I spent some time in Fort Washington on Saturday morning while showing a buyer a townhouse-style condo in a cozy development. The community, Founder’s Woods, had several outdoor common areas with park tables and benches. There was also a jungle gym and swing set. I would definitely recommend this community to new families or investors looking for property in a quiet condo community in prestigious Fort Washington, MD. Growing up in Prince George’s County, I was fortunate to visit Fort Washington Park on various school field trips. The fort was built over 200 years ago on the Potomac River to defend Washington. The park is perfect if you enjoy jogging or walking and would like to explore 341 acres. Now is an excellent time to visit if you have never been!
Allen Pond, a 10-acre stocked pond, is actually part of a major park in Bowie, Allen Pond Park. You can find an ice skating rink, an amphitheater, ball fields, horseshoe pits, and plenty of jungle gyms. The park allows individuals over the age of 16 to fish from the shoe of Allen Pond. Families could allow choose to rent a paddle boat or enjoy walking or biking one of the parks trails. Thinking of hosting a picnic or cookout? Allen Pond offers picnic facilities and grills for rent. Allen Pond is just one more reason why I love the city of Bowie, the family-oriented atmosphere. I spent my formative years in Bowie, Maryland and I can atest that it is a great place to raise a family!