Rouge River Estates real estate guide & listings for sale
Rouge River Estates offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. There are a few parks close by for residents to visit, making it easy to access them. The noise levels in this part of Markham are also low, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Highway 407.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this neighbourhood. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in Rouge River Estates, and accessing a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be challenging in this part of the city due to the low service level. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and it is straightforward to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. This neighbourhood is not particularly convenient for walking as carrying out daily needs is occasionally difficult on foot. It is also challenging to commute by bicycle in Rouge River Estates since there are few bike lanes, and the topography is not especially flat.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the overwhelming majority of dwellings in Rouge River Estates, while duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the dwellings in Rouge River Estates whereas the rest are rented. This part of Markham experienced its biggest construction boom between 1990 and 2000, so most of the available housing is from this era.
The closest grocery store in this area is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Regarding education, in this part of the city, families will usually be able to reach primary schools by walking. In contrast, there are no high schools in Rouge River Estates.