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 nearby for residents to relax in, making it easy to reach them. As there are few pedestrians, this area is relatively quiet; however there can be more noise for those who are around the railway line.
The car is usually the best method to navigate this neighbourhood. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. However, Riverview is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Riverview is not very bike-friendly as bicycle riders encounter a significant amount of slopes, and the cycling network is not very extensive. Many of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are also not particularly convenient for walking because few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.
Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the properties in Riverview and 40% are occupied by renters. In this area, roughly 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this part of Cambridge took place pre-1960. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
In Riverview, families will typically be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. However, there are only a limited number of daycares and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Regarding eating, a supermarket is generally reachable within a rather short walk from any location in Riverview. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. Home buyers have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.