Mount Airy Real Estate

Located at the junction of Howard and Carroll County, Mount Airy is a dreamy suburban city filled with scenic parks and mom-and-pop stores. The city was established in 1830 and even today it still boasts its original character. The city center is part of the Mount Airy Historical District which is listed under the National Register of Historical Places. The architecture in this town is absolutely stunning and is sure to transport you to a different time period altogether. Homes for sale in Mount Airy attract all types of buyers, from families to retirees. There’s a wide variety of properties on the market, giving homebuyers plenty of choice. Read more about Mount Airy, Maryland.

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Mount Airy Real Estate Stats

Average Price $743K
Lowest Price $150K
Highest Price $2.2M
Total Listings 86
Avg. Days On Market 68
Avg. Price/SQFT $276

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There is a wide diversity of homes for sale in Mount Airy, though much of the real estate consists of colonial-style single-family homes. Many of the properties in this area are substantial in size, offering large backyards that are often wooded with mature trees. These large properties are extremely desirable among all types of homebuyers.

As the city is becoming more and more popular, new-construction homes have been popping up all across town. These communities have gorgeous tree-lined streets and quiet cul-de-sacs, which make quintessential family neighborhoods. And although these homes have been built in the past 20 years, they are designed with the same architecture as the prevailing style in Maryland—colonial. This means they have beautiful brick exteriors and shuttered windows.

Whether old or new, homes in Mount Airy typically have anywhere from three to five bedrooms. This is only one of the reasons why families love real estate here. Another reason is that the homes are known to have spacious, open-concept living spaces that are perfect for hosting family dinners and holiday events.

One of the best parts about the real estate in Mount Airy is that many homes have impressive outdoor living spaces. It's easy to find homes with large decks that are outfitted with lounge furniture and barbecues. Some homes even boast private swimming pools which make for the perfect escape during the summer months.

Mount Airy is filled with tons of incredible amenities that make it an extraordinary city. Keep reading about these amenities below, or find out how you can make this amazing place your home by reaching out to a Northrop Realty agent.

Mount Airy Community Living

Mount Airy is a unique town in that it's located at the junction of two Maryland counties: Carroll and Howard. Further south, Mount Airy is actually a part of four counties, including Carroll, Howard, Frederick, and Montgomery. So, your neighbor could have a completely different county mailing address than you.

Technically, Mount Airy is a part of two metropolitan areas: Baltimore and Washington. Although it has a countryside feel to it, the city is fairly close to Maryland's major urban centers:

  • Baltimore: 45 minutes via I-70
  • Frederick: 25 minutes via I-70
  • Washington, D.C.: 1 hour and 15 minutes via I-270

Being close to these major cities means residents have easy access to all of their amenities, like top-rated restaurants and high-end shopping centers. The big cities also offer great career opportunities, so many people commute to work.

Even though Maryland's urban centers have a wide selection of amenities, Mount Airy has everything you could possibly need to have a comfortable lifestyle. The city is filled with great restaurants and cafes, as well as boutiques and gift shops. Many of the businesses are locally owned, giving the city a homey vibe.

When you live in this small town, you feel as though you're a part of a tight-knit community, especially since there are so many community events throughout the year. The city plays host to several town-wide events, including:

  • Main Street Chili Cook-Off
  • Celebrate Mount Airy
  • Mount Airy Oktoberfest
  • Main Street Christmas in December

Parks and Recreation in Mount Airy, MD

One of the best parts about Mount Airy is that it's full of community parks and nature trails. Peppered around the city are fantastic parks and playgrounds, including Walkins Park and Prospect Park. These are great places for the whole family.

Another phenomenal park in the nearby area is Old National Pike District Park. This is the best place to go for hikes along scenic paths.

With so many great parks and amenities, it's easy to see why so many people choose to make Mount Airy their home. Learn more about buying a home in Mount Airy with Northrop Realty. You can contact us by using the link below to book a showing or just learn more about the Mount airy real estate market in general. You can also be alerted when new listings hit the MLS® in Mount Airy by using our home finder service.

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