King Farm, Rockville, Maryland
About King Farm
King Farm, in Rockville, MD, is a unique mix of modern convenience and old-world charm. Developed in the mid-2000s as a mixed-use, walkable and high density community, King Farm is an excellent example of “smart growth” or “new urbanism.” The neighborhoods of quaint, traditional-style single family homes, townhomes and condominium buildings feature landscaped parks, tree–lined boulevards and many in-community recreation, retail and dining options. King Farm is ideal for buyers looking for the charm of a well-designed planned community combined with the convenience of a mixed-use development.
King Farm is rich with transportation options. The community is located within minutes of I-270 and the Beltway (I-495). The Shady Grove Metro station is close by, and the community runs shuttle buses continually to and from the station. Metrobus and Ride-On buses provide access to Bethesda, downtown Rockville and many other parts of Montgomery County. A proposed light rail system, the Corridor Cities Transitway, will create another convenient transportation option to the I-270 corridor and beyond. A system of bike paths link the Metro station, parks and schools to the neighborhoods of King Farm and other nearby communities.
The Village Center
The King Farm Village Center is the heart of King Farm. It features numerous retail shops, restaurants and cafes, fitness centers, banks and other services, surrounding a Safeway at the center. The Village Center is a center of King Farm’s active, vibrant community life. It is a major selling point for home buyers looking for a community with a small-town feel and a less automobile-dependent lifestyle.
Homes With Charm
King Farm contains five unique neighborhoods. The architecture is a mix of traditions, including Victorian, Colonial and Georgian styles. The single family homes are large but sited close together on small lots. Many feature charming design details, such as wraparound porches and white picket fences. Parking is usually located behind the homes and is accessed by alleys leading to the homes’ garages. There is a wide variety of styles and floor plans, all built to a high quality standard with beautiful interiors and many amenities.
King Farm’s neighborhoods offer parks, swimming pools, tennis courts and many other recreational options. The Town Center neighborhood focuses on mixed-use buildings, with condominiums sited on top of retail shops. Each neighborhood is connected by bike trails, roads and sidewalks, and none is larger than a five-minute walking radius. King Farm is part of the highly rated Montgomery County public school system, with some of the finest schools in the nation.
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