Homes for Sale in Jingle Pot, Nanaimo Real Estate, Scott Parker, Westwood Lake

Living in Jingle Pot Nanaimo

The Jingle Pot area in Nanaimo is located along the base of the beautiful Mt. Benson. The area is peppered with several scenic areas perfect for adventure and outdoor enthusiasts. This neighbourhood is home to several of our favorite nature parks:

  • Westwood Lake Park
  • Witchcraft Lake Trail
  • Ammonite Falls
  • Mt. Benson Regional Park

Jingle Pot is one of the most desirable family-friendly neighbourhoods in Nanaimo in part because it’s surrounded by nature, low crime rate, and slow pace of living.

Home Styles

Homes in the Jingle Pot come in a variety of architectural styles. The styles of homes range from new subdivisions, large luxury estates, and even some older farm homes. This is also the area where you might find large acreages and bigger homes with legal suites, perfect as mortgage helpers. Many homes in this area offer gorgeous views of Mt Benson. They also offer big backyards, perfect for entertaining and playing for the little ones. It is a wonderful place for those looking to be situated in a rural area but wants to keep close to the city and all amenities.


There are two areas to Jingle Pot – North Jingle Pot and South Jingle Pot. One of the most beloved parts of the South Jingle Pot area is its proximity to beautiful lakes and nature parks, such as Westwood lake and Mt. Benson Regional Park. North Jingle Pot is a more rural area of the city, it stays close to the North end of city with all of its amenities – making it a great spot to raise a family, or for those who prefer to stay on the edge of the city.

Amenities directly in this area include a convenience store, bowling alley, and a pub all conveniently located and easy to access for residents of the neighbourhood. Just across the highway in the South end of Jingle Pot, next to the Nanaimo District Secondary School, you will find the Aquatic center and Ice Center.

For the avid hiker, the proximity to trails such as the one up Mt. Benson might be what draws you to the area. The most common trail is the one that starts at Witchcraft Lake. This route takes approximately 4 hours and is around 8 km long. For a more casual hike, jog, or the family looking for a good walk in the area, the trail around Westwood Lake might be more appealing. You will find people of all ages enjoying Westwood Lake Park in different ways; swimming, jogging, paddleboarding, and hanging out at the beach.

If you feel like Brechin Hill is the spot for you, check out the homes for sale in this fantastic area below or give us a call and ask for the Scott Parker Team at 250-751-1223 or email [email protected]

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