Wismer Commons - Markham Homes
Wismer Commons is one of the newest developing residential area of Markham. It is located north of 16th Avenue,west of Highway 48 and east of Kennedy Road. Wismer Commons is named after the Wismer Family, one of the original founding pioneer families of Markham. The family of David Wismer, originally from Germany and subsequently Pennsylvania, arrived in Markham Township in 1806.
The name Wismer Commons can be found on stone plaques erected on both sides of the road at main arterial road entrances of developed regions of the community, such as the intersection of Bur Oak Avenue and McCowan Road.The major arteries are Roy Rainey Ave, Bur Oak Ave,Mingay and Castelmore.
The demographics of Wismer Commons is diverse with residents coming from predominantly East Asian (mostly Chinese Canadian) heritage. Residents of Berczy Village also include South Asian, Middle Eastern, European, African, and mixed heritage Canadian families. The demographics of Wismer Commons is very similar to the demographics of Berczy Village, the neighbouring community to the west of Wismer Commons.
Greensborough - Markham Homes
Greensborough is a community in the Town of Markham in the Canadian province of Ontario.The community is one of the easternmost community in Markham, just north of Cornell, and east of Mount Joy. It includes the area north of 16th Avenue, east of Ninth Line, south of Major MacKenzie Drive and east of Reesor Road. Most of the community's northern area (areas north of Donald Cousens Way) remains uninhabited. South of Donald Cousens Way, it is occupied with medium density, European style townhouses which are built in the last 5 years .
Cornell - Markham Homes
Cornell is a new community being developed in northeast Markham, and bounded by Highway 407, 16th Avenue, Ninth Line, and the Don Cousens Parkway.
Most of the properties are townhomes, semi-detached or detached houses with garages at the rear. The communities are built with central amenities in order to contain suburban sprawl. Cornell was seen by the Markham Town Council as a way to deter the ongoing sprawl by encouraging residential density. The northern section of Cornell (north of Highway 7) is fully populated with medium density residential. The southern section of Cornell (south of Highway 7), however, is not populated, and remains as a wild field and a farm.
Cornell has its own small Cornell Communities -
Cornell Village: the original part of Cornell with homes by Ballantry, Law, and Mattamy. It is situated from Riverlands to White's Hill, east of 9th Line to Bur Oak .
Upper Cornell: currently under construction with homes by Aspen Ridge and Beaverbrook. This is the area north of 16th Avenue and south of Bur Oak and has its own Upper Cornell logo.
Grand Cornell: currently under construction with homes by CountryWide, Greenpark, and HR Development. This is the area south of Hwy 7, north of ETR 407, and east of 9th Line.
Cornell Rouge: currently under construction with homes by Forest Hill and Madison. This is the area east of Markham Bypass and south of 16th Avenue.
Angus Glen - Markham Homes
Angus Glen is a community in the north part of the Town of Markham . The boundaries of Angus Glen are Major Mac to the north, Kennedy to the East, 16th ave on the South and running in the middle of York Downs Golf and Country Club.With the latest re-zoning of Toronto Real Estate Boards map, the area defination are little different by TREB and Wikipedia.
The area was originally farm land, but as the land south has been developed, pressure is increasing to redevelop this area into residential neighbourhood; a new real estate of West Village is under on-going construction.In addition to the famous golf course, the area is home to the William Berczy Historic Cemetery, which contains the graves of the early settlers of Markham.
The Angus Glen golf course is one of the best Golf courses around Toronto.The Angus Glen Community centre is right at the interection of Warden and Major Mac and provides excellent activities for all ages .Call Tom if you are planning to buy or sell home in Angus Glen - Markham
Buttonville - Markham Homes
Buttonville is a suburban community within the Town of Markham in York Region, directly north of Toronto. It is located in the western part of Markham. Rouge River is to the northeast and Buttonville Airport is directly west of Buttonville. The superhighway Highway 404 is to the west with 4 interchanges and the nearest interchange with the Highway 407 Express Toll Route (ETR) is 2 km south on Woodbine Avenue. The population live in the eastern, northeastern and the northern parts while the industrial area of Markham is to the west and the south down to Steeles. The industrial area is home to many technology companies near the airport , which as per recent news is going to be closed and will be developed as a mixed residential and commercial.
Berczy Village - Markham Homes
Berczy Village is a residential community located in Markham. It is bounded, to the north by Major Mackenzie Drive, to the east by McCowan Road, to the south by 16th Avenue, and to the west by Kennedy Road. This area is part of northern Unionville within the Town of Markham.
The community is named after the founder of Markham and one of its earliest settlers, William Berczy. The name can be found on limestone plaques found throughout the community's many arterial road entrances.The Village is particularly known for its eclectic variety of mixed-income dwellings and the vast amount of green space that is found in most parts within the subdivision. Townhouses can be found all along Bur Oak Avenue, whereas semi-detached and detached homes are found on residential streets. It is also noted for the many garage alleyways found behind the townhomes and the plentiful spacious catwalks.
Berczy Village is just one of many community areas across the country that have adhered to Smart Growth Initiatives for suburban communities. The carefully planned urban design scheme puts an emphasis on open space, protection of environmentally sensitive areas, and conservation of woodlots.
Boxgrove - Markham Homes
Box Grove is a community in Markham and undergoing a transformation from protected agricultural to residential use. The area's name is likely linked to the hamlet of Box Grove in West Sussex, England. Box Grove is located in the area around Ninth Line (also known as Box Grove By-Pass) and 14th Avenue. Residential development began in the late 1990s and continues today. Recent development describes the area as a prestigious residential community.There are pockets of residential development near the former IBM golf course, but the eastern sections still have some farm land.
Unionville - Markham Homes
Unionville is a suburban community in Markham. It is located 33 km northeast of downtown Toronto and 4 km east of southern Richmond Hill. Main Street, which was Kennedy Road in the mid to late 20th century, runs through Unionville while the new Kennedy runs 300 m to the east.
The population of Unionville is presently about 30,000. Unionville is said to be one of the most affluent areas in the Greater Toronto Area with an average household income of $127,900. The average house is about 20 years old. The average age is about 42 years old. There is approximently 9500 homes. About 94% of the population owns their house and about 6% rent. Rouge River runs north of the central part of Unionville and to the southeast. The highway (Highway 404) is to the west, the nearest interchange with the 407 ETR is 2 km south on Kennedy Rd. The population lives in almost all parts of Unionville except for the south central industrialized area. The railway line which links the area to Toronto via GO Train Service once ran as far as Lindsay, a town near Peterborough.
Tourism is a major part of Unionville's economy. The historic village or downtown section of Unionville is typical of a small town that developed over a century or so starting in the early 1840s through the middle to late 20th century. The historic Main Street Unionville attracts thousands of visitors each year - as of 2006 it boasted 9 restaurants, including 3 pubs. Main Street also has a number of "century homes" dating back to the 1800s. Each year, thousands visit Unionville during the Unionville Festival.