Riverbend real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Riverbend is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are around 20 parks close by for residents to visit and they are very well-spread out, which makes it very easy to access them. This neighbourhood is also very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
The car is very often the favoured means of transportation in Riverbend. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot, and nearby highways are quite easy to reach from any location in Riverbend. On the other hand, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is challenging for people walking to move around in this area since very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. Even though riding a bike is made easier by the generally flat terrain, Riverbend is also not very cycling-friendly as.
About half of properties in Riverbend were built in the 1990s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s. Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in this part of Calgary. Roughly 90% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This neighbourhood is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Primary schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in Riverbend. In contrast, there are no high schools in Riverbend. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in this part of Calgary. There are also around 10 restaurants and coffee shops in this neighbourhood.