Federal Hill

Federal Hill

Baltimore, Maryland Homes for Sale

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About Federal Hill

How many neighborhoods can say Captain John Smith walked through them in the 1600s? How many cities have walkable cobblestone streets? Baltimore's Federal Hill neighborhood was born in 1788 as a bustling port and business center. The homes in Federal Hill include examples of architecture stretching back to the 18th century. There is also Federal Hill Park, providing stunning views of the harbor and the Baltimore skyline. Amazing food, boutique shopping, the arts, museums and, of course, water are all to be found in Federal Hill.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $229,000 to $1,449,000

Closed Prices: $92,000 to $1,500,000

Median Sale Price: $323,500

Average $ per sq ft: $244

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $240/quarter, $125 to $1000, $0 to $250.9/mo, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1825 to 2017

Sq. Ft.: 1825 to 2017 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 5 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 6 Bathrooms

Getting Around Federal Hill

Around Federal Hill

Federal Hill is a federal historic district. Its homes are strictly preserved and urban renewal is watched carefully. Homes are different shades of brick with plenty of flowers and trees about. Townhouses are the norm here, but there are townhouses separated into separate units. Given its proximity to Downtown, Federal Hill is very convenient for the city's office workers. The most popular parts of the neighborhood tend to lie between Light Street and Covington and between Cross Street and the Key Highway.

Baltimore's eateries have been featured on several Travel Channel and Food Channel shows, so you don't want to miss a chance to sample the cuisine. You'll find some of the best crab cakes on the planet here, as well as imaginative dishes from some of the best chefs in the country. Feeling more like Italian? There are scores within walking distance of home. Can't wait to sink your teeth into an innovative and imaginative chef-made dish? Federal Hill has you covered. Light Street and Cross Street are home to some of the best sit-down restaurants in Federal Hill. Bars in Federal Hill also offer filling and impressive fare in addition to imaginative cocktails.

When we say walkable, we mean you'll see many locals simply strolling the streets. Runners and joggers use the cobblestone streets for exercise. Everyone plays in the Federal Hill Park. Kites fly, balls zing past you, and you'll see plenty of dogs being walked. Festivals and neighborhood events from cook-offs to free musical afternoons to art exhibits give residents something to do most days. The Inner Harbor is famous for its impressive fireworks displays on the major holidays, so put a blanket down in the park and watch. Additionally, there's always a wine or craft beer tasting with music and crafts going on in Federal Hill.

You don't have to bar hop to hear some great music in Federal Hill. Just walk down the streets and listen. You'll hear everything from country to rock to jazz to Irish music and karaoke here. The IMAX Theater on Light Street offers your Friday night enjoyment if you're not in the mood for music. While the season is going on, games in Ravens Stadium are for the serious fans, while the Orioles will let you spend your summer nights cheering and waving.

Going to the Inner Harbor to see the ships coming in or having brunch on the docks would be a lovely way to spend a quiet Sunday. Having family or friends in to visit? Take them to Fort McHenry to see where Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner. They're sure to see something that piques their interest walking the cobblestone streets such as boutiques or art galleries.

Locals Love

  • Lots to Do Every Night
  • Reliable Public Transportation
  • Walkability

Locals Don't Love

  • Higher Cost of Living
  • Parking
  • Snow

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