Welcome To Governor's Brook

Located off of Herring Cove Road, Governor’s Brook is an established residential community featuring a mix of housing types including single family, semi-detached, townhome and multi-family. The community is conveniently located within 15 minutes from Halifax's downtown core. Its access to public transportation routes, neighbourhood amenities, provincial parks and open space makes it an ideal location for young professionals and active families. 

One of the most unique features of the Governor's Brook community is its abundance of open space. The community is surrounded by over 150 acres of natural conservation land. 

Perfect for active lifestyles, the community features direct access to the McIntosh Run Community Trail and is minutes from Long Lake Provincial Park - 2000 hectares of protected land featuring hiking trails, lakes, streams and waterfalls.


  • Central Spryfield Elementary School

  • Rockingstone Heights Junior High School

  • J.L. Ilsley High School

Local Amenities

  • Captain William Spry Community Centre

  • Captain William Spry Public Library 

  • Long Lake Provincial Park

  • Walking distance to schools
  • Nearby shopping, daycares and medical clinics


Phases 7-12

Introducing the newest phases of Governor's Brook. Phases 7-12 offers a variety of home styles including single family, semi-detached and multi-family units. We are pleased to welcome some of HRM's top home builders to the community including Stonewater Homes, FH Development Group, and Red Fern Builders


Phases 3-6

There are still many home options available in the well established Phases 3-6 of the Governor's Brook community. Have your new home expertly built by Picket Fence Homes. Choose from a variety of home styles including single family, semi-detached and townhomes. Looking to rent in the community? Check out the stylish units in the Alabaster I


Home Builders

Governor's Brook features a mix of house styles to meet any lifestyle and budget. We are very pleased to feature homes by some of HRM's top home builders offering exceptional quality and customer service. 

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Bowers construction

With a reputation for quality, custom-built homes, and finishes guaranteed to delight your senses, Bowers  Construction brings obtainable luxury to Governor's Brook.


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FH Development Group

FH Development Group is a dynamic, family-based company fueled by achievements in residential home construction and community development. FH Development Group has fulfilled the dreams of thousands thanks to their visionary building techniques, use of environmentally friendly materials, and employment of local master craftsmen.

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Picket Fence Homes

Picket Fence Homes has been building strong, beautiful homes throughout HRM and beyond for over 15 years. Their quality and commitment to customer service is evident throughout the process and final product.

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Red Fern Builders

Based in Nova Scotia, Red Fern Builders is committed to the construction of high quality homes and expert craftsmanship that will last generations and make your dreams come true. 


Stonewater Homes

Stonewater Homes is committed to building beautiful homes that are energy efficient and provide the best value for our clients. We strive to exceed our clients expectations through exceptional service from every member of the team. 

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Supreme Homes was established in 1983.  The family owned business has 150 dedicated employees in Tracadie New Brunswick and a dozen independent retailers across the Atlantic provinces and Quebec.  Over the years, more than 2000 families have trusted Supreme Homes to build their dream home.

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Open Houses

Take a tour of these gorgeous model homes built by some of HRM's top home builders and learn more about living in the growing community of Governor's Brook.


FH development group

405 Alabaster Way

  • Sat - 1-4pm
  • Sun - 1-4pm

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Picket Fence Homes

4 Brick lane

  • Thur - 2-4pm
  • Sat - 1-4pm
  • Sun - 1-4pm

bowers construction

463 Alabaster Way

  • Sat - 2pm - 4pm
  • Sun - 12pm - 4pm

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56 Onyx Crescent

  • Thursdays 12-2 pm
  • Saturdays 1-4 pm
  • Sundays 1-4 pm



Try Before You Buy


Are you "almost there"?

Still renting while you save up the down payment for your new home?

Introducing Armco’s Try Before You Buy program, designed to help you get into that home now. This is your chance to rent-to-own a new home on Onyx Crescent in the popular Halifax community of Governor’s Brook. At any time during the first twelve months, when you’re ready to make that home your own, you’ll get back half the rent you’ve paid to apply toward your closing costs.

Property Details

Non-garage units: see floorplan

  •  Starting from $1,800/month
  •  4 bedroom & 3.5 baths, and large basement rec room
  •  2,182 finished sq.ft.
  •  Finished on all three levels
  •  New construction
  •  Stainless steel appliances (washer and dryer included)
  • Quartz countertops throughout
  •  Air conditioned
  •  In-ceiling speakers
  •  Master ensuite with double vanity and walk-in closet
  •  Walk-in pantry
  •  Upstairs laundry room

Garage units: see floorplan

  • Starting from $1,850/month
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and basement rec room
  • 1,959 finished sq.ft.
  • Finished on all three levels
  • New construction
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Quartz countertops throughout
  • Air conditioned
  • In-ceiling speakers
  • Master ensuite and walk-in closet
  • Walk-in pantry

Don’t waste your rent money – start making it count! Send your name and contact information to sales@armcocap.com  and we’ll reach out to you within 48 hours to get the ball rolling and get you into your new home.