Whether you work at the Proving Grounds or just looking for a nice family oriented place to raise a family, Harford County is a popular choice. The rolling farmlands that originally attracted families looking to get away from the hustle, bustle, and pollution of the downtown area can still be found throughout the county, even as the Bel Air area becomes a metropolis in its own right. This mix is a great balance of convenience and rural charm, and the wide array of housing options make Harford County highly desirable real estate.
Sitting between two major interstates makes Harford County a great suburban option for commuting either north or south, or even to the Hunt Valley area. Instead of taking the highways, you can enjoy a scenic tour through horse country en route to Hunt Valley or Towson, and avoid traffic in the process.
If you’re looking for nearby recreation, Harford County offers a multitude of options for all ages. Golf courses, miniature golf, two cinemas, play houses including the college, county sponsored athletic programs, multiple fitness centers, swim clubs, the Ma & Pa Trail, parks and playgrounds, historic sites, vineyards, and Ripken Stadium are all located within the county. For dining, you will find a full range of palate pleasers from well-known chain restaurants to fast food joints to bakeries and independent fine dining establishments. Seafood restaurants in particular are easy to come by, and there’s nothing better than steamed crabs and a beer with friends on your deck in the summer.
If the water is what you enjoy, you will find ample waterfront and water privileged property within the county, as it borders the Chesapeake Bay, a variety of rivers, and creeks. Whether you want to bring your boat, your horses, or just your family, Harford County can be a great fit. With all that Harford County has to offer, it’s no wonder more people each year call it home.
Each of the various towns offers its own personality and attributes, so it is worthwhile to investigate each of them further on this site. Also key, is working with a Realtor who is actively and intimately familiar with the area. All of the Realtors on this site live and work in Harford County and would be happy to help you with your journey to a new home.