The Mainland is a collection of developed urban communities just minutes away from Downtown Halifax.

The communities in the Mainland of Halifax include Clayton Park, Bayer's Lake, Fairview, Rockingham, Armdale, Herring Cove, Purcell's Cove, Spryfield and Sambro. These communities are very diverse and are only on average 7.6kms away from the Downtown Core. They are a great compromise between the suburban and urban lifestyle. There are regions that contain beautiful condo buildings, as well as mature neighbourhoods with larger lots. The condo buildings are typically more affordable than ones found in the Downtown area.

Bayer's Lake Business Park is very close by where you can find Costco, Superstore, Wal-Mart, Kent, Canadian Tire, Homesense, Cineplex, and many more stores and restaurants. 


Current Real Estate Prices on Average for 2020

Single Family Home: $389,468

Condo: $235,634


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Clayton Park

Bayer's Lake





Herring Cove

Purcell's Cove





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About the Neighborhood

Neighbors are friendly
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's dog friendly
Beach life
Walking / Hiking trails
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