Get to Know The Area

Beautiful and charming, Blackstock and Nestleton, small farming communities located on the east bank of Lake Scugog , just east of Port Perry are friendly, family-oriented communities. You’ll find Blackstock and Nestleton in Scugog East, as well as Caesarea, Scugog Point, and View Lake. Known for its tight-knit community and large lots, the area is ideally situated to provide fantastic access to Port Perry, South Durham Region, and even Peterborough. Mature trees line picturesque streets dotted with bungalows and updated farmhouses in this rural, welcoming community.


Community Highlight

Many community members enjoy being so close to Port Perry and  Lake Scugog, as well as the local events that happen there. The Blackstock Fair and Demolition Derby, in particular, are must-attend celebrations of local agriculture and community groups.

What To Do Here

Blackstock and Nestleton residents can enjoy fun, community-hosted events at the Blackstock Fairgrounds and the Blackstock Recreation Complex, home of the Blackstock Minor Hockey League. From family fun skating to the Blackstock Fair, there’s always something buzzing in the area. The Lake Scugog Regatta, an event that was loved by all who attended, has returned!

Caesarea is home to a large Skate Park where locals and others come to show off their skills. Otherwise, take a quick drive over to Port Perry to stroll down the streets of Historic Downtown Port Perry, go for a pint at Old Flame Brewery, enjoy the lakefront views of Lake Scugog, or spend a night testing your luck at the Great Blue Heron Casino.

Can't-Miss Annual Local Events

  • Blackstock Fair
  • Port Perry Agricultural Fair
  • Lake Scugog Regatta
  • Scugog Summer Jam and other music festivals
  • Canada Day in Port Perry
  • Brits on the Lake

Real Estate

Located within an easy commute to Peterborough, Bowmanville/Courtice, and Oshawa, East Scugog real estate is great for those looking for the relaxed, rural Ontario pace with a 45-minutes-or-less commute time, especially with the opening of the 407 extension at Simcoe Street. Local residents are often young couples and families, as well as retirees and agricultural producers. Home prices are surprisingly varied, from $300,000 to well above a million, with the average price hovering around $600,000. Homes are usually detached freehold houses, bungalows, and two storeys, while the smaller communities of Caesarea, Scugog Point, and View Lake also have a number of waterfront homes and cottages.

  • Cartwright Central Public School
  • Blackstock United Church
  • John’s Anglican Church

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