When choosing a location, an important
consideration is the quality of the area schools. This area is home to
many fine parochial, private and public schools. For the most recent and
up-to-date information on local schools, the telephone number for the
Anne Arundel County Board of Education
Annapolis (21401, 21403,
Annapolis is approximately a 45 minute commute to Washington, D.C., and a
30 minute commute to Baltimore. Annapolis offers something for everyone. Sailors and power
boaters can enjoy the 400 mile shoreline along the Chesapeake Bay, its
tributaries and sheltered inlets. History buffs can explore the Historic
District in Annapolis and visit the Paca House, the Governor's Mansion,
the Naval Academy, and many other interesting historical sites.
Annapolis is an amalgam of the cosmopolitan and quaint, the exciting and
serene. The city hosts a wide variety of festivals, cultural and
sporting events. We have wonderful restaurants specializing in
dishes specifically created with Maryland seafood. Our area
supports lifestyles from high tech employees to sail makers. Home prices
range from $200,000 to $10,800,000.
Some other areas next to
Routes 50 and 2 are easily accessible from Arnold, which is about 10
minutes East of Annapolis. Arnold is loaded with amenities: community
parks, convenient access to the Baltimore & Annapolis (B&A) Bike Trail, a large health club,
multiple grocery stores, and the Anne Arundel Community College. There
is a good variety of townhome and single family communities. Waterfront communities in
Arnold are located on the Severn or Magothy Rivers. Prices range from
$189,999 to $3,100,000.
Crownsville is slightly north of Annapolis and is conveniently located
near downtown Annapolis, the Annapolis Mall, the Anne Arundel County
Fairgrounds, the Eisenhower Golf Course, Route 3, Route 50, and
Interstate 97. From small to large, Crownsville has a house
for every taste and price range. Prices range from $199,500 to
Davidsonville is located 10
minutes west of Annapolis and 30 minutes east of Baltimore and
Washington. The rural atmosphere and scenic country not only
provide an opportunity for steeple hunts in the spring, but homes with 1
to 2 acre lots-- a rarity for a location with so little commuting time
to major metropolitan areas. Homestead Gardens, one of the largest
nurseries in Anne Arundel County, is conveniently located in
Davidsonville. Prices for homes in Davidsonville range from
$391,700 to $1,950,000.
Edgewater is south of Annapolis and is conveniently located near Parole,
Routes 2, 50 and 97, the Annapolis Mall, and downtown Annapolis.
Many communities in Edgewater have water privileges. Anne Arundel
County has a great public beach and many parks open to county residents
in Edgewater. Prices for homes in Edgewater range from
$138,900 to $9,500,000.
Riva has some nice water privileged communities featuring beach,
community boat slips, club house and playgrounds. Prices range from
$192,500 to $2,499,000.
Severna Park (21146)
Mostly single family homes, there is an eclectic mix of communities from
the old to new, the expensive to the modest. Severna Park is home
to numerous waterfront/water access communities and Routes 2, 3,
and 100 are conveniently accessible. Plenty of shopping centers
and restaurants can be found here. Also, a large portion of the
Baltimore &Annapolis walking trail runs through Severna Park. Prices
range from $235,000 to $12,900,000.