Aileen-Willowbrook real estate guide & listings for sale
Aileen-Willowbrook is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of Markham is quiet overall, as the streets are generally reasonably calm - although that is not the case around the railway line or Highway 407. Finally, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in and they are especially well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to access from most locations within the neighbourhood.
The best way to get around in this neighbourhood is usually driving. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 407, are reasonably easy to drive to from anywhere in Aileen-Willowbrook. On the other hand, the public transit service in this neighbourhood is not especially frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Travelling on foot is not especially feasible for house buyers in this part of the city since meeting daily needs is sometimes difficult by walking. Biking is also difficult in this neighbourhood as this area has a rather limited bicycling infrastructure, and there are quite a few slopes.
In Aileen-Willowbrook, about 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 85% of the units in Aileen-Willowbrook while the remainder are rented. About half of homes in this part of the city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s.
A fraction of house buyers in this neighbourhood may be able to do their groceries on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a limited number of choices for those who appreciate close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, families will welcome the proximity to schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in this part of the city. At the secondary level, both public and private schools can be found.