Rural Markham, Markham, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the properties in Rural Markham while the rest are rented. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most dwellings in this neighbourhood, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood has taken place following the year 2000. Notably, this area is good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Read more about Rural Markham real estate
Rural Markham is very car friendly. It is very easy to park. In contrast, travelling by transit can be very hard in Rural Markham due to the low service level. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood. It is very challenging for pedestrians to navigate Rural Markham since very few day-to-day needs can be met without the use of a vehicle. Biking is also difficult in this neighbourhood as cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes, and the cycling network is not very extensive.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in this area and therefore they can be a very long walk away. Moreover, Rural Markham does not contain any high schools. In addition, parents and their kids may find it very difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian. Concerning eating, it is very rarely possible for home buyers in this neighbourhood to access the nearest grocery store by walking. There are a few restaurants in Rural Markham.
Rural Markham is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around Highway 407 or one of the railway lines. Parks are sparse, making them rather difficult to get to. Still, residents will be able to access parks in nearby neighbourhoods.