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Old Oakville Neighbourhood

Appeals to those wanting the lifestyle and atmosphere of an historical lakeside downtown district.

The Vibe

Old Oakville is much more than the boutiques and restaurants of Lakeshore Road and its commerce filled downtown streets. Originally settled in the early 1800’s, the area is rich in historical points of interest, museums, cultural facilities and waterfront parks.

Old Oakville is a highly desirable affluent neighbourhood of working professionals, families and retirees.

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What's the Old Oakville Neighbourhood all About

Old Oakville is a mixture of luxury renovated and custom infill homes, heritage properties, and trendy urban condominiums and townhomes. Beneath the towering trees of residential streets south of Lakeshore, there is a fascinating mix of architecture and landscaping. Heritage plaques denoting the homes of shipbuilders, architects, merchants and tradesmen help to tell the story of Oakville’s beginnings. Town founder, William Chisholm, purchased land at the mouth of Sixteen Mile Creek and developed the harbour and surrounding town. The Heritage Conservation District showcases the era’s financial wealth in stately 19th century architectural styles in concert with the modest cottages of general labourers. North of Lakeshore, traditional homes of every size and description (some with Heritage Property designation) are prized for their irresistible character and charm. Common to homes of a certain vintage, many have undergone extensive renovations and updates to contemporary standards.

Lakeside Park is ideal for strolling, relaxing and watching sail boats coming into the harbour. It is the home of The Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate, the former residence of the Chisholm family, site of the Olde Post Office and a cottage currently occupied by the Oakville Historical Society. On Remembrance Day, Oakville honours and recognizes its own; those who were lost in two world wars and other military conflicts, in a moving ceremony that takes place at The Veteran’s Wall memorials in George’s Square.

Towne Square, always buzzing with activity, is a great place to enjoy a coffee and watch the shoppers. Experience the summertime patios, quaint boutiques, Sidewalk Days, The Jazz Festival and Midnight Madness. The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is a cultural focal point and the place to head for concerts, comedy and theatre. Attracted by the ambiance, Hollywood has filmed in Old Oakville’s picturesque downtown streets and residences.

From a merchant’s cottage to luxurious condo living, residents can walk to festivals, annual events and a wide range of dining choices. Meander the commercial streets and visit the shops, or drop into a bakery for fresh bread and rolls. Old Oakville appeals to those wanting the lifestyle and atmosphere of an historical lakeside downtown district.

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Local Attractions

Old Oakville is home to a number of sporting and social clubs suited to a variety of interests and activities.

The newly completed and accessible Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre, located on the site of the old hospital grounds has a long list of amenities. A fitness centre, group fitness studio, gymnasium, indoor walking track, two pools, and galleria art display. The surrounding parkland features a play structure, green space, and a splash pad with LED night time lighting.

  • Boutiques & Restaurants
  • Central Library
  • Festivals & Events
  • Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre
  • Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Oakville Harbour
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