Centennial real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Centennial. Green spaces are very easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This neighbourhood is also fairly good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very easy to get around in Centennial. Physically active house buyers will welcome the especially pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of the city; many daily needs can be met by walking, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. The public transit service in Centennial is very good. More precisely, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Driving is also a fairly good mode of transportation in this part of Winnipeg. Coming across a place to park is easy, and it is a very short car ride to the nearest highway from any home in Centennial.
In Centennial, roughly one third of buildings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighbourhood also has an excellent variety of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and 20% are owners. The homes in this part of Winnipeg are quite old, because roughly 45% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of the city. In addition, there are approximately 10 restaurants and a few coffee shops to benefit from in Centennial. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, it is a short walk to get to schools and daycares from anywhere in this area.