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Get to Know Jingle Pot

Experience the Best of Both Worlds in Jingle Pot: Rural Serenity Meets City Convenience. Nestled in a picturesque valley beneath the majestic Mt. Benson, Jingle Pot is a unique enclave on the fringes of Nanaimo’s city limits. Despite its close proximity to both the bustling downtown core and the vibrant north end, Jingle Pot retains a distinctly rural charm, offering residents a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle.

This diverse area boasts an array of housing options, catering to a variety of lifestyles. From expansive acreages and equestrian properties to contemporary split-levels and historic farm homes, Jingle Pot has it all. The area also features modern subdivisions and luxury family homes, many equipped with mortgage-helper suites, blending comfort with practicality.

Jingle Pot is an ideal destination for buyers seeking the space and tranquility of rural living without sacrificing the convenience of city amenities. It’s a harmonious blend of pastoral beauty and easy access to Nanaimo’s rich array of services and attractions.”

This version emphasizes the unique rural yet convenient location of Jingle Pot, and the variety of housing options available, making it appealing for those looking for a balance between country living and city accessibility.

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Schools

Nanaimo Montessori School
945 Waddington Road, Nanaimo, BC
(250) 753-0649

Brechin Elementary
510 Millstone Ave., Nanaimo, BC
(250) 754-7523

Forest Park Elementary
2050 Latimer Road, Nanaimo, BC
(250) 758-6892

Nanaimo District Secondary
355 Wakesiah Ave, Nanaimo, BC,
(250) 740-2000

*school catchment areas can change without notice; click the school locator link below to verify:
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Beaches and Parks

Beach Estates Park – Most of this park is trail, leading down to a small pebbly beach and the ocean. Features: beautiful waterfalls and ample lush greenery.

Beban Park – Large park with several areas for sports and play. Features: outdoor pool, trails, disc golf course, skate bowl, seniors’ center, 2 picnic shelters with children’s playgrounds, tennis courts, beach volleyball, horseshoes, seasonal petting zoo and duck pond. Trails along the Millstone River lead to a scenic waterfall and rhododendron grove.

Beaufort Park – Park with community garden. Features: tennis courts, walking trails and a year round dog off leash area that is partially fenced.

Hawthorne Park – Named after the English Hawthorne bushes that populate the area, this park is a perfect for an evening jog or walk, alone or with your pet. The park surrounds ponds and has many trail loops to follow.

Bowen Park – Bowen Park offers both sports and tranquility. This particular park stays busy year round because of all the activities it offers. During the summer months the outdoor swimming pool opens up and becomes a great way to cool off on those hot days. During the winter months, the hills are great for tobogganing. All throughout the year the playgrounds and seniors centre are open and keep the park very busy with people from all ages.

Buttertubs Marsh – Two km loop trail around this bird and wildlife sanctuary. Features: observation decks and a tower, and walking or running trail.

Colliery Dam Park – Large park with designated dog off leash area 6am-10am and then again 4pm to dusk daily. Features: trail system, waterfall, and fresh-water swimming (no lifeguard on duty).

Living Forest Park – Campground and RV Park –open year round. Features: 50 acres for private, family sized camp sites. Trails, ocean views, bicycling, paddling, swimming, birding, basketball, bocce, beach volley ball.

Westwood Lake – Westwood Lake Park has a much used 5.51 km trail around the lake in the foothills of Mt. Benson. Features: beach area and swimming with lifeguard patrol (June-August), children’s play park, running and walking trails, with shorter trails available towards the south end of the trail. Electric motors and non- powered boating allowed, washroom and change room building on site.

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