Buttonville real estate guide & listings for sale
Buttonville offers a fairly good selection of green spaces to enjoy. Parks are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, making it easy to reach them from many locations within Buttonville. Finally, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this part of the city remains relatively quiet; however there can be more noise for those who are near the airport (YKZ), Highway 404 or Highway 407.
Driving is a great transportation option in Buttonville. It is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Highway 404, from any location in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to come across a parking spot. However, the public transit system in Buttonville is fairly poor. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. Buttonville is not particularly conducive to walking because few daily errands can be run on foot. Commuting by bicycle is also difficult in Buttonville as there are very few bike lanes, and there is a significant amount of hills.
In Buttonville, the majority of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. About 45% of homes in this part of Markham were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s and the 2000s.
It is easy to reach the nearest grocery store by walking from anywhere in Buttonville. Likewise, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in Buttonville. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. In contrast, there are only a limited number of daycares and thus they can be a long walk away.