Strictly Main Line

Devon Real Estate Analysis


Like the famously scenic English county from which it gets its name, the Main Line community of Devon has retained its rural feel despite numerous modernizations over the years. Located in both Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships in easternmost Chester County, Devon was developed in the 19th century to be a town of large and handsome country residences and it has for the most part remained true to its developers vision to this day.

Once the site of expansive farms that had been continuously cultivated since the 1680s, Devon was transformed into the community that it is today when the Pennsylvania Railroad started laying down tracks westward from Philadelphia in the late 1800s. Anticipating the demand for real estate that would ensue after the railroad finished building, two prominent Philadelphia merchants, Lemuel Coffin and Joseph B. Altemus, bought up some of the farms in the vicinity, built roads, parceled out lots and constructed the Devon Inn to attract the city’s aristocratic set.

It was a plan that proved immensely successful from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th, leading Philadelphia families snapped up lots and built their country retreats in Devon, quite a few of which still stand today. The Devon Station, which is now served by Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail, has kept this relatively secluded community connected to Philadelphia and the rest of the Main Line since those early years.

These days, Devon, PA homes are year-round residences as the community is well-known for providing an exceptional quality of life. Featuring serene and private neighborhoods, an abundance of parks, and highly rated public and private schools, Devon is very family-oriented and is an excellent place to raise children. Many of those who grow up here, in fact, can’t wait to move back when it’s time for them to raise their own families.

Devon isn’t just a quiet, primarily residential community that most everyone would love to call home.  It’s also quite famous for The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, which has been held on the Devon Horse Show Grounds since 1896. It’s one of the international equestrian community’s most anticipated annual events. The United States’ largest and oldest outdoor multi-breed competition, it is a Main Line classic and one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world.

Devon Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Devon

1 Dezac Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 1 Dezac, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7023524)
2 beds 3 baths 1,656 sqft $315,000
104 Spencer Rd Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 104 Spencer Rd, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7023842)
5 beds 6 baths 6,613 sqft $1,499,999
411 W Conestoga Rd #27 Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 411 W Conestoga Rd #27, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7021580)
2 beds 2 baths 1,140 sqft $1,700
509 Old Forge Crossing Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 509 Old Forge Crossing, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7020406)
1 bed 1 bath 1,025 sqft $140,000
113 Sugartown Rd Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 113 Sugartown Rd, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7019768)
4 beds 3 baths 4,553 sqft $1,200,000
20 Berkley Rd #2 Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 20 Berkley Rd #2, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7015295)
3 beds 4 baths 3,100 sqft $1,050,000
610 Dorset Rd Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 610 Dorset Rd, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7015078)
4 beds 3 baths 3,426 sqft $798,000
510 Northfield Rd Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 510 Northfield Rd, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7014252)
4 beds 4 baths 4,604 sqft $1,400,000
157 Old Forge Crossing Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 157 Old Forge Crossing, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7013743)
2 beds 2 baths 1,025 sqft $192,500
512 W Valley Rd Devon, PA 19087
4 beds 3 baths 2,314 sqft $3,200
18 Sugar Knoll Dr Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 18 Sugar Knoll Dr, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7014499)
3 beds 4 baths 3,204 sqft $4,800
86 Hastings Pl Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 86 Hastings Pl, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7010564)
5 beds 3 baths 2,901 sqft $690,000
118 Old Lancaster Rd Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 118 Old Lancaster Rd, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7014019)
4 beds 3 baths 1,380 sqft $2,595
502 Delancy Cir Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 502 Delancy Cir, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7009569)
4 beds 3 baths 2,450 sqft $625,000
684 Timber Ln Devon, PA 19333
Photo of 684 Timber Ln, Devon, PA 19333 (MLS # 7007691)
5 beds 4 baths 3,475 sqft $1,025,000

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Devon School Districts

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Devon Schools

Devon El School
K-4, public
Beaumont El School
K-4, public
Devon Preparatory School
6-12, private
Childs Place
K, private
Episcopal Academy
n/a, private