Al Ritchie real estate guide & listings for sale
Al Ritchie offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Public green spaces are very easy to reach, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out and a large number of houses for sale have a park a short walk away. Most areas in this part of Regina are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Travelling on foot is reasonably practical for residents in Al Ritchie, although common amenities such as barbers or banks can be an occasionally long walk away. Al Ritchie is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. However, the preferred approach to get around in Al Ritchie is usually driving. Parking is generally easy, and most houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway.
About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 70% of buildings in this neighbourhood, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Families will appreciate the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Al Ritchie. Regarding food, the closest supermarket in Al Ritchie is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Likewise, this neighbourhood is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Park Street.