Centennial real estate guide & listings for sale
Centennial is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Highway 401 or the railway line. It is sometimes difficult to reach public green spaces in the neighbourhood since they aren't well-spread out. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to enjoy.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this part of the city. It is a short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, from anywhere in this neighbourhood, and it is very easy to come across a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit service in Centennial is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. Biking is difficult in Centennial since there are quite a few elevation changes, and the cycling network is fairly poor. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighbourhood are located in areas that are also not very conducive to those who travel by foot because very few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.
In Centennial, roughly 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the units in Centennial and the remainder are rented. Roughly 40% of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Property owners in Centennial will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few restaurants and cafes in Centennial. Regarding education, parents and their kids will value that wherever their home is situated in this area, primary schools and daycares are close by. In contrast, high schools are not especially abundant and consequently not always within walking distance.