Milliken Mills real estate guide & listings for sale
Milliken Mills is a good community to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. There are around 10 public green spaces nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to access from the majority of locations within this part of Markham. This community is also good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Highway 404, Highway 407 or one of the railway lines.
This area provides home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. Walking is quite practical for property owners in this part of the city; many common errands can be run on foot. However, getting around by bicycle is challenging in this part of Markham because the cycling infrastructure is rather poor, and the topography is not especially flat. Milliken Mills is transit friendly. More specifically, the community is linked by around 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Cars are also an excellent transportation option in this area. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 404, from any location in this part of Markham.
In Milliken Mills, roughly half of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the community and 20% are rented. Around one third of properties in this community were built in the 1980s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
House buyers in Milliken Mills will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, Milliken Mills is a good place in which to go out to eat, and residents benefit from about 30 cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good selection of clothing stores. Concerning education, in Milliken Mills, parents and their kids will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Families have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. However, daycares are not especially abundant and consequently tend to require a long walk to get to.