Box Grove real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Box Grove is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Most areas in this part of Markham are quiet, as the streets are usually quite peaceful - however noise can be problematic around Highway 407 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to relax in, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations within Box Grove.
The car is very often the favoured means of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is very easy to find a place to park, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in Box Grove. However, the public transit network in this part of Markham is not very convenient. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. Walking is not very feasible for residents in Box Grove as carrying out daily needs is inconvenient. The bicycle is a rather poor method of transportation in Box Grove because the cycling network is not very well-developed, and the topography is not particularly flat.
Homeowners occupy roughly 90% of the properties in Box Grove and 10% are rented. In this part of Markham, around 80% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has taken place after the year 2000. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Box Grove will live within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. Residents are served by around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well. When it comes to education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in Box Grove. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this part of the city.