Centennial real estate guide & listings for sale
Centennial is a good neighbourhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm environment. There are approximately 20 parks nearby for residents to check out, which makes them very easy to get to. The noise levels in this area are also low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Walking is quite feasible for home buyers in Centennial; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. The public transit network in this part of the city is not very practical. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. However, driving is often the favoured way to navigate Centennial. It is very convenient to find a parking spot.
The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. In this area, roughly one third of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighbourhood experienced its main construction boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Parents and their schoolchildren will value the proximity to primary schools and daycares, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this neighbourhood. However, Centennial does not contain any high schools. When it comes to food, a supermarket is usually reachable within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Additionally, this part of Oshawa is a good place in which to eat out, and there are also a few coffee shops in Centennial. It is also convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.