The quality of life in this spacious community is Belledune's best kept secret.
Quality of Life
One of Belledune’s most appealing attributes is the quality of life offered in this rural community. Walking along the 23 kilometers of shoreline, overlooking the internationally recognized Bay of Chaleur, instills a sense of awe with visitors and residents alike. The Bay has been designated as one of the world’s 50 most beautiful bays. The words peaceful, safe, and stable best describe living in Belledune.
A variety of quality accommodations is available in Belledune and in the region. Big city prices have never hit this region. Older houses, in reasonable condition, can be purchased for modest sums. New homes can cost between $100,000 and $250,000. Rent is reasonably priced with many options.
Belledune is located on the border of Restigouche and Gloucester counties in central northern New Brunswick. More specifically, Restigouche East region, which includes the City of Campbellton and the Town of Dalhousie, is west of Belledune and the Chaleur region, which includes the City of Bathurst, is east of Belledune. Regional support services and labor force are drawn from both of these jurisdictions.
Lowest Tax Rate
According to a recent interim report from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Belledune has the lowest property tax burden in the province of New Brunswick at $490 per person. Industries located here also have a low municipal tax rate. This translates to one of the lowest industrial municipal tax burden in the province.