Walkability in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland

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Walkability in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland

 

I am grateful that we live in a very walkable community. Kentlands is a planned mixed-use community within the City of Gaithersburg in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland. Kentlands is one of the favorite areas for a home purchase by families relocated to the Metro Area of Washington, DC.

If you follow my blog posts, you already know that I like to take photowalks through Kentlands. I usually post photographs of the flowers I find but there also hundreds of beautiful homes and a vibrant commercial area. There are sidewalks in front of most of the homes in Kentlands and the community is well lighted for the early morning or late evening walks. We also have the option to use the pathways through the wooded areas and around the lakes in the community and the neighboring community, Lakelands.

Many of the Kentlands residents enjoy the ability to take long walks, to jog, or to run through the community. The health benefits are obvious. The runners are often on the streets and the young mothers are jogging as they push their baby carriages.

You save a lot of time when stores and restaurant options are nearby. And, there is a positive environmental impact when you walk to your destinations rather than driving. Diversity is also a feature when you have a mixture of housing types and and price ranges.

 

Dahlia, Clearview Cameron, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5594 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley  Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Dahlia, Clearview Cameron, American Dahlia Society Show,

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5594
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Photograph by Roy Kelley 
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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

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Anita Clark
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
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Happy Friday Roy. You are right, walkability is a factor many consumers consider when they are looking for a home. It is very convenient to have walking trails and easy access to amenities.

Nov 09, 2018 03:22 AM #1
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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Good morning, Roy Kelley walkability is a very important factor for most.... and for you, count your Blessings.... it's a life saving factor...walk everyday, Roy.... if it's raining, put up the hood of your rain gear... walk...

Nov 09, 2018 03:25 AM #2
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
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I live in a walkable community, as well, Roy, with 13 pocket parks and a dog park. Being a New Yorker who walked everywhere, I love it.

Nov 09, 2018 04:06 AM #3
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Good morning Roy.  Both my wife and I have incorporated a lot of walking into our lives.

Nov 09, 2018 04:41 AM #4
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Good morning Roy. You and Delores are truly ambassadors of the Kentlands! Enjoy your day!

Nov 09, 2018 05:09 AM #5
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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We had quite the frost here last night. We weren't suppose to, it was suppose to stay cloudy and above freezing so i did not cover my mums. I m afraid to go look at what mother nature has done.   Have a good Friday Roy

Nov 09, 2018 06:31 AM #7
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Being able to walk to places is truly a blessing and it is one of the reasons that I chose the home that I chose when I was ready to buy.

Nov 09, 2018 06:45 AM #8
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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Good morning Roy - Walkability is a big draw today.  Having sidewalks and bike paths is a plus.

Nov 09, 2018 07:10 AM #11
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Walkability is something that a good number of my clients are seeking too, Roy! Kentlands sounds like the perfect walkable community in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Happy Friday!

Nov 09, 2018 07:12 AM #12
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Roy, walkability is something a lot of retirees like especially walking their animals. We have a great place to walk, except we do have hills :)

Nov 09, 2018 08:33 AM #14
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Roy- Larry and I love our walks so I can see why you and Dolores love the walkability in Kentlands!!!!  

Nov 09, 2018 04:52 PM #16
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Debbie Reynolds
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I wish we had more walkability where I live. Traffic is getting worse and we have to drive everywhere.

Nov 09, 2018 06:02 PM #17
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Walkable communities are great. We live out in the country, but we are grateful for the ability to walk our dog off leash behind our home. We consider that walkable too! Just different kind of walkable. 

Nov 30, 2018 12:22 AM #20
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks so much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Nov 30, 2018 04:15 AM #21
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