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 [...]
Beautifully wooded streets and historic homes are the hallmark of Kensington, Maryland, a diverse community of 20,000 people just five miles north of Washington, D.C. in Montgomery County.
The area was conceived from the vision of Brainard Warner, a Washington financier, who created this planned garden community in 1894 after an inspirational trip to England.
“Warner divided [...]
Severna Park is a relatively young community, only incorporated in 1906. People speak of Severna Park as a great place to grow up or, conversely, a great place to raise kids.
Severna Park is a haven of quaint neighborhoods where family comes first. Severna Park’s annual Fourth of July parade is practically famous and is a [...]