Cathedraltown real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Cathedraltown is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to access them. This neighbourhood is also quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially closer to Highway 404.
Cathedraltown is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and many houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Highway 404. However, Cathedraltown is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. Cycling is difficult in this part of Markham as Cathedraltown is home to a fairly poor bicycling infrastructure, and the terrain is not especially flat. It is also inconvenient for people travelling on foot to get around in Cathedraltown as very few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
Roughly 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 10% are rented. In this part of the city, roughly 60% of dwellings are townhouses, while single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most housing in this neighbourhood was constructed after the year 2000, during its largest construction boom. This area is notable for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
It is rarely practical for property owners in Cathedraltown to purchase groceries on foot. Nevertheless, getting to the nearest pharmacy and thus some staple foods is generally convenient. A coffee shop is often just around the corner, and a limited variety of restaurants is available in this part of Markham as well. Concerning education, primary schools are convenient to access on foot from anywhere in Cathedraltown. However, Cathedraltown does not have any high schools. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools.