Living in Crofton, MD | Community Info | Long & Foster

Living in Crofton, MD

Crofton, Maryland, is an affluent bedroom community that's centrally located between three large cities. Annapolis, just nine miles east, is the closest metro area to Crofton. The next closest areas are Baltimore, 22 miles north, and Washington, D.C., 22 miles west, meaning Crofton residents enjoy both the perks of city life—shopping, commuting, and airport access—and a quiet, neighborhood vibe.

park with pond crofton, md

About the City

The city of Crofton, Maryland, started as a planned community within Anne Arundel County in 1964. The town was designed around the Crofton Parkway town loop and was once an entirely gated community. The gates now stand open to all, and Crofton Parkway has become popular with joggers and cyclists. Many local businesses and restaurants are located along the loop, as are schools and parks. Also near the loop are a country club and two public spaces, Town Hall and the Village Green, where residents congregate for community events and celebrations. Crofton, MD, is a golfer's dream, with two beautiful golf courses within city limits.

Shoppers at Crofton Centre in Crofton, MD

Crofton Real Estate and Transportation

Crofton is divided into many smaller neighborhoods including Town Center, Crofton Meadows, Nantucket Mews, and Conaways. Crofton real estate consists mostly of spacious single-family homes, condos, and some apartment complexes. In the Crofton Town Center neighborhood there are also charming row houses, rare for the area, that offer an urban feel in the suburbs. Whatever your needs, there are homes for sale in Crofton that will suit your lifestyle. A commuter train connects residents to Union Station in Washington, D.C. and Penn Station in Baltimore. One bus, the B29 line, is available to transport commuters to the metro station in the nearby town of New Carrollton which is a major hub for Maryland and Washington D.C. rail lines, as well as Amtrak and Greyhound service. The nearest major airport is BWI, which is 12 miles away.

single family homes crofton md

Shopping and Eating Out

For dining and shopping, Crofton, Maryland, is conveniently located near a few great outdoor malls. Three miles outside the town, the Village at Waugh Chapel has over 60 specialty stores and big-box retailers, as well as fast-casual restaurants and sports bars. Just six miles away in the nearby town of Bowie, the Bowie Town Center mall offers even more stores and restaurants to choose from. The mall has over 20 restaurants that range from fast food to fine dining. Residents choose to live in Crofton because of its easy access to stores and proximity to the fast-paced cities of Baltimore and Washington D.C.


Getting There & Around


What Locals Love

Don't Miss It

  • Residents can walk, jog, or bike around the Crofton Parkway, a 3.5 mile scenic loop around the town.
  • Attend one of the many community events and celebrations at the Town Hall and Village Green.
  • Enjoy a round of golf at one of the two beautiful golf courses located within the city limits.


Crofton Real Estate at a Glance

  • 61 Homes Sold*
  • 18 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $439,900 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

Find Your Home in Crofton

There Are 23 Properties Available in Crofton



Interested in Crofton?

Talk to an expert on Crofton real estate.

Communities Near Crofton

Sort by: