Best Master Planned Communities in Maryland

Maryland, known for its charming landscapes and rich history, is an excellent destination for retirees and families seeking well-planned communities. From the bustling urban life near Washington D.C. to the serene beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland offers a variety of master planned communities that cater to different lifestyles and preferences. Explore our curated list of the best master planned communities in Maryland and find your perfect place to call home.

Why Choose a Master Planned Community in Maryland?

Diverse Landscapes

Maryland boasts a range of natural beauty, from the scenic Chesapeake Bay and rolling hills to vibrant cities like Baltimore and Annapolis. Each region offers its unique charm, making it easy to find a community that fits your lifestyle.

Favorable Climate

Maryland offers a four-season climate with mild winters and warm summers, making it an ideal location for those who enjoy distinct seasons without extreme temperatures.

Proximity to Major Cities

Living in Maryland means you are just a short drive from major metropolitan areas such as Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City. This proximity provides easy access to world-class cultural, educational, and healthcare facilities.

Rich Cultural Heritage

Maryland is steeped in history, from the colonial era to the present day. Residents can explore historic sites, museums, and cultural festivals that celebrate the state's diverse heritage.

Outdoor Recreation

Maryland offers countless opportunities for outdoor activities, including sailing, fishing, hiking, and golfing. The state's diverse terrain provides endless possibilities for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Benefits of Living in a Master Planned Community

Master planned communities are designed to provide convenience, comfort, and luxury. These communities often feature a range of amenities such as golf courses, clubhouses, fitness centers, swimming pools, and walking trails. Residents enjoy a lifestyle that promotes social interaction, physical activity, and relaxation. Additionally, master planned communities offer a sense of security with gated entrances and on-site management, ensuring a safe and well-maintained environment.

Enhanced Social Life

Living in a master planned community fosters a strong sense of community. With organized events, clubs, and activities, residents have ample opportunities to make new friends and engage in shared interests.

Convenient Amenities

Everything you need is just a short walk or drive away. From shopping centers and restaurants to healthcare facilities and schools, master planned communities are designed to provide easy access to essential services and recreational activities.

Quality of Life

The combination of beautiful landscapes, well-maintained facilities, and a vibrant community atmosphere contributes to a high quality of life. Whether you enjoy outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply relaxing at home, these communities offer the perfect setting for a fulfilling lifestyle.

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Two Rivers 55+

Odenton, MD
Main-Level Owner's Suite Homes from the Upper $600s

Introducing luxury active adult living just 22 miles from Washington, DC at Two Rivers, Anne Arundel County’s most in-demand 55+ community. Stay close to friends and family in the Maryland-area while enjoying easy access to historic downtown Annapolis, BWI Airport, and ample shops & dining, including Wegmans. Main-level owner’s suite homes are coming soon from the low $700s.

Set amongst 1,400 acres of natural beauty, Two Rivers offers ponds, walking trails that wind through open spaces, and a nature center – in addition to an award-winning clubhouse with both indoor and outdoor pools.

With NVHomes at Two Rivers, you can select from one of four amazing main-level owner’s suite plans that offer complete luxury without an ounce of compromise. All feature craftsman-style exteriors with charming details and provide spacious living that is as elegant as it is functional.

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Lakeside at Trappe by Brookfield Residential

Lakeside at Trappe by Brookfield Residential

Trappe, MD
New Townhomes and Single-Family Homes from the $300's

Lakeside at Trappe is your everyday getaway with resort-style amenities including an outdoor swimming pool, bathhouse with fitness room, multi-racquet sports court for pickleball and tennis, and Bark Park.

Brookfield Residential offers a variety of homes so you are sure to find the perfect one that fits your needs including traditional single-family homes and main-level living homes with everything you want and need on one convenient level, including spacious primary suites. Enhance your living space by blending the beauty of the outdoors with the comfort of your home by adding an optional screened porch, patio, or deck, depending on the plan chosen. You’ll love the convenience of our myCommand Smart Homes.

Plan your very own everyday getaway with a Stay & Play visit! Come stay in an on-site guest house and experience everything this vibrant community and the Eastern Shore offers!

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Bloomfields 55+

Frederick, MD
Detached Main-Level Owner's Suite Homes from Upper $500s

Welcome to Bloomfields 55+, NVHomes’ newest opportunity for luxurious active adult living in Frederick, Maryland.

Here, you can rightsize in style in a sought-after detached main-level owner’s suite home by the region’s most respected home builder, NVHomes. We will be offering five exceptional home designs ranging from 1,600 to 3,900+ sq. ft., choice of 2-5 bedrooms, 2-car garages, available covered outdoor living, and designer details throughout.

Bloomfields will soon offer the perfect blend of social opportunities, fitness and recreation, access to nearby shopping and healthcare, and low-maintenance new construction with snow removal and lawn care included.

