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Old 04-08-2007, 08:27 AM
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Are White Sands and Chesapeake Ranch Estates as bad as some have posted? Is it really going down hill fast or is this just what a few people say? I know people that are happy usually don't speak up.
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Old 04-08-2007, 09:25 AM
Location: Mount Airy, MD
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Unfortunately... it's not the greatest in the world. That is where the usual crime is located in Calvert County which is small stuff usually (bike theft, cars broken into), animals disappearing. Petty things.

The rest of the county is pretty awesome, but you pay for those luxuries in home cost, safe schools, etc... it all comes at a premium.
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Old 09-15-2007, 12:18 AM
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I would not recommend White Sands. While I am sure there are some areas that are fine, my experience has been that this area allows things I have never seen in a neighborhood with a home owners association. Yards are unkempt and teengagers ( I hesitate to say gangs) hangout on the blocks cussing and smoking and generally terrorizing the neighbors. I moved here because of ST Leonards School for my kids; I would never have invested this area had I known how poorly controlled it is. Having lived in HOA monitored neighborhoods my whole life, I was used to a certain amount of protection of my investment. Outside of when the police are called to disban the gangster wannabes, I have never seen a patrol here. I can tell you that I have lived in Atlanta Georgia and it had less foottraffic than my street in White Sands.
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Old 09-15-2007, 09:56 PM
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yeah white sands isnt the greatest place to live neighborhood gangs and stuff but mostly the reat of calvert county is okay
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:22 AM
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I have lived in White Sands for 5 years and have NEVER experienced anything negative. While there are some yards left unkept and it does take time for bushes to be trimmed, my family LOVES living here. There are always children out playing and neighbors look out for one another. I have found White Sands to be nothing short of a wonderful neighborhood to raise my children.
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