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Forest Lakes development lights up the tree for the holidays

Published on December 4, 2018

As featured in the Hants Journal ARDOISE, N.S. – Forest Lakes Country Club held their fourth annual Holiday Tree Lighting celebration on Sunday, November 25th. With over 75 people in attendance, Read More

A Taste Of Holiday Joy

Published on December 5, 2018

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year.  Warming up  inside after building a snowman with your family, being surrounded by the smells of pine and cinnamon Read More

Décor Trends To Get You Set For The Holidays

Published on November 28, 2018

From traditional classics to natural evergreens, there are endless festive styles to get your home holiday ready. We’ve put together a list of this year’s top trends as you begin Read More

Living in style

Published on November 23, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. A move to the condo lifestyle is a top national trend Until recently, single-detached homes were the fastest-growing, top-selling option in Canada. But a 2016 Statistics Read More

Fall Open House and Artisan Market

Published on November 13, 2018

On Sunday, October 14th, our community celebrated fall in Nova Scotia with our Big Open House. In addition to touring our beautiful homes for sale, guests were able to shop Read More

From Inspiration To Room: Living Room

Published on November 2, 2018

What does it take to create a refreshingly modern and functional living space? Key features that add character, charm and personality. Decorating a living room is all about adding fresh Read More

Forest Lakes “Fall in Love” 2018

Published on November 1, 2018

On October 12, 2018, Forest Lakes Country Club hosted an event for some international guests to provide them with a look into what life will soon be like at this Read More

4 Steps to Planning the Perfect Family-Friendly Halloween Party

Published on October 24, 2018

Halloween is a holiday for all ages to enjoy, from the tricks to the treats. Whether your guests like silly or scary costumes, this is the time to go all Read More

Give your home a splash of fall colours

Published on October 17, 2018

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time to say hello to the cozy, rich tones of autumn in your home. This year, there are some unique colour trends, Read More

Prestigious Learning in Nova Scotia

Published on October 3, 2018

Nova Scotia is brimming with prestigious education and is home to some of the oldest and youngest universities in Canada. There are 11 universities in Nova Scotia as well as Read More

Getting your home back-to-school ready

Published on September 5, 2018

It’s that time of year where summer is quickly drawing a close and the buzz of back to school is kicking in. Families transition from having sandy toes and enjoying Read More

Forest Lakes makes family time a priority

Published on August 30, 2018

Forest Lakes hosts a variety of events each year that cater to all ages. (CONTRIBUTED)  As featured in the Chronicle Herald. We live in a digital age where technology is at Read More

Living and learning in Nova Scotia

Published on August 22, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. Forest Lakes is the perfect option for families with students in one of the province’s 10 quality universities Nova Scotia is home to 10 universities Read More

Living in Luxury: Emerald

Published on August 15, 2018

Are you dreaming of a unique home to call your own? Look no further as the Emerald may check every item on your wishlist. You’ll love this one-storey home that Read More

Building Your Dream Home At Forest Lakes

Published on August 8, 2018

Home is where the heart is. It’s where you can relax, grow, and enjoy time with family and friends. At Forest Lakes, we have a variety of options to make Read More

Living in Luxury: Martinique

Published on July 27, 2018

Are you searching for a unique and cozy home with lots of special perks? From vaulted ceilings to large windows, the Martinique boasts natural light and creates a feeling of Read More

Forest Lakes Golf Club, A Place To Call Home

Published on July 24, 2018

At Forest Lakes, we are fastly developing one of the top-rated golf courses in Canada. The 18-Hole Nicklaus Design golf course is the first of its kind East of Ontario. Read More

A taste of summer with Barrelling Tide distillery

Published on July 20, 2018

Are you looking for a perfect refreshment to cool down with as we venture into another beautiful Nova Scotia summer weekend? Our friends at Barrelling Tide Distillery have shared some Read More

Living In Luxury: Cambridge

Published on July 18, 2018

Are you seeking a contemporary retreat with a cozy ambiance that you can call home? The Cambridge is a stunning bungalow that has everything you need. From the many windows Read More

