Cathedraltown real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Cathedraltown is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to reach them from numerous locations in the neighbourhood. This part of Markham is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Highway 404.
Driving is usually the favoured way to get around in Cathedraltown. It is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Highway 404, from any location in this part of the city, and parking is quite easy. However, the public transit system in Cathedraltown is rather poor. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Many of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are not very suitable for those who travel by foot as very few daily needs can be carried out by walking. Bicycling is also difficult in Cathedraltown since there are a fair number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists, and there are few bike lanes.
Most homes in Cathedraltown were built following the year 2000, during its most significant construction boom. The predominant housing types in this part of the city are single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy around 90% of the units in Cathedraltown and 10% are rented. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood.
Home buyers in Cathedraltown usually have to rely on a vehicle to purchase their groceries. Nonetheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and therefore some basic food items is generally easy. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. Concerning education, families will value the proximity to daycares and primary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Cathedraltown. In contrast, Cathedraltown does not have any high schools.