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Top 10 Reasons to Move to Halifax Nova Scotia

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 by Polycorp

There’s no doubt Halifax is a great place to live. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons why you should make Halifax your home.

  1. Perfect Size – Halifax offers the perfect blend of small town charm with big city amenities. It’s not too big that it’s overwhelming, but not too small such that you know everyone in town.
  2. Affordable Living – Halifax has affordable housing with plenty of neighborhoods to choose from. The cost of living in Halifax is also one of the lowest in Canada whether you choose downtown living or a suburban lifestyle.
  3. Put Down Roots – No matter what stage of life you’re in, Halifax is an ideal community for all. So if you’re single, settling down to raise a family or retiring, Halifax has a friendly atmosphere where you can plant roots. There is currently a 4 bedroom/3 bath home available in Ravenscraig, our new homes for sale in Halifax community, providing the perfect neighborhood to blossom in.
  4. Shopping Centers – Ravenscraig is located near various retail stores, shopping malls, grocery and drug stores, so you’ll be able to get what you need without having to travel a long way. 
  5. Arts & Entertainment – This city has a thriving arts and entertainment scene. You can head to the boardwalk or sporting event, attend a cultural or holiday festival, watch a concert at the Halifax Metro Centre or listen to live music during the summer concert series downtown; you can even check out the York Redoubt National Historic Site. Whatever you choose, we promise you’ll have something to do year round.
  6. Community Involvement – If you enjoy community involvement then Ravenscraig is the place for you. With an array of community events in the neighborhood to volunteer opportunities or local clubs to join, you can definitely get involved here.
  7. Active Lifestyle – Ravenscraig is set near lakes and walking trails, providing a great atmosphere for biking, hiking, skating and swimming enthusiasts. The surrounding area has plenty of activities and recreation for the entire family to enjoy, like the Frog Pond and Sir Sanford Fleming Park.  Halifax is also one of the most walkable communities in Canada. So whether you want to head downtown, play in the yard at 15 Dronachy Lane or hit a trail, you can immerse yourself into an active lifestyle.
  8. Transportation – Getting around town is easy when you live here.  Everything on the peninsula is within walking distance or you can easily bike, car share, hail a cab or use public transportation. Ravenscraig is also conveniently located near the highway to the Robert Stanfield International Airport, making it a convenient location if you’re travelling out of town for business or pleasure.
  9. Foodie Paradise – The area has a vibrant foodie and bar scene. You’ll find something to satisfy your palate and quench your thirst with all of the bakeries, cafés, markets, ethnic-inspired eateries, bars and brewing companies in both Halifax and neighboring Dartmouth.
  10. Great Schools – Halifax has great schools to keep your kids actively engaged and constantly learning. You have the option to send your kids to public or private school, some of which are either English or English/French dual centered learning.

With an abundance of activities and room to grow and if you’re looking to relocate to Halifax, we hope you’ll consider Ravenscraig. With only one home remaining in our Halifax new homes for sale flagship community, call Sandy Rutledge today at 497 5500 to become part of the Ravenscraig family and make your transition to Halifax a positive experience.

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Polycorp has grown to become one of Halifax's best known residential home builders and developers. As a leading Halifax new home builder, our commitment to detail and quality is what makes our homes exceptional. We create unique neighbourhoods and innovative home designs, all the while focusing on energy efficient technologies to help reduce our carbon footprint. Please contact us if you would like to see our inventory of new homes and condos for sale in Halifax, Nova Scotia.