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Homes in Marikina Heights have reasonable purchasing prices ranging from Php 3.2 million to as high as Php 9.85 million.

Marikina Heights, one of the barangays of Marikina City, became a barangay in 1978.

Marikina Heights was a vital military location during World War II.

Marikina City is one of the newer cities of Metro Manila, having only attained city status on December 6, 1996.

 

Why Live in Marikina Heights?

Buy a Home in Marikina CityWhat was once a neighborhood of rolling hills and pasture land has now transformed into an up and coming spot for homeowners. Marikina Heights, one of Marikina City’s 16 barangays, has a diverse selection of homes suitable for growing families as well as retirees.

Marikina Heights offers the two advantages of being located some distance away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Marikina, but while still remaining in close proximity to important roads, hospitals, schools, and commercial establishments. Shopping centers such as the C&B Mall and the Ayala Mall are within walking distance or driving distance of many of our houses. Marikina Heights is also relatively accessible to major thoroughfares such as Marcos Highway and C-5.

Available homes in this barangay include cozy townhouse and duplex-type dwellings, as well as stand-alone houses on their own lots. Houses in this barangay have 2 to 3 storeys. All of our homes come with their own gates and security features. Stand-alone houses offer the additional advantages of their own parking garages as well as additional lot space for gardening and future expansion. Furthermore, some of these available houses and dwellings are ready for occupancy, making moving to Marikina Heights so much more convenient!

 

Why Live in Marikina City?

House and Lot in Marikina CityAlthough Marikina only attained city status in recent years, its history dates all the way back to the 1500s, when priests first founded missions and chapels in the neighborhood of Barangka. In subsequent years, Marikina became one of the biggest haciendas in the Philippines, managed by the Tuason family. They eventually converted the area from grazing and pasture land into residential subdivisions.

Marikina has also become synonymous with shoemaking and has been dubbed as the “Shoe Capital of the Philippines.” Although in recent years the shoe trade has been threatened by larger companies and importation, the Marikina shoemakers still enjoy much prestige due to the fine craftmanship of their footwear. Each year, the shoes are showcased and sold at the Christmas Festival held on the riverside park.

Due to development and increased access due to transportation, Marikina has become a choice location for those seeking the conveniences of urban living with less of the associated congestion and pollution. Marikina City has several parks and open spaces such as the Marikina Riverbanks Amphitheater. The city also has its own sports complex with an Olympic-sized swimming pool and track oval. Marikina is just a short drive away from Antipolo and San Mateo, which are home to hiking trails, spas, and resorts for city-weary tourists and dwellers.

Several basic education schools, both public and private, are located in Marikina. The private schools include the St. Scholastica’s Academy of Marikina, Marist School, and Kostka School of Marikina. The campuses of other prestigious schools such as University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila, Miriam College, Assumption Antipolo are within driving distance of the city. Through the mass transportation system such as the LRT-2, Marikina residents can also easily reach the Manila University Belt.

Marikina has its own longstanding business districts such as Marikina Business District on Shoe Avenue and the Sumulong Avenue Business District, but the past few years have brought about the rise of new malls and commercial spaces. These include Blue Wave, the C&B Mall, and SM City Marikina. These malls and their environs are thriving centers of commerce as well as ideal locations for new or start-up businesses. Another up and coming mixed-used development is at the Marquinton, which hosts the Alicante and Barcelona Towers.

Marikina City’s commitment to maintaining a green, livable city make Marikina an ideal home and refuge for young families as well as those seeking a change from the fast-paced urban centers. This healthy yet fast-growing locale is one not just to live in, but more importantly to thrive.