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Belfry, Victoria, Nova Scotia

Victoria, Nova Scotia

This stunning piece of property in Victoria, Nova Scotia is managed by a couple who takes pride in, “liv[ing] small, based on a philosophy of enough.” Though their primary goal is to minimize their human impact, the improvements they’ve made creating native habitat for wildlife are huge. The past ten years were spent meticulously studying their landscape, learning about the species that are present (or conspicuously absent), removing invasive species, and re-planting natives. Their work is a constant labor of love, which has resulted in a vibrant, bio-diverse neighborhood. Read their story below and explore their detailed map for a rich history of this magical belfry.