa. In addition, there are lots of parks, conservation areas, and campgrounds with picnic facilities. The Oshawa Valley Botanical Garden is a great place to get lost among the blooms. Summer is some of the best times to visit and the garden is open year-round. Hiking through wildlife preserves at the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve features 11 trails to choose from and three entry points. You'll find local wildlife and nature. And if you want even more wildlife, visit the Oshawa Zoo and Fund Farm home to over 45 animal species.
Oshawa Ontario Schools
Oshawa is part of the Durham District School Board covering 28 elementary schools and six secondary schools. The Catholic district has its headquarters in Oshawa featuring 11 Catholic elementary schools and to secondary schools. Oshawa is home to 22,000 full-time students at three post-secondary institutions previously mentioned.
Oshawa Ontario Real Estate
There's a wide range of home styles to choose from including downtown condominiums and waterfront estates to lavish single-family homes and mansions. However, Oshawa is relatively more affordable the neighbouring towns with an average home price of $799,000. You'll find properties starting around $300,000 up to over $2 million. For more information on homes for sale in Oshawa Ontario, browse active listings above or contact your Oshawa Ontario real estate agent below at any time.