The housing rental and buying market is tricky to navigate throughout all of Nova Scotia right now. People from across Canada and around the world have a renewed appreciation for the quality and pace of life here in Nova Scotia and, in particular, on the South Shore. While we love that people can't wait to live, work, play, and thrive in and around Bridgewater, the popularity of our area can make finding your next home a bit of a challenge.
To help make the search for your next home here a little but easier, we've assembled a list of housing resources here that give you one-touch access to a number of listing platforms and local housing developers/landlords.
The content available through each of these links is external to the Town of Bridgewater. The Town of Bridgewater is not responsible for any discrepancies or the accuracy of the information contained therein. In your search for your next home, we encourage you to be careful, do your due diligence, view properties in person whenever possible, and ask for references for landlords/owners.
GET LISTED HERE
Are you a landlord/developer in Bridgewater and you'd like to have your website and a link to available properties/units listed on this web page? If so, please contact Bridgewater's Communications Manager, Patrick Hirtle,
BRIDGEWATER PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Click here to view listings regarding property/rental availability from Bridgewater Property Management in Bridgewater.
BLACK SEAL PROPERTIES
Click here to view Facebook posts from Black Seal Properties regarding rental unit availability in Bridgewater.
COORDINATED ACCESS PROGRAM
The South Shore Open Doors Association (SSODA) was established in 2021 in the Town of Bridgewater. Its vision is to establish a healthy, vibrant, diverse, and inclusive community without homelessness, housing vulnerability, or energy poverty. For more information, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SSODA.NS, contact them by phone at 902-521-0994, or e-mail
Click here for direct access to all properties listed for rent in and around Bridgewater via Facebook Marketplace. You do not need a Facebook account to view the information available on this page.
HAPPIPAD NOVA SCOTIA
Click here to visit the Happipad website - Happipad is a Canadian non-profit organization that matches two compatible people – a host and a renter – into a mutually beneficial living arrangement.Happipad does thorough background checks, matches renters with hosts, collects and distributes the rent, and provides dispute resolutionsupport in case of host or renter concerns.
KENT FIELDS PROPERTIES
Click here for information on Kent Fields Properties.
Click here for direct access to all properties listed for rent in and around Bridgewater via Kijiji.
Click here for information on Maritime Homes.
NOVA SCOTIA PUBLIC HOUSING
Click here for information on Nova Scotia Public Housing's affordable rental program and other supports that are available through the Province of Nova Scotia.
Click here to view listing regarding property/rental availability from Olympus Properties in Bridgewater.
SHORT-TERM RENTALS (AIR BNB)
Click here if you're looking for short-term rental listing available via Airbnb.
TREEHOUSE VILLAGE ECOHOUSING
Click here to see listings for sale and rent in the Treehouse Village Ecohousing community - the first cohousing community in Atlantic Canada, located right here in Bridgewater.
For those looking to buy a home, you can view properties available in the Bridgewater area via realtor.ca.
The Town of Bridgewater's Energize Bridgewater project is working to help tenants, landlords, developers and homeowners in Bridgewater take charge of their monthly energy bills. We have complied resources to help you save money and reduce energy consumption. Learn more on the Energize Bridgewater website: https://www.energizebridgewater.ca/resources.
CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA TARGETED HOUSING BENEFIT
The Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit (CNSTHB) provides funding directly to people in need so they can choose their own housing and pay a portion of their housing costs. Homeowners can receive support to stay in their own homes and renters have the ability to take the benefit with them if they move to another apartment in the province. For full program information, please visit https://housing.novascotia.ca/programs/canada-nova-scotia-targeted-housing-benefit.
NURSING HOME AND RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES IN LUNENBURG COUNTY
Nursing Homes (NH) are an option for people who have difficulty performing everyday tasks, such as dressing or bathing, and are appropriate for those who are medically stable yet have nursing needs beyond home care.
Residential Care Facilities (RCF) are for those who need personal care, supervision and accommodation in a safe and supportive environment and who are able to exit on their own in an emergency.
Harbour View Haven (NH)
Tim McAuley, Administrator
PO Box 1480, 25 Blockhouse Hill Road, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
Telephone: (902) 634-8836 Fax: (902) 634-8792
No. of Beds - 144, Respite Beds – 0
Hillside Pines Home for Special Care (NH)
Marisa Eisner, Administrator
77 Exhibition Drive, Bridgewater, NS B4V 3K6
Telephone: (902) 543-1525 x 211
Fax: (902) 543-8083
No. of Beds - 50, Respite Beds - 0
Lohnes Rest Home (RCF)
David Burke, Administrator
RR #1, 97 Lakeview Drive, Barss Corner, NS B0R 1A0
Telephone: (902) 644-3880, Fax: (902) 644-1205
No. of Beds - 8, Respite Beds - 0
Mahone Nursing Home (NH)
Angela Barnard, Director
PO Box 320, 640 Main Street, Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0
Telephone: (902) 624-8341, Fax: (902) 624-6338
No. of Beds - 61, Respite Beds – 0
Peter’s Place (PJD Rehab Housing Inc.) (RCF)
Carla Hirtle, Administrator
RR #1, Pleasantville, NS B0P 1G0
Telephone: (902) 688-1575; Fax: (902) 688-1747
No. of Beds - 6, Respite Beds – 0
Rosedale Home for Special Care (NH)
Deborah Langlois, Administrator
4927 Highway #10, RR #2, New Germany, NS B0R 1E0
Telephone: (902) 644-2008, Fax: (902) 644-3260
No. of Beds - 39, Respite Beds - 0
Ryan Hall (NH and RCF) Owner: Shannex
Kim Clattenburg, Site Manager
313 Hollingsworth Drive, Bridgewater, NS B4V 0A3
Telephone: (902) 530-8202, Fax: (902) 530-8201
No. of Nursing Home Beds - 50, Nursing Home Respite Beds - 0 No. of RCF Beds - 15, RCF Respite Beds - 0
Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Association (NH)
Jennifer Tucker, Administrator
50 Shoreham Village Crescent, RR #1, Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Telephone: (902) 275-5631, 0, Fax: (902) 275-2586
No. of Beds - 89, Respite Beds - 1