Markville real estate guide & listings for sale
Markville offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to access parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.
The best method of transportation in this part of the city is very often driving. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Markville is not particularly convenient. Nonetheless, there is the Centennial Station on the Stouffville Line. There are around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. Bicycling is at times difficult in Markville as the bicycling infrastructure is sometimes poor, and there are a good number of slopes to challenge cyclists. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are also not especially suitable for those who travel by foot as few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Markville. This neighbourhood experienced its main building boom in the 1980s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This part of Markham is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 5% are renters.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in Markville. On the other hand, daycares are not very abundant and thus not always within walking distance. With regards to eating, a vehicle is commonly needed in Markville to reach the closest grocery store. Nonetheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some staple foods is usually easy. A restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and house buyers benefit from a few cafes as well.