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Markland Wood - Community Info

Markland Wood Overview

The Markland Home Association is one of the strongest ratepayers associations in Toronto. There are approximately one thousand two hundred homes in Markland Wood and 85 to 90% of the homeowners support their residents association.

Markaland WoodThe Markland Homes Association organizes and promotes many worthwhile endeavours including the annual Christmas Caravan, All Candidates Nights meetings, and a scholarship program for residents of Markland Wood who are going on to University.

The Markland Home Association also publishes a monthly newsletter called the "Marklander" which keeps residents informed about the goings on in their neighbourhood.

Homes in Markland Wood

The Markland Wood housing stock was built between 1960 and 1962. These houses consist of detached two-storey Georgian and Regency revival designs mixed in with contemporary bungalow and split-level designed houses.

Markland Wood houses are situated on good size lots with private driveways and double garages. There are many mature trees surrounding these properties and some of the backyards even contain apple trees from the old Silverthorn farm. The houses on Markland Drive back onto the Markland Wood Country Club and the Etobicoke River Valley.

Shopping & Lifestyle in Markland Wood

The Markland Wood Plaza is located at the south-west corner of Bloor Street and Mill Road. This shopping plaza also has a drug store, dry cleaner, bank, hairstylist and a veterinarian clinic.

The Burnhamthorpe Mall, located at 666 Burnhamthorpe Drive, features a post office, a pet store, medical and dental clinics and a family restaurant.

Recreation in Markland Wood

The Bloordale Community School, located at 10 Toledo Road, offers a myriad of programs for children as well as adults. The adjoining Bloordale Park is the home field of the Bloordale Baseball League which offers house league, inter league, Intercounty and all-star programs. Bloordale Park also has tennis court facilities.

Millwood Park located off Bloor Street, has tennis courts and a baseball diamond. This park is scheduled to receive a new playground area.

The Markland Wood Country Club borders Markland Drive and together with the Etobicoke River Valley, forms a nice natural barrier for this neighbourhood. This club offers golf as well as social memberships.

Schools in Markland Wood

(P) Bloordale, 10 Toledo Rd., (416) 394-7020

(P) Millwood, 222 Mill Rd., (416) 394-7070

(PH) Silverthorn C.I., 291 Mill Rd., (416) 394-7010

(CA) St. Clement, 4319 Bloor St., (416) 393-5307

Transportation in Markland Wood

Bus service along Mill Road, Markland Drive and Bloor Street connect passengers to the Kipling TTC and Go Transit stations.

Motorists can quickly access the Burnhamthorpe on-ramp to Highway 427 which links up with other Toronto commuter highways. For those travelling out of the city, Pearson International Airport is only five minutes away.

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