Boonsboro is quietly nestled at the foot of South Mountain in Washington County, Maryland making it the perfect place to call home. A small, rural community, Boonsboro was founded in 1792 by George and William Boone, who were cousins of Daniel Boone. Boonsboro is a historic access to relevant colonial and Civil War heritage sites including the National Road. Only minutes away are the C&O Canal Towpath and Harpers Ferry Historical Park. The largely popular 2,000-mile Appalachian Trail makes Boonsboro a welcome break for long-haul hikers or a great launch point for shorter day hikes.
Located less than four miles from I-70, Boonsboro homes for sale include townhomes, single-family homes (both existing and new) as well as a delightful downtown with early century homes of all sorts. Over South Mountain, you are only a 15-minute drive to Frederick County, MD and going south on 64 is Shepherdstown, WV; a quaint destination for shopping and dining. You can be in Hagerstown or at the Hagerstown Premium Outlets in less than 15 minutes from shopping or other business. A Coldwell Banker Innovations Realtor can show you what is available and assist you on the purchase of your new home in Boonsboro, MD.
If you are looking for homes for sale in a less hectic, agrarian community, Boonsboro, MD is ideal for you. Home prices are moderate and traffic is non-existent. Ryan Homes at Sycamore Run offers new homes from the upper $200’s and construction is under way on a new $65 million development that will bring a mix of new home styles to the community. The Preserve at Fox Gap along Alternate U.S. 40 will include the construction of a new shopping center, with five retail shops on 16 acres. Plans for the area behind the shopping center calls for 75 single-family homes, 770 to 80 villa-style townhouses, with a section for senior adults. The single-family homes, which will sit on half-acre lots, will by constructed in a new neo-traditional style.
There is a full-sized grocery store, churches, a great farm market, and the Boonsboro High School is highly rated. Boonsboro also features Dan’s Restaurant & TapHouse, a popular destination for craft beer and great food.
There are many tourist attractions in this little town as well. Boonsboro welcomes visitors with a delightful day of local attractions: an amazing town museum featuring historical artifacts (a hidden gem), a restored 1902 trolley station, the beautiful town park and the Inn BoonsBoro – a historic bed-and-breakfast located on the square owned by New York Times Bestselling author Nora Roberts.
There are yearly events like the Greenfest, Boonsboro Carnival, Kid’s Fishing Derby, The National Pike Wagon Train, and a local favorite Boonsboro Days and Independence Day Celebrations. The farms are delightful; the people are friendly and the views are classic Washington County.
Make your new home in Boonsboro. It’s a place where you’ll love to come home to.
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