When comparing Baltimore andWashington, D.C., people often focus on the differences – in favorite sports teams, favorite foods and even brands of beer. This has created a regional rivalry that often leads area residents to commit to being either a “Baltimore person” or “D.C. person.”
However, it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. In fact, you can be a Baltimore person and a D.C. person, enjoying the best of both cities from a neighborhood that’s the exact midway point between downtown Baltimore and downtownWashington, D.C. – Bozzuto at Maple Lawn.
With the broad diversity in jobs offered in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, Bozzuto at Maple Lawn has become a popular choice for couples that go opposite directions to work in the morning and meet in the middle every evening inHoward County’s most desirable location.
And once the weekend arrives, Bozzuto at Maple Lawn residents can choose between spending the day at Baltimore’sInner Harbor attractions and in the city’s popular neighborhoods, visiting the National Mall in D.C., followed by an evening out inGeorgetown, or never leaving home at all.
If you want to experience the best of both cities, consider these factors that make Bozzuto Maple Lawn the best choice in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.
Sense of Community – While it’s great to be exactly halfway between two world-class cities, it’s important to also find what so many suburban areas cannot offer – a real sense of community with shopping, dining and recreation just steps away.
Bozzuto at Maple Lawn residents value the vibrant atmosphere that’s available to them, including a beautiful community center, Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis court, playground and fitness center. Plus a new Harris Teeter grocery store, restaurants Looney’s Pub, Ranazul and Venegas, the top-rated Columbia Academy child care center, and The Pearl Spa, all within walking distance.
Having these and other attractions nearby is one of the more appealing elements to Bozzuto at Maple Lawn’s residents. They like knowing that they can take a short walk along Maple Lawn’s pedestrian friendly streets to restaurants and shops, making the most of their time at home.
Top Schools – As a locally, regionally and nationally recognized top school system,Howard County Public Schools (HCPS) add even more value to the Bozzuto at Maple Lawn community. According to recent HCPS data, more than 90 percent of its high school graduates move on to higher education. In fact, four new, state-of-the-art Howard County schools are within walking distance from Maple Lawn - Cedar Lane School, Fulton Elementary, Lime Kiln Middle School and Reservoir High School.
Getting Around – Any community in the Baltimore-Washington corridor can put a fancy star on a map to show that it’s accessible to both cities. So before getting too excited, make sure you look at a community’s actual location.
Ask yourself: How accessible is it to the many areas you may need to travel for work or fun, either by walking, car or public transportation?
Bozzuto at Maple Lawn is conveniently located near U.S. Route 29 and Maryland Route 32, making it easily accessible to major job centers in Columbia,Ft. Meade, downtown Baltimore andSilver Spring.
In addition, the new Inter County Connector, Maryland Route 200, is scheduled to be completed by late 2011 or early 2012, creating a more direct and less congested route toRockville andGaithersburg in central Montgomery County.
Easy access to public transportation is a major benefit of Bozzuto at Maple Lawn, with the Scaggsville Park and Ride less than a mile away from the community center. The MTA 915 and 929 commuter bus takes passengers from this nearby Park and Ride toSilver Spring and Washington, D.C.
The MARC Camden Line’sLaurel station, with access to Baltimore, Washington and points in between, is a short drive down Maryland Route 216.
Getting Away – When it’s time to get away, whether it’s for a day trip to a state park, a short in-state vacation, or a longer one across the country or even around the world, it’s hard to top Bozzuto at Maple Lawn’s location.
The community is located about 15 minutes from thePatapsco Valley State Park, which runs 32 miles along eastern Howard County. Bozzuto Maple Lawn’s central position in the state of Maryland makes weekend getaways to the beaches and mountains easy.
For longer trips, Bozzuto at Maple Lawn is only about 20 minutes by car fromBWIThurgood Marshall International Airport, and less than one hour to Reagan National and Dulles International Airports.
If you consider yourself just a Baltimore person or just a D.C. person, one visit to Bozzuto at Maple Lawn will make it clear that you no longer need to pick sides. You can be both in this suburban community that truly incorporates the best of both worlds.