South Riverdale real estate guide & listings for sale
South Riverdale is a great neighbourhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find lively places in this area. Many entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are usually many people around, and with its around 20 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Queen Street in particular offers a reasonably good selection of places to go out at night. The greenery in this part of Toronto is prominent as the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is good. The majority of locations in the neighbourhood have good access to public green spaces, such as Tommy Thompson Park and Ashbridges Bay Park, since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to enjoy and a large number of properties for sale have a park very close by.
South Riverdale allows home buyers to travel using different means of transportation. The public transit system in this part of the city is very good. There are about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. Active home buyers will also be pleased with the very pedestrian-friendly character of South Riverdale; running common errands is very easy, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Moving around by bicycle is straightforward in South Riverdale since there are many bike lanes.
Roughly 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and the remainder are renters. About one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of Toronto, but large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Most homes in this area were built before the 1960s, during its main construction boom. This neighbourhood also has a good choice of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is very often an option for home buyers in South Riverdale to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Likewise, thanks to 250-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood, there is usually a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner, for example on Gerrard Street. It is also very easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot, for example along Broadview Avenue. With regards to education, parents and their children will find that no matter where their property is located in South Riverdale, daycares and schools are close by.