Devonsleigh real estate guide & listings for sale
Devonsleigh offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are around 10 green spaces nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-spread out, which makes them easy to access. This area is also reasonably quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
This neighbourhood is a very good part of Richmond Hill for getting around by car. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, travelling by transit can be difficult in Devonsleigh by reason of the low service level. Nevertheless, there are approximately 20 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and bus stops are typically nearby. Most homes for sale in this part of Richmond Hill are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking because very few daily errands can be run on foot. Biking is also at times difficult in Devonsleigh because the terrain is not especially flat. Thankfully, the cycling infrastructure is quite comprehensive.
In Devonsleigh, around two thirds of dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly townhouses. This part of Richmond Hill experienced its biggest construction boom in the 1990s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighbourhood also has a variety of unit sizes - notably, this area is good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the units in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners and 20% are occupied by renters.
In this part of Richmond Hill, families will typically be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Families benefit from public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. In contrast, there are only a few daycares and thus they can be a rather long walk away. Regarding eating, a portion of house buyers in Devonsleigh may be able to reach the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also around 20 restaurants and coffee shops in this part of Richmond Hill.