Nelson is an area largely composed of farmland and undeveloped land, with secluded country homes peppered throughout.

Real Estate

Nelson homes for sale can be found along quiet country roads with scenic views of woodland and fields.

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area is located within Nelson, as is Yaremko-Ridley Park and several campgrounds.


Families looking for plenty of room in which to grow and retired couples looking to get away from it all might find Nelson real estate particularly appealing.

MLS listings for Nelson feature detached homes including spacious rural estates, as well as undeveloped lots.

Getting Around

Major roads in Nelson include Guelph Line, Appleby Line, Derry Road, and Tremaine Road. Highway 407 is located just south of Nelson.


Old Milton is located just east of Nelson. The historic Main Street shopping district is popular among both locals and tourists, and features a wide variety of local boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and other businesses.

Schools near Nelson include Lumen Christi Catholic Elementary School (802 Drury Lane) and P. L. Robertson Public School (840 Scott Boulevard).


The Rattlesnake Point Conservaton Area features beautiful panoramic views that are not to be missed. With its beautiful Niagara Escarpment cliffs, this conservation area features five lookout points, as well as scenic hiking trails. This is a popular destination for rock-climbers, as well as cross-country skiers.