Otter Pond


Otter Pond, Maryland

Otter Pond real estate is a top twenty market for lake homes and land in Maryland.

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    About Otter Pond
    Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland

    Otter Pond is a quaint body of water on Gibson Island, nestled between Magothy Lake and the Chesapeake Bay.

    The closest major airport is Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, only 25 miles away. Medical assistance can be received at WiseCare Urgent Care, eight miles away.

    There are many places to grab a bite to eat when coming or going from the lake! Nearby Jacobsville is the closest, offering spots like Passion Asian, Szechuan Cafe, Friendly's, or Two Rivers Steak & Fish House.

    On the Water

    This beautiful 42-acre spring-fed lake adds to the tranquil and relaxing atmosphere on the island. Gibson Island boasts a plethora of fun activities to do.

    They have and maintain a historical society and garden club. Residents will also find racquet courts and the Gibson Island Yacht Club. There are also golf courses, private dining, St. Christopher’s Chapel, and a stunning art gallery.

    For anglers looking to toss out a line, the only known species found in the waters of Otter Pond is largemouth bass. However, Otter Pond is a stone’s throw from the Chesapeake Bay, which offers many fishing opportunities.

    Visit Baltimore

    Otter Pond is located 30 miles from Baltimore. The city has been nicknamed the Charm City, boasting beautiful waterfront views, top-rated restaurants and bars, and informative museums.

    Experience sparkling waterfront views at the Inner Harbor. The Maryland Science Center, National Aquarium, and American Visionary Arts Museum line the path, offering educational endeavors. Additionally, fantastic restaurants, such as Charleston, Lebanese Taverna, Roy’s, and Rusty Scupper, are right on the water.

    For more educational opportunities, you can learn more about African American heritage and culture at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Baltimore is also home to many great art museums such as the Walters Art Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the American Visionary Art Museum.

    Embrace your adventurous side and hit the seas on an actual pirate ship with Urban Pirates. For more water-related fun, you can marvel at the stunning exhibits at the National Aquarium.

    Visit Washington D.C.

    For an exciting daycation, Waldorf residents can take the 29-mile trip to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C! The District of Columbia is home to numerous memorials and museums, highlighting the rich history of the United States, as well as the natural sciences and the world.

    Some examples include the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, which has free admission and is open 364 days a year. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum provides the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history. There are also countless presidential memorials scattered across the D.C. mall, such as the famous Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson memorials.

    With prior planning, visitors can tour the Capitol building, the Supreme Court building, and even the White House, the home and workplace of the president of the United States.

    Washington D.C. also has a diverse culture and many different restaurants. Highly rated restaurants include Founding Farmers DC, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Washington, D.C., and The Pig.

    Sparkling Waters and Warm Community

    Life on Otter Pond truly offers a warm community and fun water activities. This pond is the perfect place for residents seeking relaxation and refreshment.