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About Centretown

This near-downtown location is one of Ottawa’s trendiest spots. Not only does it offer residents with high-valued real estate, Centretown is walking distance from all major Ottawa attractions including Parliament Hill, the Byward Market, NAC, the art Museum and much more.

This area is one of the highly desired neighbourhoods in Ottawa because of all of its variety of convenient and culturally features. There is a plethora of eclectic shops and cafes along Bank Street, along the Sparks Street Mall, and in several downtown office towers, and the nearby Rideau Centre. Centretown is home to the New City Hall and dozens of embassies. If you enjoy a quicker pace in life, you belong in the excitement of downtown living.

A mix of residential and commercial properties make up Centretown, allowing the ideal convenient and upscale lifestyles while living here. There are a variety of high-rise buildings from condos to financial institutions and government buildings and a good mix of single-family homes close to Dundonald and McNabb parks. Along Albert and Laurier Street there are high-rise condos, with the retail and commercial streets being on Bank and Elgin Street, while streets like MacLaren and Gladstone are more residential. Of the community's 15,000 dwellings: 52% were apartments in buildings with over 5 stories, 34% are low-rise apartments, and 3% were other types of dwellings.

Some schools serving Centretown

  • Glashan Public School
  • Lisgar Collegiate Institute
  • Centennial Public School
  • Elgin Street Public School
  • First Avenue Public School
  • Glebe Collegiate

Cool feature about this neighbourhood:

Every summer the Centretown Movies Outdoor Film Festival shows movies in Dundonald Park. An outdoor movie festival created by the community, for the community!

Demographics

23%
Own
77%
Rent
10,560
Single Famly
4,707
Non-Family
37
Multi Family
88%
Employed
6%
Self-Employed
6%
Unemployed

 
$550k
Avg Home Value
21
Avg Home Age
$66k
Avg Income
39
Avg Age
Detached
Detached
 41%
Semi-Detached
Semi-Detached
 16%
Duplex
Duplex
 15%
Low-Rise
Low-Rise
 28%
High-Rise
High-Rise
 0%

People per Household

1
10183
2
3677
3
944
4-5
464
6
336

Education

University
College
3501
High School
4719
Apprentice
None
2524

Marital Status

Married
21
Single
62
Other
17

Age Groups

0-19
12%
20-29
23%
30-49
37%
50+
29%

Centretown Amenities

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  • CMHC insurance must be purchased for all homes with less than 20% down payment.
  • Homes purchased for more than $1 million are not eligible for CMHC insurance, therefore requiring homeowners to put more than 20% down.
  • The maximum amortization period on CMHC insured mortgages is 25 years.
  • Homes sold over $500,000 can no longer be purchased with a 5% down payment. The new minimum down payment is 5% of the first $500,000, and 10% of any amount over $500,000.
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