Forest Lakes offers stunning new homes in a welcoming community

Published on July 16, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. Nova Scotia has some of the most beautiful towns and cities in all of Canada. Halifax is the perfect mix of new and old, offering Read More

Getting Outside and Enjoying Nature

Published on July 11, 2018

Sometimes we take the beauties of nature for granted, forgetting all of the wonderful things that can be done and enjoyed in the simplicity of the great outdoors. From foraging Read More

New Homes in the Making

Published on July 5, 2018

Lots of exciting things are happening as our wonderful community continues to rapidly grow. We are happy to announce there are currently three new homes being built in Forest Lakes; Read More

Live the slow life at Forest Lakes

Published on July 3, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. While there are definitely benefits to living in a fast-paced city like Toronto or New York, when it comes to overall quality of life, however, Read More

FOREST LAKES “SPRING OPEN HOUSE” EVENT VIDEO

Published on July 3, 2018

On Sunday, May 27th, our community celebrated spring in Nova Scotia with our Big Open House.  In addition to touring our beautiful homes for sale, guests were able to shop Read More

How to Throw the Perfect Canada Day Party

Published on June 25, 2018

With Canada Day being only days away, now is the time to start planning for the perfect patriotic bash. Even though last year was Canada’s big 150th celebration, don’t be Read More

Living in Luxury: Hopewell

Published on June 21, 2018

Searching for a home with a clean design and open-concept living? The Hopewell is a peaceful, two-story, Cape Cod style home that has much to offer any family. With large Read More

Get Inspired with Forest Lakes

Published on June 19, 2018

Looking for inspiration to make your life more luxurious? Check out Forest Lakes’ newly launched Pinterest page! Discover new ideas on how to do things, brighten up your home, and Read More

6 Gardening Trends That Will Blossom in 2018

Published on June 14, 2018

As the warm weather approaches it is the perfect time to get your garden started and summertime ready. Whether you are interested in indoor plants or outdoor gardens, there are Read More

Forest Lakes is making the numbers count

Published on June 12, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. While numbers are not necessarily the most important thing when it comes to the planning and execution of a project, Forest Lakes Country Club, the Read More

Living in Luxury: Cameron

Published on June 8, 2018

If you have a dream home wish list, the Cameron will certainly cross off all of those must-have items. From large windows which draw in natural light, to sleek, hard-surfaced Read More

The Benefits of Maintenance-Free Living

Published on June 7, 2018

As featured in Business Voice, Halifax’s Business Magazine. In today’s society, we all have busy schedules and sometimes it’s hard to fit it all in, which is why the team at Forest Lakes has Read More

Celebrating Spring and Community in Nova Scotia

Published on June 7, 2018

On Sunday, May 27th, our community celebrated spring in Nova Scotia with our Big Open House.  In addition to touring our beautiful homes for sale, guests were able to shop Read More

Forest Lakes believes local businesses are the lifeline of a community

Published on May 29, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. While many businesses thrive on global outsourcing, Terra Firma Development Corporation (TFDC), the developers of Forest Lakes, believes in keeping things local. When it comes Read More

Your Guide to a true Nova Scotia experience

Published on May 15, 2018

Nova Scotia is buzzing with activity during the summer months. Between the enriched culture, breathtaking views of nature, and animating festivals, Nova Scotia is the place to be during the Read More

Every tree matters in Forest Lakes

Published on May 14, 2018

As featured in the Chronicle Herald. Henry David Thoreau asked, “What is the use of a house if you don’t have a decent planet to put it on?” Planners and builders Read More

Nova Scotia resort utilizes on-site distributed wastewater disposal systems

Published on May 4, 2018

As featured in Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine. Forest Lakes Country Club is a four-season resort community under construction in Ardoise, just outside Halifax, Nova Scotia. The development will ultimately include Read More

Committed to Environmental Sustainability

Published on April 20, 2018

Earth Day is an empowering movement globally. On April 22, 2018, we mark the 48th anniversary of this rising celebration. Earth Day Network has stated, “more than 1 billion people Read More

A new year means exciting new changes at Forest Lakes

Published on April 16, 2018

As featured in The Chronicle Herald, to view original article click here. Fine-tuning the product offering at Forest Lakes is all part of the preparation to build out this five-star, Read More

Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Published on February 23, 2018

Green building isn’t merely a concept at Forest Lakes. We strongly believe in preserving the natural beauty of our surroundings. Terra Firma Development Corporation, the developers of Forest Lakes, is Read More

Forest Lakes Introduces Villas at The Edgewater

Published on February 5, 2018

As featured in Business Voice, Halifax’s Business Magazine. Terra Firma Development Corporation is excited to announce the newest line of homes offered at Forest Lakes Country Club. Introducing Villas at The Read More

First Open House of the Year

Published on January 16, 2018

We are excited to announce that the first open house of the new year is set for Sunday, February 4, 2018, between 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Come and meet Read More

Season’s Greeting’s from Forest Lakes!

Published on December 19, 2017

We wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday and a wonderful and prosperous new year!

Forest Lakes community rings in the holidays with carols, tree lighting

Published on December 5, 2017

As featured in The Hants Journal. FOREST LAKES, N.S. — The Forest Lakes Country Club hosted their third annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Welcome Lodge on Nov. 26, 2017, Read More

Consider the Benefits of Maintenance-Free Living

Published on November 30, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Life in a resort-style community such as Forest Lakes Country Club is full of incredible benefits. Forest Lakes has everything you would need or want Read More

Forest Lakes “Fall in Love” Event Video

Published on November 3, 2017

On October 13, 2017, Forest Lakes Country Club hosted an event for some international guests to provide them with a look into what life will soon be like at this Read More

Lifestyle at its Best

Published on October 31, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Of all the places people dream of living, a residential golf community can often be found at the top of their list. A community like Read More

Find Your Future – Open House and Scavenger Hunt Video

Published on October 27, 2017

On September 24, 2017, Forest Lakes welcomed hundreds of guests to our largest Open House event to date in support of Habitat For Humanity Nova Scotia. The community was animated Read More

Forest Lakes development moves from concept to community

Published on October 3, 2017

 As featured in The Chronicle Herald. After years of careful planning and construction, Forest Lakes Country Club, a resort-style, residential community in West Hants, now has people living there. “We’ve Read More

FIND YOUR FUTURE at Forest Lakes’ Scavenger Hunt in support of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia

Published on September 12, 2017

Interested in winning $5,000 cash? What about a $20,000 voucher towards the lot of your dreams? Best yet, how about testing your golf skills for a chance to win a brand Read More

My day at Forest Lakes Country Club

Published on August 2, 2017

As featured in The North American Traveller. It’s a rare delight to find a destination that combines the indulgence of a vacation with the comfort of home, all year round. Read More

Forest Lakes: Where you can truly have it all

Published on May 8, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. We often hear from our clients that their real estate ‘wish list’ is difficult to satisfy; that the search for their Nova Scotian dream Read More

The Edgewater: setting new standards for condo living in Nova Scotia

Published on April 30, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. It is undeniable that condominium living, no matter the location, provides residents with an attractive way of life. Homeowners can take comfort in low-maintenance living, Read More

Golf and the great outdoors

Published on April 28, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald.  FORE! That’s the sound of the near future, as excited golfers watch their ball land near a hole at Forest Lakes Golf Club, the Read More

Turning it around to achieve

Published on April 26, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” — Mary Read More

The Edgewater Condominiums: Forest Lakes’ newest lifestyle option

Published on April 4, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Condominiums, no matter the location, provide residents with an alluring lifestyle. From maintenance-free living and convenience in location, to the ability to socialize with Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club: Where all roads lead to adventure

Published on February 27, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald.  When it comes to experiencing the best of all worlds, Forest Lakes Country Club is the model upon which we all dream. Nestled in Read More

Embrace the magic of winter in Nova Scotia

Published on February 2, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Part of living in Nova Scotia, especially in a community such as Forest Lakes Country Club, means that you can take in all that Read More

Bring the holidays to your Forest Lakes Country Club home

Published on December 1, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. It’s easy to find your holiday spirit when you live in a winter wonderland like Forest Lakes Country Club. Remember, this community was developed Read More

