Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. The greenery in this borough is reasonably prominent as there are numerous tree-lined streets. It is easy to get to green spaces in the borough, since there are over 200 of them close by for residents to check out and reaching a park from the majority of homes for sale is easy. This part of the city is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally peaceful - however noise can be problematic close to the railway line, Autoroute Félix-Leclerc or Autoroute Métropolitaine.
This area is very car friendly. It is convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Autoroute Métropolitaine, are reasonably easy to reach from any home in this area. In contrast, commuting by transit can be at times difficult in Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles as a result of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there is the Rivière-des-Prairies Station, Anjou Station and Pointe-aux-Trembles Station with access to the Mascouche Line. The borough is connected by about 30 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles is cycling-friendly since there are a good number of bike lanes. In contrast, this area is not particularly suitable for walking because common amenities such as hardware stores or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 45% of dwellings in Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, and the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This part of Montréal has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this borough own their home while the rest are renters. Around 30% of properties in this part of the city were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s.
The nearest grocery store in this area is generally only a rather short walk away. Over 50 supermarkets are located close by, and the best choice can be found on streets like Avenue André-Ampère. There are also a few options for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, in this borough, parents and their children will usually be able to access primary schools and daycares by walking. However, high schools are not very numerous and consequently may require a long walk to get to. Besides public schools, there are private primary and secondary schools.
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