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Bedford, Nova Scotia

The Community of Bedford is the jewel of the Halifax metro area. Located on the shores of gorgeous Bedford Basin the Bedford community is one of the most beautiful anywhere. One only has to see sailboats navigating the Bedford basin in the summer to fall in love with this community.

Boasting a population of just over 14,000, Bedford is a small friendly community of primarily middle class professional people. Chatelaine magazine rated Bedford as one of the Top Ten Places to live in Canada which was no surprise to people who live there. Bedford is strategically located. Halifax and Dartmouth are 15 minutes away as is the Halifax International Airport. Either city can be reached without crossing the bridges, which are often extremely busy and time consuming to cross. There are three different ways to get to Halifax so you simply choose the least busy. Bedford is a beautifully picturesque location.

Two parks located on the Bedford basin provide stunning and relaxing waterfront views. Dewolfe Park is located within the Bedford Waterfront Development. It offers a 1 mile walking path along the shores of the basin as well as a spacious grassed area for free play or picnics. This park also plays host to many community events such as Bedford Days, a one week summer festival.

Lion's Park is also located on the shores of the Bedford Basin. It boasts two heated swimming pools, several pieces of play equipment including swings and slides and a basketball court. This park has a breathtaking view of the sailboats in the Bedford Yacht Club.

Bedford also boasts hundreds of acres of protected parkland with walking and ski trials and Papermill Lake all within the community. At Papermill Lake, located on the Halifax end of Bedford, you'll find two supervised beaches are enjoyed all summer and skating is enjoyed in winter.

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