Old Markham Village real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Old Markham Village is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of the city is quiet, as the streets are usually tranquil - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to the railway line. Lastly, green spaces are very easy to get to, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in and reaching the closest park is easy from most homes.
Old Markham Village is quite conducive to walking; running common errands is easy on foot. In contrast, this neighbourhood is not very suited for cycling since the cycling network is fairly poor, and bicycle riders are faced with quite a few hills. Old Markham Village is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, it is easy to reach a nearby train station, including the Markham Station with access to the Stouffville Line, from most residences in the neighbourhood. There are about 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and the nearest bus stop is typically just around the corner. However, driving is an excellent transportation option in Old Markham Village. Many homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, and it is very easy to access a place to park.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the majority of buildings in Old Markham Village, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the units in Old Markham Village whereas the rest are rented. Around one third of homes in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is frequently an option for property owners in Old Markham Village to purchase groceries by walking. Additionally, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. A decent choice of clothing stores is also available within a reasonably short walking distance, for instance on Markham Main Street. As far as education is concerned, daycares and schools are straightforward to get to on foot from most houses for sale in Old Markham Village.