Buttonville real estate guide & listings for sale
There is a good selection of green spaces in Buttonville. There are a few parks close by for residents to enjoy and they are very well-situated, making them easy to access. This neighbourhood is relatively quiet, as there are few people out and about on the streets; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are closer to the airport (YKZ), Highway 407 or Highway 404.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Buttonville. Nearby highways, such as Highway 407, are very easy to drive to from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, Buttonville is not an especially pleasant part of Markham for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Buttonville is not very amenable to biking since the bicycling network is quite bad, and bicycle riders encounter a significant amount of slopes. Travelling on foot is also not particularly practical for residents in this area as few common errands can be run without the use of a car.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing most dwellings in Buttonville, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This part of the city also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 15% are renters. Around 45% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1990s and the 2000s.
In this part of Markham, parents and their schoolchildren will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. However, it can be challenging to get to daycares on foot. Concerning eating, a supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Buttonville. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.