Centretown real estate guide & listings for sale
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Centretown. Finding things to do is very easy in this area. There are masses of people around most of the time, a vast selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
Centretown affords homeowners several alternative methods of transportation. Centretown is especially transit friendly by reason of over 100 nearby bus lines. This area is also an extraordinarily convenient part of Ottawa for pedestrians; all daily needs can be met by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Riding a bicycle is quite adopted in this area since the bicycling network is very good.
Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing about two thirds of dwellings in Centretown, but small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 30% of properties in this area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood is notable for those looking for one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood and 20% are occupied by owners.
Daycares and schools are straightforward to walk to from most houses for sale in this neighbourhood. Parents can choose between public and private high schools. As far as eating is concerned, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in Centretown. In addition, there are over 350 restaurants and over 50 coffee shops to experience in this part of Ottawa. It is also a short walk to a very good variety of clothing stores, for example on Sparks Street.