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Annapolis Community Spotlight...Piney Orchard in Odenton
Let me introduce you to Piney Orchard in Odenton.
Built as a planned community Piney Orchard has evolved into a self contained community of every imaginable amenity. There are 40 neighborhoods within the Piney Orchard boundaries which offer endless housing options including rental apartments, condos with or without elevators, townhouses with and without garages and single family homes. There are 55+ communities and assisted living facilities too.
The community is bursting with recreational opportunities. A lake with walking paths, hiking and biking trails, nature preserve, pools (both indoor and outdoor), tennis courts, playgrounds, fitness center (inside Community Center) county ball fields, and a NHL regulated ice skating rink. Piney Orchard even has it's own website.
In the other direction and about a mile down the road from Piney Orchard is a MARC train station to take you to the DC area if work leads you in that direction.
Since Piney Orchard is a planned community there are Homeowner Association (HOA) fees. There is the yearly Piney Orchard Community Association (POCA) fee and a monthly fee for the neighborhood you reside in. There is a front foot fee charged to each homeowner as well. This is quite common in the Anne Arundel County area and is paid to offset the developers costs to bring public water and sewer to a property. The fee is usually for 30 years after which it is considered Paid in Full.
Piney Orchard has been part of my real estate DNA since the community and I both started our real estate life at the same time. . I have watched it grow and have assisted many people and families move in and around the community. It is a great place to own an investment property as well as it is a hot rental area.
If you are relocating to the area give me a call. As an Annapolis Area Real Estate Agent I would be honored to help you explore Piney Orchard and all it has to offer.
About the Author- Martha Brown is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) whose passion is homes in the Annapolis MD area and surrounding communities. As a 3rd generation Annapolitan she writes about her experiences in and out of the real estate market. Martha has been a local Realtor(R) since 1992 of which all have been associated with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the largest independently owned real estate company in the Mid Atlantic.
Martha would love to hear from you so give her a call any time. Sharing her Annapolis MD area expertise is her passion. You can reach Martha at 410-440-7839 (cell) or 410-260-2800 (ofc)
Every effort has been made to assure that the information in this blog is as accurate as possible. Martha Brown of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. disclaims any implied warranty or representation about it's accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for any particular purpose. This includes but is not limited to any information provided by third parties which is accessed through this blog via a hyperlink.
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