Milliken real estate guide & listings for sale
Milliken is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This area is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines. Finally, this part of Toronto also features a good amount of greenery as many tree-lined streets are prominent. It is very easy to access green spaces from a lot of locations within the neighbourhood, since reaching the closest one is easy from the majority of properties and there are around 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to check out.
Milliken presents property owners with several alternative modes of transportation. The public transit network in this part of the city is quite convenient. There is the Milliken Station with access to the Stouffville Line. There are approximately 10 bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Milliken is also a fairly convenient part of Toronto for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. The bike is a good method of transportation in this neighbourhood as Milliken boasts a fairly good bicycling infrastructure.
Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. In this part of the city, most dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Most housing in this part of Toronto was built in the 1980s, during its most significant construction boom. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Families will value the proximity to primary schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Milliken. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly abundant and consequently may require a long walk to get to. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. With respect to eating, home buyers in this part of the city will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well. House buyers have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.