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 feel. There are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in and they are very well-distributed, which makes them easy to reach from the majority of locations within this part of Markham. This neighbourhood remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few pedestrians, although there can be more noise for those who are closer to Highway 407, Highway 404 or one of the railway lines.
No matter the means of transportation, it is convenient to travel in Milliken Mills West. This part of the city will attract active people since it is well-suited for walking; most daily needs are convenient to carry out on foot. However, biking is challenging in Milliken Mills West as there are a good number of hills, and the cycling infrastructure is rather limited. Owing to about 10 nearby bus lines, the good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. The best approach to move around in Milliken Mills West is very often driving. It is very easy to park, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 404.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing around half of buildings in Milliken Mills West, while single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city has taken place after the year 2000. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters.
Families will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Parents have the option of public and private schools at both the primary and secondary school level. However, families may find it challenging for their children to access daycares as a pedestrian. As far as food is concerned, it is convenient to get to the closest grocery store by walking from any home in Milliken Mills West. In addition, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and a small variety of coffee shops can be found as well. House buyers benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.