Sherwood-Amberglen real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Sherwood-Amberglen. There are a few parks nearby for residents to explore and they are very well-distributed, making it easy to get to them from most locations in the neighbourhood. This area is also quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to Highway 407.
The car is very often the best mode of transportation in Sherwood-Amberglen. It is very easy to park, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in this area. In contrast, Sherwood-Amberglen is not an especially convenient part of Markham for travelling by public transit. Nonetheless, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and most houses are near a bus stop. The bike is a fairly poor means of transportation in Sherwood-Amberglen as there is a significant amount of slopes, and the bicycling network is rather limited. Sherwood-Amberglen is also not very suitable for walking as very few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.
In Sherwood-Amberglen, about 85% of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this area. Homeowners occupy nearly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood and 5% are rented. This area experienced its main building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
Property owners in Sherwood-Amberglen will value that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With regards to education, in this neighbourhood, families will typically be able to access primary schools by walking. However, there are no high schools in Sherwood-Amberglen.