South Riverdale real estate guide & listings for sale
South Riverdale is a great neighbourhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This area has a large number of areas to visit. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are often lots of people around, and it is very easy to find bars as they are well-spread throughout the neighbourhood. Queen Street in particular offers a vast selection of nightlife. There is a fair amount of greenery in this part of Toronto as a lot of streets have good tree coverage. It is very easy to reach public green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are approximately 30 of them close by for residents to unwind in and getting to the closest park is very easy from the majority of houses for sale.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very convenient to move around in South Riverdale. Getting around by public transit is very easy in this part of Toronto. For instance, the neighbourhood is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. South Riverdale is also very convenient for walking; running daily errands is very easy, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. It is straightforward to move around by bike in this neighbourhood because the cycling network is very good.
The majority of the housing stock of South Riverdale is made up of townhouses and small apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighbourhood experienced its biggest building boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this era. This part of the city also has a good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 40% are renters.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from most properties for sale in South Riverdale. Likewise, thanks to over 200 restaurants and around 40 coffee shops, South Riverdale is a very good place in which to eat out. It is also straightforward to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Broadview Avenue. As far as education is concerned, parents and their children will appreciate the proximity to daycares and schools, which are within walking distance from most houses for sale in South Riverdale.