Riley Park real estate guide & listings for sale
Riley Park has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. Riley Park is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Reaching green spaces is easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in. Finally, this part of Vancouver has numerous places to explore. Even though the nightlife is quiet, few entertainment venues can be found nearby, and there are a large number of people around most of the time.
Riley Park is a very good neighbourhood for eco-friendly transportation options. Riley Park is a very pleasant part of Vancouver for moving around by public transit thanks to a few nearby bus lines. Active house buyers will also appreciate the especially pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighbourhood; running day-to-day errands is convenient by walking, and a variety of businesses are nearby. Biking is easy in this part of Vancouver as Riley Park boasts a very good cycling infrastructure.
In Riley Park, around 40% of buildings are duplexes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of Vancouver were constructed before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighbourhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Riley Park. Likewise, owing to 100-odd restaurants and cafes in Riley Park, there is typically a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. It is also a short distance to a very good choice of clothing stores, for instance on Main Street. In terms of education, schools and daycares are easy to walk to from any location in this area.