Cole Harbour Overview

Cole Harbour covers a large area of Dartmouth and has seen some of the greatest development in metro over the last 45 years.

The dominant factor in its growth has been and still is affordability. 

Cole Harbour is located on the eastern boundary of Dartmouth and is about a 20-40 minute drive to downtown. The drive time is dependant upon the amount of traffic approaching and on the bridges to Halifax. During rush hours there can be some congestion, but the traffic does move steadily most of the time.

There are some wonderful shopping, entertainment and dining alternatives in both the Cole Harbour area and within 5-10 minute drive. Some of the best shopping in metro is located in Dartmouth.

There is a great variety of house styles and prices to choose from and there is definitely a house to fit everybody’s needs and price range in the area.

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Cole Harbour Highlights

There are many shopping choices within minutes of Cole Harbour area:

Portland Street-Cole Harbour Rd. shopping District: This Street runs for about 5 km. and offers everything from grocery, dining, auto sales, Hardware, Movie theatres, banking etc. Just about anything you need can be found in an array of outdoor shopping centers.

MicMac Mall: The largest shopping center in Atlantic Canada features several chain retailers and around 300 shops There are several box retailers on the grounds as well including a Chapters and Future Shop.

Burnside Business Park: The largest business/industrial/retail park in Atlantic Canada. A huge assortment of shopping alternatives await the buyer.

Dartmouth Crossing: This is Dartmouth’s newest retail shopping area and has proven to be one of metros most appealing as well. This area was conceived as an all inclusive shopping district much like Bayer’s Lake Retail Park in Halifax. The difference being that this venture was planned, developed, and sold as one concept. It includes many large box retailers such as Home Depot, Canadian Tire, Costco, Walmart, Cineplex Cinemas (including IMAX, UltraAVX screen & 7 RealD 3D screens), Hilton Hotels, Many Eateries, and many small beautifully designed brownstone retail malls. This is an ongoing project, and is already amongst metros most popular shopping and entertaining centers.

Cole Harbour Residential Real Estate Market Snapshot