Get your hands on some of the most desirable homes in Staten Island by purchasing in Oakwood, a community where homes are going faster than most others. The area is known for its country feel and has winding roads without many sidewalks. The large colonial and Victorian real estate is absolutely charming and lends a historic appeal to the area that draws many people in. If you're looking for ap lace to live that isn't very modern and has a much more old-timey feel to it then Oakwood is a solid bet. The local community is fighting to avoid urbanization and so far is doing an excellent job maintaining that quaint feel that brings so many in. A realty expert is almost required to help find one of the limited homes available in this top community.