Centrepointe, Ottawa

Centrepionte, Ottawa

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Centrepointe is one of the most central communities in the city. It is bounded by Baseline Road, Pineview/ Mapleview/ Wycliffe Crescents, Woodroffe Avenue, and Marble Arch Crescent. The communities was developed in 1985 as a residential subdivision which makes it one of the newer communities in Ottawa. Most of the residents of Centrepointe speak English as their official language but their is a small percentage of people who speak French or another language. Centrepointe also boasts a large public transit hub in their community with Baseline Station being only minutes away from the community. There are four schools and two churches in the neighbourhood.

Housing Statistics

Oldest house: Built in 1963.
Average house age: Most houses were built between 1980 and 2000.
Detached homes: 58% of homes are detached. 42% are row and semi-detached homes.
House prices - detached homes*: Recent sales vary from $400,000 to $900,000 with 30% under $500,000.
House prices - semi-detached homes and row houses*: Recent sales vary from $325,000 to $400,000.

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Recreational Opportunities

Centrepointe has many opportunities for its residents to relax and enjoy recreational activities.The neighbourhood has one of the largest parks in the city. Baseball diamonds, sports fields, play structures, basketball courts, a splash pad, and even a small lake are all available to be enjoyed by residents of the neighbourhood. Centrepointe even has a skateboard park for the younger, daring members of the neighbourhood. Centrepointe Theatres brings sophistication and art in the form of theatre productions and concerts to the community and has hosted many artists and productions both amateur and professional. Every year the Centrepointe community comes together for community events. There is a community park cleanup every spring. A large community garage sale that sees a large turnout of both participants and attendees. And finally, the city councillor hosts a family fun celebration and fireworks in the park in celebration of the New Year.

Future Improvements

Centrepointe has an active community association that keeps track of what needs improvement in the neighbourhood, such as traffic and road issues and new construction. When an issues arises they work with the city to have it resolved.

What Residents of Centrepointe Say

We asked the community association what they would say to someone who was considering moving into the neighbourhood. They responded saying,
Anyone moving into the neighbourhood will find friendly, helpful people who will show them where things are and how things work.

What we love about Centrepointe:

  • Centrepointe's central location and access to a large public transit hub makes it an ideal location for someone who commutes for work
  • The theatre and large park provide lots of recreational opportunities
  • Close to Algonquin College and other schools making it an excellent location for families.

Schools and Education in Centrepointe

Churches in Centrepointe

Where is Centrepointe?

Centrepointe is in Nepean. Nepean
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