You’ve gotta live here

Published on November 29, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Nature. History. People who embody the phrase “salt of the earth.” Seafood! Whether you are living in Nova Scotia, or are from the province Read More

Life is about how you live

Published on October 26, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Life isn’t just about where you live. It’s about how you live. Having a beautiful home in a pleasant area is one thing – Read More

Forest Lakes presents: The Top Five Reasons to Live Outside The City Centre

Published on September 16, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Forest Lakes Country Club is not merely a residential development outside of the city. It is a four-season resort located in one of the Read More

Luxury you can afford, lifestyle you deserve

Published on September 1, 2016

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Nature and luxury were taken into consideration at every planning stage of Forest Lakes Country Club, a premium resort-style community presently under construction in the Read More

A Special Club In The Country

Published on August 23, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. There are renderings and floor plans. Architectural schemes and landscape designs. Tables, lists, drawings and maps – so many ways to learn about an Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club development ramping up

Published on August 9, 2016

As featured in the Hants Journal. LAKELANDS — It may not look like much yet, but in a decade or two, hundreds of houses, condos and businesses will be popping Read More

Flipping the Script

Published on August 4, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. There’s a strong relationship between the notions of investment and real estate. After all, who hasn’t heard that purchasing a home or land is Read More

Nova Scotia’s Forest Lakes development sees big up-tick in visits from Europe following Brexit

Published on July 19, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. In the shakey wake of Brexit, more European investors are eyeing the resort community being built by Terra Firma Development Corporation. “It’s been incredible Read More

COMMITTED TO GOING GREEN

Published on June 24, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. While many developments haul truckloads of rock, gravel, top soil, mulch and fill into the project area, these resources are managed differently by Terra Read More

Master the plan

Published on May 21, 2016

As featured in Business Voice magazine. Planned communities can simplify your next home purchase. Purchasing a home is always an exciting venture. Whether for the first time, or the 15th Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club: Welcome Home to the Maritimes

Published on September 11, 2015

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. We’ve all seen them and dreamed about living there ourselves, beautiful master-planned communities scattered throughout attractive places like Western Canada, Arizona, Florida and beyond, Read More

Nova Scotia’s Plans to Double Tourism

Published on July 22, 2015

Purchasers at Forest Lakes Country Club stand to benefit as the province unveils plans to attract thousands more tourists. Last year, Nova Scotia announced an ambitious vision – to double Read More

Bringing international experts to the table

Published on July 21, 2015

Driving into Forest Lakes Country Club, you’ll feel the character of its surroundings. Nestled among luscious woodlands, you’ll see spacious lots that soon will have expansive timber-framed homes, cozy cottages, Read More

Architects of a new social order

Published on July 13, 2015

Master-planned communities are inching their way into the Atlantic provinces, giving developers the opportunity to not only create properties and buildings, but community values too. Calling from his office in Read More

A Tale of Four Seasons

Published on June 25, 2015

Mayflowers and fiddleheads are starting to reach toward the warmth of the sun as the brooks, now freed from ice, begin to babble. Imagine waking up to the sounds of Read More

A four-season lifestyle community we deserve

Published on June 25, 2015

Sometimes we get what we want, sometimes we get what we need and, other times, what we deserve. Here in Halifax we want vibrant communities. We need economic and environmental Read More

Proudly made in Nova Scotia. Own a piece of it.

Published on June 25, 2015

Described by the World Property Journal as ‘Atlantic Canada’s most exciting new development,’ Forest Lakes Country Club is fast becoming recognized as a premium residential resort community in the making. Read More

Canada Luxury Resort Communities on the Rise

Published on June 25, 2015

When you think of thriving destinations for golf resort and residential communities, the Sun Belt naturally comes to mind first – places like Florida, California and Arizona – not our Read More

Hants County resort underway

Published on June 25, 2015

Even for a billion-dollar project, the first rule of real estate still applies. “A European client needs to get off the airplane and get to the location in 30 or Read More

Home of Atlantic Canada’s first Nicklaus Design golf course

With a championship-calibre golf course and a wide variety of unique amenities you will not find anywhere else, it’s no wonder that Forest Lakes Country Club is fast becoming a Read More