Home to some of the country’s largest cities, the state of Maryland has a big presence, but still maintains a cozy suburban feel. Thanks to its small size, the Old Line state provides its residents with bustling metropolitan cities like Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, DC, that are close to each other and close to the suburban communities that support them.
Maryland also has a thriving military presence and is home to Andrews Air Force and Aberdeen Army bases, Ft. Meade, the Naval Academy and the US Coast Guard Yard. Maryland also houses one of the busiest airports in the country, the Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport.
Although the state features a variety of highly-sought after living areas, one of the most popular includes the counties that surround the DC area. Prince George’s, Montgomery, Howard and Charles counties are conveniently located to jobs and attractions in the nation’s capital, and are home to a thriving real estate market.
In this racially and ethnically diverse area you’ll find traditional townhouses, single-family homes and apartments located in both suburban and urban settings.
Close to Annapolis and Washington, DC, Prince George’s county offers a variety of job opportunities and access to reliable public transportation.
Some of the county’s recent new developments include the Westphalia Town Center in the heart of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as well as Prince George’s County Hospital, scheduled to open in 2020.
Residents of Montgomery County enjoy luxurious living that has both richly suburban and metropolitan vibes. One of the top five wealthiest counties in Maryland, Montgomery County offers suburban neighborhoods sprinkled throughout trendy towns like Silver Spring, Rockville and Bethesda.
Those who live, work and shop in the area find just about everything they need without having to leave the county. Along with a housing market that features everything from high-end apartments to sprawling estates, the Montgomery County area provides a variety of employment opportunities, as well as access to public transportation.
The county is also perfect for shoppers. Here, you’ll find high-end boutiques, designer stores and everything in between.
The Howard County area is truly unique as it offers both farmland and urban environments in a small area.
Towns like Columbia, Elkridge and Ellicott City are close to DC and Baltimore, but just far away enough to give you the suburban setting you’ve been looking for. Residents here live in townhomes, apartments, duplexes and single-family homes that are close to shopping and work, but quiet and private, as well.
Charles County provides its residents with a small town feel that is still rural, yet urban. With lots of farmland that is located near city areas, this county offers a diverse mix of fun, food and activities for those who live there.
The county has a variety of homes for sale, including in towns like Waldorf, which is considered one of the best places to live in the state.
The state of Maryland is an ideal setting for those who want to experience suburban life that is close to the city. With beaches, mountains, farmland and cities, Maryland truly has something for everyone.
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