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Thornlea

Thornlea is a neighbourhood within Markham, Ontario, which is located in the Greater Toronto metropolitan area.

Transportation

The best mode of transportation in this part of the city is very often driving. Nearby highways, such as Highway 404, are very easy to reach from any location in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to park. However, the public transit service in Thornlea is sometimes poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are generally close by. Thornlea is not very conducive to walking as running common errands is occasionally difficult on foot. It is also challenging to travel by bicycle in Thornlea as cyclists encounter quite a few hills, and there are very few bike lanes.

Services

House buyers in Thornlea usually have to rely on a vehicle to purchase groceries. Nevertheless, getting to the closest pharmacy and consequently some staple foods is usually easy. A restaurant is commonly just around the corner. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to get to secondary schools from most houses for sale in this area. On the other hand, there are no primary schools in Thornlea.

Character

Thornlea offers an extensive selection of green spaces to enjoy. Parks are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this area. Finally, it remains relatively calm in this part of the city, as there are very few pedestrians.

Housing

In Thornlea, almost all dwellings are single detached homes, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Around three quarters of the properties in this neighbourhood were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this neighbourhood. Homeowners occupy roughly all of the units in Thornlea while the rest are rented.