Rio Terrace real estate guide & listings for sale
Rio Terrace offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. It is very easy to get to parks in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. This area is also very good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally very tranquil.
Rio Terrace is an extraordinarily good part of Edmonton for travelling by car. It is a short car ride to the closest highway from any location in this neighbourhood, and coming across a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, this neighbourhood is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, homeowners have access to a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is difficult for pedestrians to navigate Rio Terrace because very few common errands can be run on foot. In contrast, this part of Edmonton is quite amenable to cycling as the cycling network is comprehensive.
Nearly 95% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 5% are renters. The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of Edmonton is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood experienced its most significant construction boom in the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the available housing is from this era. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
It is a short walk to get to primary schools and daycares from most homes for sale in Rio Terrace. However, this part of the city does not contain any high schools. Concerning eating, property owners in Rio Terrace typically have to turn to a car to purchase groceries. There are a few restaurants in Rio Terrace.