Old Markham Village real estate guide & listings for sale
Old Markham Village offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Access to parks is very easy in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in and the majority of properties for sale have a park a short walk away. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as the streets tend to be reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
This area is suitable for walking; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. On the other hand, commuting by bicycle is difficult in this area because this part of the city has a rather poor bicycling infrastructure, and there are quite a few hills. Travelling by public transit is sometimes difficult in Old Markham Village. Nevertheless, train stations, such as the Markham Station on the Stouffville Line, are not very far away from the greater part of residences in the neighbourhood. Property owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, the car is very often the favoured method to navigate Old Markham Village. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any location in this area, and it is straightforward to access a place to park.
In Old Markham Village, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This neighbourhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 30% are renters. Around one third of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The closest grocery store in Old Markham Village is typically only a rather short walk away. In addition, there are a good number of options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, it is a short walk to access daycares and schools from any location in Old Markham Village.