With the first quarter of 2015 nearly complete, let’s take a quick look at the recent real estate sales activity in the Piney Station neighborhood of Piney Orchard. Piney Orchard is one of the most popular residential communities in Odenton, Maryland, with tremendous amenities and quick access to the Fort Meade, Maryland, military installation.
Statistics from the MLS show that two homes in Piney Station have sold so far in 2015:
1. 1020 Meandering Way, Odenton, Maryland, 21113
List Price: $310,000
Close Price: $310,200
Seller Help Provided to Buyer: $0
Close Date: Jan. 29, 2015
Days on Market: 105
Notes: This home was a foreclosed property sold by the bank that repossessed it. The home was sold in “as-is” condition. The property has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a 1-car garage, and it is an interior (not end) unit. Other features include a brick front exterior, eat-in kitchen, deck, gas fireplace, and rear yard backing to a common area with a nice view.
2. 2480 Ivy Landing Way, Odenton, Maryland, 21113
List Price: $354,900
Close Price: $350,000
Seller Help Provided to Buyer: $1,000
Close Date: Jan. 11, 2015
Days on Market: 43
Notes: This transaction was a standard sale, not a short sale or foreclosure. The home is an end unit with a fully finished walk-out basement. The home includes bump-outs on two levels, 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Also included are hardwood floors, crown moulding, and an updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The family room has a cathedral ceiling, and there is a gas fireplace and full bath in the basement. The sellers also provided a home warranty to the buyers.
Meanwhile, four Piney Station homes currently are listed for sale on the MLS, and one of those homes is under contract.
1. 2570 Junco Court, Odenton, Maryland 21113
List Price: $374,500
List Date: Aug. 4, 2014
Days on Market: 214
Notes: This home differs from the other three homes currently for sale in Piney Station in that this home has a one-car garage and three levels above grade. The home includes an open living room with dining area, a kitchen with an island and a breakfast area, and a fireplace on the main level. The master bedroom includes a walk-in closet and a private bath. The walkout level rec room includes a powder room and laundry closet. The homes also boasts new paint and carpet.
2. 2519 Black Oak Way, Odenton, Maryland, 21113
List Price: $320,000
List Date: Jan. 20, 2015
Days on Market: 65
Notes: The first of three Piney Station homes currently for sale on the same street – and offered at nearly the same price — this home backs to woods. It has a large deck, a lower-level brick patio and a three-level bump-out. It also features two large bedrooms upstairs, each with its own full bath. The finished basement can be used as a third bedroom and rec room. The kitchen area has a large bump-out to act as separate dining area, office or sitting room.
3. 2507 Black Oak Way, Odenton, Maryland, 21113
List Price: $ 319,000
List Date: Nov. 3, 2014
Days on Market: 139
Notes: This home features a finished, walk-out basement with a bump-out and a full bath. There’s also a bump-out sun room on the main level. The home backs to trees.
4. 2509 Black Oak Way, Odenton, Maryland 21113
List Price: $319,900
List Date: March 6, 2015
Days on Market: 20
Notes: This home has a fully finished basement and a two-story bump out. The main level has hardwood floors in the living room and foyer. The upgraded kitchen features newer appliances, recently installed granite, a back splash and a tile floor. There is new carpet on the stairs and on the upper level. The lower level has an open family room. On the exterior, the home has a large deck overlooking a private wooded yard.
Jerry Kline is a Realtor with the Odenton, Md., office of Keller Williams Flagship Realty (1216 Annapolis Rd., Odenton.) For more information on the local real estate market, contact him at (443) 924-7418, or visit his blog (www.JerryKlineRealtor.wordpress.com) or website (www.JerryKline.kwrealty.com).