Lower Sackville Information

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Sackville, Nova Scotia

Population 32307

Area 43.2 sq km

The Community of Sackville is part of The Halifax Regional Municipality. This community is made up of four separate areas, all interconnected; Lower Sackville, Middle Sackville, Upper Sackville and Beaverbank.

Lower Sackville is almost fully developed residentially, it boasts a mix of business, residential and park areas, whereas the outskirts of Sackville (Middle and Upper) continues to increase. Sackville is located only 20 minutes from Halifax, Dartmouth and the airport; and only 5 minutes from Bedford.

Lower Sackville is the business and central core of the community. The majority of people who live in Sackville live in Lower Sackville.  Middle Sackville is about 5 km from the city center of Lower Sackville. This area features homes with mainly large country lots.  Homes here are primarily on well and septic in this area.  Upper Sackville is about 10 km from the city center of Lower Sackville. It begins at the far end of Middle Sackville.  This area features include private large lots on well and with few amenities.  Beaverbank is about 5 km from the city center of Lower Sackville.  Municipal water was installed in 2004/2005 in parts of this area.

The majority of Lower Sackville's suburbs were built in the 1970's.

Sackville has a very active recreation department as well as many community groups offering programs. The Sackville Sports Stadium offers a pool, curling rink, ice rinks, and gymnasium with a multitude of fitness equipment.  As well you will find an 18 hole golf course just on the outskirts of Town in Beaverbank (Lost Creek).  A provincial park reserve borders the northern edge of the community at Second Lake

Sackville features two high schools: Sackville High School and Millwood High School.  There are 4 Junior Highs; Leslie Thomas, Sackville Heights, AJ Smeltzer and Harold T Barrett. Information on the individual elementary schools as well as their websites can be found at Halifax Regional School Board.

  

ARMCREST SUBDIVISION

(Built in mid 1990's - 2001)

  

Features:

  • Newer homes
  • Close to shopping
  • Well maintained area

Schools:

  • Smokey Drive Elementary (Primary - 6)
  • Leslie Thomas Junior High (7-9)
  • Sackville High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Semi-detached
  • Split Entry
  • 2 Storey

 

BERRYHILL SUBDIVISION

(Built 1999 - present)

  

Features:

  • Large lots
  • Within minutes of Highway #101
  • Properties on well and septic
  • Located beside Wilson Lake Estates
  • 3km from shopping district in Lower Sackville

Schools:

  • Harry Hamilton Elementary (Primary-6)
  • Sackville Heights Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High School (10-12)

  Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
     

  

  

BRIDLEWOOD ESTATES

(Built early to mid 1980's)

  Features:

  • Located just off Highway #101
  • Minutes from all amentities

  Schools:

  • Sackville Heights Elementary (Primary-6)
  • Sackville Heights Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High (10-12)

  Housing:

  • Semi-detached
  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey

  

  

                                                                              FIRST LAKE SUBDIVISION

(Built early to mid 1980's)

  

Features:

  • School within subdivision
  • Beach
  • Skating Rink
  • Sports Stadium
  • Parks

Schools:

  • Cavalier Drive School (Primary-9)
  • Sackville High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No semi's

 

LINDGATE ESTATES

(Built early to mid 1990's)

  Features:

  • Close to all amenities
  • Close by access to Highway #101
  • Within walking distance to Metro Bus Terminal (25 min to Halifax)
  • Approximately 100 homes

Schools:

  • Sackville Heights Elementary (Primary-6)
  • Sackville Heights Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No semi's

MILLWOOD SUBDIVISION

(Built from 1990 -present)

 

   Features: 

  • Tennis Court
  • Playground
  • Basketball
  • School within subdivision
  • Within minutes of shopping core

    Schools:

  • Millwood Elementary (Primary - 6)
  • Sackville Heights Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Semi-detached
  • Split Entry
  • 2 Storey

  

 

MONARCH ESTATES

(Built in late 1990's - 2004)

  Features:

  • Elementary school within subdivision
  • Large pond
  • Soccer Field
  • Primarily well and septic
  • 3 minutes to Highway #101

Schools:

  • Monarch Drive Elementary (Primary-6)
  • Harold T Barrett Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High School (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No- semi's



RIVERSIDE ESTATES

(Built early to mid 1980's)

  Features:

  • Within walking distance to downtown core
  • Within walking distance to Metro Transit Terminal (25 min to Halifax)
  • Easy access to Highway #101

  Schools:

  • Caudle Park Elementary (Primary - 6)
  • AJ Smeltzer Junior High (7-9)
  • Sackville High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No semi's



 

                                                                              STONEMOUNT SUBDIVISION

  (Build mid 1990's - present)

  

Features:

  • Large country lots
  • Municipal water
  • Septic

  Schools:

  • Cavalier School (Primary-9)
  • Sackville High (10-12)

  Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No semi's

  

 

  

SUNNYVALE SUBDIVISION

(Built early 1980's - early 1990's)

  

Features:

  • Within walking distance of shopping malls
  • Easy access to Highway #101
  • Well maintained area

Schools:

  • Cavalier School (Primary-9)
  • Sackville High (10-12)

  Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • 2 storey semi-detached

 

  

  

WILSON LAKE ESTATES

(Built from 1999-2005)

  

Features:

  • Large lots
  • 3 minutes to Highway #101
  • Well and septic

  Schools:

  • Harry Hamilton Elem (Primary-6)
  • Sackville Heights Junior High (7-9)
  • Millwood High School (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey
  • No semi's

 

 

 

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