Homes For Sale in Alton, Nova Scotia

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Alton at a glance

Alton, Colchester, offers a rural charm with a commute time of approximately 45 minutes to the nearest major city, Halifax. The local lifestyle is a blend of tranquillity and outdoor adventure, with residents enjoying activities like hiking, fishing, and bird watching. The community is tight-knit, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among its inhabitants. Alton's natural beauty is a standout feature, with lush green landscapes, serene rivers, and an abundance of wildlife that nature enthusiasts will love. However, don't expect a bustling nightlife or a plethora of shopping centres in Alton. The town is more about embracing a slower pace of life, away from the hustle and bustle of city living. It's a place where you can unwind, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.

Population & demographics

Total population

86

Population age (%)

0-19 (18%)20-34 (14%)35-49 (20%)50-64 (27%)65+ (21%)

Household

Average household income

$109,212


Household composition (%)

Single person (27%)Multi person (5%)Single Family (68%)Multi Family (0%)

Owners / Renters (%)

Owners (92%)Renters (8%)

Mother Tongue (%)

English (100%)Others (0%)

Alton Review

Transportation

Car Friendly

5/5

Excellent access to freeways and major arteries, with a vast amount of parking nearby

Pedestrian Friendly

0/5

Other transportation modes are needed to reach day-to-day needs

Shopping, Food and Nightlife

Cafes

1/5

Few or no cafés within walking distance

Groceries

0/5

No grocery stores within walking distance

Nightlife

0/5

Few or no bars within walking distance

Shopping

0/5

Few or no shops within walking distance

Restaurants

0/5

Few or no restaurants within walking distance

Greenery & Character

Quiet

3/5

Multiple sources of noise nearby

Vibrant

0/5

Quiet atmosphere at all hours