Colesville MD Homes For Sale
When it comes to properties for sale. Colesville in Montgomery County, Maryland, can seem to be an amorphous place. It isn't really – this enjoyable 9.2 square-mile town is home to over 20,000 residents after all. Even though it's officially recognized as its own unique census designated place however, a lot of people associate it with the more populous community of Silver Spring. Regardless of being lumped in with a larger marketplace, Colesville with its own borders and a lengthy local history, is a charming community with a lot to offer. For more information about Colesville MD homes for sale, take a closer look at the active MLS listings below:
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First a little background. While it didn't yet have a settled name, the original Colonial land ownership around Colesville dates back to the 1600's and the Calvert family, a succession of land barons who were also known as the Lords Baltimore. Farmers began buying large parcels from the Lords in the early 1700's, with the first actual resident farmer building a home around 1723. It wasn't until 1806 that the community became known as Coales-Ville, later shortened to its present name. By the 1790's, the first saw and grist mill had been built. The oldest standing house in town was also built around 1790 – a grand brick Georgian mansion that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
While often lumped in with Silver Spring, the median list price for homes for sale in Coleville is $350,00 and rising, with a variety of styles, from a few old farmhouses and Federal homes, to Colonials, Capes. Ramblers, Split-levels and recently built upscale homes. There's still a good amount of available land for sale which affords opportunities for custom built homes by local developers and builders, often with larger than average lot sizes. Colesville is known for still having a rural, country charm and residents often see rabbits, groundhogs, small foxes and deer in their backyards or in neighboring fields and woods. Luxury homes in the area can reach into seven-figure territory.
Despite Colesville's lengthy history and some charming historical homes, the residential boom didn't really begin until 1959 when new subdivisions and town water pipes arrived. Prior to that time, private wells were used. There's not as much commercial development as in many parts of the Metropolitan area but residents don't seem to mind. There's some restaurants and coffee shops and even small wineries in the area. Equestrian activities are also popular here. The Woodland Horse Center offers after school and weekend riding lessons for children and adult lessons as well, with 25 acres of riding rings, trails, paddocks and stables.
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Listing information last updated on October 16th, 2018 at 1:54pm EDT.