Homes For Sale in Frederick County MD
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If you're looking for an elegantly crafted estate in the rustic velvet hills of the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Plateaus, Frederick County real estate has a choice crop of country manors and single-family homes for sale to select from. Ridged by plush, mountainous land, the rushing waters of Carroll Creek, and wide open skies, Frederick County is the perfect place to find large, spacious properties of excellent value and enjoy a quality of life that is envied by many and attained by few.
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Frederick County Real Estate Market
The Frederick County real estate market is highly rich and varied. Properties within every price range are abundant — every buyer will be able to find something within their budget. Lovely historic townhomes and condos can be found for just under $100,000, and older single-family homes range in price from $100,000 to $300,000. These properties were usually built in the very early to mid-20th century, but a few were even built throughout the 19th century: some Frederick County homes from before 1810 are still popular purchases. There are also condo complexes from the 1970s and 1980s on the market. Most of the older homes in Frederick County have witnessed excellent maintenance over the years. These properties are highly sought-after for their light price tags, their charming character, and fascinating legacies.
Newer single-family homes start at close to $350,000. At this price point, one can find stunning detached brick estates built between the late 1990s and the early 2000s. With traditional exterior architecture, smooth clean lines, and contemporarily outfitted interiors, some of these homes can lean toward the upscale end of the market with features such as in-ground pools or stone fire pits; others are more standard but retain a simple elegance.
If you're looking for indisputable luxury, you can find gorgeous estates starting at $640,000 and ranging up to $3.5 million. In the $600,000s, homes are striking contemporary country houses with combined exterior materials such as vinyl and natural stone. These were often built during the last few years, some even in 2015. Square footage is often between 3,500 and 5,500. Properties over $1,000,000 are breathtaking colonial manors with extensive acres of land stretching beyond them. These often have mountain views and striking fountains, gates, and palace-like exteriors. Even these luxury-heavy Frederick County houses are affordable compared to similar properties on other equally desirable markets.
Frederick County Highlights
- Walk and sample local cuisine on a 'Taste Frederick' tour
- Learn and discover at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine
- Take some snapshots on the famous bridge of Carrol Creek Linear Park
- Grab a coffee and take in Historic Downtown Frederick
- Visit Frederick County's two dairy farms for mounds of rich, buttery ice cream
- Feed the ducks at Baker Park
- Meet local enthusiasts at one of the many stunning championship golf courses
Life in Frederick County
Frederick County is the site of many cultural, artistic, and historical attractions but it is known for a much older feature as well: its geography. Frederick County sits on the brink of the world-famous Blue Ridge Mountains and locals do not take this fact for granted. Hiking is a popular activity, and the views are truly rewarding. By climbing the rugged crags of the county's ridges, you'll unveil some of the most stunning panoramas in the region. Nearby parks include Gambrill Sate Park, Washington Monument State Park, Catoctin Mountain Park, and Sugarloaf Mountain — a county landmark.
The town of Frederick is a trendy locale, with a thriving underground music scene, regionally famous food, and a host of vintage and boutique shops. It's also home to many well-loved traditions such as maple syrup production and family-run markets. The county at large is known for its wineries, breweries, and cideries which regularly draw in both locals and out-of-town visitors. Historical appreciation is a constant among Frederick locals, and the area is rich with museums and galleries to prove it. Still, the range of things to do is diverse - from taco cafes and bike trails to hip bars and historic sites, Frederick is the heart of its county and makes an excellent day trip.
Frederick County is a lifestyle gold mine. Whether you're a history buff, a hiker, a sommelier, or just a buyer looking for an all-encompassing lifestyle, you'll find it here: Frederick County real estate is yours to explore.