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The best of Severna Park!

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Chartwell was developed in the 1960s by brothers Albert and Roger Merritt as a planned, upscale golf course community. They were inspired by their family history and travels through England, to name the community after Sir Winston Churchill's estate, Chartwell, and they borrowed street names from a London map. Over the years, just over 600 homes were built, making Chartwell one of the largest communities in Severna Park.

Today, Chartwell is known for its quiet, tree-lined streets, majestically landscaped yards, and family-friendly community amenities and was awarded

"Most Desirable Community to Reside" in 2023 by the Severna Park Voice.

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St. Andrews

Swim and Tennis Club

Open May - September

All residents of Chartwell are welcome to immediately join the SASTC, bypassing the waitlist. During the summer season, enjoy a cool dip in SASTC's 25-meter pool after an exhilarating game on one of their four tennis courts. Book your summer birthday or team party in one of the shaded pavilions or in the community's spacious clubhouse, available year-round.



Country Club

Open Year Round

Chartwell Golf and Country Club is one of the finest country clubs in the Mid-Atlantic region. It offers an 18 hole championship course featuring manicured fairways and greens, 7 Har-Tru Courts, maintained in tournament condition, a 25-meter pool, gym, and a variety of social and dining experiences. 


Kinder Farm


Open Year Round

Kinder Farm Park is a 288-acre park located in rural Millersville and is operated by Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks. It offers 2.4 miles of paved trails, playgrounds, sports fields, pavilions, picnic tables, farm animals, farm museum, and more. Through the Friends of Kinder Farm, you can join a variety of clubs from birding to quilting, to 4H. 

More Reasons to Love Chartwell

You can read even more about why people love Chartwell herehere, and here.


Many homes in Chartwell are walking distance to award winning Severna Park schools: Benfield Elementary and Severna Park Middle School.


Chartwell boasts easy commuter access to 97, is just minutes from BWI airport, and close to Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.


Greater Severna Park Athletic Association's Green Hornets program offers a wide variety of sports clubs for kids throughout the year. 


Greater Severna Park events such as the 4th of July parade and Santa visits hosted by  Earleigh Heights V.F.C. have become family traditions.

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