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Guide to Adamstown MD Real Estate

Guide to Adamstown MD Real Estate

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Realtor’s Guide to Adamstown Md Real Estate

Adamstown Maryland is conveniently located in southern Frederick County, in a valley between Sugarloaf Mountain and Catoctin Mountan, about 10 miles south of the City of Frederick. Adamstown’s location and neighborhoods are ideal for commuters to southern locations, like Montgomery County and Washington D.C. Adamstown is an unincorporated community.

Adamstown Life

Adamstown is a rural community, with a friendly, active small town environment. The largest area-wide event is the Carroll Manor Fire Company Carnival which occurs every June. The Sportsman Bonanza is a semi-yearly event that is always full. Adamstown is a quaint small-town place where residents play bingo at the Fire hall every Friday night. Nearby Sugarloaf Mountain is a draw for hikers and nature lovers.

Since 2000, there have been 3 new devolopments with about 500 homes, Hill Manor, Saddle Ridge and Adamstown Commons. Buckingham’s Choice is an over 55 community in Adamstown.

Nearby golf courses include Worthington Manor Golf Club and PB Dye Golf Club. In Frederick, Frederick Golf Club and in Ijamsville, Whiskey Creek Golf Club.

lilypons water garden
Photo Credit: ElaineH on flickr – https://www.flickr.com/photos/7506117@N07/

A local favorite is Lilypons Water Gardens, a 250 acre water garden, a 4th generation family owned business, the source for water gardening materials and information. Several events are held at Lilypons, including the Original British Car Show in June. Lilypons Water Gardens has been a valuable sponsor to the Color the Creek project at downtown Frederick’s Carroll Creek Park.

Sugarloaf Alpaca Company is located in Adamstown, the home of the ‘Alpaca Babypalooza’, which takes place at the end of June. Sugarloaf Alpaca Company has two major ‘Open Barn’ events each year, the first is usually on Mother’s day weekend, right before shearing. The other is the last weekend of September to celebrate National Alpaca Farm Day. They have a fiber arts & yarn store.

Adamstown History

Adamstown was originally named Davis’ Warehouse, after Dr. Meredith Davis, a Quaker miller, who built a warehouse about 1835. The warehouse, which housed flour from his nearby Greenfield Mills, was on the corner of the B & O Railroad and today’s Mountville Road. In 1840, the town was renamed Adamstown after the first appointed B & O railway agent, Adam Kohlenburg, who was also the first postmaster and ran a general store.

During the Civil War, many skirmishes were fought near Adamstown because of it’s proximity to the Potomac River and to Virginia. The population in 1880 was 66. In the early 1900’s the town began to grow, with a bank, a blacksmith, garages, stores and two large grain elevators.  Electric lights were first installed in the town in 1922.

Population Statistics

Adamstown Md, zip code 21710, had a population of around 2500   in 2015. The city had seen a steady growth in the decade of the 2000’s, over 65%, The median household income in 2015 was estimated $117,300, higher than the state of Maryland average of $72,483. The cost of living index was 103.4, near the U.S. average.

Real Estate Statistics

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013 was $4,633, and $3,397 for homes without a mortgage. The average single-family home value is about $450,000. As with many Maryland rural towns, crime, unemployment and number of renters is below state averages, while home ownership is above state average.

Jobs in and Near Adamstown

The average commute time for Adamstown residents is about 30 minutes. The proximity to commuter routes makes Adamstown ideal for employment in Frederick, and south in Montgomery County and and Washington D.C. as well as nearby West Virginia and Northern Virginia. Nearby commuter routes include I-340, I-15, I-270, Routes 85, 351 and 28. The nearest train station is in Point of Rocks, 5 miles southwest.

The largest local business is Trans-Tech, manufacturer of microwave parts. Eastalco closed in 2005, once a large employer.

Adamstown Public Schools

Adamstown children attend Carroll Manor Elementary School, Ballenger Creek Middle School, and Tuscarora High School.Tuscarora High School

Adamstown Schools have great family support and continue to educate students who score high on many state and nationwide tests. Frederick County Schools consistently rank in the top 5 of Maryland counties. Great Schools.org gives Adamstown High School 7 out of 10.

Adamstown Private Schools

Preschools in Adamstown: Creating Memories Children’s Learning Center, near Adamstown: Westview KinderCare

Elementary Schools: Trinity School K-8, Laurel Hall School, St. Thomas More Academy

Nearby: Frederick Christian Academy, New Life Christian School, Frederick Adventist School

Colleges and Universities Near Adamstown

Frederick Community College, 11 miles; Hagerstown Community College, 15 miles; Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, 27 miles; Shepherd University, 20 miles; American Public University System, 21 miles; Hood College, 10 miles. Montgomery College is 23 miles south in Rockville.

Parks and Recreation

Adamstown Parks: Loch Moy Farm Equestrian Facility, Sugarloaf Mountain Park

Frederick County Parks: Ballenger Creek Park, Urbana Community Park, Black Hills Regional Park

Maryland State Parks: Gathland, Greenbriar, South Mountain, Washington Monument, Gambrill, and Cunningham Falls State Parks.

Nearby Federal Parks: Catoctin Mountain Park, C & O Canal National Historic Park, Monocacy Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield

Adamstown Maryland Real Estate

(These Adamstown listings are updated several times a day, so check back)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,560 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Days on market: 11
  2. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,248 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,560 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 12
  3. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Lot size: 28,749 sqft
    Year built: 1896
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 17
  4. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,180 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 22
  5. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 5,106 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,600 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 27
  6. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 half baths
    Lot size: 19,282 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 27
  7. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Lot size: 40,075 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 41
  8. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Lot size: 1.02 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 54
  9. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Lot size: 15,337 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 89
  10. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Lot size: 10,965 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 111

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(all data current as of 2/28/2017)

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Adamstown Maryland Real Estate Agent

Chris Highland has been helping Adamstown buyers and sellers with real estate sales for over 23 years. Frederick County and central Maryland are the areas where the Highland Group has expertise. We’ve seen new devolopments spring up all over the area, and have helped hundreds of home buyers and home sellers navigate the real estate market. Chris Highland is your local Adamstown real estate expert.

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Guide to Adamstown Real Estate
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Adamstown Maryland is conveniently located in southern Frederick County, in a valley between Sugarloaf Mountain and Catoctin Mountan, about 10 miles south of the City of Frederick.
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The Highland Group with eXp Realty