Devonshire Estates

Offers Independent Living

18 Reviews
329 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240
Call (800) 385-2527
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Independent Living Reviews for Devonshire Estates

November 20, 2016

By Charles265014

I visited this facility

Devonshire Estates was quite posh and was relatively new and built for the purpose. It's quite professional, quite expensive, and upper class. It seems to cater to people with higher financial means or standard of living. The person who assisted us was very professional. They had Bingo, a little exercise program, and a bulletin board that told of what was going on and what would be going on. They provide a bus into the city on regular intervals so people could go and shop or go to a restaurant. The dining area looked very formal -- like a big hotel restaurant.

September 30, 2016

By Joanne802412

I visited this facility

It was very pretty and scenic at Devonshire Estates, and everybody was very nice and helpful. It's very clean and beautiful, and it's way up high. You can see the mountains and everything. They have lots of activities, and their meals are very good.

February 23, 2016

By Visitor120196150

I visited this facility

Devonshire was very nice. I actually live very close to it, almost within walking distance. The food was good. They did have some activities, but I’m not interested in things like that. It was all very lovely, and the food was very nice. It had a big dining room that felt very homey. Everybody knew everybody, and the wait staff was very nice.

February 10, 2016

By Michael120072650

I visited this facility

I spent a night at Devonshire Estates. I stayed in one of their one-bedroom cottages, and it was very nice. It’s a beautiful facility. The food that they served was excellent. The staff was very cordial. All around, it was a very nice atmosphere. The dining area was very clean, and very efficient. They have enough staff to keep things moving. It was like a wait staff in a nice restaurant. There was something going on everyday whether it would be a movie or trips to go to shopping. The day I was there, a musician came in and put on a show. There were a lot of things to occupy your time.

April 07, 2015

By Janet104540750

I visited this facility

I liked the location of Devonshire Estates. I live right nearby. When I visited, it was very clean and very well taken care of, and the people were very pleasant. The rooms were very nice. The whole place was very nice. They allow animals, which is the most important thing to me. I did have a meal there twice. The first time was very good; the second time was OK.

January 21, 2015

By Caring101454250

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My uncle has settled at Devonshire Estates. He really loves it, and the food is all homemade as far as we know. The food is really delicious. His space is a little bit small, but they have a whole library, he is playing bingo there, and he is really happy. They even make their own ice cream; they do almost everything homemade. We were really pleased with the owners and the people who helped us. They actually help in getting him moving. They had a van that takes them to places.

January 18, 2015

By Caring104645250

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Devonshire Estates is very nice, and the food is good. The staff has been excellent, caring, and attentive. The dining area is very large. They have exercises, bridge, bingo, and competition games. They have musicians come in sometimes; we have musical events. The sanitation is very good.

October 22, 2014

By Caring95929250

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mother just moved to Devonshire a week or so ago. It seemed to be OK, and we chose this place because of its proximity to where I live. The activities are printed in their monthly outline of activities. My mother has been there less than two weeks, and she is just settling in, so it is really too early to tell or to make any comments one way or the other. So far, there is no real service per se that has been used except that there is a unit, and my mother is occupying it. There were different sorts of facilities available. She has a large studio room, and she came from a one-bedroom, so it is kind of a squeeze for her. It is really not as roomy as what she was used to, but it is more expensive than those places that were in Florida.

August 28, 2014

By Caring91580750

I am a friend or relative of a resident

I chose Devonshire Estates for my mother because it has everything I wanted. What I like best about this community is that it is close to my home, and it has all the things my mother needed. She has a studio with a full bathroom and a refrigerator, microwave, and sink. It also has a porch attached. The staff is good. They have all kinds of activities. They have bridge, bingo, sing-a-long, piano players, and exercise class in the morning.

