Counties & Cities Serviced by Mark:
St. Margarets Bay
Halifax County East
Halifax County South & West
Sambro to Ketch Harbour
Outside Halifax County
The Community of Fall
River is part of The Halifax Regional
Municipality, known for its large lots and
wide open spaces. There are several
connecting communities along the Old Truro
Hwy ( #2) often lumped in as "Fall River"
including Lake Fletcher, Grand Lake,
Oakfield and Wellington. Fall River is well
located. along the Transcananda Hwy. (#102),
a well-maintained divided highway. Bedford
and Sackville are only 10 minutes away,
Halifax and Dartmouth 20-30 minutes away
(reached without crossing the bridges), and
the Halifax International Airport is 10-15
minutes away. There is limited bus service
provided by Metro Transit into Sackville.
Fall River has an excellent school system,
with two elementary schools ( P-6), one
junior high school(7-8) and a modern high
schools (9-12). Everyone in the Fall River
area attend the same junior and senior high
schools but the elementary school depends on
where you live. Ash Lee Jefferson, Lockview
High School and George P. Vanier Junior High
are all a short walk apart on Lockview Road.
Bussing is provided for children who live
more than 2.5 kilometers from the school.
Major shopping is a short drive away in
either Bedford, Halifax or Dartmouth. Fall
River has a newer strip mall that houses a
Sobeys grocery store, a doctor's office,
with several smaller stores and restaurants.
There are plenty of smaller stores in the
community for day to day shopping.
A series of interconnecting lakes in the
community make it excellent for enjoying
Homes The area is a mixture of older
and newer areas and housing. Lots in Fall
River range from half an acre to 2 acres.
Lots are generally unserviced and have wells
and septic fields, though some parts of Fall
River Village have municipal water combined
with septic fields. Major subdivisions
include Swartzwald, Fall River Village,
Capilano Estates, Fall River Resort Estates,
St. Andrew's Village and others. Prices
range from $80,000 to $1,000,000 , with
lakefront houses most expensive (and
starting around $300,000).
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