The Village of Chester is relaxed coastal living at its finest – and one of Nova Scotia’s true hidden gems. A charming and picturesque community nestled along the Chester Peninsula, the village is rich in history, founded in 1759 during the French and Indian War by New England Planters. Today, Chester is a modern, bustling, vacation destination, renowned for its sailing, stately homes and architecture, magnificent gardens, modern amenities and easy-going outdoor lifestyle. Summers are spent enjoying yacht races, garden parties and casual island picnics. Visitors will feel immediately welcome as they stroll along tree-lined streets filled with unique boutiques, galleries, ocean-view restaurants and local artisan craft shops. Outdoor enthusiasts will always find adventure with kayaking, tennis courts and a beautiful 18-hole golf course at the Chester Golf Club. The Village of Chester is a coastal retreat, conveniently tucked away from the fast-paced world of Halifax. We’ve perfected the art of beautiful, stress-free, seaside living!