German Mills real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of German Mills is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. There are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, making it easy to access them. This part of the city is also reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome around the railway line or Highway 404.
Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in German Mills is reasonably good. On the other hand, German Mills is not very bicycling-friendly since there is a significant amount of slopes, and there are very few bike lanes. Walking is not especially convenient for house buyers in this area since most daily needs are sometimes challenging to carry out on foot. However, the favoured way to move around in German Mills is usually a car. The majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 404, and it is especially convenient to park.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around two thirds of buildings in German Mills, and the remainder are mainly townhouses. Most housing in this neighbourhood was built between 1960 and 1980, during its most significant construction boom. This part of Markham offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
Parents and their kids will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in this area, schools and daycares are nearby. Concerning food, it is typically feasible for house buyers in German Mills to do groceries on foot. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited variety of coffee shops is available as well.