Thornlea real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Thornlea. Accessing parks is easy from most locations within the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This area remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
Thornlea is an extraordinarily convenient part of Markham for travelling by car. Parking is generally easy, and many real estate listings are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 407. However, Thornlea is not an especially pleasant part of Markham for getting around by public transit. Nevertheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and it is easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties. Getting around by bicycle is challenging in Thornlea as the cycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and riding is made difficult by the typically steep topography. This part of Markham is also not very conducive to walking as few common errands can be run on foot.
In Thornlea, almost all dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly duplexes. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly all of the units in Thornlea while renters occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this part of Markham occurred in the 1980s.
Property owners in Thornlea typically need a vehicle to reach the nearest grocery store. Nonetheless, pharmacies are generally easy to access on foot and sell some basic food items. This part of the city is a good place in which to go out to eat. Concerning education, parents and their kids will value that wherever their home is situated in this neighbourhood, secondary schools are nearby. However, Thornlea does not contain any primary schools.