Life without a car, in the Suburbs?
Crown in Gaithersburg Md offers a walkable way of life outside the city center. You can call this the new suburb, a center core of shops, restaurants and service based businesses where theoretically you could live and never need a car. Located at I-270 and Sam Eig Rd in Montgomery County, Maryland. Just 25 miles from The Mall in Washington DC. Although it does not have a metro station on the property the Shady Gove Metro Station (red line) is minutes away by a community shuttle service. Homes for sale in Crown include condos, townhomes, and single family homes.
The Entourage Residential Group recently toured the homes for sale in Crown offered by Wormald. Clearly the luxury leader in Crown they offer a city home collection starting at $1.1 Million and an Estate Home Collection that starts at $1.3 Million. The current model home is a very well appointed Georgetown floor plan (city collection) that includes 4882 sqft of living space plus 879 sqft of outdoor living space. Features include; a 3 car garage, 2 huge decks, an elevator, 4+ bedrooms, 4.5 baths, outdoor fireplace and a 4th level penthouse. We were informed while we were there that the Model Home was already under contract. Although the base price for the Georgetown floor plan is $1.3 million the model home’s final sales price will be well over $1.7 Million. Technically these are single family homes but the city collection is townhome style. There are no shared walls but the homes are only feet apart. Your outdoor space only comes in patio form, with no private yard. The 1st phase has 11 city collection home sites available right now and an additional 17 home site in the future.
If you are looking for more traditional homes for sale in Crown then the Estate Collection may be a better option. Starting at $1.3 Million the estate collection features below grade basements, 2 car garages, and a private yard. Floor plans start at about 4479 sqft plus 215 sqft of outdoor living space and will go up to 5438 sqft plus 670 sqft of outdoor living space. Almost all of the estate collection will back up to green space of some form, making the yards and house feel even more private. There are 31 total estate collection home sites available, but right now only 16 are for sale in the 1st phase.
Amenities are abundant in Crown. Want a great place to unwind, take a swim, get a little sun? Crown has you covered with “The Retreat”. Don’t let anyone tell you it is just another neighborhood pool! It has rock climbing wall, playground, tennis courts, outdoor fireplaces, and a huge pool deck! Sure to be the gathering spot for all of your new neighbors in Crown. Need more than a swim to keep that body? Get in a workout at LA Fitness. And once you have pushed your body to its limits its time to reward it with a relaxing massage or spa treatment at Massage Envy.
All that swimming and rock climbing is going to make you hungry and if you live in Crown there is no need to get in the car. Instead, just stroll to Downtown Crown and take your pick of restaurants. The biggest problem is choosing where to eat! You can decide between Asia Nine, Coastal Flats, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Ted’s Montana Grill, & Pizza, La Madeleine…and the list keeps going. Would you rather eat in tonight? Walk down to the market, pick up some fresh ingredients, take them back to your kitchen, and cook that culinary masterpiece.
Crown is making an effort to become a true community by staying connected with it residents and businesses. Check out their facebook page and keep yourself updated on all the activities and events in the neighborhood. With 6 parks in the first phase, there are plenty of chances to get outdoors and meet your neighbors. They even have a free concert series during the summer! You can check out the schedule here.
It really is possible to live without a car at Town in Gaithersburg MD. And don’t forget that there are homes for sale in Crown for all price ranges. Check back with us as we feature some of the other builders like Pulte Homes, Michael Harris Homes, and Ryland Homes. All of these builders have homes for sale in Crown.
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