Main Features

Whether for new families or planning to retire in Nova Scotia, Canaan Heights Subdivision offers great amenities for residential housing in the Annapolis Valley for the following reasons:

  • Strategically located for travel access in any direction from Exit 12 on highway 101

  • Large fully serviced lots with underground electrical and fiber for internet and TV.

  • Valley views overlooking the Minas Basin and Cape Blomidon,

  • A storm water drainage system installed in the street frontage resulting in the elimination of an open front ditch.

While located in the County of Kings, Canaan Heights subdivision lots provides the benefits of Town style services at county tax rates averaging 40% less. “Restrictive Covenants”

Local Schools

School bus service will be provided for the following three school locations.

  • Gasperau Elementary School 
    Subdivision is located on the south side of Highway 101 and therefore Grades 1 – 5 will be bused to Gasperau. Elementary School following which they will attend the Evangeline Middle School in New Minas.

  • Evangeline Middle School – Grades 6, 7, & 8
    Located in New Minas. Early French Immersion presently available for Grades 6, 7 and 8.

  • Horton High School – Grades 9-12
    French Immersion available for Grade 9

  • New Minas Elementary School
    Presently have French Immersion for Grades Primary – 5 and students can elect to go to this school if they wish French Immersion, but will be responsible for their own transportation to the school or to the nearest school bus location.

  • Acadia University
    Located in the Town of Wolfville. Only 10 minutes away.

Annapolis Valley School Board Transportation Information. Call: 1-902-538-4641


This subdivision has its own community park and playground managed by the homeowners neighbourhood association.

  • Greenspace

  • Basketball Court

  • Picnic Tables

  • Playset

  • Nature Walking Trails

The Canaan Heights Neighbourhood Park is a welcoming gathering space that invites community recreational and physical activity for those of all ages and abilities in a setting that celebrates nature.


Strategically located within minutes of all major shopping venues, recreational opportunities and essential services.

  • Village of New Minas boarders to the immediate north of Canaan Heights. Only minutes to the Valley’s largest shopping district.

  • Annapolis Valley Regional Hospital is just a short 10 minute drive away.

  • Canaan Heights is perfectly centered between the Town of Kentville and the Town of Wolfville with easy access from either Highway 101 or Route 1.

Only 1 hour from the City of Halifax, Canaan Heights Subdivision is also located in the middle of the Annapolis Valley Tourism Center with short drives to the many local wineries, Hall’s Harbour fishing village and numerous Farm Markets. Ideal location to retire in Nova Scotia.

Planning to Retire in Nova Scotia

Canaan Heights subdivision is an ideal location in Nova Scotia for either new families or retirement due to the central location and local amenities.

Property Tax Comparison

$389,000 Home ValueTaxes Per YearTaxes Over 15 Years
County of Kings = $0.853/$100$3,318$49,772 (Canaan Heights)
Town of Kentville = $1.537/$100$5,952$89,275
Town of Wolfville = $1.475/$100$5,738$86,066
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