Ruxton, once the location of Baltimore's wealthiest residents, is still one of Baltimore's premier neighborhoods in the area. Located on Baltimore's northern boundary, Ruxton feels like a rural community with its green hills and ample amount of trees, yet it is just minutes from the city's downtown. Known for its attention to tradition and family, Ruxton is the type of neighborhood where people settle down, put down their roots and raise their families. Start shopping for Ruxton homes for sale.
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Homes in this neighborhood are one of the primary draws. Here, you will find a number of sprawling estates on generous land lots, as well as more modest and affordable properties. Colonial and cottage architecture is common, and some of the properties date back to the late 1700s and early 1800s. Prices range from $900,000 to over $3.15 million—the community appeals to wealthy families.
Because it appeals so strongly to families, Ruxton has a number of excellent educational opportunities, and its schools have test scores well above average for the county. Riderwood Elementary School, Dumbarton Middle School and Towson High School are the three main schools. Because of the wealthy demographic of people living in Ruxton, many will attend one of the nearby private schools.
Ruxton is primarily a residential community, but because it appeals to a wealthy demographic, the businesses that are located within its boundaries and nearby do well. Most residents find work in one of the businesses or universities and colleges in Baltimore city proper
Ruxton's close proximity to Baltimore means plenty of things to do for area residents—but it does not have any major attractions of its own. Lake Roland is located within the boundaries of the community. This park has 415 acres including a dog park, pavilions, walking trails and canoe or kayak spots. Many residents take advantage of memberships to private country clubs, like the Elkridge Club or L'Hirondelle, which offer amenities like tennis courts and swimming pools.
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