Viewed as one of Ottawa's condo hot spots, Riverview, has a total of 5 condo buildings. These are made up of 4 High-Rise & 1 Mid-Rise. The condos for sale in Riverview include outstanding amenities. Condos for sale in Riverview are on the market for an average of 53 days. Riverview had 30 condos sold within it in 2020, an decrease of -6% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Riverview had an average sale price of $$503,960, an increase of 12% from the year before. This neighbourhood is Somewhat Walkable with a walk score of 52. Good Transit is available in Riverview. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 72. You can find the neighbourhoods of Alta Vista and Playfair Park nearby.
There are some great cafes in Riverview such as The Oasis Cafe, The Rainbow Cafe, and Second Cup Coffee Co.. Locals recommend eating at Super Bite Shawarma in Riverview - they have great food! You can spend the afternoon enjoying the outdoors at parks in Riverview like Cancer Survivors Park / Richard & Annette Bloch and Balena Park. I.D.A. - KidCare Pharmacy/Pharmacie Pediatrique is a conveniently located pharmacy in Riverview. Alta Vista Shopping Centre is a shopping center in Riverview that has something for everyone. Riverview is lucky to be home to a hospital, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus. The school in Riverview is Vincent Massey Public School. There are many students in this neighbourhood as University of Ottawa Roger Guindon Hall is located within it.
There are five parks in Riverview that residents can enjoy. These parks include Dale Park, Hurdman Park, Balena Park, Riverview Park, Coronation Park and Hutton Park. The area has 3 separate major transit stations; Hurdman, Lycee Claudel, and Smyth.
Riverview is bounded on the west by the Rideau River, on the north by the CN railway tracks, on the east by St. Laurent Boulevard, and on the south by Smyth Road. Riverview was once mainly farmland and it belonged to the Township of Gloucester until it had been obtained by the City of Ottawa in 1950.
Riverview is comprised up upscale, multi-generational urban households. It is a very diverse area and thanks to its central location it's is home to numerous hospitals. This has led to the neighbourhood being home to many individuals in the medical profession. The majority of the neighbourhood is university educated and most residents own their own homes.
Neighbourhood hospitals include; the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa General Hospital. The Riverside Hospital is also a short drive or bus ride away. Riverview is also home to the National Defense Medical Centre, the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre and the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Centre. There are a variety of schools available to Riverview residents, such as, Lycee Claudel French Elementary School, Franco Cite Catholic High School, Riverview Alternate School, Vincent Massey Public School, and a private Montessori school.
This quiet and cozy community is well established and has something for everyone. Entertainment, recreation, and shopping are all within a short distance. Enjoy St Laurent Shopping Centre or Alta Vista Shopping Center which are both nearby. There are also five churches, a fire hall, and Dempsey Community Centre which provides countless programs for adults and children.