Markville is on the east side of the Unionville community. It is a AAA community with many shops, supermarkets, and public transportations. Some top elementary and high schools in Ontario are also serving the neighborhoods.
Markville community is the home of Markham's largest indoor shopping center, Markville Mall. The Community runs from McCowan Road on the east to 16th Avenue on the North, Dense forest by Kennedy Road on the west and Highway 7 on the South. It is divided by the railway crossing from the east to the west; the North of the railway is mainly residential, and the south is mixed with residential and commercial business.
Markville Markham Real estate mainly comprises two types of freehold housing, Link and Detached houses. Smaller Links, many with interior space below 1500 square feet, are concentrated south of the railway track. More spacious Link homes can be found in the Community north of the railway and south of Carlton Road. Furthermore, North of Carlton Road clustered with more oversized double garage detached houses, often with more bedrooms sitting on generous lots. These real estates were mainly completed between the 1980s and 2000s. Close to Highway 7, there are three condo towers built by Tridel around 1990. With exceptionally high homeownership, finding a place to rent in the Community is challenging.
From MLS listings, in the past 90 days, Markville Markham sold 8 detached houses on average of $2,254,847; 5 Attached town home, Semi-detached and Link houses on average of $1,223,980; 9 condos on average of $744,222.
Chinese represents the largest demographic group in this Community. The median age of residents tends to be higher, with almost half close to 50 years old.
Most families depend on cars to commute. The main street, highway 7, is not a swift route due to excessive traffic lights. Kennedy and McCowan have access to express tollway 407, which permits a speedy trip to both east and west, even during rush hour. Markville has some bus routes running through the Community. There are few bus stops, but most can be located on the main street of McCowan Road, Carlton Road, Highway 7, and 16th Avenue. The Community has a Centennial Go station from which residents can journey directly to downtown Toronto in about 45 minutes.
Several community parks spread nicely throughout the Markville community. Austin Drive Park is the biggest park offering families short walking trails with pleasant scenery of lovely ponds. Centennial Park, Quantztown Park, Monarch Park, and Lincoln Park present soccer fields, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, skateparks, and children's playgrounds. Centennial Community Centre focusing on health and wellness, is a favorite place for families. It has a 1,800-seat ice rink, a swimming pool with a diving tank, a fitness center, and more.
Markville is a true shopping paradise for residents living in Markham. With hundreds of stores, CF Markville mall is Markham's largest indoor shopping center. Several anchor stores such as Walmart, Apple, Best Buy, Zara, H&M, Hudson Bay, and other stores champion an extraordinary shopping experience for locals and visitors. Many fine dining restaurants, supermarkets, and retail chains can be readily discovered at all corners of the junction of Highway 7 and McCowan Road.
Students from JK to grade 8 will attend Central Park Public School, one of Ontario's top elementary schools. The school bus is furnished to all students living in the Community. Posing at the east border of the Community, Markville Secondary School ranks top 10 over 700 high schools in Ontario. The school also delivers a gifted program to high-potential students.
Markville is an excellent community in Markham. It has an enormous indoor shopping center, a top high school, and a convenient public transportation system. Furthermore, Markville also has many outdoor facilities and beautiful parks, offering residents both dynamic sports options and a cozy habitat. If you plan to move to Markville or you want to learn more about real estate investment opportunities in Markham, please contact Markham realtor agent Alan Zheng.