Richmond real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Richmond. This neighbourhood is very quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, there are around 10 parks nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-situated, which makes it very easy to reach them.
No matter the means of transportation, it is reasonably simple to travel in Richmond. Richmond features a fairly good public transit system. More precisely, there are a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Travelling on foot is also practical for residents in Richmond; many common errands can be run without needing to use a car. Even though there are a limited number of elevation changes, biking is difficult in this part of Calgary as.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 30% of dwellings in Richmond, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of Calgary also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented. This part of the city did not experience a single building boom; the construction of new homes in Richmond was spread throughout multiple decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
In Richmond, families will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. However, daycares are not especially numerous and accordingly tend to require a long walk to get to. In terms of food, it is convenient to get to the nearest supermarket on foot in Richmond. In addition, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and there are also a few coffee shops in Richmond.