Welcome to Devon
Tight-knit, upscale community north of downtown Philadelphia
In the affluent Chester County region, Devon is a close-knit community offering residential living at its finest. Located in Philadelphia’s upscale Main Line area, Devon is situated perfectly for commuters, making it an excellent spot for young professionals looking to settle down. Close enough to downtown Philadelphia to stay in the loop yet far enough away to unwind, this is the perfect spot for people who want a balanced lifestyle.
Devon is highly accessible to everyone in the Chester County area, and it’s full of towering pines and sprawling lawns. You’ll mostly find large estates in this community, though it has a modern feel that’s both welcoming and upscale. You can expect open floor plans, spacious yards, and brilliant exteriors if you move to Devon.
What to Love
- Luxurious homes, tree-lined streets, and sprawling lawns
- Immediate access to the Paoli/Thorndale Line
- Proximity to downtown Philadelphia
Living in Devon means enjoying its quiet, more rural feel — you’ll find more homes than restaurants or shops. Though you’ll still be close enough to commercial spaces to grab a bite with friends or shop the latest trends, people move to Devon to escape into their own personal oases. The people here are laid-back yet active, and you’ll always be able to find something to do when you’re up for it.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
In Devon, you’ll find plenty of hip eateries and chic boutiques. If you’re in the mood for rich flavors and hearty plates, check out Amis Trattoria, a Roman-style Italian restaurant dishing up some of the area's best cuisine. Also make sure to try out Autograph Brasserie, a classy restaurant with vintage vinyl, celebrity photos lining the walls, and an inspired American menu.
Devon also has some great spots to shop, whether you’re looking for a new outfit or home goods. For an enjoyable shopping experience, Terrain is your one-stop shop for all your decor needs. They produce some of the most unique home goods around, from rustic fireplaces to forest floor lanterns and sleek bar tables. If you’re looking to level up your wardrobe, Anthropologie is a local favorite for boho womenswear and accessories. It’s also part of the Devon Yard shopping center, where there are some other great shopping options to peruse.
Things to Do
Living in Devon, you can rest assured that you’ll never run out of things to do, and it all starts at the Devon Horse Show. If you’re an equestrian, you’ll be able to watch the largest horse competition in the country from May through June. The Devon Horse Show also puts on the Devon County Fair, where you can enjoy family fun and participate in some amazing philanthropic opportunities.
With its tasteful rooms and elegant atmosphere, Hilltop House is the perfect spot for community events. Join your fellow citizens to dine in the Garden Room or the Sun Room, or dance the night away in the Main Hall.
For a relaxing afternoon spent strolling through lush gardens, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is waiting for you with open arms. Traverse their world-renowned collection of azaleas and rhododendrons, or enroll your kids in the Nature Detectives club for some summer fun! If you want to take a journey back in time, step into the amazing Washington Memorial Chapel to admire its incredible architecture and take a guided tour around the chapel.
The Main Line is known for its superb schools, and Devon is no exception. Top educational opportunities include: