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The neighbourhood of Observatory can be found in the town of Richmond Hill, Ontario, which is situated in the Greater Toronto Area metropolitan area.


It is easy for pedestrians to get around in this part of the town; many common errands can be run on foot. On the other hand, this area is not particularly conducive to biking because this neighbourhood has a fairly poor cycling infrastructure, and the terrain is not particularly flat. Cars are a very good medium of transportation in Observatory. Accessing a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, public transit riders may find few choices in this part of the town due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, the closest rapid transit station, such as Yonge / 16th-Carrville on the blue | VIVA BLUE, is typically within walking distance from the majority of properties in the neighbourhood. There are a few bus lines crossing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby.


In Observatory, parents and their children will usually be able to access daycares and schools on foot. With respect to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away in Observatory. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options.


Observatory offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - however noise can be bothersome near the railway line. Lastly, it is very easy to reach green spaces, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy and numerous homes for sale have a park around the corner.


Homeowners occupy around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighbourhood whereas the rest are rented. In this part of Richmond Hill, the majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, but single detached homes and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 40% of properties in this area were constructed in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 2000s. This neighbourhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.

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