Enjoy the tide from your own backyard with this spacious house in Annapolis.
From the pier that sprawls across the edge of the backyard, watch the sea of sailboats that have become a staple of life on Weems Creek, then launch your own. The spacious Annapolis house boasts an open plan and six bedrooms (two are [...]
Historic tract blossoms under Olmsted plan.
Location: North-central Baltimore City, partially bounded by Charles Village to the south, Loyola/Notre Dame to the north and York Road to the east.
Average home listing price: $610,000 in 2013, says Tom Hobbs, president of the Guilford Association.
Population: About 3,000, says Lynda Riley, secretary of the Guilford Association.
The history: Named in [...]
Historical ties and a rural feel just eight miles from Annapolis
Location: The center of Anne Arundel County, bordered by Millersville to the north, Severna Park and the Severn River to the east, Annapolis to the south and Gambrills to the west.
Average property listing price: Current homes for sale in Crownsville reach up to $3,495,000, with [...]
Location: Situated in both the northeastern part of Baltimore County and the western part of Harford County, Monkton is part of the “Hereford Zone.” Phoenix and Hunt Valley are to the south while Parkton and White Hall lie to the north.
Average home listing price: Homes for sale range from $275,000 to $1.4 million, according to [...]
Community celebrations and good schools.
Location: The western section of Howard County that backs up to the Montgomery County line. Dayton is to the north, Columbia is to the east and Highland is to the south.
Average property listing price: $700,000 for single-family homes, $505,000 for townhomes and $350,000 for condominiums, says Rhonda O’Guinn, a Clarksville resident [...]
A private island rich in amenities.
Location: The private gated island — which is connected to the mainland by a causeway — is situated in the northeastern part of Anne Arundel County where the Magothy River meets the Chesapeake Bay.
Average home listing price: Current homes for sale range from $850,000 to $3,950,000, according to Barbara [...]
Location: The western part of Harford County. Monkton lies to the west and Jarretsville is to the north. Many people move here for the location, according to Georgeanna Garceau, a Fallston resident and broker for Garceau Realty. She says Fallston is easily accessible by Interstate 95 and Route 1, and that retail hubs like [...]
Victorian Mansions and Quick Access to BWI
Location: The southwestern corner of Baltimore County, with Baltimore City to the east and Howard County’s Ellicott City and Elkridge to the west and south. Doug Schopman, a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker’s Catonsville office, notes that the 15-minute drive to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport or downtown Baltimore [...]
LOCATION: According to Dawson Nolley, Prudential Homesale YWGC Realtor and Canton resident, the exact boundaries of Canton’s Historic District are Chester Street to the west, Conkling Street to the east, Eastern Avenue to the north, and the waterfront to the south.
Average home listing price: Waterfront, $804,564; non-waterfront, $336,643.
THE HISTORY: Canton got its start in the [...]
By Pat van den Beemt
While many people think Upperco is a shortened version of upper county, the name actually comes from early landowners. Jacob Opercock bought 86 acres in the area in 1757 and six years later, he changed his last name to Uppercoe, according to Baltimore County Historical Society records.
Upperco is a sprawling area [...]