Old Oakville is bounded by 16 Mile Creek to the west, the QEW highway to the north, Chartwell Rd. to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south.
The central library, centennial pool, the Oakville Centre for the performing arts, and one of the town's main art galleries are located in Old Oakville. In the summer, the Oakville Harbour is a hub of activity, mooring many sail and powerboats. Several of the private clubs: Oakville Club, Oakville Power Boat Club, and the Burloak Canoe Club all find there homes on the Old Oakville banks of the 16 Mile Creek.
Old Oakville consists of heavily treed streets, with many historic homes, parks and churches. To many, Old Oakville embodies the very spirit of Oakville and is a favorite destination in every season.
Old Oakville is the original settlement area of the town and is home to the historic shopping district including cafes, restaurants, boutiques and spas you don't want to miss!
The Old Oakville real estate market is mature and affluent. The community is mixed in age with children attending nearby schools, while many seniors enjoy the convenience of walking to local services and amenities. This area has a large variety of homes ranging from multi-million dollar mansions on the lake, historic homes, custom homes, and cottages, as well as luxury town-homes, and condominiums.