It’s not every day a family moves to a new home. This big transition is often motivated by a job transfer or a teen heading to college. Families buy property in Severna Park, MD, for those reasons, to retire, or simply to live in a city that they know they’ll love for years to come.
One of the best features of Severna Park is the financial investment in schools here and throughout Anne Arundel County. Twelve public and private K-12 schools serve Severna Park. This school district puts in more money per student than is received for most students in most schools around the country. The result is better rankings in education tables and more kids going on to post-secondary education. Moreover, there is a good chance your child will obtain a post-secondary certificate or degree and land an excellent job, maybe while continuing to live close to home.
Severna Park employment comes in a variety of fields and industries, including: teaching, nursing, engineering, technology, business and more. Average incomes are exceptional.
Maryland Route 8 brings vehicles straight through town. Rail and bus offer means of public transport while trails offer running, walking, and cycling routes for local residents. Compared to the rest of Maryland, locals are a little older, though there are still plenty of young families in this neck of the woods.
Although the town is home to roughly 37,000 people, Severna Park is part of an area once sparsely inhabited. As the railroad came through, more people settled the numerous surrounding towns including Odenton, Pasadena, and Gambrills.
Robinson House, built around 1740, is a reminder of quieter times. Alluring to lovers of architectural anomalies, this is one of only a few stone houses from the period, featuring red sandstone and a Gambrel roof.
In more recent history, two locals left Severna Park and with destineies in the entertainment biz: Robert Duval is a much loved actor, while Pat Sajak has been host to one of America’s favorite gameshows for decades.
RE/MAX Leading Edge real estate agent Scott Smolen has helped thousands of men, women and fammiles find the perfect home in Severna Park, MD. To learn more about the homes for sale here, or to ask any questions about the local area, give Scott a call today.