River East real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy River East. Most areas in this part of Winnipeg are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, it is easy to access parks from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are around 20 of them close by for residents to relax in.
River East is an extremely convenient part of Winnipeg for driving. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, River East is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Walking is not very convenient for property owners in this part of Winnipeg since very few common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in River East. This part of the city is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. Most housing in this area was built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its biggest building boom.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a rather short walk from most houses for sale in River East. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in River East. In contrast, families may consider it challenging for their children to reach daycares as a pedestrian.