Bedford is an established neighbourhood conveniently situated in between Halifax and Dartmouth (in the Bedford Basin) which allows for easy access to both Halifax and Dartmouth as well as the airport. Bedford has a stunning boardwalk along waterfront beginning at DeWolf Park where residents love to watch the sunset over the ocean or fireworks on holidays. Bedford Days is a popular annual summer festival that attracts families and children each year. Bedford is filled with shops and amenities making it a very convenient place to live.
West Bedford is a new residential community featuring new construction homes, tree-lined trails, parks and outdoor open spaces. The Parks of West Bedford is a highly sought-after brand-new community. It has everything you need minutes away in Larry Uteck. There is a brand-new P-9 School going in and another brand new high-school. The local rink: The BMO Centre is a four-pad arena - if you are looking to join a hockey community, this could be perfect for you. Residents of West Bedford love that it is just 10 minutes to downtown Halifax and quick access to the highway.
A newer community just across the highway from West Bedford, with great views of the Bedford Basin. Bedford South is a combination of residential homes, apartment buildings and businesses. It features many young families and excellent schools. The community is very well-serviced by public transportation.
Hammonds Plains is for families looking for country, estate style living just 15 minutes outside of Halifax. Its large subdivisions feature custom built homes surrounded by privacy and trees. Kingswood, Kingswood North, Voyageur Lakes and Glen Arbour (featuring a golf course) are the names of a few popular neighbourhoods. Most homes in Hammonds Plains are on well and septic. Hammonds Plains is filled with lakes, (great for playing pond hockey), parks, trails (such as Blue Mountain) and families love the St. Margaret’s Bay Centre – excellent for figure skating or hockey.
Halifax, an Atlantic Ocean port city in eastern Canada, is the provincial capital of Nova Scotia. Throughout the city, you’ll find a range of restaurants, bars, and pubs. Many of the city’s establishments have a Celtic feel, honouring the history of the province, Nova Scotia = is latin for New Scotland. Halifax is also a major business centre. The city’s dominated by the hilltop Citadel, a star-shaped fort completed in the 1850s. Halifax’s waterfront offers stunning ocean views. Halifax is filled with historic properties and friendly people. Downtown Halifax is ever evolving and provides a lovely combination of where old meets new!
SOUTH END HALIFAX
The South End is a neighbourhood of Halifax Regional Municipality, located on the southern half of the Halifax Peninsula in Halifax. It houses some of the most impressive real estate in the East Coast. Residents love taking walks in Halifax’s Point Pleasant Park. The South End is conveniently just minutes to the downtown entertainment, private schools, hospitals, businesses and several universities, including Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University, and the University of King’s College.
CLAYTON PARK & ROCKINGHAM
The Clayton Park and Rockingham is just outside of the Halifax peninsula, only 10 minutes to downtown Halifax. It is a great place to raise a family as it is houses many schools, churches, a library, grocery stores, shopping, the Canada Games Centre, parks and more! You will find all types of living arrangements in Clayton Park – it has a mix of single family, multi-family, condominium and apartment rentals. It is one of the most ethnically diverse areas of Nova Scotia, with many cultures represented. Residents love being just minutes to popular shopping destination Bayers Lake.
ARMDALE / PURCELLS COVE / HERRING COVE
A scenic area with oceanside residences, yacht clubs and parks. Residents love the easy access to the downtown Halifax and also small coastal towns and beaches of Nova Scotia. A popular destination is Fleming Park featuring walking trails, a playground, beach, a wharf and a boat launch. Pavia is a local coffee shop where residents love to get ice cream in the summertime.
ST. MARGARET'S BAY / TIMBERLEA / HUBLEY
Canada’s ocean playground, filled with harbours, picturesque coves and lakes. If you are a family that loves outdoor adventure such as hiking, fishing, boating, whale watching or walks on the beach, these communities may be the for you. Take a drive to Peggy’s Cove, a top tourist destination of Nova Scotia. This lighthouse is one of Nova Scotia’s most well-known lighthouses and may be the most photographed in Canada.
FALL RIVER & WAVERLEY
Fall River & Waverley are known for living amongst spacious lots, lakes, rivers, and trees. These communities are closely located to the Halifax International Airport and approximately 20 minutes outside of Halifax. The subdivisions in the area offer unique custom homes, spacious lots - many with lake frontage! All homes have septic systems and most have a well. There are two top private golf courses in the area, a fire station and excellent schools. This is estate style living in the countryside.
Sackville a top destination for young growing families. It is located just 20 minutes to downtown Halifax. Residents love the Sackville Sport Stadium as a place to take the family for swimming, skating, curling and working out. Sackville has a mix of single family and multi-family living. On Sackville Drive you will find a variety of shops and restaurants. The area is very well-serviced by public transportation.
Dartmouth is located across the Harbour from Halifax on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour. Downtown Dartmouth has some of the best views of the Halifax skyline! Dartmouth has been nicknamed the City of Lakes due to the large number of lakes located within its boundaries. Families love Shubie Park, for walking or camping, as well as Lake Banook where you can see some of the best paddlers in the East Coast. For shopping you are close by Mic Mac Mall and Dartmouth Crossing. A great place to live.
Nova Scotia’s Martha’s Vineyard, a quaint sailing town, where the ocean provides a lifestyle unlike any other! Home of Chester Race Week and Canada’s largest keelboat regatta. Explore many top designations such as the recently opened Nordic “Sensea” Spa, the 18-hole golf course or the marvelous oceanside restaurants and shops. Residents and visitors continue to love discovering Oak Island, or sailing in this charming coastal community.
Located on the way to the beautiful Valley, Nova Scotia’s cottage country & Ski country a wonderful rural area to live. Residents love skiing at Martock or golf at the Avon Valley Golf & Country Club or lunch at Bent Ridge Winery. A lovely place to live and work. Home to King's-Edgehill School - a Canadian private university-preparatory boarding and day school. Windsor provides an easy commute into the city along with a town filled with a prominent history – such as the birthplace of ice hockey !
Wolfville is a beautiful rural place to live with stunning landscapes, gardens, fields and apple blossom trees. The Valley is popular tourist destination due to it’s amazing wineries, views of Cape Blomidon, the Bay of Fundy and Gaspereau Valley. The downtown portion of Wolfville has a vibrant student nightlife with lively pubs and bars. Main Street is a picturesque strip filled with cute cafes and shops. If you don’t choose to live here, many choose to vacation here.