The mainland Nova Scotia town of Antigonish is fully developed, leaving future growth no choice but to locate in the county just outside the town boundaries. This listing is 114 acres (PID # 1209048) immediately adjacent to the Town of Antigonish, and a well established residential development. The property overlooks the town of Antigonish at its' extremity and is 2 to 3 Km from the town core.
Potential exists for 300 plus RG 1 units (mixed housing, multi-residential, and commercial) subject to planning approval The setting provides a panoramic view. It is bounded on the South by Brierly Brook , and on the North, which provides considerable access, by Brierly Brook Road. There is also access via town streets.
The land can be viewed on Google Earth by using a non-issued address of 1702 Brierly Brook Road, however the pictures and video on this website are current.
Two schools and three subdivisions have been built on land that was part of the original parcel located south of Brierly Brook , otherwise , the parcel has been owned by the same family and farmed since 1946.
Antigonish is a mid-sized town with a comfortable urban feel, without the sprawl and crime associated with larger cities.. It is the service, cultural, marketing and recreational area for Antigonish, and Guysborough Counties as well as the chosen place of residence many employed in surrounding towns. A thriving artistic community with an active theatre also satisfies those seeking a cultural element in their lives.
Antigonish fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that supports new ideas and is a delightful community to raise a family, or to or to settle in retirement years. It is safe, friendly, pristine, picturesque and has a fascinating breadth of core activities. Involved citizens are active through organizations welcoming newcomers. It is referred to as The Heart of The Highlands and is famous for it’s Highland Games every summer. Its cultural diversity has grown over the years.