North of Markland Wood is Burnhamthorpe Road; to the south is Dundas Street East. Hwy 427 and Elmcrest Creek passes on the east side, while Etobicoke Creek is to the west.
Markland Wood has a low population as compared to other neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. It has a very high number of seniors (25%) and pre-retirement people (15%) compared to Toronto. On the other hand, the number of families with children, youth, and working age people is very low. The top non-official languages are Serbian and Polish; top ethnic origins are English, Irish, Scottish, and Ukrainian. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $64,297, slightly higher than other GTA neighbourhoods. The Markland Wood neighbourhood enjoys very little crime at 108 incidents per 10,000 people per year.
Markland Wood neighbourhood has a very high number of high-rise apartments (47%), single-detached houses (42%), and row houses (7%). The neighbourhood has a very low number of duplexes and low-rise apartments, and no semi-detached houses. Home values here are $505,350, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Sherway Gardens and Dixie Outlet Mall are the nearest malls, located 4 to 6 km away. Take a grocery trip to No Frills, Metro, or Loblaws, or head to Walmart, 3 km away. Enjoy a day in the park at Leavenworth Parkette, Seville Avenue Parkette, Snowellen Avenue Parkette, Millwood Park, Neilson Park -Etobicoke, Bloordale Park North, and Bloordale Park South. Also located near the neighbourhood are Mississauga Hospital, 11 km away, Eatonville Library, 2 km away, and Glenforest Secondary School for indoor swimming.
HWY 427 runs along the eastern side of the neighbourhood, with two main exits: Dundas Street West and Burnhamthorpe Road. HWY 401 and Queen Elizabeth Way are both located about 5 km away. Grab the subway at Kipling Station, or to GO from GO Kipling, 4 km away.
Landmarks in Markland W Etobicoke
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Markland Wood Golf Club and Silverthorn Collegiate Institute.
Schools and Childcare in Markland W Etobicoke
Elementary schools in Markland Wood Bloordale Middle School, Millwood Junior School, and St. Clement Catholic School, and the lone secondary school is Silverthorn Collegiate Institute. Children can be taken care of at Millwood Jr. YMCA, P.L.A.S.P. - St. Clements Catholic School, and Terry Tan Child Centre.