Living in the Vistas at Woodcliffe Park

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Boyds, known as the ‘Home in the Country’, was once a farm community, but the rural nature has been overtaken by development in the last ten years. The boundaries of Boyds, which is unincorporated, seep into the Germantown and Clarksburg area, but it is served by zip code 20841.

My family moved there in 2003 when the Vistas at Woodcliffe Park neighborhood was near completion. We loved the location – close to the retail centers of Germantown, but also close to Black Hill Park and Little Seneca Lake.

The Vistas neighborhood (legal name – Kings Crossing) has 852 single family homes and the 55 plus community of Kings Overlook condos. This neighborhood featured the builders Washington Homes, Richmond American, Craftmark, Ryan, Ryland, Mid Atlantic and NV Homes.

Amenities include an outstanding pool and clubhouse (shared with other Woodcliffe neighborhoods), Montgomery County’s Kings Crossing Local Park and other tot lots and bike trails. We had a short walk from our home to the wooded trails going into Little Seneca Stream Park. These trails are the best – you can see monarch butterflies in the spring and other wildlife all year long.

Nearby new construction includes Woodcliffe Park, (legal name – Hoyles Mill Village) bounded by Schaeffer and Richter Farm Roads, which was built by Centex, Richmond American and Ryland. Its sister community, Estates at Woodcliffe Park, was built by Toll Brothers. There are 873 homes in these neighborhoods, including 64 townhomes.

Being near Richter Farm Road and Route 118 (Germantown Road) made commuting pretty easy, plus we loved being close to the Germantown Soccer Plex and Indoor Swim Center which also has a great playground and splash park there.

Other new home developments in Boyds include the 500 home Hurley Ridge (legal name Clarksburg Heights) and Summerfield Crossing on Old Baltimore Road, a small community of 250 homes built by Pulte.

Visit our sister website for more information on Boyds home values.

The children in these two areas go to Clarksburg schools, while the Richter Farm Road areas go to Germantown schools, there are no public schools in Boyds.

There is an older section of Boyds with lovely Victorian homes and the MARC train station that suggest the Civil War era in which Boyds was founded. The historic landmark Boyds Negro School has been restored by the Boyds Historical Society and is open to the public. A little known fact – the world famous stuffed animal maker Boyds Bears actually did start in Boyds in an antique store.

If you are considering making a move to Boyds, please call me at 301-910-9910.

Bob Myers, RE/Max Realty Services

About the Author: Bob Myers leads The Myers Team of Re/Max Realty Services. He moved to Montgomery County in 1986 and has lived in Derwood, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Boyds and Clarksburg.

Search the Multiple Listing Service for Boyds, MD Homes for Sale – Click on the map to refine your search according to your needs. You can register to get alerts, save favorites, make property notes and save your searches.  Email The Myers Team at bobmyersteam@gmail.com for a list of Coming Soon properties, which are not included here.

Here’s a sample of homes for sale in Boyds, MD – Call Bob Myers for a private showing at 301-910-9910:

$980,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,590
SQFT
22641 Shiloh Church Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Clarksburg Outside Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,048
SQFT
22640 Shiloh Church Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Clarksburg Outside Subdivision
$800,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,048
SQFT
21700 Clarksburg Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Clarksburg Outside Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$800,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,786
SQFT
14405 Chrisman Hill Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
Black Hill Estates Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$789,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
6
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,825
SQFT
18413 Fable Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
Hoyles Mill Village Subdivision
Open House Sat, Apr 17, 5 PM UTC
Please verify times due to COVID-19
$749,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,436
SQFT
18303 Clear Smoke Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Kings Crossing Subdivision
$735,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,896
SQFT
18507 Cornflower Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Kings Crossing Subdivision
$719,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,570
SQFT
1 Red Oak Ridge Place
Boyds, MD 20841
Tapestry Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$719,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,477
SQFT
14224 Ashleigh Greene Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Kings Crossing Subdivision
$718,100
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,608
SQFT
18600 Black Kettle Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
None Available Subdivision
$695,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,825
SQFT
18300 Fable Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
Woodcliffe Park Subdivision
Short Sale
$675,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,032
SQFT
18305 Clear Smoke Road
Boyds, MD 20841
Kings Crossing Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$585,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,176
SQFT
18402 Broken Timber Way
Boyds, MD 20841
Kings Crossing Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$499,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,574
SQFT
13816 Dairy Farm Drive
Boyds, MD 20841
Leaman Farm Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$409,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,422
SQFT
12942 Ethel Rose Way
Boyds, MD 20841
Summerfield Crossing Subdivision

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