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Cockeysville (population approx. 21,000) is located in Baltimore County, approximately 17 miles north of downtown Baltimore. It is bordered primarily by rural areas to the north and west, the Loch Raven Reservoir to the east, and the suburban towns of Lutherville-Timonium and Towson to the South.
The city is extremely popular with young adults and professionals, with a median age of 34 years old. Cockeysville is an attractive location for Baltimore commuters, with a 25-minute drive to downtown via Interstate 83. As well, neighboring Towson is home to the second-largest public university in Maryland, Towson University.
Cockeysville features a vibrant business sector, and nearby Hunt Valley also features major employers like McCormick, PayPal, PHH Corporation, and Proctor and Gamble. The area also features many health care education and career opportunities, as the Baltimore area is home to both the University of Maryland Medical Center, and John Hopkins Medicine.
Schools in the area are very highly-rated. There are numerous public elementary and middle schools, as well as several private schools. Dulaney High School in nearby Timonium is a Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
Real estate in Cockeysville offers a variety of properties, homes and price points to suit your needs. With its ideal mix of suburban living, and accessibility to both rural and urban areas, it is a highly-sought after area.
Homes in Cockeysville are well-spaced and unique, occupying generously-sized properties. Many homes feature new-traditional and colonial-inspired designs, including 6-over-6 sash windows, exterior shutters, and safety facades. Older homes are beautifully updated, with modern kitchens and appliances, and often feature energy-efficiency improvements, and even solar panels.
Some Cockeysville neighborhoods feature row homes, with spacious 3-4 bedroom layouts spread over 3-4 floors. These homes are great options for young families and professionals looking for the space of a home, but with a lower maintenance yard.
Smaller condo and apartment options are also available in neighborhoods closer to the center of town. Many of these units feature 2-3 bedroom floor plans, updated kitchens and bathrooms, and small outdoor areas. These neighborhoods are often close to shopping, dining and entertainment options, as well as transit for commuting.
Cockeysville offers a great balance of suburban amenities, outdoor recreation and beautiful scenery, and easy access to big city entertainment and culture. The city has a great variety of shopping options, from grocery stores to specialty stores, and local boutiques to big box retailers. There are multiple shopping centers featuring national retail chains, department stores, major banks, fitness and yoga studios, and cinemas.
Dining options in Cockeysville are equally diverse, including popular chains like Panera or Chick-Fil-a, and many great local eateries. Local favorite Pappa’s Restaurant and Sports Bar features famous crab cakes named as one of Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite Things. Other highlights include Jake’s Grill, Corner Stable, Cafe Spice Indian Cuisine, Vito Ristorante, and Barrett’s Grill.
Cockeysville features many picturesque parks, and a multitude of natural areas perfect for exploring. Oregon Ridge Park features hiking trails, a wooded pond and the Oregon Ride Nature Centre. The Loch Raven Reservoir is one of Maryland’s noted nature areas, featuring hiking, swimming, fishing and boating. The popular NCR Trail features 10 miles perfect for hiking, biking, even horseback riding.
The area features several scenic golf courses, including Fox Hollow and Pine Ridge. There are also numerous country clubs in the Cockeysville region, including Hayfield’s Country Club, and the Baltimore Country Club.
Residents can also escape the suburbs within minutes, and explore the more rural parts of Baltimore County. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside, the picturesque rolling hills, and discover many local farms, wineries and other unique vendors.
Timonium is home to the Maryland State Fairgrounds, which hosts a bevy of events year-round, including the Maryland State Fair, horse racing, trade shows, expos and festivals.
With downtown Baltimore less than a 25 minute drive away, Cockeysville residents are never far from the exciting entertainment and cultural amenities in the big city. Take in a Baltimore Orioles baseball game, explore the Inner Harbour, visit local museums or art galleries, take the family to the National Aquarium, or indulge at local restaurants or breweries. The possibilities are endless!/p>
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Listing information last updated on October 22nd, 2021 at 3:15am EDT.