Markland Wood real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Markland Wood. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - however noise can be bothersome close to Highway 427. Finally, this area also features a fair amount of greenery as there are many tree-lined streets. There are a few parks nearby for residents to visit, like Bloordale Park North and Fleetwood Park, making them very easy to reach.
This neighbourhood will attract homeowners that appreciate a variety of modes of transportation. The reasonably good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people. For instance, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically very close. Markland Wood is also a fairly convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; running common errands is easy. Cycling is at times challenging in this area because there are a limited number of bike lanes, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes. Nonetheless, certain bike-friendly areas can be found.
Most of the houses available in the housing market in Markland Wood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place. In this part of the city, about 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly single detached homes. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A grocery store is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from most homes for sale in this area. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and there are also a few coffee shops in this part of the city. Home buyers can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. With respect to education, in this area, families will typically be able to access daycares and schools by walking.