The Advantages of Living in Laurel, Maryland: A Guide to Real Estate in the Suburban Community 

As part of Prince George, Anne Arundel, Howard, and Montgomery Counties, Laurel is one of Maryland's most attractive suburban sprawls. Developed initially as a small town to support the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, this primarily residential community is conveniently located 20 miles from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Laurel, Maryland, is far enough from Washington, D.C., that it does not have the high housing and living costs typical in nearby suburbs.

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Laurel December 3, 2023
113
Listed
52
Avg. DOM
$260.10
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$499,990
Med. List Price
113 Properties
Page 1 of 10
$114,999
Neighborhood: Maryland City
3
Beds
2
Baths
900
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDAA2074272
MLS
Open 12/3
8809 Admiral Dr Laurel,  MD 20708
$589,000
Neighborhood: Woodbridge Plat 5
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,224
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDPG2097628
MLS
Open 12/3
336 Park Hall S Laurel,  MD 20724
$350,000
Neighborhood: Maryland City
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,140
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDAA2074300
MLS
Open 12/3
8323 Mary Lee Ln Laurel,  MD 20723
$365,000
Neighborhood: Murray Hill
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,060
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
6
Days on Site
MDHW2034898
MLS
Open 12/3
8244 Northview Ct Laurel,  MD 20707
$420,000
Neighborhood: Laurel Lakes Plat 3
3
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
1,584
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
4
Days on Site
MDPG2093910
MLS
$545,890
Neighborhood: Watershed
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,985
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
3
Days on Site
MDAA2074242
MLS
Coming Soon on 12/06
8470 Ice Crystal Dr #C Laurel,  MD 20723
$345,000
Neighborhood: Legacy At Cherry Tree
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,349
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
3
Days on Site
MDHW2034964
MLS
$299,980
Neighborhood: Cromwell Station
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,890
Sq.Ft.
1976
Year Built
3
Days on Site
MDPG2098026
MLS
Coming Soon on 12/06
11525 Jamestown Ct Laurel,  MD 20723
$950,000
Neighborhood: Jamestown Landing
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,136
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
3
Days on Site
MDHW2034722
MLS
$325,000
Neighborhood: Laurel
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,216
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
7
Days on Site
MDPG2097478
MLS
$449,999
Neighborhood: Paddock Pointe
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,499
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
6
Days on Site
MDHW2034944
MLS
Coming Soon on 12/07
207 Crow Branch Place Laurel,  MD 20708
$800,000
Neighborhood: Patuxent Greens
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,896
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
4
Days on Site
MDPG2097906
MLS
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Things to Do in Laurel

The downtown historic district of Laurel, Maryland, offers a glimpse into the city's past. Laurel Museum is located in this area, operated by the Laurel Historical Society, a group that sheds light on the area's industrial past. There are also walking tours available that cover downtown Laurel's historic district.

Additionally, Laurel, MD, is located near the Patuxent Research Refuge, a protected area with plenty of wildlife. When the sprawl of southern Maryland gets too much, there are over 22 acres of parks and green space available in Laurel. For a relaxing Sunday stroll, there are educational events and hiking trails nearby. In addition to community classes, sports, trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds, Laurel Park offers other outdoor recreation options.

After a fun outdoor adventure, refuel with a tasty meal. Dutch County Farmer's Market runs three days a week, so you can taste everything the area has to offer. The Laurel neighborhood is home to a wide variety of casual restaurants, both chain and locally owned. The concept of craft brew bars is to provide specialty beer and take traditional bar food to a whole new level.

Housing in Laurel

In Laurel, Maryland, you'll find a wide variety of homes for sale. Single-family homes and townhouses are plentiful, but there are also older homes in styles ranging from Cape Cods to Tudors. The Laurel real estate market offers plenty of flexibility if that's what you're looking for.

Travel and Transport in Laurel, Maryland

Commuting to D.C. takes two options: the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, which is frequently clogged with slow traffic, or public transportation. You can avoid traffic by taking the Greenbelt Metro station 11 miles from Laurel. Union Station can also be reached by taking the Camden line from the MARC station in Laurel. Additionally, commuter rail is a good option for traveling to Baltimore.