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 May 25, 2024
110
Listed
52
Avg. DOM
$280.30
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$559,250
Med. List Price
110 Properties
Page 1 of 10
Open 5/25
10110 Snowden Rd Laurel,  MD 20708
$559,000
Neighborhood: Montpelier Woods
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,632
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
5
Days on Site
MDPG2113720
MLS
$425,000
Neighborhood: Laurel
4
Beds
2
Baths
760
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
5
Days on Site
MDPG2113740
MLS
$399,995
Neighborhood: Settlers Landing
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,220
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
3
Days on Site
MDHW2040294
MLS
$290,000
Neighborhood: The Vistas At Regent Par
2
Beds
2
Baths
842
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDPG2114162
MLS
$435,000
Neighborhood: None Available
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,584
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
15
Days on Site
MDPG2112686
MLS
$560,000
Neighborhood: Laurel Overlook
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,752
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
9
Days on Site
MDPG2113346
MLS
Open 5/26
1070 Overlook Way Laurel,  MD 20707
$625,000
Neighborhood: Laurel Overlook
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,405
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
6
Days on Site
MDPG2113570
MLS
$590,000
Neighborhood: Spring Creek
3
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
2,772
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
6
Days on Site
MDAA2084198
MLS
$450,000
Neighborhood: Maryland City
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,052
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
6
Days on Site
MDAA2085368
MLS
Coming Soon on 05/31
3035 Old Channel Rd Laurel,  MD 20724
$559,500
Neighborhood: Russett
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDAA2084088
MLS
Coming Soon on 06/01
13501 Belle Chasse Blvd #414 Laurel,  MD 20707
$420,000
Neighborhood: Victoria Falls 3
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,875
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
MDPG2114156
MLS
Open 5/25
11313 Castlewood Ct Laurel,  MD 20723
$900,000
Neighborhood: Reservoir Overlook
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,424
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
9
Days on Site
MDHW2040238
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.