The Annapolis Area

A Great Place to Call Home

Recognized worldwide as “America’s Sailing Capital” and home to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis is known for its historic charm, abundance of recreational and cultural options, upscale shopping and dining, and family-friendly activities and events. 

Since its establishment in 1649, the draw of this picturesque city has attracted visitors and residents from around the world. The Maryland State House building, which anchors the city and overlooks its bustling waterfront, has continuously hosted the state legislature since 1772. Annapolis also served as the seat of the Confederation Congress and temporary U.S. capital from 1783-1784. 

Today, Maryland’s capital city and Anne Arundel County seat is a seamless blend of history and contemporary daily life – a combination that makes Annapolis and its surrounding communities some of the most desirable places to live and work in the country. Its enviable mix of amenities, location and property types attract full- and part-time residents that span every lifestyle, from retirees to young professionals.  

Location. Location. Location.
Situated within 30 miles of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Annapolis is an ideal place to live year-round and a convenient spot for city dwellers to have a second home to enjoy their well-earned leisure time. Lovely waterfront properties along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries; communities abundant with water-, family- and recreation-oriented amenities; and a constant array of special events, cultural programs and entertainment options combine to make this area a very special place to live and play. Residents and visitors are just minutes away from BWI Airport and an Amtrak rail station, both of which are located in Anne Arundel County. In addition to quick access to major interstate highways, those heading to Baltimore or Washington can also take advantage of MARC Train Service.

Homes for every lifestyle.
The Annapolis area offers a diverse range of architectural styles and residential communities. Whether you’re looking to live in the Historic District of Annapolis, in one of the many communities surrounding the downtown area, along the water or in one of the area’s more rural locations, Brad Kappel can match you with the home that fits your lifestyle. With deep roots in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, and years of experience serving both buyers and sellers, you can rely on his knowledge and guidance as you embark on your journey.

To help you get started, Brad has compiled a brief guide to some of the area’s most popular neighborhoods and communities. Click here to start exploring.