Rivière-des-Prairies real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Rivière-des-Prairies is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This area is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near Autoroute Félix-Leclerc, Autoroute Métropolitaine or the railway line. Lastly, this neighbourhood also features not that much greenery; more specifically, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. Nonetheless, there are over 100 public green spaces close by for residents to explore, including Parc-Nature de la Pointe-aux-Prairies and Parc-Nature du Ruisseau-de Montigny, which makes them easy to get to.
Rivière-des-Prairies is very car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Autoroute Félix-Leclerc, and it is convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, this part of the city is not particularly transit friendly. Nonetheless, house owners can rely on the Anjou Station and Rivière-des-Prairies Station with access to the Mascouche Line. There are approximately 20 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. The bike is a sometimes poor method of transportation in this part of Montréal since the terrain is not particularly flat, and the cycling infrastructure is somewhat poor. Many of the houses for sale in this part of Montréal are located in places that are also not especially suitable for walking since carrying out daily needs is sometimes challenging.
About one third of properties in Rivière-des-Prairies were built between 1980 and 1990, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. Roughly one third of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of the city, and the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Homeowners occupy roughly 70% of the properties in Rivière-des-Prairies whereas the remainder are rented. This neighbourhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Families will value that wherever their property is situated in Rivière-des-Prairies, daycares and primary schools are close by. On the other hand, it can be difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private primary and high schools. Concerning food, a supermarket is usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in this part of Montréal. Avenue André-Ampère is among the best streets for groceries. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
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