8713 Belair Rd baltimore, MD, 21236View Listing
Perry Hall is an open and family- friendly suburb located approximately 15 miles northeast of Baltimore. The community features mostly residential neighborhoods, with more diverse shopping and other amenities available in bordering White Marsh. Residents love Perry Hall for its charming, tree lined streets, and ideal location between urban Baltimore, and more rural areas of Baltimore County.
Perry Hall is a medium-sized suburb, located on the outskirts of Baltimore County. It has a population of approximately 30,000, with an area of 7.0 square miles.
Highway 1 cuts through Perry Hall, from southwest to northeast. It also offers easy access to other major routes, including Interstate 95 and 695. Downtown Baltimore is less than a 30 minute drive south (15 miles) down Interstate 95. The county seat, Towson, is a 20 minute drive west (8 miles) via Interstate 695.
Perry Hall is serviced by the Baltimore County Public School District, and several private schools. There are 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. Perry Hall High School is highly-ranked for its diversity, extracurricular and athletic programs.
With its location on the outskirts of Baltimore County, Perry Hall is the perfect option for those looking for comfortable suburban living, with easy access to the big city. While housing costs in the community are not low, they remain very affordable compared to other communities in Maryland.
Single-family homes with three- to four- bedrooms are the majority in this family-friendly community. Older neighborhoods offer lush tree-lined streets, and nicely updated rancher and split-level homes with large yards with lots of room for the family. Newer developments feature homes with modern Craftsman, Cape Cod and Colonial stylings, and bright, open floor plans with modern touches like full media rooms and extra office spaces.
There are also condo and townhome options available closer to shopping and other amenities, in neighborhoods like Perry Hall Farms and Honeygo Village. These complexes offer spacious layouts, often with extras like garages, large patios and outdoor spaces, and excellent walkability to shopping and transit.
With so many housing options, Perry Hall is the perfect bedroom for anyone looking for a quieter home life, while commuting to employment in areas like Hunt Valley, Towson or Baltimore. The Baltimore area features a very highly-rated health care sector, with both Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Centre offering many education and career opportunities. There are also many other major employers in the greater Baltimore area as well.
While Perry Hall mostly features quiet, suburban neighborhoods, there is never a shortage of things to do. The community offers many local recreational activities, and shopping centers with grocery stores, restaurants and other necessities. Nearby towns like White Marsh and Townson offer even more amenities.
Honeygo Run Regional Park is a local favorite, with an indoor recreation center, walking/running trails, and a variety of sport fields and courts that regularly host local leagues and regional tournaments. There are also several smaller neighborhood parks, including Angel Park, which has an incredible new children’s playground. Gunpowder Falls State Park, one of Maryland’s largest parks, is only 5 miles away, and is a great location for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and biking.
Bel Air Road and Honeygo Center Drive are go-to areas for shopping and dining, with several shopping centers with grocery stores, banks and other key amenities. There are many chain restaurants, but some local gems as well. Top-rated eateries include Lib’s Grill, Mission BBQ and Conrad’s Seafood Restaurant, and other restaurants offering cuisine from around the world.
With its location on the outskirts of Baltimore County, Perry Hall residents are also within miles of pristine Maryland farmland, and there are many local farmers markets. Some highlights include Chapel Hills Farm & Nursery, Richardson Farms, and Huber’s Produce Farm.
Neighboring White Marsh offers a larger variety of shopping and dining, including the White Marsh Mall, which has over 100 stores and 25 restaurants, and the Avenue at White Marsh, an outdoor mall. There area offers many big box retailers, including Ikea and Costco.
Perry Hall’s heritage spans over 225 years. The area itself was named after the Perry Hall Mansion, a historically renowned estate and plantation. The mansion has been converted into a museum and community center, and is definitely worth a visit. And with Baltimore less than a half hour away, Perry Hall residents can always enjoy all the shopping, entertainment, and culture opportunities in the big city.
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Listing information last updated on June 17th, 2021 at 2:16am EDT.