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Ford

The neighbourhood of Ford is part of the town of Oakville, Ontario, which is located in the Greater Toronto metropolitan area.

Housing

The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Ford is an important part of its character. The homes in this area are quite new, since around 45% of its dwellings were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 90% of the dwellings in Ford and the remainder are rented.

Transportation

Driving is very often the favoured method to navigate Ford. It is very convenient to access a parking spot. On the other hand, Ford is not an especially pleasant part of Oakville for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. The bike is a rather limited mode of transportation in Ford as there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of hills. It is also challenging for pedestrians to navigate this area because very few common errands can be run on foot.

Services

A portion of home buyers in Ford may have the option to do groceries by walking, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, primary schools are easy to walk to from anywhere in this part of Oakville. In contrast, there are no high schools in Ford.

Character

Ford offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the town is very quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, like Aspen Forest Park and Joshua Valley Park - 1, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to get to from a large number of locations in Ford.

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