Fairview is located on the western edge of Halifax and neighbouring communities include Clayton Park, Armdale and Westmount. Originally settled by the English and later by the Germans the area was first called "the Dutch Village". To this day, a main artery in Fairview is Dutch Village Road. This area was rich with stable agriculture until the early 1900's. The street layout in Fairview is laid in a grid-like pattern thanks to post war housing developments. Fairview is diverse in history and is on the rise.
The houses range from single family homes to high-rise apartments and condos, with the older homes having styles reminiscent of the 1950's-1960's. The popular cape cod and bungalow styles still adorn the streets. However, there is new development in the area, while still being able to maintain green spaces. The community association outs on a tree lighting ceremony every holiday season at Titus Park.
You aren't lacking in good food in this neighbourhood! There are lots of great locally owned restaurants that will sure to satisfy tastebuds of all sorts. Fairview has a substantial church community as well as three elementary schools which includes a French immersion school. Junior High Schools from this area feed into Halifax West High School. This high school is the most diverse in the city and home to over 1500 students and the Halifax Warriors. Both major grocery chains are close by as well as the Halifax Shopping Centre with stores such as Coach, Michael Kors, Zara, Sephora, Pandora, H&M, Levis, Apple, Roots, Gap and many more. There are several medical facilities nearby and it is in close proximity to all hospitals. An award winning golf course is close by for those who love to golf. A hockey rink is also located in this area.
Commute time to Downtown Halifax ranges from 20-40 minutes. with its close proximity to grocery stores, shopping, golfing, parks, rinks, playgrounds and downtown, Fairview is a great area to live!
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