Ruxton, once the location of Baltimore's wealthiest residents, is still one of the premier neighborhoods in the area. Homes in Ruxton consist of original Colonial and Georgian style estates, twentieth century ranch and modern construction. The average price for homes in the area is $546,000 with a high of $1,700,000 and $287,000 being the state median.
If you are ready to become a member of the Ruxton community, Prudential Homesale YWGC Realty Group is ready to find the home of your dreams.
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Ruxton is located just 13 miles north of Baltimore making the commute quick and easy via I-83. If you're headed out of town, Baltimore/Washington International airport is an easy 25 miles away.
Public transportation is limited in Ruxton with only one local bus running twice per day and once on the weekend. For trips into Baltimore, the Number 11 Bus can be picked up at Towsonton & Charles St. and it will take you directly to Charles St. and Penn Station.
Proximity to Baltimore is Ruxton's primary economic draw. The area is home to many of Baltimore's well-to-do families and most residents work in professional fields such as finance, insurance, and other managerial positions. Many of the areas top employers are in the education field at the nearby Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland and Morgan State University. The federal government also employs many in the area at the U.S. Social Security Administration facilities in Baltimore.
Ruxton is a part of the Baltimore County Public School System. Elementary students will attend Riderwood Elementary School, and then move on to Dumbarton Middle School. Both schools rate highly with GreatSchools.org and are reviewed by parents in the area as being excellent for involved teachers and small class sizes. Towson High School, home of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, serves the entire Towson area and has a rare 10 out of 10 GreatSchools.org rating.
Located just 13 miles from Baltimore, residents of Ruxton have access to the fine dining and world-class entertainment that Baltimore has to offer combined with quiet country living at home. Current residents describe the area as a place that is rooted in tradition and is wholesome to raise a family.
Baltimore has many art museums, cultural centers and historic attractions to keep local learners busy. The Baltimore Museum of Art is Maryland's largest and the American Visionary Art Museum showcases original local displays. Baltimore is also the home of Babe Ruth and his birthplace is marked with a collection showcasing his career.
Sports fans will enjoy football with the Baltimore Ravens played at the M&T Bank Stadium, and Orioles baseball at the beautiful Camden Yards. Baltimore will begin hosting Washington Wizards basketball games in 2013.
Closer to home, the Robert E. Lee Park is a 415 acre park with several trails for running, biking and hiking, a dog park, covered pavilions, and places to canoe and kayak. The Robert E. Lee Park Nature Council offers many programs for the entire family including Nature Scouts for the kids and Friday Strolls through the park for everyone. Historical tours are also given throughout the year.
When you are ready to find your Ruxton dream home, Prudential Homesale YWGC Realty Group will help you through every step of the process with friendly, personal service, the most comprehensive listings in the area.
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