Milton real estate guide & listings for sale
Milton is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to Highway 401, Highway 403 or one of the railway lines. Green spaces are spread out sporadically, resulting in them being sometimes challenging to reach from a lot of locations within the town. Still, there are over 50 parks close by for residents to explore.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in Milton. Parking is generally easy. In contrast, this part of the Greater Toronto metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there is the Milton Station with access to the Milton Line. There are a few bus lines. It is very difficult for people walking to move around in this town since running common errands is very impractical. Milton is also not very conducive to bicycling because the cycling network is rather limited, and the terrain is not particularly flat.
A majority of the housing growth in Milton has happened following the year 2000. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 60% of buildings in this town, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in Milton and 15% are rented. This town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Parents may find it challenging for their schoolchildren to reach high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. In addition, there are only a very small number of daycares and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. When it comes to food, some residents in Milton may have the option to do groceries by walking in one of around 40 stores, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.