Markville real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Markville is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of Markham is reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is easy to get to green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit.
The best method to move around in this part of the city is usually driving. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and most houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, Markville is not especially transit friendly. Nonetheless, commuters can count on the Centennial Station with access to the Stouffville Line. There are around 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. Markville is not particularly conducive to walking because few daily errands can be run on foot. It is also occasionally challenging to commute by bike in Markville as there are a fair number of elevation changes for cyclists to brave, and the cycling infrastructure is not especially well-developed.
Markville experienced its main construction boom in the 1980s, so most of the available properties are from this era. The predominant housing types in this area are single detached homes and townhouses. Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 5% are renters. This part of Markham offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
House buyers in this part of Markham often need a car to reach the closest supermarket. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and thus some staple foods is typically easy. A restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will welcome that wherever their house is located in Markville, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. In contrast, daycares are not especially abundant and accordingly tend to require a rather long walk to get to.