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. It's 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, daycare's, 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. 

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Rysco Construction is part of the Rysco Group of Companies with over a decade of residential construction and development experience. The Rysco Group has built and sold hundreds of homes in Nova Scotia since 2005.

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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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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.


Onyx Crescent

3 Onyx Crescent

  • Tues - 11-2pm
  • Thur - 11-2pm
  • Sun - 2-4pm

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Picket Fence Homes

4 Brick lane

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

MICA Crescent

210 Mica Crescent

  • Thur - 4-6pm
  • Sat - 1-4pm
  • Sun - 1-4pm

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