Grandview real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Grandview. This part of Markham is quiet, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - however noise can be problematic around the railway line. Finally, there are a few parks close by for residents to relax in and they are especially well-distributed, making them easy to get to from most locations in the neighbourhood.
This area offers home buyers the choice between various means of transportation. Grandview benefits from a very good public transit infrastructure. For example, residents benefit from about 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also quite well-suited for those who travel by foot; many daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. Travelling by bicycle is challenging in this neighbourhood because the cycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and bike riders are faced with a significant amount of hills.
About 45% of properties in Grandview were built following the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about half of dwellings in this part of Markham, and the rest of the homes are mainly single detached homes. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between owners and renters. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from most homes for sale in Grandview. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and there are also a few coffee shops in this area. It is also easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, families will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Grandview, both primary and secondary schools are close by. However, parents and their children may consider it difficult to get to daycares as a pedestrian.