Sherwood-Amberglen real estate guide & listings for sale
Sherwood-Amberglen offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few parks close by for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, which makes them easy to reach. This part of the city is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Highway 407.
This area is especially car friendly. Coming across a place to park is easy, and nearby highways, such as Highway 407, are very easy to access from any location in Sherwood-Amberglen. On the other hand, the public transit service in Sherwood-Amberglen is not very frequent. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically close by. It is difficult for people walking to get around in this area because few daily errands can be run without the use of a car. The bicycle is a rather poor mode of transportation in this neighbourhood since the cycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive, and there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.
Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the rest are renters. The predominant housing types in this part of the city are single detached homes and townhouses. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. Although this area is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
Parents and their kids will value that no matter where their house is located in Sherwood-Amberglen, primary schools are close by. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of Markham. With respect to eating, house buyers in Sherwood-Amberglen will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and coffee shops as well.