German Mills real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy German Mills. It is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in and most properties have a park a short walk away. This area is also good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case near Highway 404 or the railway line.
House buyers can depend on public transit to navigate German Mills. In particular, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally nearby. Walking is not especially feasible for house buyers in German Mills since few day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a car. This neighbourhood is not very bicycling-friendly as the cycling infrastructure is not very well-developed, and there are quite a few slopes. On the other hand, cars are an excellent transportation option in German Mills. Many properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 404, and parking is generally easy.
The housing stock of German Mills is composed primarily of single detached homes and row houses. Roughly 80% of the properties in this part of Markham were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented.
Daycares and schools are easy to reach on foot from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools. In terms of eating, it is straightforward to access the closest supermarket on foot from most homes for sale in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, this area is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and there are also a few cafes in German Mills. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.