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Glen Abbey

Part of the Greater Toronto Area metropolitan area, Glen Abbey is a neighbourhood within Oakville, Ontario.


Driving is very often the best way to move around in Glen Abbey. Parking is generally easy, and nearby highways, such as Queen Elizabeth Way, are quite easy to reach from any home in this neighbourhood. In contrast, the public transit network in Glen Abbey is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and it is especially convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. Commuting by bicycle is challenging in Glen Abbey because the cycling infrastructure is rather limited, and there are a good number of slopes. This area is also not especially well-suited for walking because few daily needs can be carried out on foot.


Primary schools and daycares are convenient to get to on foot from anywhere in Glen Abbey. In contrast, high schools are not especially numerous and therefore not always within walking distance. Concerning food, a portion of property owners in Glen Abbey may be able to reach the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. A limited selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.


Glen Abbey is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. The noise levels in this area are low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, there are about 30 parks nearby for residents to check out, including Morrison-Wedgewood Channel West - 2 and Taplow Creek Trail - 2, which makes them very easy to access from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood.


In Glen Abbey, many dwellings are single detached homes, but large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of Oakville is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 80% of the dwellings in Glen Abbey and the rest are rented. This neighbourhood experienced its largest building boom in the 1980s, so most of the available homes are from this era.