Grandview real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Grandview. It is easy to reach parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This area is also reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line.
Grandview enables property owners to get around using a variety of methods of transportation. It is easy for people walking to navigate this part of Markham; many common errands can be run on foot. In contrast, the bicycle is a rather limited mode of transportation in Grandview because riding is made difficult by the typically hilly topography, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very comprehensive. This area is very transit friendly owing to about 10 nearby bus lines. Grandview is also reasonably car friendly. It is easy to come across a parking spot.
In Grandview, about half of buildings are large apartment buildings, while single detached homes are the main alternative in the housing stock. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this part of Markham. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite new, since about 45% of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
In this neighbourhood, families will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, daycares are not especially abundant and consequently may require a long walk to get to. When it comes to food, a grocery store is typically reachable within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Furthermore, Grandview is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a limited selection of coffee shops can be found as well. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.