South Richvale real estate guide & listings for sale
South Richvale offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although that is not the case near Highway 407. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit and they are especially well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood.
The best approach to get around in this neighbourhood is very often driving. Coming across a place to park is quite easy, and it is a rather short car ride to the closest highway, such as Highway 407, from anywhere in South Richvale. In contrast, South Richvale is not especially transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents have access to around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Walking is not especially feasible for home buyers in this neighbourhood as few day-to-day errands can be run on foot. South Richvale is also not very amenable to biking as bicycle riders encounter quite a few hills, and the cycling infrastructure is fairly poor.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the main housing type in South Richvale. About 30% of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed between 1980 and 1990, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of Richmond Hill is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
Property owners in this area often have to rely on a vehicle to travel to the closest supermarket. Nevertheless, pharmacies are generally convenient to access on foot and supply some staple foods. South Richvale is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. In terms of education, parents and their children will find that no matter where their house is located in this part of Richmond Hill, primary schools are close by. However, this area does not contain any high schools.