South Richvale real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of South Richvale is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of the town is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Highway 407. Lastly, public green spaces are easy to reach since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
The preferred mode of transportation in this area is usually a car. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 407, are reasonably easy to access from any home in South Richvale. On the other hand, the public transit network in South Richvale is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. It is occasionally challenging for pedestrians to move around in this neighbourhood as few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle. This neighbourhood is also not very cycling-friendly since there is a significant amount of slopes, and South Richvale has a fairly poor bicycling infrastructure.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the vast majority of dwellings in South Richvale, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of the town is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about 85% of the properties in the neighbourhood and 15% are occupied by renters. About 30% of homes in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
It is sometimes feasible for home buyers in South Richvale to travel to the nearest grocery store by walking. Nonetheless, it is generally a reasonably short walk to the closest pharmacy, which can provide some basic food items. A restaurant is often just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in this part of Richmond Hill. With regards to education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from most homes for sale in South Richvale. In contrast, there are no high schools in this neighbourhood.