Sherwood-Amberglen real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Sherwood-Amberglen. Parks are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, which makes them easy to reach. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful - however some areas can be quite loud, especially closer to Highway 407.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Sherwood-Amberglen. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 407. On the other hand, public transit users may find limited options in Sherwood-Amberglen by reason of the low service level. Nevertheless, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. Sherwood-Amberglen is not very amenable to bicycling since this neighbourhood has a rather poor cycling infrastructure, and bicycling is made strenuous by the typically hilly topography. Walking is also not very feasible for property owners in this part of Markham since few common errands can be run without needing to use a car.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Sherwood-Amberglen is an important part of its character. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood happened in the 1960s and 1970s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of the city. Homeowners occupy roughly 95% of the dwellings in Sherwood-Amberglen whereas renters occupy the remainder.
It is convenient to get to the nearest supermarket on foot from most properties for sale in Sherwood-Amberglen. There are also a limited number of options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in this neighbourhood, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Sherwood-Amberglen.