BEDFORD INFORMATION

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Real Estate Agent

Population  16645     Total Dwellings  6456

Total Land Area  72.97 sq km         9.6 km from Halifax

Located at the head of Bedford Basin, Bedford is famous for its beautiful natural surroundings.  It is centrally located between Halifax and Dartmouth.  Either city can be reached without crossing the bridges, which are often congested.

There a two parks in this community.  Dewolf Park offers a walking path along the shores of the basin.  Bedford Days which is a one week festival in the summer is hosted in this park.  Lions Park is also located on the shores of the Bedford Basin and features two heated pools and a playground.

The Bedford community features hotel and motel accommodations, shopping and restaurants. Yachting, rock climbing, lawn bowling, canoeing and hiking are also popular summer sports within Bedford. Bedford features several acres of protected parkland boasting walking and ski trails.   There are two supervised beaches located at  Papermill Lake,

Visiting yachts are welcomed at the internationally renowned Bedford Basin Yacht Club.  Tourist information can obtained at the Bedford Visitor Information Centre on the Bedford Highway.

  

  

BASINVIEW SUBDIVISION

  (Built late 1980's - Early 1990's)


Features:

•·         Basinview Elementary School within subdivision

•·         Easy commute to Halifax.

•·         Within walking distance to several amenities such as grocery store, restaurants, pharmacies, etc

•·         1km from Highway #102


Schools:

  • Basinview Elementary  (Primary-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)


Housing:

•·         Split Entry

•·         Side split

•·         2 Storey

  Beautiful neighbourhood, some with fabulous views of Bedford Basin

  

BEDFORD HILLS

(Built 1974-1976)

  

Features:

  • Easy Access to Highway #102
  • Easy commute to Halifax
  • Within walking distance to several amenities such as grocery store, restaurants, pharmacy, etc
  • Close to Papermill Lake Beach
  • Located on Halifax side of Bedford
  • Beautiful private lots surrounded by mature trees

Schools:

  • Basinview Elementary  (Primary-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  •  CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • 2 Storey
  • Contemporary
  • Single Family Detached

90 homes in this gorgeous area

  

  

CRESTVIEW AREA

                                                                                   (Built 1990's - present)

  

Features:

  • Papermill Lake within subdivision
  • Bedford South School within subdivision
  • Located on Halifax side of Bedford
     

Schools:

•·         Bedford South Primary-9

•·         CP Allen High 10-12

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • 2 Storey
  • 2 Storey Semi Detached


EAGLEWOOD SUBDIVISION

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

  

Features:

  • Sunnyside Elementary School within subdivision
  • Located on Dartmouth side of Bedford

 School:

  • Fort Sackville (Primary-1)
  • Sunnyside Elementary (2-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • CP Allen High School (10-12)

Housing:

  • Bungalows
  • 2 Storey
  • Contemporary
  • Executive Homes

   

  

NOTTINGHAM AREA

(Built 1997-2001)

Features: 

  • Within walking distance of shopping malls & sports fields
  • Beautifully maintained subdivision

Schools:

  • Fort Sackville (Primary-1)
  • Sunnyside Elementary (2-6)
  •  Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  •  CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Townhouses
  • 2 Storey
  • Executive Homes

 

  

OAKMOUNT SUBDIVISION

(Built early to mid 1980's)

  

Features:

  • Playground
  • Tennis Court
  • Within walking distance to shopping malls
  • Schools within walking distance

Schools:

  • Sunnyside Elementary(Primary-1)
  • Eaglewood Elementary (2-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • C.P. Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Single family detached
  • 2 Storey
  • Split Entry

  

OAKRIDGE SUBDIVISION

(Built early 1990's)

  

Features:

  • Within walking distance to shopping malls
  • Popular with young families
  • Close to schools

Schools:

  • Sunnyside Elementary (Primary-2)
  • Eaglewood Elementary (3-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Link homes (linked underground at footing)
  • Split Entry
  • Bungalows

  

 

  

OLDE BEDFORD

(Built 1940's -1990's)

Features:

•·         Within walking distance to amenities

•·         Great Bedford Basin views from various areas

Schools:

•·         Fort Sackville (Primary-1)

•·         Sunnyside Elementary (2-6)

•·         Bedford Junior High (7-9)

•·         CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

•·         Character homes

•·         Bungalows

•·         Split Entry

  

PAPERMILL LAKE

(Built 1980's-2004)

 

Features:

  • 2 supervised beaches
  • Bedford South School
  • Within walking distance to several amenities such as grocery store, restaurants, pharmacy, etc.
  • Located on Halifax side of Bedford

Schools:

  • Bedford South  (Primary-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Split Entry
  • Executive 2 Storey
  • Lakefront

                                                                             

THE RAVINES

(Built 2003-present)

  

Features:

  • Great views of Bedford Basin
  • Short drive to all amenities
  • Located on Halifax side of Bedford

Schools:

  • Bedford South (Primary-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • 2 Storey
  • 2 Storey Townhouses
  • Condos



 

                                                                                                  RIDGEVALE

       (Built early to late 1990's)

  

Features:

  • Executive single family
  • Large lots
  • Playgrounds
  • Located on Dartmouth side of Bedford

Schools:

  • Fort Sackville (Primary-1)
  • Sunnyside-Eaglewood (2-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)

Housing:

  • Executive 2 Storey

  

 

SHOREVIEW HEIGHTS

(Built early to late 1980's)

  

Features:

  • Within minutes of all amenities

Schools:

  • Basinview Elementary (Primary-6)
  • Bedford Junior High (7-9)
  • CP Allen High (10-12)

     

Housing: 

  • Split Entry
  • Side Split
  • 2 Storey

  

  

  

STARPOINT RIDGE & AREA

(Houses 2004- present)

Features:

•·         Easy commute to all amenities

•·         Area of new homes

Schools:

•·         Basinview Elementary (Primary-6)

•·         Bedford Junior High (7-9)

•·         C.P. Allen (10-12)

Housing:

•·         Townhouses

•·         Condos

•·         Split Entry

•·         2 Storey

 

 

FACTS & FIGURES

 January - June 2007

 

Price Range:

Condos               $128,000 - $380,000

Bungalows           $140,000 - $350,000

Two Storeys         $170,000 - $799,000

Split Entry            $200,000 - $350,000

*MLS® Data

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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