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Canada's Ocean Playground is calling! These impressive houses for sale in Nova Scotia prove that waterside living can actually be pretty affordable and they might just persuade you to move out of the city ASAP.

Back in 2020, the Nova Scotia government launched a campaign encouraging Canadians from all over the country to relocate to the Sea Bound Coast.

In addition to "endless beaches" and "coastal beauty," the province says it's jam-packed with seriously cheap homes located right beside the water.

Here are just a few examples of what's for sale in the region right now (and some even have a beach in the backyard!):

Full time vacation home

Lynn Zavitz | RE/MAX BANNER REAL ESTATE

Price: $210,000

Address: 4897 Shore Rd. W., Granville Ferry, NS

Description: Located on the shores of Steve's Cove, overlooking the Bay of Fundy, this open concept home is a nature lover's dream come true. The listing says it's "tucked in the arms of mother nature, seals, sea birds and lobster boats abound." Oh, and you basically have a beach outside your front door. Pretty dreamy, eh?

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Oceanside paradise

Eva Stara Krebser | Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Chester

Price: $150,000

Address: New Edinburgh, NS

Description: This oceanfront home overlooking St. Mary's Bay has so much potential and it's surprisingly affordable at just $150,000. The interior may need updating a little, but the sunset views from the front porch won't need any work at all.

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A spot near the sea

Sheila Deveau | Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Chester

Price: $249,900

Address: Grosses Coques, NS

Description: This adorable green property comes with a whopping 2.47 acres of land, which extends to a "marshy shoreline and across to a spot on a small island." It's pretty modern inside the house too, but who cares when there's basically a beach in your backyard?

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Waterfront mini-mansion

Paul Wear | RE/MAX BANNER REAL ESTATE

Price: $299,000

Address: 2349 Hwy 1 Upper Clements, NS

Description: It's almost impossible not to fall in love with this three-bedroom home near the water. It comes fully equipped with a sunny porch that's "an ideal space for watching the world pass by." Not bad for under $300,000!

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Martins River home

Craig MacCarthy | RE/MAX NOVARE/MAX NOVA

Price: $349,900

Address: 7453 Hwy 3, Martins River, NS

Description: This property is located where the Martins River spills into the ocean, which promises pretty impressive views of the water. It includes two units across two storeys, which means it's an incredible opportunity for anyone with $350,000 to spend.

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A-frame cottage

Graham Hutchinson | Engel & Völkers Halifax

Price: $325,000

Address: Bayhead, NS

Description: With its very own 3,000-foot oceanside trail, this unique A-frame cottage has got to be one of the coolest homes right now. While it's pretty tiny, it really packs a punch.

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Coastal cottage

Lester Doucet | RE/MAX BANNER REAL ESTATE

Price: $90,000

Address: 7821 Hwy 1, Mavillette, NS

Description: It's hard to believe that this three-bedroom home costs just $90,000 because it's just so close to the seaside. It does need a little TLC inside, but the low price tag means you may have cash leftover to renovate.

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Blue, blue & more blue

Sheila Deveau | Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Chester

Price: $295,000

Address: Saulnierville, NS

Description: This cheerful blue cottage has three bedrooms and two bathrooms inside, although it looks pretty mini on the outside. With 50 meters of oceanfront here, the sunset views will undoubtedly be spectacular.

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Little Brook nook

Sheila Deveau | Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Chester

Price: $345,000

Address: Little Brook, NS

Description: This quirky beachside home has a sweeping front deck designed to maximize the life-affirming ocean views. It's a little pricier than some of the others, but the interior has already been renovated to a high standard.

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Contemporary cottage

Laura Boyko | RE/MAX BANNER REAL ESTATE

Price: $189,000

Address: 533 Granville Rd., Granville Ferry, NS

Description: You'd never need to take another vacation if you lived in this dreamy home. Recently renovated, this peaceful property is an ocean lover's dream come true … and it's not hard to see why.

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Backyard beach

Judy Martin | Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Annapolis

Price: $359,000

Address: Chipman Brook, Nova Scotia

Description: OK — this home is a tiny bit more expensive than $350,000. However, it comes with its very own cottage, bunkhouse and beach access, in addition to incredible ocean views. It's also got a private pond surrounded by trees and even a hot tub. All things considered, it's still a pretty good deal, right?!

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