Markland Wood real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy Markland Wood. This area is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 427. Lastly, there is a good amount of greenery in this part of Toronto; there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit, such as Fleetwood Park and Bloordale Park North, making them very easy to get to. Moreover, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
Markland Wood offers homeowners several alternative modes of transportation. The public transit service in this part of the city is good as a consequence of a few nearby bus lines. Physically active house buyers will also enjoy the walk-friendly character of Markland Wood; most daily needs are easy to carry out on foot. The bicycle is a somewhat poor method of transportation in Markland Wood since the bicycling network is sometimes poor, and there is a considerable amount of slopes. Nevertheless, riding a bike is better in some areas than others.
In Markland Wood, around 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining homes are mainly single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Toronto occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and one quarter are renters.
It is easy to reach the nearest supermarket on foot in Markland Wood. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and a limited variety of cafes is available as well. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their home is situated in Markland Wood, daycares and schools are close by.