Your dream home might not necessarily be within the Winnipeg City limits. For those hunters who are interested in calling Rural Winnipeg home, Oak Bluff is the perfect spot to put down roots. If you are ready to really embrace the beauty of the prairies, consider Oak Bluff for large lots, tons of green space, bike and hiking trails and scenic lakes.
For those Winnipeggers who are looking for a bit of rural charm but with access to nearby amenities, looking just outside the city provides both. The Oak Bluff community is the perfect blend of accessibility and rural atmosphere. The first homes in Oak Bluff were constructed in the 1980’s/1990’s but has since been updated with the newly constructed Oak Bluff West. Living in Oak Bluff means stepping back in time to a small town atmosphere without having to sacrifice the arts, culture, nightlife and industry that a city has to offer.
This community features unattached homes almost exclusively, often boasting larger lot sizes and a high rate of square footage. If you are looking to create your ideal outdoor space or even add a swimming pool, larger pieces of land are the best option to stretch creative muscles.
A rural space is the ideal option when you are in the market for multi-generational housing or for those looking for additional space for creative projects, studios or housing inventory/equipment.
One of the major advantages to calling this community home is the easy access to Kenaston and McGillvray areas. The Perimeter Highway provides access to a bustling city centre with tons of amenities ranging from restaurants, retail and services. All it takes is a 15 minute drive to access top eateries in the city, as well as breweries, nightlife, theatres and nature parks.
While Oak Bluff real estate comes with a higher price tag than other areas that are centrally located in Winnipeg, it comes with charm, size, and higher square footage. As is common with rural communities in Manitoba the crime rate in Oak Bluff is lower than the average of most Winnipeg areas, as well as 16% lower than other major rural centres like Brandon.
Instead of spending your leisure time browsing sites for the newest listings in the Oak Bluff area, consult with an experienced realtor that covers Winnipeg and its surrounding areas. Members of the CREA have access to MLS multiple listing services as well as other industry resources that allow them access to listings that have not hit the market, are scheduled for a price decrease and can use these to help negotiate on your behalf.
Speak to Dino Stepic today for a consultation about why Oak Bluff is the right community for you. An initial consultation can help to determine your desired square footage, number of bedrooms and layouts, as well as your budget. This can mean browsing a wide range of pre-built homes or building your ideal house from the ground up on one of many available lots.
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