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German Mills

Situated within the Greater Toronto metropolitan area, German Mills is a neighbourhood within Markham, Ontario.


Getting around by car is very convenient in German Mills. Many homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 404, and finding a parking spot is quite easy. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, travelling by public transit is also convenient in German Mills. It is difficult to travel by bike in this area as riding is rendered strenuous by the often sloping area, and the bicycling network is not very well-developed. It is also at times difficult for people travelling on foot to navigate German Mills since few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car.


Families will value that wherever their house is situated in German Mills, schools and daycares are nearby. Parents benefit from public and private primary schools. With regards to food, the nearest supermarket in German Mills is generally only a short walk away. Moreover, German Mills is a good place in which to go out to eat, and house buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores.


The character of German Mills is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, making them easy to reach. The noise levels in this area are also low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 404.


Around 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in this part of the city. Most of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.