Rio Terrace real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rio Terrace is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of the city is very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, including Rio Park and Patricia Ravine, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within the neighbourhood.
The best approach to move around in this neighbourhood is very often a car. Nearby highways are very easy to reach from any home in this area, and it is very convenient to park. However, commuting by public transit is difficult in Rio Terrace. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby. It is inconvenient for people travelling on foot to get around in this area because very few common errands can be run on foot. On the other hand, Rio Terrace is bicycling-friendly as the cycling infrastructure is reasonably well-developed.
In Rio Terrace, the overwhelming majority of dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this area took place in the 1960s and 1970s. However this part of the city is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 95% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 5% are rented.
Property owners in this neighbourhood generally have to rely on a car to purchase groceries. A small number of restaurants can be found in this area. Regarding education, parents and their children will value that no matter where their home is located in this area, primary schools and daycares are nearby. However, this part of the city does not contain any high schools.