River-Osborne real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in River-Osborne, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. Parks, including Donald Riverbank, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, making them very easy to reach from most locations within this neighbourhood. This part of Winnipeg is a reasonably good area for those who aren't bothered by a little noise, as traffic can occasionally be loud during busier hours of the day, although there are still several quieter pockets.
This part of the city affords house buyers several alternative modes of transportation. Getting around by public transit is convenient in River-Osborne thanks to approximately 20 nearby bus lines. This part of the city is also very car friendly. Nearby highways are especially easy to drive to from any location in River-Osborne. It is very convenient for people walking to navigate this area; running daily errands is easy on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well.
Around 40% of properties in River-Osborne were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this area, most buildings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Renters occupy around 85% of the properties in River-Osborne whereas owners occupy the remainder. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this area.
Parents and their children will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in River-Osborne, primary schools and daycares are close by. However, there are no high schools in this area. Concerning eating, it is straightforward to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any location in River-Osborne. Likewise, owing to around 10 restaurants and a few cafes, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to go out to eat. Property owners have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores.