Richmond West real estate guide & listings for sale
Richmond West offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however noise can be bothersome around the railway line. Lastly, public green spaces, like Kirkbridge Park, are especially well-spread out and there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, which makes them easy to get to.
Richmond West is especially car friendly. Most properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, and it is very easy to access a parking spot. However, commuting by transit can be challenging in Richmond West due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the neighbourhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Richmond West is not very conducive to walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Richmond West is an important part of its character. This neighbourhood offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented. This part of the city did not experience a single construction boom; the construction of new buildings in this neighbourhood was spread throughout numerous decades in recent history.
Parents and their children will welcome that wherever their house is located in Richmond West, primary schools are close by. However, there are no high schools in this area. In terms of eating, it is easy to get to the closest supermarket by walking from anywhere in Richmond West. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.