Old Markham Village real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Old Markham Village is exemplified by its calm environment. There are a few parks nearby for residents to enjoy, which makes them very easy to get to from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood. Most areas in this area are quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near the railway line.
Most homes for sale in this area are located in places that are reasonably conducive to walking; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, the bicycle is a rather limited method of transportation in Old Markham Village because travelling by bike is rendered arduous by the typically hilly topography, and the cycling infrastructure is not very extensive. Cars are a great means of transportation in this neighbourhood. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Old Markham Village is sometimes poor. Nevertheless, train stations, including the Markham Station with access to the Stouffville Line, are not very far from the majority of houses in the neighbourhood. Homeowners have access to around 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop.
About one third of properties in Old Markham Village were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this neighbourhood, many dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. About 70% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 30% are rented. This part of Markham also has a good choice of housing size options; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is frequently possible for home buyers in this part of the city to purchase groceries by walking. Additionally, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. When it comes to education, parents and their children will value the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in Old Markham Village.