Donevan is in southeast Oshawa, on the eastern boundary. Donevan is a mature, well-established neighbourhood, with plenty of mature trees, green space, and a wooded conservation area along Harmony Creek, as well as generous park lands, and a golf course. This neighbourhood also features a recreation complex, a number of schools, retirement residences, and commercial areas, including restaurants and food stores, in various locations. Homes are older, from roughly the 1960s and up, and in varied styles, including bungalows and split-levels, and there are also townhome complexes. There is good access to Highway 401, which forms Donevan's southern boundary, and King St is a convenient, major artery.