Donevan real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Donevan is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This neighbourhood is reasonably good for those who like quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually calm - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially near Highway 401 or the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to get to public green spaces, since most houses for sale have one close by and there are about 20 parks nearby for residents to enjoy.
Donevan is an extraordinarily convenient part of Oshawa for driving. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401, and coming across a parking spot is easy. However, the public transit system in Donevan is not very practical. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. It is sometimes challenging for pedestrians to navigate Donevan as many daily needs are occasionally difficult to carry out on foot.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Donevan is an important part of its character. About 60% of the properties in this neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Oshawa also has a choice of housing sizes; this area is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the rest are rented.
Parents and their children will value that wherever their home is located in Donevan, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, Donevan does not contain any high schools. As far as eating is concerned, it is generally an option for house buyers in this part of the city to do groceries on foot. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.