Legacy real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Legacy is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to relax in and they are very well-located, which makes it easy to access them. This area is also reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around Highway 407.
Driving is usually the best way to move around in Legacy. Most houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 407, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, public transit users may find limited options in Legacy due to the low service level. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is impractical for people walking to get around in Legacy as carrying out daily needs is inconvenient on foot. Legacy is also not very cycling-friendly as the bicycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and there is a significant amount of hills.
A majority of the housing growth in Legacy took place between 1990 and 2000. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy nearly all of the properties in Legacy and the rest are rented. This neighbourhood is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
In Legacy, families will generally be able to access primary schools by walking. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of Markham. As far as food is concerned, in the majority of cases, a vehicle is required in Legacy to access the nearest supermarket. Nonetheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and consequently some basic food items is typically easy.