Royal Orchard real estate guide & listings for sale
Royal Orchard is a reasonably good neighbourhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to access from most locations within the neighbourhood.
It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in Royal Orchard; many daily needs can be met by walking. However, biking is challenging in Royal Orchard because cyclists are faced with a considerable amount of elevation changes, and the bicycling infrastructure is not very extensive. This part of Markham is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are around 10 bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most properties. In contrast, cars are a great transportation option in Royal Orchard. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway.
Over half of the housing stock of Royal Orchard is composed of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Markham occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.
It is convenient to get to the closest grocery store by walking in Royal Orchard. Likewise, Royal Orchard is a good place in which to go out to eat, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well. House buyers have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to schools and daycares from any location in Royal Orchard. At the primary level, there are both public and private schools.