Looking to live in a community with small town charm, but one that offers easy access to the big city? Rent an apartment in Devon, Pennsylvania. Located on Philadelphia’s Main Line, Devon offers great schools, community events, shopping, and more without the hassle of hour-long traffic jams and pesky pigeons. Whether you’re looking for an easy commute into Philadelphia or just want a taste of the good life, you’ll be delighted to live in in Devon. Besides, you can always make a cheesesteak in the comfort of your home. Want to find out more about Cassatt Crossing, the former site of the Berwyn Theater? Check out our LocalTalk for local tips and information about Devon. Looking for a great apartment rental near Devon Elementary School? Talk to our local experts by using the \\Ask a Question\\ feature and learn more about what it’s like to live in this superb Philly suburb.
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Best of Both Worlds
Rent one of Devon, Pennsylvania’s apartments and you’ll come to realize why everyone’s dying to move out to the burbs. Devon is a safe, friendly community where you’ll get to know your neighbors in no time. Moving to Devon alone? You won’t be lonely for very long thanks to the city’s welcoming residents. Coming here with a family? You’ll have plenty of restaurants to take the family to -- and plenty of places to purchase diapers if need be. Devon is actually part of the census-designated place known as Devon-Berwyn. This Chester County town boasts a small population of only 5,067 residents as of the 2000 census. You’ll be able to walk around your neighborhood in peace, wave hello to your neighbors, and breathe in fresh air. Whether you need to commute to a job or you just want a gigantic slice of pizza from Lorenzo’s, now and again Philadelphia is just ten miles east of Devon. You’ll have access to big city shopping, sporting events, entertainment, and more and be able to return home to a quiet town. If you want the best of both worlds, rent an apartment in Devon, Pennsylvania. It’s like chowing down on scrapple and water ice at the same time without the indigestion.
Horses and More
Sure, a game at Citizens Bank Park or concert at The Electric Factory in Philly might be fun, but you can have just as much fun in Devon, Pennsylvania. While Devon may not boast home run-hitters, it hosts equine stars at the annual The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. From late May to early June, the Devon Horse Show features world-class equestrian events. Come enjoy the festivities, meet your Devon neighbors, and help raise money for Bryn Mawr Hospital. For more low-key recreation, visit the Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Opened to the public in 1876, the Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is open year-round and features flora and fauna of all kinds. Walk down its 1.2 miles of walkways and explore the native woodlands. Take a gander at its collection of rhododendron varieties. Marvel at the wildlife, which includes Belted Kingfishers, owls, and more than 90 bird species. While you’re here take part in a workshop, have a picnic, and purchase various crafts. Who needs athletes and rock stars when you’ve got flying squirrels and horses?
Did you know that the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, held in Devon every year since 1896, is the oldest multi-breed horse show in the United States? Your kid can learn more about Devon history and world history at one of Devon’s fantastic public schools. The Tredyffrin/Easttown School District handles Devon’s educational needs. The district boasts one high school, two middle schools, and five elementary schools. Whether you’ve got a little one starting first grade or a teen about to tackle Pythagorean Theorem, you’ll find comfort in knowing that Philadelphia Magazine named Tredyffrin/Easttown School District the best in the Philadelphia area in 2008. Take Conestoga High School for example. U.S. News & World report ranked Conestoga High School, where 96 percent of graduates move on to colleges and universities, as a Silver Medal School. Give your child the best education possible and rent one of Devon’s apartments. You’ll be sporting an “I’m a Proud Parent of an A+ Student” bumper sticker in no time.