BOUNDARIES: Columbia Pike (Route 29) to the east, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to the north, Maple Lawn Farm to the west, Scaggsville Road (Route 216) to the south.
SCHOOLS: Cedar Lane School, Fulton Elementary School, Lime Kiln Middle School, Reservoir High School and Columbia Academy.
HOME SALES: Eighty-seven homes sold this year at prices ranging from $349,000 to $900,000, according to Mark Bennett of Greenebaum & Rose. The average home price is $560,000.
WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Schools, Maple Lawn Community Center, business district with restaurants and banks, Harris Teeter.
WITHIN 25 MINUTES BY CAR: Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport, Columbia Mall, Howard County Community College, National Security Agency at Fort Meade, National Institutes of Health.
TRANSIT: Park and Ride, Amtrak and MARC train at BWI Airport.