University Park MD Homes For Sale

University Park is a small town in Prince George's County, Maryland, rich in history and known for charming older homes. Covering a half square mile of land and home to around 2,548 residents, the community is bordered by College Park to the north, Calvert Hills to the east, and Hyattsville to the south and the west. Also to the west is an upper tributary of the Anacostia River. A good portion of this small town is a nationally recognized historic district and home prices are noticeably higher than those in the surrounding communities. For more information about University Park MD homes for sale, start scanning the available MLS listings below:

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4300 Clagett Pine Way


MLS#: MDPG543822
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1877 Sqft, 0.29 Acres

Photo of Listing #MDPG551862

6919 Oakridge Rd


MLS#: MDPG551862
7 Bed, 2 Bath
3263 Sqft, 0.25 Acres

Photo of Listing #MDPG547674

6612 Baltimore Ave


MLS#: MDPG547674
6 Bed, 5 Bath
2650 Sqft, 0.33 Acres

Photo of Listing #MDPG545264

6510 Queens Chapel Rd


MLS#: MDPG545264
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1456 Sqft, 0.22 Acres

Photo of Listing #MDPG546782

6609 Wells Pkwy


MLS#: MDPG546782
5 Bed, 2 Bath
1114 Sqft, 0.19 Acres

4021 Beechwood Rd


MLS#: MDPG547958
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1639 Sqft, 0.14 Acres

Photo of Listing #MDPG553498

6801 Adelphi Rd


MLS#: MDPG553498
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1642 Sqft, 0.19 Acres


University Park MD Homes For Sale The history of University Park is closely tied to the Deakins family, one of the oldest in America with early settler roots going back to 1635. By the 1700's, members of the family had migrated to Maryland, buying land in Prince George's County, in what is now known as University Park. The Deakins built a stately plantation manor with front columns known as Bloomfield in the 1820's. The house is still standing today. In 1923, the University Park Company bought the estate and began developing around it. The town officially incorporated in 1935 and went through a boom period during the 1940's with a second expansion during the 1950's.

One of the most interesting common denominators of architecture in University Park is the widespread use of brick. While we're used to seeing brick Colonials in Washington Metro, developers in University Park also liberally applied this method of construction to Cape Cod homes during the late 1930's through the 1940's, and Ranch or Rambler-style homes during the 1950's. You'll also find a number of brick and clapboard combinations. Properties for sale in University Park are exclusively detached single-family dwellings, ranging from the mid-$200's to around $700,000. While values took a hit after the 2008 market downturn, they have rebounded strongly and consistently since 2011.

For such a small town, there have been a number of notable politicians and public figures that have called University Park their home, including Parris Glendening, a two-term Governor of Maryland, and Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets. The town's close proximity to the University of Maryland also makes it home to a number of faculty members. You won't find much in the way of retail here – after all, the town's only a half-mile in size. That doesn't seem to bother residents – the Mall at Prince George's is close by in Hyattsville and there's lots of great restaurants, bookstores and coffeehouses in College Park. With a close-knit community and some truly distinctive home styles, University Park is one of Washington Metro's most interesting small towns.


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Listing information last updated on December 15th, 2019 at 1:03pm EST.