Unmatched Cultural Amenities
From a cultural perspective, the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD areas are unsurpassed. With easy access to the Smithsonian museums and zoo, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Walters Art Gallery, and numerous events, theaters, and other cultural hot spots, it’s no wonder Maryland is amongst the top culturally diverse states in America.
Living at Two Rivers means never missing a beat on the exciting events and cultural amenities in Odenton, MD and surrounding cities. There’s truly something for everyone to enjoy, from shopping and amusement parks to relaxing by Downtown Annapolis’ Severn River and exploring historical sites and museums in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. If you’re ready to have some fun minutes away from your new single family home, Two Rivers is the perfect community for you.
Need to pick out a gift? Planning a shopping spree with some girlfriends? You’re in luck! Both the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre and Village of Waugh Chapel are located merely 3.2 miles from Two Rivers’ 55+ and all ages community. Odenton residents can discover nearby adventure while fulfilling all of their shopping and entertainment needs, all in one place. Both shopping centers are connected to one another, allowing easy access for visitors to travel back and forth depending on their destination. Visit a range of stores including Target, Petco, DSW, HomeGoods, and Dressbarn. Recharge your energy level and grab your favorite candy and soda before catching the latest flick at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre’s Regal Cinemas or head on over to the many restaurant options available including Red Robin, Panera Bread, Wegmans, Applebee’s, Grotto Pizza, or Newk’s Eatery. The entertainment opportunities are endless.
While a full day can be spent shopping, you’ll want to be sure to take advantage of Two Rivers’ close proximity to thrilling amusement park rides. Enjoying a fun day at a theme park no longer means traveling for hours to your destination. Six Flags America, located in Bowie, MD, is only 14 miles from Two Rivers and offers over 60 rides for adults, children, and water lovers. Plan a day trip for the kids on summer break and make memories with family and friends – it’s never been so easy and exciting!
Because of its central location, Two Rivers’ new home residents have the best of both worlds when it comes to exploring the history of both rural and city life. Downtown Annapolis, best known as the sailing capital of the world, takes you back to the 18th century with its unique building architecture, statues, and brick-paved roads. Reach the Severn River within 25 minutes to take in the scenery of bobbing sailboats or explore the area’s nightlife after dining at your new favorite restaurant. Make your reservation with some area favorites including Vin 909, Iron Rooster, and Joss Café & Sushi Bar. Take advantage of easy access to historical sites such as the U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland State House, Kunta Kinte – Alex Haley Memorial, and various historic houses, hotels, waterfronts and gardens.
When you’re ready to discover Maryland’s artistic nature beyond Two Rivers, all you have to do is drive 26 miles north to experience the quirky and distinct neighborhoods of Baltimore, MD. The Baltimore Inner Harbor offers exciting nightlife and attractions that keep both locals and tourists coming back for more. Spend your weekends cruising along the Chesapeake Bay, expanding your knowledge at the Maryland Science Center, walking through the Amazon at the National Aquarium, or cheering on the Orioles and Ravens at their respective stadiums. But it doesn’t stop there. Delve deeper into Baltimore by visiting one of the many art museums and historical monuments, including the Walters Art Gallery, Washington Monument, Baltimore Museum of Art, and Bromo Seltzer Tower. Never miss an opportunity to experience the city’s events by marking your calendar with a few local favorites like Light City, Artscape, the Maryland State Fair, and HonFest.
Last but not least, Washington, D.C. Did you know that our nation’s capital is unbelievably close to our Two Rivers single family home community with just a 25-mile drive or public transit ride? See and do the Washingtonian way as you explore the fast-paced culture and historical sites of Washington, D.C. Step into the shoes of past political figures by visiting Pennsylvania Avenue to take a photo in front of the residence of the President of the United States or stroll down the National Mall towards the United States Capitol. Travel back in time with DC’s 17 Smithsonian Museums, where you can learn all about the history of America, the world, and beyond. Historical monuments such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and World War II Memorial are must-sees. In the evenings, catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park and make it home by dusk.
When you live at Two Rivers, you’re buying more than just your dream home. You’re investing in your new life as an explorer. Contact us today to get started on your journey.
Proximity to colleges and universities is considered a major contributing factor in the home buying process. Two Rivers is surrounded by award-winning schools, all located within 10 to 30 minutes of the community, including: Naval Academy (Annapolis), University of Maryland (College Park), Georgetown University and George Washington University (Washington, DC), and Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), Bowie State University, Anne Arundel Community College, and St. John’s College. In addition to excellent collegiate options, is located in Odenton, MD and is part of Anne Arundel County’s superior public school district From public to private, early childhood development to continuing education, there is something for students of all ages along the stream.
**New boundaries go into effect starting in the Fall of 2020 for the elementary and middle school students of Two Rivers. Beginning in the Fall of 2020, students will attend:
* Students will attend Piney Orchard Elementary until West County Elementary School opens in the Arundel feeder system.
- Piney Orchard Elementary School*
- Arundel Middle School
- Arundel High School
Piney Orchard Elementary enables students to develop their creativity, cognitive, and decision-making skill sets. Offering education to students falling between the grades of kindergarten and fifth, Piney Orchard Elementary welcomes students who are in need of Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) services. Their mission is to work closely with students and their families, staff, and the community to move towards a safe and respectful environment tomorrow.
Arundel Middle School , challenges and inspires students to learn and focus on the school’s everyday objectives including the “4 R’s”: respect yourself, others, the environment, and learning, as well as being responsible for your actions. Arundel Middle School continues Piney Orchard Elementary’s mission by striving to collaborate with both students, parents, staff, and the community while aiming to produce productive citizens through a safe and structured learning environment.
