Experience social and supportive living in a home combining beautiful natural surroundings with access to urban amenities.
Chartwell Jackson Creek is a quaint, traditional retirement residence nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood in Peterborough, surrounded by beautiful greenspace. We welcome you to experience our warm, welcoming atmosphere, where you'll find bright and spacious studio, one-bedroom, and one-bedroom-plus-den suites featuring kitchenettes. We are well known for our dining experience, superb amenities, and our strong local reputation, thanks to our friendly, tenured staff.
Our retirement community offers valuable independent living services that allow you to comfortably age in place, including freshly-prepared daily meals and à la carte menus, weekly housekeeping and linen service, medication management, as well as a variety of personalized care services tailored to your needs.
Everything you need—just a block away!
Conveniently located just minutes away from downtown Peterborough, our desirable location is within close walking and driving distance of many convenient amenities and services: retail shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, libraries, banks, liquor stores, coffee shops, movie theatres, places of worship and Peterborough Regional Health Centre. For those seeking quieter outdoor pursuits, we're also near Riverview Park, with beautiful walking trails along the shores of the Otonabee River.
Great on-site amenities and gorgeous outdoor space
The personality of our home can be described as active, engaging, and friendly, as we're a place where you can focus on the people and pursuits that bring you the most joy in life. You'll often find our residents chatting over a cup of coffee in the bistro, keeping fit in an exercise class, leafing through a book in our library, or going on outings with friends. If you enjoy the outdoors, you'll love our beautiful, landscaped grounds, which serve as a peaceful sanctuary. You may find yourself taking your morning paper and coffee into our lush greenspace—dotted with patio furniture and mature trees—to relax under the shade of our gazebo, or perhaps tending your flowers or vegetables in our raised garden beds. You can also go for a peaceful stroll along our paved walking paths around the residence - the choice is yours!
The dining experience
Residents rate the dining experience at Chartwell Jackson Creek as one of the residence’s standout features from our comprehensive range of included independent living services, activities, and amenities. Our recipe for success? Source fresh ingredients—local whenever possible—and prepare them in dishes that are both familiar and innovative, but always tasty. Have friendly, attentive staff get to know your likes and dislikes. Finally, add in in our bright dining room with lovely creekside views, the lively conversation of our residents, and get ready to step into a dining experience sure to exceed expectations.
Activities and amenities
Visitors to Chartwell Jackson Creek often comment on how inviting and homey our residence is, a senior community where staff take the time to chat to residents, and residents take the opportunity to socialize and engage with each other, and the activities they love to pursue. Think about joining us for a lively game of Bridge, or channel your inner dancer with a Rhythm ‘N’ Moves exercise class. You may wish to attend a regular mass on-site, or take an opportunity to learn, or create in our activity room. Don’t forget our outings to shops, parks, and other events. Regardless of your interests, you are free to spend the day how you wish, relaxing in your own spacious suite, or doing what you love to do.
A selection of inviting suites
PROMO starting from $2,859/month
Whether you choose one of our independent living studio, one-bedroom, or one-bedroom-plus-den suites, at Chartwell Jackson Creek you’ll be at home in a country-like setting, yet just minutes from all the amenities you need. Our ground-floor suites feature picturesque views of our garden, and Jackson Creek, running alongside the residence.
Retirement living in Peterborough
Chartwell Jackson Creek is a peaceful, leafy enclave on central Reid Street, backing onto its namesake creek and the TransCanada Trail, one of Peterborough’s scenic walking paths. Tucked into a residential neighbourhood, yet within easy walking distance—or a five-minute drive—to shops, restaurants, and pharmacies, as well as places of worship, and the many other services and amenities of downtown, the residence is also conveniently close to Peterborough Regional Health Centre (hospital), and the Medical Clinic.
Things to do in Peterborough
Peterborough has something to offer for everyone, including small-town historic charm with enough big-city amenities and attractions to satisfy outdoor enthusiasts, shoppers, food lovers, and all those who enjoy arts and culture events.
Spend a day in the waterfront Millennium Park on the Otonabee River, catching a concert at the bandshell, or experiencing the butterfly garden. Or visit historic Lock 21 on the river, or take a scenic river cruise, a peaceful way to enjoy some spectacular scenery.
It's easy to shop-till-you-drop in Peterborough, at Lansdowne Place, Peterborough’s largest mall, or downtown Jackson Square. Downtown also offers numerous boutiques and specialty shops. The year-round Farmer’s Market is another go-to destination. Peterborough has a growing farm-to-table restaurant scene, and is also home to all popular chain restaurants. Every summer, Peterborough hosts Musicfest, a renowned regional celebration.
Residents and visitors are also excitedly looking forward to the imminent re-opening of the Canadian Canoe Museum in a stunning new facility, a landmark cultural and historic attraction.
Shopping for retirement homes?
There are many important factors to consider when trying to find the best retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Practical considerations like location, cost and the right support or care services for your unique needs, emotional considerations like how the residence made you feel and your interactions with staff, and so much more. Read our helpful guide today for questions to ask during a tour, topics to discuss with family, and how to make a decision you can feel confident in.