Living in the Town Center of Oakhurst
Oakhurst is a great place to live if you like small towns and the outdoors. It is located just thirty minutes to the south gate of Yosemite National Park and an hour and a half to the Valley Floor. There are a number of reasons why the Town center of Oakhurst is a great place to live. Here are a few a them:
- Real-Estate Prices
- Town Center Amenities
- Low Commute Times
- Great Weather
The median home price for a house in the Town Center of Oakhurst is $235,000. This is less expensive than 80.1 percent of California neighborhoods and 30.3 percent of all U.S. neighborhoods. It’s a good time to buy because homes have appreciated by 6.9 percent over the past year and they are expected to rise another 4.7 percent within the next year. The homes in the Town Center are primarily made up of medium sized, three to four bedroom homes or small, studio to two bedroom single family homes. Many of the homes are built between 1970 and 1999.
Although Oakhurst is small, living in the Town Center offers a number of amenities to enjoy. There are public libraries, a bowling alley, shopping centers, art galleries, and public parks. The Town Center is minutes away from Bass Lake where you can enjoy a day out on the water or on the beach. There are endless things to do in the Yosemite wilderness including hikes, rafting, and climbing.
Most people that live in Oakhurst work there too, or at least close by. The average commute time is 12 minutes, which is 13 minutes less that the national average of 25 minutes.
Oakhurst has a good range of weather. It gets very warm in the summer, but cools down enough at night to cool your home. In the winter, it can get cold enough to snow, but not enough that you have to shovel snow. With just a short drive up to the mountains, you can find enough snow for sledding.