Riley Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Riley Park is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this neighbourhood. Riley Park is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Public green spaces are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which makes them easy to access. Finally, this neighbourhood has numerous areas to enjoy. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are few nearby entertainment venues, and the streets are very often busy with people.
Riley Park does not demand use of a car as several other means of transportation are accessible. This neighbourhood is a very convenient part of Vancouver for travelling by public transit due to a few nearby bus lines. Riley Park is also very well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a car, and many businesses are close by. Bicycling is easy in Riley Park as there are innumerable bike lanes.
Around 40% of properties in Riley Park were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. About 40% of dwellings are duplexes, making it easy to find duplexes in this part of Vancouver, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. About 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters. This neighbourhood also has a good variety of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Daycares and schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in Riley Park. In terms of food, it is very easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in this part of the city. Moreover, with over 100 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops, Riley Park is a good place in which to go out to eat, for example along Fraser Street. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.