Oshawa is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, almost 60 kilometres from Toronto and even closer to Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Clarington and Markham. General Motors Canada operates from Oshawa, making the city an important part of the automobile industry. Northern Dancer, one of the world’s most famous racehorses was also born in Oshawa at the 1,500-acre Windfields Farm. Residents of apartment for rent in Oshawa can enjoy numerous recreational, education, shopping and cultural activities. Apartments for rent in this area are popular because of Oshawa’s close proximity to Toronto, Haliburton and Kawartha. Parkwood Estate is the home of Col. R.S. McLaughlin, one of the founding members of General Motors Canada Ltd. It has become a national historic site with spectacular gardens that has become one of the most popular filming locations in Ontario. Apartment rentals in Oshawa enable you to visit the city’s four museums or enjoy picturesque Lakeview Park whenever you desire.