As 2020 draws to a close, the elegant new 55+ community Woodlands of Urbana is now in the selling phase, with seven models open by appointment only. Respected builders NV Homes and Ryan Homes have partnered on this exciting project, and this buzz-worthy neighborhood is sure to attract attention from active adult home seekers. NV Homes is offering four single-family models, while Ryan is building the attached and condo homes.
And talk about a great location: Woodlands of Urbana is only about 45 minutes to an hour from both Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C. Living here means that you'll be close to world-class landmarks, arts, culture, restaurants, and international airports. This property broke ground in 2019, and plans call for 560 new condo, attached, and single-family homes. There are also some pretty exceptional amenities that you’ll want to learn more about.
Refined Floor Plans
The Ryan Homes Chambord model is ready for viewing, and the standard model starts at 1,489 square feet. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a one-car garage on the ground floor. The floor plan features a large open space area in the middle, where you can find the kitchen, a great room, a dining room, and a sunroom. The bedrooms are toward the back, and there's also a lovely balcony. Options include a fireplace, an extended bathroom, and a loft.
The two Ryan Homes attached models both have three bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two-car garages. The smaller Calvert model is 1,773 square feet, and the Griffin is 2,293 square feet. The Calvert has a first-floor owner’s suite, kitchen/dining room, and great room on the first floor, with two more bedrooms and a bathroom on the second. The Griffin has a similar set-up plus a second-story loft. Options for these attached homes include sunrooms, upgraded kitchens, finished basements, covered porches, and sliding glass doors.
NV Homes’ four models range from 1,766 to over 2,670 square feet, with two to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. They all come with first-floor owner’s suites, generously-sized gourmet kitchens, open floor plans, and covered outdoor living spaces. Options include dens, smart home features, luxury bathrooms, and finished basements.
Indoor & Outdoor Amenities
Woodlands of Urbana is designed to cater to resort-style living, with its brand-new, two-story clubhouse in the works. Residents can take advantage of indoor gathering areas here, including a game room, a club room, and a fitness center with a yoga studio. Outdoors, there will be pickleball and bocce ball courts, a dog park, a tot lot for the grandkids, outdoor fire pits, a garden, and a sparkling outdoor pool. As families start to move in, there will be different community events, clubs, and activities for everyone to take part in.
More About Urbana, Maryland
If you’re not familiar with Urbana, it’s about seven miles outside of Frederick, MD and has a population of around 12,000. Although there's plenty of shopping in that downtown area, the Villages of Urbana shopping center is even closer to Woodlands, with a Giant Foods (and pharmacy), a farmers market, a nail salon, restaurants, and other services. Regional medical services are provided by Frederick Health and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital. You can get to any of their three hospitals in about 20 minutes.
Frederick also has a Walmart, other grocery stores, unique restaurants, museums, wineries, breweries, and theaters. This charming town also has a walkable Main Street, and it's a lovely space to visit during the holidays. Or if history is your thing, be sure to visit Monocacy National Battlefield and the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.
You'll also find countless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors in the Urbana area, starting with Whiskey Creek Golf Course and P.B. Dye Golf Club. You can take a short drive (about 20 minutes) to get to the Potomac River and Virginia state line, where you can find areas like the Monocacy Resource Area that provide spots to go fishing, hiking, biking, and hunting.
Woodlands of Urbana has seven decorated models now open by appointment.