Arundel High School, “Home of the Wildcats”, is a located in Gambrills, MD, a short 3.8-mile drive from Two Rivers . All students, grades 9 through 12, are taught the Wildcat Way which urges students to be connected, be kind, and be responsible while developing life skills in and out of the classroom through group organizations like SGA, various clubs and sport teams including football, soccer, field hockey, softball, and basketball. The Center for Applied Technology North (CAT-N) program is also offered at Arundel High, providing students with the opportunity to gain career-oriented skills and explore their future before having to make a final decision on which college to attend and which major or career they should follow.
Private schooling options are also available with School of Incarnation (K-8) , Archbishop Spalding High School (9-12), the Severn School (PK-12) , The Key School (PK-12), and The Summit School being amongst the top for Anne Arundel County residents. Both the School of Incarnation and Archbishop Spalding High School are fully-accredited Catholic schools that aim to teach students fundamental principles to keep them rooted in their values and to promote lifelong learning. The Severn School is a coeducational college preparatory school that utilizes the local community in their teaching efforts towards educating students to strive to reach their fullest potential in life. The Key School, while private, does not focus on religion but guiding students to becoming well rounded individuals both during and after their academic career. The Summit School welcomes all students who have unique learning profiles, such as dyslexia, and guides them through their educational experience while focusing on building skills to achieve a successful future upon adulthood.
Educational opportunities don’t stop after high school in Anne Arundel County. With over 225 programs of study and 3,500 courses to choose from, Anne Arundel Community College truly has something for everyone. Hone in on your photography skills by signing up for one of their credit/non-credit courses, or get a head start on your career by declaring a major (or two!).
Anne Arundel County’s educational opportunities make our new home community great for families with the drive to learn, explore, and grow alongside likeminded residents. Contact us or visit Two Rivers in Odenton, MD to discover your full potential.
Parks and Recreation
Two Rivers in Odenton, Maryland encompasses over 1,464 acres offering residents a remarkable representation of Anne Arundel County’s natural beauty and modern conveniences. The new homes community is located at the center of it all within the “Golden Triangle” of Baltimore, Washington DC. and Annapolis. Residents of Two Rivers have immediate access to the best of culture, entertainment, recreation and employment opportunities. Couple this with the extensive amenity package and you have your ideal new home.
The best lifestyles consist of balance. Two Rivers bridges the relationship between nature and modern living. The community will soon welcome the addition of environmental and agricultural parks featuring hiking and biking paths, garden plots and a picnic pavillion.
The all new single family homes community at Two Rivers lend opportunity to explore parks and recreation year round, all within minutes from your door. Here are a few nearby attractions you are sure to enjoy.
Bordering the southwest portion of Two Rivers is Patuxent River Park, a 2,000-acre area featuring marshes and lots of forested habitats with beautiful plant life. Visitors can explore the marshes using the canoe launch or take the four-mile Critical Area Driving Tour.
The Patuxent Research Refuge is an expansive 12,841-acre sanctuary dedicated to preserving wildlife and supporting wildlife research. The refuge was established in 1936 based on an executive order by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Separated into three areas, the refuge offers hunting, trails, research sites, and visitor activities.
Allen Pond Park in Bowie is an 85-acre park with ball fields, grills, trails, fishing areas, a playground, an amphitheater, skatepark and the Bowie Ice Arena.
Whitemarsh Park, a 182-acre sports park with four lights ballfields, is just off Route 3 in Bowie. It also has 1.5 miles of trails, a picnic area, campfire circle, a playground, and is home to the Bowie Playhouse.
Two Rivers’ single-family homes in Odenton are in close proximity to a number of recreation parks for kids.
Crofton Park is home to the Crofton Cardinals youth teams, including football, baseball, softball, soccer, and lacrosse. The park has five baseball fields, basketball courts, a multipurpose field, and a playground.
GORC Park in Odenton, home of the GORC Wildcats youth sports teams, has eight baseball/softball fields and two multipurpose fields.
The new homes at Two Rivers are 10 miles from Davidsonville Park, home of the Gators. Davidsonville Park contains seven multipurpose fields, three baseball fields, spots for fishing, a 1.5-mile trail, playground and a boat launch.
Odenton’s Piney Orchard Ice Arena, the former practice facility of the Washington Capitals, hosts a variety of hockey leagues, clinics, and camps as well as public skating throughout the year.
For parents and active adults looking to refine their golf swing, Crofton Country Club and Walden Country Club are both in close driving distance.
Located conveniently along the Chesapeake Bay and the South and Severn Rivers, Annapolis is home to many parks and recreation locations like Quiet Waters Park, the Pip Moyer Recreation Center, Sandy Point State Park, Jonas Green Park, Broadneck Park, and Bacon Ridge Park.
About 25 miles away from Two Rivers’ new home communities, Baltimore comprises many city parks such as Federal Hill Park and Chinquapin Run Park as well as dozens of recreation centers for locals to stay active.
Washington, D.C. has a number of waterways and natural sites to explore. Kayak and paddleboard past some of the country’s most historic monuments along the scenic Potomac River, throw the football around on the National Mall, take a stroll through Constitution Gardens or get a good workout in at Rock Creek Park.
With its eco-friendly designs and wooded surroundings, it’s only natural the new homes at Two Rivers are close to so many of Maryland and D.C.’s top parks and recreation sites.
The all new single family homes at Two Rivers are built with quality, character and convenience. Ready to make your move? Contact us today to schedule a tour of Stanley Martin Homes and Winchester Homes.