Richmond Hill real estate guide & listings for sale
Richmond Hill offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. The noise levels in this town are low, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although that is not the case around Highway 407, Highway 404 or the railway line. Finally, there are over 100 parks nearby for residents to relax in and they are very well-spread out, which makes them easy to access.
Richmond Hill is very car friendly. It is straightforward to find a parking spot. In contrast, this town is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents are served by the Gormley Station, Langstaff Station and Richmond Hill Station on the Richmond Hill Line. The town is linked by over 50 bus lines, and it is straightforward to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Richmond Hill as very few day-to-day errands can be run without needing to use a car. Commuting by bicycle is also difficult in Richmond Hill because cyclists encounter a significant amount of slopes, and there are a limited number of bike lanes.
In Richmond Hill, many dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This town also has a selection of housing size options; this town is notable for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Around 80% of the dwellings in the town are occupied by homeowners while renters occupy the remainder. Around 40% of homes in this town were built following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Some house buyers in Richmond Hill may be able to reach one of over 50 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to turn to a vehicle. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity. As far as education is concerned, families will appreciate that wherever their property is located in Richmond Hill, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. However, families may find it difficult to access daycares on foot.