Homes for Sale in Newmarket, ON
Newmarket is a town located 30 minutes, or approximately 50 kilometres north of Toronto, Ontario. Newmarket is also the seat of the Municipality of York and considered part of the Greater Toronto Area. Since the 1980s, Newmarket has become a popular bedroom community for people commuting to locations in and around Toronto. Browse listings below or read more about this community.
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Newmarket Community Information
Like many communities in the area, Newmarket was once primarily focused on farming. The extension of the railway, and then the Ontario Highways 400 and 404, made Newmarket progressively more attractive as a place for industry and living. Today, Newmarket is mostly residential, with a large commercial centre in the northwest, and along Davis Drive, and more cultural commercial row along Main Street in the community's centre.
The boundaries of Newmarket are Green Lane (north), Bathurst (west), St. John's Sideroad (south), and Highway 404 (east).
Around Newmarket the area is primarily farmland, with alternating fields and woods. Newmarket's immediate neighbours include the towns of Keswick and Bradford West Gwillimbury to the north and Aurora to the east and south.
Newmarket ON Area Attractions
- Upper Canada Mall - Located in Newmarket's main commercial region around the intersection of Davis Drive and Yonge Street.
- Main Street Heritage Conservation District - Newmarket's "Old Town" along Main Street with many charming businesses and attractive buildings.
- Fairy Lake - Near Newmarket's Old Town, this complex includes the eponymous lake, a park (known for its picnicking and open-air theatre productions), the Riverwalk Commons (with an outdoor rink), and the Wesley Brooks Conservation Area.
Other parks and attractions are:
- George Richardson Park
- Lions Park
- Gorman Pool
- Bailey Ecological Park
Many of these parks are linked and knitted together with a system of trails and greenways.
A popular event in Newmarket is the weekly farmer's market held from May to October on Saturday Mornings.
Real Estate in Newmarket ON
Homes for sale in Newmarket primarily represent a range of styles popular from the 1980s to the 2000s. These include many new-traditional elements and decorative brick accents.
Sash and arched windows are also popular, as are covered entries and road-facing private garages.
Most homes employ exposed bricks with white-painted details, including quoins, window frames, and keystones. Most homes have quite generously sized yards, and quite a few even have in-ground pools.
Questions About Newmarket
How far is Newmarket Ontario from Toronto?
Newmarket is approximately 35 minutes or 50 kilometres from Toronto, Ontario.
What is Newmarket Ontario famous for?
Newmarket ON is known for its beautiful parks and trails, charming old town, rural setting within commuting distance of Toronto, and the Upper Canada Mall.
Is Newmarket a good place to live?
Newmarket is an excellent place to live thanks to its spacious homes, excellent amenities, and proximity to Toronto, all set within a scenic rural area.
How far is Newmarket from Mississauga?
Newmarket is 40 minutes, or approximately 66 kilometres from Mississauga, Ontario.
Is Newmarket a city or town?
Newmarket, Ontario, is usually referred to as a town. It consists of around 90,000 people living within approximately 40 square-kilometres.
How big is Newmarket Ontario?
Newmarket, Ontario, covers approximately 40 square-kilometres.
How many people live in Newmarket Ontario?
Approximately 90,000 people live in Newmarket, Ontario.
How far is Newmarket from Vaughan?
Newmarket is 20 minutes, or approximately 30 kilometres northeast of Vaughan, ON.
How far is Newmarket from Scarborough?
Newmarket is 25 minutes, or approximately 45 kilometres northeast of Vaughan, ON.
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