neighbourhood guide
 

The choice of neighborhood is an increasingly important factor in the home buying process.

 
Your lifestyle is as important as the ideal features that you are looking for in a prospective home, making it essential to not only have the details of a potential new home, but also the neighborhood in which it is located and where you may eventually live.
 
Considerations such as local schools, amenities, transportation, traffic, crime rates, weather, and the surrounding community are all key aspects of selecting the ideal home and location for you and your lifestyle.
 
For more information regarding Winnipeg and area, or if you have questions relating to specific neighborhoods, I am here to help.

 

 

rIVERHEIGHTS

1A
Ft. Rouge in south-central Winnipeg was one of the first true suburbs built in the 1900’s. Several parks are nestled in this area with one bordering alongside the Red River. Larger homes are found along Churchill Drive. Homes is this area sell on average for $ 185,000.  It’s a short walk to downtown.
 
Area 1A   
Ft. Rouge, Riverview
 
Schools:  
Riverview School    (N-6)
Lord Roberts School   (N-6)
Churchill  High School  (7-12)
 
Library:  
Osborne Library   625 Osborne Street
Community Clubs,  Parks 
Lord Roberts Community Club
Ft. Rouge Leisure Centre
Riverview Community Club 
Berwick Athletic Field
Churchill Drive Park
McKittrick Park
 
Other Interest:s Riverview Health Centre
 
1A (Fort Rouge / Riverview) 164 sold
 Average size 1084 square feet
 Average list price $156,707
 Average selling price $166,479
 Average selling price / square feet $154
 Average selling price / list price 106%
 
1B, 1C
South of the Assiniboine River nestles among the large mature tree-lined streets are some of the most exclusive and expensive homes in Winnipeg on Wellington Crescent. Most of these million dollar homes have been extensively renovated and are owned by the upper echelon of Winnipeg.  To the east is Osborne Village. This artsy area has mainly apartments and condo’s for the many young professionals who call this neighborhood home.  It’s literally in walking distance to downtown and supports some of the trendiest stores in the city.  Included in this area is the well known “Little Italy”. Lining the streets of Corydon Avenue are some of the best Italian restaurants, Sushi bars and out-door cafes. There are also a myriad of boutiques, furniture stores and gift shops. Homes sell in this area for between $170,000-$278,000.
 
Area 1B   Crescentwood, Osborne Village

Schools:  Harrow School   (N-6)
Rockwood  School   (N-6)
LaVerendrye School   (N-6)
Gladstone School   (N-6)
Grosvenor School   (N-6)
Ft. Rouge School   (N-6)
Earl Grey School   (N-8)
Grant Park High School  (7-12)
St. Ignatius School   (K-8) Priv. Catholic
Winnipeg South Academy  (N-4)

 
Community Clubs, Parks, etc
Pan Am Pool
Winnipeg Winter Club
Grant Park Athletic Grounds
Crescentwood Community Centre
Earl Grey Community Centre
Grant Park Recreational Centre
Mayfair Recreational Centre
River Osborne Community Centre
Fort Rouge Park
Harrow Park
 
Other Interests: 
Grant Park Shopping Centre
Osborne Village Shopping
 
1B (Crescentwood / Osborne Village) 200 sold
 Average size 1272 square feet
 Average list price $181,396
 Average selling price $193,656
 Average selling price / square feet $152
 Average selling price / list price 107%
 
Area 1C    Armstrong Point, River Heights N
Schools:  
Queenston School   (N-6)
Carpathia School   (N-6)
Robert H. Smith School  (N-6)
River Heights School   (7-8)  French Immersion
Kelvin High School   (9-12)
St. Mary’s Academy   (7-12) Private Catholic Sch
St. Aiden’s School   Private Anglican School
Asper Gray Academy Shore Simpkin & Wolinsky Schools
Asper Jewish Community Campus
Westgate Mennonite College  (7-12)Priv. Mennonite
 
Library:  
River Heights Library   1520 Corydon Avenue
Cornish Library   20 Westgate
 
Community Club, Parks, etc
Rady Cente
River Heights Community Centre
Sir John Franklin Community Centre/Park
Munson Park
Cordova Park
TR Hodgson Park
 
Other Interests: Rehabilitation Centre for Children
Corydon Village Mall
Academy Road Shops
Assiniboine River/Wellington Crescent Bike Paths
 
1C (Armstrong Point / North River Heights) 228 sold
Average size 1551 square feet
Average list price $272,974
Average selling price $282,537
Average selling price / square feet $182
Average selling price / list price 104%
 
1D
Nestled among the big old oak trees are the character homes that River Heights is known for.  The area’s older well maintained homes have mostly been updated and are now in great demand. There are upscale boutiques, fine dining, gift shops and more along well known Academy Road. You are minutes away from Polo Park Shopping Centre, Winnipeg’s largest mall and approximately 8 minutes from downtown. On average homes sell in this area for $253,000. 
   
Area 1D   River Heights
Schools:  
Montrose School    (N-6)
JB Mitchell School   (N-6)
Brock-Corydon School  (N-6)
St. John Brebeuf School  (K-8)Priv. Catholic
Sir William Osler School  EAL Adult School
Ohr Hatoral School   (N-6) Priv. Jewish
 
Community Clubs, Parks, etc
Kinsmen Re-fit Centre
Unicity Racquet Club
Court Sports Club
Lipsett Hall
Montrose Park
Brock Fleet Park
Sir William Osler Park
Joe Malone Park
Other Interests: Kenaston Village Mall


1D (South River Heights) 123 sold
Average size 1378 square feet
Average list price $244,272
Average selling price $255,400
Average selling price / square feet $185
Average selling price / list price 105%

 
 
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