Hickory Crest - Columbia, MD

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $300s - High $400s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
2000 - 2002
Patriot Homes
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Hickory Crest Overview

Hickory Crest is a 55+ community in Columbia, Maryland. With 88 attached homes, this neighborhood offers spacious floor plans and features such as two-sided fireplaces, lofts, basements, and outdoor patios. The desirable Howard County location puts residents close to shopping, public transportation, and cities such as Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Homeowners can also gather at the clubhouse for activities and social events.

Active adult homebuyers in search of attached homes for sale in Columbia, MD will enjoy what Hickory Crest has to offer. 

Hickory Crest Amenities & Lifestyle

Residents at Hickory Crest have access to a community clubhouse. There are also plenty of walking paths and wide sidewalks throughout the neighborhood, providing space and scenery for bike riding and strolls. 

Members of the community enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of communal landscaping and snow removal. With more free time, homeowners at Hickory Crest can spend more time with family or pursue new hobbies. Regularly scheduled activities include a poker club, a book club, coffee dates, public lectures, and happy hours.

Hickory Crest Homes & Real Estate

Patriot Homes developed Hickory Crest from 2000 to 2002. The first 55+ community in Howard County, Hickory Crest features a total of 88 attached homes. Floor plans range from 1,914 to 4,207 square feet and have one to three bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. 

Standard homes are on a single level, although there are some multi-story options. Models with more than one floor include short staircases. Features in some Hickory Crest homes include gourmet kitchens, granite countertops, and stainless appliances. Master suites may include dual vanities and walk-in showers with separate bathtubs. Some homes also feature upgrades, such as sunrooms, finished basements, and outdoor patios accessible through sliding doors.

Columbia, MD Area 

Hickory Crest is located in Columbia. This prime location puts residents in easy reach of daily needs and entertainment.

Residents of Hickory Crest are also close to any daily conveniences they may need, including grocery stores and retailers such as Safeway, Wegmans, Giant Food, and Whole Foods Market. Pharmacy needs can be met at CVS and Walgreens.

Hickory Crest is also near multiple health care providers, including Howard County General Hospital, Northwest Hospital Center, and University of Maryland Laurel Medical Center.  

When homeowners are in search of entertainment or dining options in the area, they can head over to Columbia’s Merriweather District, where there are restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, shops, and local businesses. There are also a variety of attractions to visit, including The Washington Monument, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, the American Visionary Art Museum, and the National Aquarium.

Nature lovers looking for outdoor places to explore can find plenty of options. Hickory Crest is close to multiple greenspaces and parks, including 94 miles of trails. Nearby recreation areas include Robinson Nature Center, Patapsco Valley State Park, and Lake Elkhorn Park. Golfers can also find multiple courses to play nearby, including The First Tee of Howard County, Rolling Road Golf Club, and Woodholme Country Club.

Homeowners who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Hickory Crest is a 30-minute drive from Baltimore and an hour from Washington, D.C., providing access to everything these cities have to offer. For longer trips, Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport is 20 minutes away. 

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    Hickory Crest Amenities

    Amenities at Hickory Crest include:

    • Clubhouse
    • Multipurpose Room
    • Parks & Natural Space

    Hickory Crest Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

    There are plenty of activities available in Hickory Crest. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

    • Bible Study
    • Book Club
    • Guest Speakers
    • Happy Hours
    • Monday Coffee
    • Poker Club

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