Riverside real estate guide & listings for sale
Riverside offers an extensive selection of green spaces to enjoy. It is easy to access green spaces from a large number of locations in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in and a lot of properties have a park a short walk away. Finally, it remains relatively quiet in this area, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
Commuting by car is especially convenient in Riverside. Nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are reasonably easy to reach from any location in this area, and it is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Riverside is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are close to a bus stop. It is inconvenient for people walking to move around in Riverside as very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. Cycling is also difficult in Riverside because there is a considerable amount of slopes, and the bicycling network is quite poor.
In Riverside, around one third of dwellings are small apartment buildings, but large apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 55% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 45% are owners. Around one third of homes in this neighbourhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1990s.
In this neighbourhood, parents and their schoolchildren will often be able to reach primary schools on foot. However, Riverside does not have any high schools. Regarding eating, it is often practical for home buyers in Riverside to do their grocery shopping by walking. There are also a limited number of options for those who appreciate nearby restaurants.