Centennial Scarborough real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Centennial Scarborough is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. The greenery in this area is prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. Getting to green spaces, including Lower Highland Creek and Adams Park, is very easy from the majority of locations within the neighbourhood since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to visit. This part of the city is also good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets are tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Highway 2A, Highway 401 or the railway line.
Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is quite transit friendly. In contrast, it is difficult to move around by bicycle in Centennial Scarborough because there are quite a few elevation changes, and the cycling network is rather limited. Centennial Scarborough is not very conducive to those who travel by foot since common amenities such as banks or liquor stores can be an occasionally long walk away. On the other hand, the car is usually the best transportation option in this part of Toronto. It is straightforward to come across a place to park, and many homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 2A.
Around 45% of homes in Centennial Scarborough were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. In this neighbourhood, roughly 80% of dwellings are single detached homes, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Nearly 95% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented. Notably, this area is good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes.
Families will value that wherever their house is situated in this part of Toronto, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, parents may consider it challenging for their children to get to high schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. Regarding food, it is convenient to reach the nearest supermarket by walking in this neighbourhood. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.