Thornlea real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Thornlea. Green spaces are easy to reach since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. Lastly, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.
This neighbourhood is an extremely good part of Markham for moving around by car. Most houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Highway 404, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, commuting by transit can be at times difficult in Thornlea as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly close by. Thornlea is not very well-suited for walking because few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. The bicycle is a fairly poor method of transportation in Thornlea since the bicycling network is not very comprehensive, and there is a considerable amount of hills.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in Thornlea. Although this area is particularly good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly all of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of Markham occurred between 1980 and 1990.
In Thornlea, parents and their children will commonly be able to reach high schools on foot. On the other hand, Thornlea does not contain any primary schools. When it comes to eating, in all but a few cases, a car is needed to purchase groceries. Nonetheless, pharmacies are typically convenient to reach on foot and provide some staple foods. This part of Markham is a good place in which to eat out.