River East real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of River East is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This part of Winnipeg is very good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are about 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Bunn's Creek Centennial Park and Northeast Pioneers Greenway, and they are very well-spread out, which makes them easy to reach.
Cars are a great transportation option in River East. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways are reasonably easy to reach from any location in this neighbourhood. On the other hand, the public transit service in River East is not very frequent. Nonetheless, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. It is challenging for people walking to move around in River East since most daily needs are impractical to carry out on foot.
Roughly 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 15% are rented. In this neighbourhood, about 80% of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are the main alternative in the housing stock. This part of the city experienced its largest building boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
House buyers in River East will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Residents are served by around 10 restaurants and coffee shops as well. With regards to education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in River East. However, daycares are not particularly plentiful and therefore tend to require a rather long walk to get to.