Middlefield real estate guide & listings for sale
Middlefield offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out, which makes them easy to access. This area is also reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets tend to be reasonably calm - however noise can be bothersome around Highway 407 or the railway line.
This neighbourhood is convenient for those who travel by foot, although common errands are sometimes difficult to run without having to resort to a vehicle. However, the bicycle is a rather limited mode of transportation in Middlefield because there are a good number of elevation changes to challenge cyclists, and the cycling network is not very well-developed. Travelling by car is very convenient in this area. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 407, from any home in Middlefield, and it is easy to park. However, the public transit network in this neighbourhood is not especially practical. Thankfully, there are around 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 60% of buildings in Middlefield, while the remainder are mainly duplexes. This part of the city also has quite a good variety of housing size options - there is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the properties in Middlefield whereas renters occupy the remainder. Around 40% of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 2000s.
The closest grocery store in Middlefield is usually only a rather short walk away. Likewise, Middlefield is a good place in which to eat out, and there are also a few cafes in this part of Markham. A decent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. With respect to education, parents and their kids will welcome that no matter where their home is situated in Middlefield, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. However, there are only a limited number of daycares and therefore they can be an extended walk away.