Thornhill real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Thornhill is exemplified by its calm environment. The noise levels in this part of the city are low, as the streets are generally tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line. Finally, it is easy to reach green spaces in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is reasonably easy to get around in Thornhill. Thornhill is transit friendly. There are about 10 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. It is also easy for pedestrians to navigate this part of Markham; many daily errands can be run on foot. Thornhill is not particularly conducive to cycling because riding is rendered difficult by the typically sloping area, and this neighbourhood is home to a sometimes poor bicycling infrastructure.
In Thornhill, many dwellings are large apartment buildings, but single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most of the properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 55% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented.
It is convenient to access the nearest supermarket by walking from anywhere in Thornhill. Moreover, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and a limited number of coffee shops is available as well. House buyers can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to daycares and schools from anywhere in Thornhill. Parents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.