Riverview real estate guide & listings for sale
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Riverview. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to discover, which makes it easy to access them. Lastly, this area remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets; however those who are closer to the railway line may experience more noise.
Riverview is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Riverview is not particularly frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Riverview is not very suited for cycling as this area has a fairly poor bicycling infrastructure, and riding is rendered difficult by the often sloping topography. Many of the houses for sale in this neighbourhood are located in places that are also not particularly suitable for walking since few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 40% of buildings in Riverview, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the properties in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the city experienced its biggest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
The closest grocery store in Riverview is usually only a rather short walk away. In addition, those who appreciate eating in restaurants or cafes will have a good number of opportunities in this part of the city. It is also a rather short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Riverview, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents benefit from public and private primary schools. However, daycares are not particularly abundant and thus not always within walking distance.