Homes for Sale in Whittier Neighborhood
Whittier Pond is a planned community, mixed use development built by Ausherman Builders, for years the premier family-owned builder in Frederick Md. The Whittier Neighborhood is located in northwestern Frederick, off of Christopher Crossing, and Yellow Springs Road.
The typical style of home in Whittier Pond is Colonial. There are several single-family areas, and several styles of townhouses and condominium units throughout the neighborhood, Laketree and Ridgeview.
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The community has a market district, Lakefront Shopping Center, with several convenient offices and stores, adjacent to a beautiful pond. The market district includes Lakeside Pizzeria, Kiddie Academy, a Nail Salon, a baker, cleaners, a barber shop and Whittier Liquors, among other offices and commercial spaces.
There are several ball fields throughout the community, with sidewalks and bike paths. The community has three pools, which open around Memorial Day and close after Labor Day. They are:
- Cobblestone at 2405 Cobblestone Way
- Wetherburne at 2274 Wetherburne Way
- Greenleaf at 2000 East Greenleaf Drive
Whittier Elementary School is on the other side of the pond.
Whittier has a very active community, with community-wide yard sales in the summer, yearly Lakeside Festival which brings 1,000 people for fun family activities, and many sports clubs, little league and soccar, playgrounds and children’s activities.
The Whittier Pond HOA website has all the details about the community, guidelines and rules. One of the recent changes to the Association rules is in response to Maryland law about Pit Bulls. Put Bulls, which include these four breeds: American Stafforshire Terrier, Stafforshire Bull Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier, and Bull Terrier, are banned from all Common Areas in Whittier.
Contact Chris Highland of the Highland Group for a personal tour any homes for sale in Whittier Pond neighborhood.
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Somerford Assisted Living facility is located near the entrance to Whittier Neighborhood. Along with a campus-style senior living community, it offers Assisted Living Memory Care – Alzheimer’s / DementiaRespite Care and Short Term Stays. Located at 2100 Whittier Drive.
Whittier Pond is home to many geese and ducks and other water birds. There is an active birding community in Frederick. Baker Park, Lake Linganore, and the many other parks and recreation facilities in the area offer bird-watching and photography experierences.
In And Around Frederick Md
Whittier Neighborhood is inside the Frederick city limits, minutes from downtown Frederick. The historic downtown area is full of great restaurants in Frederick, shops and museums. The Federal architecture is a photographer’s delight. History abounds in the Frederick area, with historic churches, the Civil War Medicine Museum, and the many buildings that are on the National Historic Registry.
Employment in Frederick Md
In addition to retail and dining, downtown Frederick is home to 600 businesses and organizations totaling nearly 5,000 employees. A growing technology sector can be found in downtown’s historic renovated spaces, as well as in new office buildings located along Carroll Creek Park.
The top employers in the city are: Fort Detrick, Frederick County Board of Education, Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, Frederick County Government, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, National Cancer Institute, Frederick Community College, United Health Care, State Farm Insurance. See more at the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce website.
The Arts in Frederick Md
The arts are growing and thriving in Frederick, with several galleries, art studios, a Theatre District and the historic Weinberg Theater, where locals can see national acts. Frederick locals can enjoy the arts and take lessons at several galleries, including the Delaplaine Center. The first weekend in June, Frederick City hosts the Festival of the Arts, along Carroll Creek. The yearly festival draws over 100 artists from all over the country. There is a juried, three-day fine arts event, with plein air artists painting along the streets of Frederick for weeks. The event has two stages of live entertainment, artist demonstrations, children’s activities, food, and much more.
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The Great Outdoors
Frederick Md and the surrounding area boasts some beautiful parks and recreational areas. Frederick County Parks and Recreation have many activities year-round for all members of the family, even the furry ones. The City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department is located at the Talley Center next to Baker Park, and there are always events going on.
Frederick Parks & Recreation
Frederick’s location in Central Maryland places it in and among some beautiful National, State and County parks. The many Frederick Parks & Recreation facilities offer places to celebrate our beautiful area. Read more about Frederick area parks.
Recreation abounds in Frederick. Whether you like individual or team sports, or whether your children love sports, the parks and community recreation leagues are plentiful. Frederick is also surrounded by several beautiful National and State Parks:
- National Parks like Monocacy National Battlefield, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Antietam National Battlefield, and C & O Canal.
- State Parks like Catoctin Mountain & Cunningham Falls State Park, Gathland, Greenbriar, and Gambrill State Park.
- Frederick County has numerous parks, like Carroll Creek Wildlife Park, Fountain Rock Park, Pinecliff, Fountaindale, and Rose Hill Manor. Frederick County is truly a park-lover’s paradise!
Education in Frederick Md
Frederick County Public School students are tops in the state in test scores, including SAT scores. Local Colleges and Universities include Hood College, Mount Saint Mary’s and Frederick Community College. Frederick Community College has a superior nursing school, with some of the highest percentages of graduates to pass the state exam. University of Maryland has satellite campuses in Frederick and within easy driving distance of Frederick. See more resources on our Frederick Md Education page.
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