Rouge River Estates real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rouge River Estates is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are calm - although that is not the case closer to Highway 407. Finally, green spaces are easy to reach, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover and most properties have a park within walking distance.
The best way to move around in Rouge River Estates is usually a car. Nearby highways, such as Highway 407, are very easy to access from anywhere in this part of Markham, and it is convenient to come across a parking spot. However, travelling by public transit is difficult in Rouge River Estates. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Travelling on foot is not especially practical for home buyers in this area as few common errands can be run on foot. The bicycle is a rather poor means of transportation in Rouge River Estates because the topography is not particularly flat, and there are few bike lanes.
Rouge River Estates experienced its biggest construction boom between 1990 and 2000, so most of the available properties are from this era. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the dwellings in Rouge River Estates while the remainder are rented. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from anywhere in Rouge River Estates. Concerning education, primary schools are easy to walk to from anywhere in this part of the city. In contrast, there are no high schools in Rouge River Estates.