Greensborough real estate guide & listings for sale
Greensborough offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Markham is very quiet, as the streets are usually very tranquil. Lastly, there are about 10 parks close by for residents to check out and they are very well-spread out, which makes them easy to reach from most locations in the neighbourhood.
Greensborough is a fairly convenient part of Markham for getting around by car. Finding a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, travelling by transit can be difficult in this part of Markham due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by the Mount Joy Station on the Stouffville Line. Homeowners have access to approximately 10 bus lines, and it is straightforward to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. Walking is not very convenient for house buyers in Greensborough because running common errands is impractical on foot. Travelling by bicycle is also occasionally challenging in this area since riding is rendered arduous by the typically steep area. Thankfully, Greensborough boasts a reasonably good cycling infrastructure.
Roughly 95% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 60% of dwellings in this area, and the remaining properties are mainly townhouses. This part of the city experienced its biggest construction boom after the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
In all but a few cases, a car is needed in this part of Markham to reach the nearest supermarket. Nonetheless, pharmacies are generally convenient to get to on foot and sell some basic food items. There are also a few opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. With regards to education, families will value that no matter where their home is situated in Greensborough, primary schools and daycares are close by. In contrast, parents may consider it challenging for their children to reach high schools as a pedestrian.