Central real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Central is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is very easy to access parks since there are about 20 of them close by for residents to relax in. This area is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near the railway line or Highway 401.
Walking is reasonably convenient for residents in Central; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Public transit users may have few options in this part of Oshawa as a result of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is served by about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. On the other hand, cars are a very good transportation option in this neighbourhood. Nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are very easy to drive to from any home in this area, and it is convenient to access a place to park.
In Central, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighbourhood. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place prior to the 1960s.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach schools and daycares from most homes for sale in Central. Regarding eating, it is very often possible for property owners in this neighbourhood to purchase groceries by walking. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Central. Property owners have access to a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.