May 30, 2014

By Gina11

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My dad moved at Devonshire Estates last January. We chose this facility because we were looking for something that was more of independent and not really assisted living. The place is very nice, and we could get all the care that we wanted for my dad, and it's also close to my sister's house, about 5 minutes away from her. The food is of good variety. Every meal, they have choices, and the food tastes very good. The staff is always looking great. Even the kids who serve, they have kids who work there after school, and they are very polite and very helpful. The rooms are very nice, and I think each of them has a balcony so that you can sit outside, and my father really enjoys that. The grounds are very nice. They have lots of activities going on all the time. I am very impressed with the place.
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Questions about Devonshire Estates

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Devonshire Estates. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Our residents range from 55 to early 100s and everything in between! Their favorite activities are as different as their personalities! By using our Holiday 365 app each resident is able to view the daily calendar and sign up for events that interest them. If they are unable to find something that peaks their interest on the calendar they can simply message a friend to join them for a game of cards or to enjoy a walk around the community.

What transportation services does Devonshire Estates offer to independent living residents?

Our residents can take advantage of the complimentary transportation to help them get around town. The scheduled shuttle can take residents to stores, doctor appointments, dining, or group outings.

What makes the chef or dining program at Devonshire Estates exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Our community has an Executive Chef and Sous Chef who care about providing residents not only delicious but also nutritious meals, 3 times a day. Our menus are changed seasonally to ensure the freshest products and flavors and we offer over 150 different entrees with each season. Residents can select a la carte items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Entrees at each service include specials like our Holiday Fresh option or Resident’s Choice. All meals are served in our restaurant-style dining rooms with friends and neighbors, allowing everyone to enjoy good food and good conversation.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Residents are able to socialize in our game room or activity room, sit back with a good book at our library, get physical at our fitness room or just catch up with some friends in the atrium.

What safety features or security measures does Devonshire Estates offer to independent living residents?

Our residents can feel safe 24/7 knowing that they can access help with just a push of a button. Each resident receives their own Lively Mobile Plus emergency device that goes anywhere they do. The device, which is included in monthly rent, can be activated for a variety of reasons, including emergencies, directions, health concerns, or to just speak to a friendly voice. The community is also only accessible to residents from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. so you can rest easy knowing that there will not be unwanted late-night visitors.

If Devonshire Estates accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We love our residents and we love their pets! Our community is pet friendly so you can bring your furry friend with you to your new home. There are green spaces and courtyards as well as walking paths where you can enjoy nice long walks.

Does Devonshire Estates work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

Our community provides the option to each resident to choose their own third party care provider. This allows the freedom of choice and flexibility for each resident to determine how much, or how little, support they need.

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Services and Amenities of Devonshire Estates


  • Fee Structure Extra: Included In Rent: Basic Cable, Electric, Gas, Sewer, Water
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2485/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio Apartments
  • Housing Extra: Handicap Barrier Free Units Available, Individual Climate Control, Safety Rails In Bathroom, Telephone Hookup, Walk In Tub, Washer Dryer Hookup

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Dining Extra: Private Dining Room, Resident Kitchen


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Hiking Trails
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Features Extra: Laundry Room For Use, Chapel, Library, Locked Mailboxes, Elevator, Parking: Covered, Garage, Private

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Business Center, Wi Fi In Common Areas


  • Offsite Activities
  • Fitness Room
  • Activities Extra: Billiard Lounge, Game Room, Activity Room

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Most Pets Allowed
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About Devonshire Estates

Devonshire Estates is located in Lenox, MA, providing a vibrant backdrop for your new life as a valued member of our caring community.

From pleasant housekeepers, to attentive servers at mealtime and helpful maintenance technicians who are there when you need them, this community is the new extension of your family. We take pleasure in getting to know each of our residents and look out for their comfort and happiness. Our chefs prepare three delicious meals each day, served in our beautiful dining room. We provide housekeeping, linen services, fun and stimulating activities, off-site excursions, transportation to your personal appointments and a variety of classes and programs. Our warm, comfortable community and our friendly staff and residents will welcome you. We look forward to making your life easier any way we can.

So come to Devonshire Estates for a visit...and stay!

*We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday Retirement does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

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