Devereux Heights Real Estate Information
The suburban community of Devereux Heights is situated on the northern edge of Springfield between the northbound railroad tracks and the I-55 interstate. Unlike may other communities outside of Springfield that serve as bedroom communities for the city, because Devereux Heights is in the Springfield area, residents can enjoy taking full advantage of the city itself. For both residents who wish to drive around town or make use of the exceptional local mass transit system, Springfield is both a playground of fun and entertainment on the weekends and an enjoyable place to live and work during the week.
Just north of Twin Lakes, residents have access to a spectacular recreational oasis that is especially useful in the warmer summer months. While the small bodies of water aren’t big enough for large-scale boating and jet skiing, they are definitely large enough for canoeing, swimming, and simply splashing in the refreshing waters.
The very popular and famous Illinois State Fairgrounds are just five minutes away. The annual festival is centered on a theme of agriculture and has been hosted by the state almost every year since 1853. As the thirteenth largest state fair in the nation, the event draws more than 700,000 visits each year is currently spans over a ten-day period. The fairgrounds were originally built for the sole purpose of horse racing although the property now contains more than a hundred permanent buildings in addition to the Grandstand that still hosts horse racing among other events, such as concerts and recitals.
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport can be reached via a short drive west on Highway 4 and serves as the primary commercial airport for Springfield. Residents of Devereux Heights enjoy the convenience of traveling out of town on moment’s notice thanks to the ten-minute drive to reach the airport. Capital Airport receives commercial service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on American Eagle and United Express as well as service to Myrtle Beach on Direct Air. Devereux Heights’ residents can also make seamless connections beyond Chicago to a number of other worldwide destinations.