Located in the Southeast Oakville region, this neighbourhood is one of the most desirable communities on the market, which isn’t a surprise given the gorgeous homes and lot sizes that are available. Residents of Ford praise their neighbourhood thanks to the quiet and friendly streets, larger and higher end home options, and the accessibility that the location provides. With major highways, such as the QEW, and Clarkson Go Station nearby, residents are easily able to quickly access the downtown Toronto core, or visit neighbouring cities such as Hamilton. Gorgeous parks, Maple Grove Shopping Centre, schools and local shops are also all within close distance, making everything easily accessible to the friendly people who reside here.
What to Love
This neighbourhood is great for commuters given that major highways and the Clarkson GO Transit are all within close proximity. Many families also reside in the Ford neighbourhood, as it is home to some of the best schools include the top rated, Oakville Trafalgar High School. Plus, many trails and lakefront views, including the Oakville Waterfront Trail, are only minutes away, which serve for the perfect family outing on gorgeous Summer or Fall days.
The Ford community includes some of the best schools known in Oakville. With both public and Catholic school offerings, below is a list of the elementary and secondary schools that are found within the area.
St. Vincent Elementary (JK to Grade 8)
New Central Elementary (JK to Grade 6)
Maple Grove Elementary (JK to Grade 8)
E.J. James Elementary (Grades 1 -8, inclusive of French Immersion)
St. Joseph Elementary (Grades 5 -8, inclusive of French Immersion)
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary (Grades 9 – 12, inclusive of French Immersion)
Oakville Trafalgar High School (Grades 9 – 12, inclusive of French Immersion)