River East real estate guide & listings for sale
River East is a very good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. There are approximately 20 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, like Bunn's Creek Centennial Park and Northeast Pioneers Greenway, making them very easy to get to. This part of the city is very quiet overall, as the streets are usually very tranquil.
The best way to get around in River East is usually driving. It is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in this part of Winnipeg, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, public transit riders may experience few options in River East due to the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Travelling on foot is not very convenient for residents in River East because carrying out daily needs is challenging.
Single detached homes and row houses are the predominant housing type in River East. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 15% are renters. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred between 1960 and 1980.
Some, but not all, property owners in River East will reside within walking distance of the closest supermarket. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. With respect to education, in this area, families will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian.