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Thornhill is a community in the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario located on the northern border of the city of Toronto. Once designated a municipal village, Thronhill is now a community with a postal designation geographically split into two municipalities, along Young Street. To the west of young street lies the city of Vaughn, while to the east is the town of Markham. According to the Census of 2001, the population of Thornhill-Vaughn had reached 56,361, while that of Thornhill-Markham was slightly lower with a population of 47,333.
Due to its close proximity to the city of Toronto, Thronhill has seen its population growth continually rise, since the 1960s and 70s. This period saw large housing developments, particularly in the 1980s. Since that time growth has continued apace, with other amenities having been added, such as: the Thronhill Town Centre; The Promenade Shopping Centre; increasing numbers of condominium buildings as well as stand-alone retail plazas.
Amidst continued growth, Thornhill has a lot to offer those who choose to live and/or work in the area. Residents will discover a treasure trove of things to see and do. One can take in numerous arts and culture exhibits as there are a number of theaters, museums and heritage tours that allows one to experience the rich history of the area and the various cultures that have helped to shape and create it. Or, if one is the active type, they can take advantage of the endless sports and recreation opportunities that are always within reach of Markham residents. There are plenty of parks, trails and open spaces for those who enjoy being outdoors. On top of this, there are several community centers and arenas for those who enjoy indoor sports and other such activities.
Thornhill indeed has much to offer and has become an attractive location for home buyers. Alternatively, if you or someone you know would like to sell your Thornhill residence, owners would be urged to examine all options available to them, more specifically private real estate options. In recent years, home owners from the Thornhill area have increasingly chosen to post their home for sale by owner, many with a MLS® real estate listing. This is because choosing to list with MLS® offers numerous advantages to homebuyers, some of which include: eliminating listing commissions; getting transparent pricing; having total control over the sale of your home and saving a significant amount of money in the process. Let a flat fee MLS® listing be the answer to your real estate question.
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