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156 Milton St, The Wood, Nelson

Accentuating the positives in life

  • Independent living Villas
  • Assisted living Serviced apartments
  • Personalised care Rest home & hospital-level care
  • Short term care Respite care

Yes, you can have it all - comfort, security and a community that truly cares about you.

In fact, you get even more than that at The Wood. You also benefit from a central position that’s close to the Milton Street shops, Queen’s Gardens and all the retail and café excitement of the CBD. Life at The Wood revolves around daily activities that keep you feeling positive, healthy and connected to others through friendship and fun. We have a dedicated activities room that’s used for Sky TV, movies, bowls, bingo and crafts. And when the weather’s warm the community loves to catch up around the barbecue in our fountain courtyard. Our village van is busy throughout the week with excursions for shopping, picnics and sightseeing.

Your home at The Wood is designed to make the most of Nelson’s sunny climate

Visitors always comment on how attractive The Wood looks. Framed by gardens and mature trees, our white-painted buildings are positioned to catch the sun and provide residents with a beautiful outlook. You’ll be proud to show off your home to visiting friends and family.

There’s a full range of accommodation styles at The Wood – independent living in self-contained two-bedroom villas, serviced apartments and studios, rest home rooms with ensuite bathrooms and a specialised aged-care hospital. On-site amenities include access to physiotherapy, podiatry and hairdressing services.

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Arvida. Living a life with soul.

Accommodation options

Serviced Apartments

One bedroom and studio options

One-bedroom serviced apartments and studios at The Wood allow you to live semi-independently, supported by the care and services you need to live a life with soul. All serviced apartments are beautifully refurbished with kitchenette, ensuite and a private outdoor area.

Ministry of Health Certification: 3 years

Available rooms: Standard; or Premium ($20.00 - $40.00 / night)

Person-centred care options

  • Rest home care Rest home care
  • Hospital care Hospital care
  • Short term / Respite care Short term / Respite care

We offer exceptional care and personal attention in a friendly, family-focused environment.

Our team provide quality care with a holistic approach to wellbeing. There are many options for engaging with others throughout the day, moving in ways that are right for you and exploring Nelson on excursions in our van.

Facilities & activities

Residents and visitors to The Wood enjoy the recently refurbished social spaces, gorgeous courtyard areas and other facilities at the community. Being located in the centre of Nelson also means a range of services and activities are close by.

BBQ / entertaining area
BBQ / entertaining area
Cycling Without Age
Cycling Without Age
Dining room
Dining room
Hair salon
Hair salon
Happy hour
Happy hour
Hobby room
Hobby room
Library
Library
Lounge with large screen TV
Lounge with large screen TV
Petanque
Petanque
Shared gardens
Shared gardens
Van outings & activities
Van outings & activities

Connect with The Wood

Are you searching for ‘retirement villages Nelson’ or ‘rest home Nelson’? The Wood could be ideal for you. To arrange a tour, please call Katrina or Sam.

Additional Information

Postal address

156 Milton Street, Nelson 7010

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