Oakville is the perfect place to raise a family, with countless family and child-focused community activities throughout the year in their many parks and recreation spaces. Children’s Festivals, Camps, and Special events run each year, focusing on diversity, inclusion, accessibility and support. Parents will note that there are a number of great schools in the area, from Pristine Montessori, to St. Mary Catholic, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Elementary, and Captain R. Wilson Public School, and of course, Palermo Public School which is just across the street.
Oakville is also known for it’s many parks and conservation areas. Lion’s Valley Park in particular, has become a destination in itself for it’s lovely greenery, hiking rails, rolling hills and creekside nature. Just south of NUVO is Bronte Creek Provincial Park. This park is a major camping, nature and hiking destination, right in the heart of Oakville. Bronte Creek takes advantage of the naturally occurring ravine system that is found throughout the GTA, and offers family camping, a children’s farm with live animals, tobogganing and cross-country skiing in the winter, and beautiful hikes through the Bronte Creek Ravine.
Easy access to transportation makes Oakville a perfect place for Toronto commuters – heading into the city for the day, and getting back home in time for dinner is a reality thanks to the GO Train with stations right nearby, and Oakville provides that perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto.
The neighbourhood is largely residential, with plenty of services and shops nearby including Shoppers Drug Mart, Winners, Homesense, Marshalls, Toys R Us, and many more. Oakville also has malls like Oakville Place, which is only 10 minutes away, with retailers like H&M, The Bay, and Sephora, as well as grocery, and home improvement and decor retailers.
NUVO is also very close to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, which is only a 6 minute drive.
Further, NUVO is only ten minutes away from the famous Sheridan College. Sheridan College is one of the largest, most well-known post-secondary institutions in the region, making NUVO a perfect place to live for students of all walks of life.
Oakville is the community outside Toronto that has it all! Perfect as a dormitory community for Toronto professionals, or as a community unto itself for those looking to live in the GTA without all the hassle.