Riverdale real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Riverdale is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Green spaces, like Dawson Park and Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, making it very easy to get to them. This neighbourhood is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite tranquil.
This neighbourhood will appeal to homeowners that appreciate a variety of methods of transportation. The fairly good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. For example, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. Riverdale is also a fairly pleasant part of Edmonton for pedestrians; many daily needs can be met on foot. The bicycle is a reasonably good means of transportation in Riverdale because the cycling network is especially comprehensive.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing around 40% of dwellings in Riverdale, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite new, since about one third of its dwellings were built following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
Primary schools and daycares are convenient to get to on foot from most houses for sale in this area. On the other hand, there are no high schools in Riverdale. In terms of food, it is very often feasible for home buyers in Riverdale to do grocery shopping by walking. Additionally, there are a good number of choices for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.