Cornell real estate guide & listings for sale
Cornell is a fairly good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. This area is quiet, as the streets are generally quite calm. Finally, parks are very well-situated and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to discover, which results in them being easy to access from numerous locations in the neighbourhood.
This area is very car friendly. It is very convenient to access a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 407. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be difficult in Cornell due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, house owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Moving around by bicycle is convenient in this part of Markham since the cycling network is reasonably comprehensive. It is challenging for people walking to get around in Cornell as many daily needs are impractical to carry out without the use of a car.
In Cornell, about half of buildings are townhouses, while single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this part of Markham. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 15% are renters. This part of Markham experienced its largest construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available housing is from this era.
Primary schools are easy to access on foot from most homes for sale in Cornell. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and therefore they can be a long walk away. When it comes to food, house buyers in Cornell often have to rely on a vehicle to purchase groceries. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally easy to access on foot and provide some staple foods. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes is available as well.