The city of Riverside, CA is home to 28 neighborhoods. From the Airport neighborhood to the Wood Streets neighborhood, they all enjoy sunny southern California weather and that trendy SoCal vibe. Some of these neighborhoods are quite large with plenty of major amenities, while others are a bit smaller with that nice small town feel. The Riverside area is part of a very stable housing market and offers close proximity to several freeways for easy commuting. Just a few of the major attractions around the Riverside area include the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, the world-famous Mission Inn, and the University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens.
With high rates of residents who have graduated from high school and have gone on to receive bachelors’ degrees plus a highly stable housing market, Orangecrest is obviously a popular place to live. And, of course, it also has that gorgeous sunny Southern California weather as well. In addition, it is located in fairly close proximity to the 215, the 15, and the 10 freeways. This makes commuting a breeze from Orangecrest, as well as traveling to other parts of the state to attractions, the mountains, and the beaches. In and around the Orangecrest neighborhood area itself, there are seven grocery stores, 20 restaurants and bars, 19 places to shop, 11 schools, three parks, four fitness centers, 19 places for catching public transportation, and one library. It also has many other nearby amenities and major attractions, including the Fox Performing Arts Center for those who love the performing arts, and a special favorite with the kids, March Field Air Museum.
The neighborhood of Canyon Crest boasts low crime rates and plenty of local amenities. The housing market in the area is quite stable and the weather is warm and sunny with balmy average temps during the summer months of around 75 degrees. The Canyon Crest neighborhood also has two grocery stores, 11 bars and restaurants, two shopping centers, four schools, one fitness center, public transit, and four lush green parks for walking the dog and playing with the kids. Nearby attractions and amenities include The Enchanted Carriage Company, California Museum of Photography, Castle Park, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and The Spa at Canyon Crest, just to name a few. And, everything else in the Southern California area, from the majestic mountains to the deep blue sea, is accessible to residents via the nearby 10, 15, and 215 freeways. It's such a beautiful SoCal neighborhood, however, that you may never want to stray far from home if you become a Canyon Crest resident.
With the same gorgeous SoCal weather as the rest of Riverside County and the city of Riverside, Mission Grove offers everything potential homebuyers could possibly want. Home prices and median home values are higher than the city of Riverside but a bit lower than the rest of the state of California. Renting a home in Mission Grove will cost you less than renting in Riverside and quite a bit less than the rest of the state. It’s also an excellent place for families and singles alike with plenty to do in the way of amenities and area attractions. For your convenience, the Mission Grove area offers three grocery stores, 20 restaurants and bars, three schools, seven fitness centers, two parks, a library, and plenty of public transit. It's close to three major freeways and major attractions, including the Mission Inn Museum, the historic Rubidoux Drive-In, the Gourmet Detective, and a spot that is well-known by travelers from all over the U.S., the fascinating Dinosaur Truck Stop.