From your new home, you’ll be:

  • Steps to a vast array of onsite amenities, social clubs, and fitness
  • 3 miles to Frederick Primary Care Associates
  • 3.5 miles to the Shops at Monocacy featuring Giant Food, Hair Cuttery, Panera Bread, Cold Stone Creamery, California Tortilla, Xfinity, and Five Guys
  • 4 miles to Clemson Corner Shopping Center with Wegmans, Marshall’s, Lowe’s Home Improvement store, Chipotle, BGR the Burger Joint, Sports Clips, Wells Fargo, Verizon, and Coal Fire Pizza
  • 6 miles to historic downtown Frederick with more than 200 specialty shops, art galleries, breweries, distilleries, and restaurants – as well as Weinberg Center for the Arts
  • 6 miles to Celebration Cellars Winery
  • 9 miles to Francis Scott Key Mall with Macy’s
  • 11 miles to Maryland National Golf Club
  • 45 miles to Washington, DC
  • 46 miles to Dulles Airport (1 hour)
  • 57 miles to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
  • 60 miles to BWI

From downtown adventures to daily conveniences, Bloomfields is the perfect place to make new friends, host family gatherings, and do all the things you love in one place called home.

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Lakeside Run at Trappe

Trappe, MD
Rentals $2500/mo-$4000/mo

Lakeside Run at Trappe is a new, multi-generational community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay that offers 1 and 2 level homes and 14 beautiful models for lease! Our luxury homes have an open-plan coastal style that is perfect for modern family living. Our homes include:

  • Entertainment-sized screened porches & patios
  • Beautifully designed kitchens with upscale, energy-efficient appliances
  • Wider hallways and doorways to effortlessly move through your home
  • Luxurious finishes such as spa-style bathrooms
  • Fireplaces
  • Ceiling fans and on-trend lighting
  • Lofts with ensuite baths in select models
  • 2 Car garages with driveways
  • Irrigated Lawns
  • Window Coverings

Flexible lease options offer you many choices to tailor your move to Lakeside Run at Trappe.

Comfort Guarantee

Lakeside Run is owned and professionally managed by award-winning Allen & Rocks, Inc., a family-owned and operated corporation founded in 1948. We understand that it is our residents who give life to our communities, and therefore, it is our desire to create an exceptional living experience that our residents will embrace and be proud to call home. Our company motto is “We Put Our Hearts In Your Home,” and we back this promise with outstanding property management to ensure that all of our resident’s needs are professionally and thoughtfully met.

Ninety-five percent of our residents recommend our communities to their friends, co-workers, and family members as a great place to live. Satisfacts Inc., a national company that surveys multifamily resident satisfaction, has recognized Allen & Rocks, Inc. as the top-performing property management organization each year for the past decade.

Our residents love the carefree lifestyle that leasing provides. All the day-to-day chores of maintaining a home are taken care of by our dedicated maintenance team, including lawn care, landscaping, appliance repair/maintenance, air conditioning/heating, snow removal, and so much more. This leaves our residents time to enjoy family and friends, engage in clubs and hobbies, explore the area, and have the quality time we all seek.

The Lakeside Run community is beautifully landscaped with walking paths, parks, and a swimming pool and a bathhouse. New community amenities are coming soon.

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Four Seasons at Kent Island | Active Adult Living in MD

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Kent Island

Chester, MD
Homes from the mid $500K to upper $700K

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Kent Island is a resort-style active adult 55+ community offering waterfront, Chesapeake Bay living with new single-family homes and luxury elevator condominiums. After decades of anticipation, this community is finally open—and homes are selling fast.

Ten versatile single-family home designs offer from 2 beds, 2 baths, 1,693 square feet and a 2-car garage to 4 beds, 3.5 baths, 3,601 square feet and a 3-car garage, so you can find your perfect fit, whether you’re looking to downsize or keep plenty of space for family and friends to visit. Each of our single- family homes are finished in one of our designer-curated interior Looks, so your home is cohesive, stylish and fits your taste: Loft, Farmhouse, Classic or Elements. Three luxury condo designs offer elegance, spaciousness and a low-maintenance lifestyle with up to 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,602 square feet and a 1-car garage.

Set along the banks of Maryland’s Chester River and Macum Creek, K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Kent Island offers stunning views and a wealth of outdoor recreation, including a canoe and kayak launch, a 450-foot in-community pier overlooking the Chester River and an in-community trail system, connected to the popular Cross Island Trail. From the game room and grand ballroom to the fitness center, yoga studio and sports courts to the resort-inspired indoor and outdoor pools, fire pit and waterside bar, you’ll find endless opportunities to socialize, exercise and relax at the 24,000 square foot Chester House clubhouse.

There’s even more shopping, dining and recreation to explore in nearby Washington DC, Baltimore and Annapolis—all just a short drive (or sail) away. Or, boat over to Maryland’s Eastern Shore to explore picturesque towns like Saint Michaels. With proximity to Route 50, excursions and commutes are a breeze!

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