Centennial real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Centennial are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around Highway 401 or the railway line. Green spaces are sometimes challenging to reach since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to relax in.
Centennial is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, from anywhere in Centennial. On the other hand, the public transit service in this area is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. The bicycle is a rather poor mode of transportation in this neighbourhood as bicycle riders encounter quite a few elevation changes, and there are few bike lanes. Walking is also not very feasible for home buyers in Centennial because most daily needs are inconvenient to carry out on foot.
Roughly 40% of properties in Centennial were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. In this neighbourhood, roughly 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the properties in Centennial whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is convenient to get to the closest grocery store on foot in Centennial. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and coffee shops as well. In terms of education, families will appreciate that no matter where their house is located in Centennial, primary schools and daycares are nearby. However, it can be difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian.