Donevan real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Donevan. This area is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to the railway line or Highway 401. Finally, parks are easy to reach, since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to check out and most homes have a park close by.
Donevan is very car friendly. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Highway 401, are quite easy to drive to from any location in this part of the city. On the other hand, this area is not an especially pleasant part of Oshawa for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. It is sometimes challenging for people walking to get around in Donevan because few daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle.
Single detached homes and row houses are the main housing type in Donevan. The majority of the properties in this part of Oshawa were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 85% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and renters make up the remainder.
The nearest supermarket in Donevan is typically only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, it is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from anywhere in Donevan. However, this neighbourhood does not contain any high schools.