Community Profile: Glen Burnie

    Each month we highlight communities across Maryland, giving potential homeowners a little information on different areas of the state.  This time, we’re focused on Glen Burnie, a suburb city of Baltimore and a place with plenty of space for commuters.  Glen Burnie has almost 68,000 residents and is directly east of the Baltimore Washington International Airport.  The area is experiencing some serious growth and revival right now, with a number of new businesses moving to the area and new homes being built there.  Learn what makes Glen Burnie such a wonderful place to live.

    Housing options in Glen Burnie

    Glen Burnie is a suburb of Baltimore and has many different kinds of homes within its boundaries.  You can find a wide variety of townhouse, condos, and apartments.  You will also find single family homes in all sizes.  Glen Burnie is conveniently located near Baltimore city and the BWI airport, making commute times lower than average. The median home price in Glen Burnie is $239,700 and there are many new construction homes and townhouses that feature brand-new and upgraded features.

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    Hot restaurants in Glen Burnie

    • The Grill at Quarterfield Station: this casual eatery feature dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a full bar.
    • Bombay Blue’s Bistro: You will find Indian food at its finest at this spacious venue with a cocktail bar.
    • Mi Pueblo: this family-owned Mexican restaurant is sure to please with their array of colorful and flavorful dishes.
    • Willy’s Kitchen: this homey American spot is a prime location for American favorites like waffles, omelettes, burgers, and more.

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    Things to do in Glen Burnie

    Glen Burnie is a fun place to live, especially if you like to go on trips since it’s right next to the airport! Glen Burnie is also a great destination for shopping and dining. As far as recreation, the North Arundel Aquatic Center is a great local spot for swimming.  The Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area is a great spot to walk, bike, or relax in the open green areas.  You can watch planes takeoff and land and it’s an overall very peaceful place to visit.  Sun Valley Movies is another popular spot to catch the latest flick.  Finally, Glen Burnie is a quick drive away from Baltimore and getting in and out of the city is a breeze.

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    Where to shop in Glen Burnie

    Glen Burnie is an ideal location if you like shopping, as it has great access to shopping nearby, as well as easy access to shopping in Baltimore.  You’ll find two malls in Glen Burnie, Marley Station Mall and Centre at Glen Burnie, which will be demolished sometime in 2017 to make room for a new movie theater, bowling alley, and health club.  Both locations currently feature stores, restaurants, and shops.  Glen Burnie has a large selection of other shopping plazas and strips, with big box stores, small businesses, restaurants, and more all in one convenient place.

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    Glen Burnie is a great place to live and work in Maryland.  It carries all the tradition of Baltimore city, but without the hustle and bustle of a big city.  It’s proximity to the bay makes it an ideal location for recreation and water sports.  If you are interested in looking at homes in Glen Burnie or other parts of Anne Arundel County, we’d love to help you find your ideal home in Maryland. Let our team of experienced Realtors help you find the house that meets all your needs–contact us today!

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