FIND THE HOME OF YOUR DREAMS IN A NEIGHBOURHOOD YOU'LL LOVE FALL IN LOVE WITH

Whether you are a current resident, or you're planning to move to our wonderful city, you'll want to get to know all about our amazing neighbourhoods.

The Halifax Region is the perfect blend of rural and urban so when you're searching for your dream home, you're sure to get the best of both worlds. Whether it's proximity to schools or work, a certain lot size, or anything in between, the neighbourhood guide below will give you a head start on determining which will be the best fit for you.

DOWNTOWN HALIFAX

Downtown Halifax is the urban core of the region, complete with hundreds of restaurants, boutique shopping, festivals and events, world-class attractions and highly rated hotels, Downtown Halifax is the go-to tourism hub of the region.

WEST END HALIFAX

Just 10 minutes west of Downtown Halifax, the West End is known for it’s eclectic mix of the young and young at heart, Quinpool Road, the Armdale Area, and its mix of rural and urban vibes within one diverse region.

NORTH END HALIFAX

The North End is a trendy area known for its hipster vibes, up and coming restaurant scene, boutique and second hand shops, colourful houses and lively nightlife – it’s a place that piques curiosity. 

DARTMOUTH | COLE HARBOUR

Known by locals as the “City of Lakes”, Dartmouth also has fantastic outdoor parks intertwined through its dozens of lakes. Just 5 minutes past Dartmouth is Cole Harbour, a suburban community best known for being the birthplace of Sidney Crosby, famous hockey player and 3-time Stanley Cup Winner.

BEDFORD | SACKVILLE

Bedford, which sits on the edge of the stunning Bedford Basin, offers brilliant views of the Halifax Harbour from lively DeWolf Park. Sackville and its surrounding communities such as Beaver Bank and Kinsack, have some fantastic outdoor and sporting areas worth exploring!

EASTERN SHORE

Halifax’s Eastern Shore is made up of many unique coastal communities and working fishing villages. It is known for its scenic natural environment, plentiful opportunities for outdoor adventure and excellent bird watching.

MUSQUODOBOIT VALLEY

The Musquodoboit Valley has hidden gems waiting to be discovered and is predominately known for its outdoor adventure of cycling, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking and camping.

PEGGY’S COVE & AREA

The Peggy’s Cove Coastal Region is where you go to relax in nature, with its scenic drives, famous lighthouses, coastal beaches and delicious seafood. All of this on top of with picturesque hikes, historic sites and unique attractions. This is where you go to experience the spirit of the Maritimes.

AIRPORT & AREA

Just 30 minutes outside of downtown Halifax is the Halifax Airport Area, home to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and its charming surrounding communities.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Map source: Discover Halifax (click on map to visit interactive map)

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