Milliken Mills West real estate guide & listings for sale
Milliken Mills West offers a reasonably good selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. There are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are very well-spread out, which results in them being easy to access from most locations in this area. Finally, this part of Markham remains relatively quiet, since there are few people out and about on the streets; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are near one of the railway lines, Highway 404 or Highway 407.
Milliken Mills West provides house buyers with the choice between a diversity of methods of transportation. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the reasonably good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many. This part of the city is also quite conducive to walking; many common errands can be run on foot. Travelling by bicycle is challenging in this part of Markham since the cycling infrastructure is fairly poor, and there are a good number of elevation changes.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of buildings in Milliken Mills West, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This area also has a good selection of housing size options; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and one quarter are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city has taken place after the year 2000.
In Milliken Mills West, families will typically be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, this part of Markham is served by private schools at both the primary and high school level. However, there are only a limited number of daycares and accordingly they can be a long walk away. As far as food is concerned, it is typically feasible for home buyers in Milliken Mills West to buy groceries by walking. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and property owners are served by approximately 20 cafes as well. A decent choice of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance.