Orchard Park at Ballenger Run

5234 Black Locust Drive, Frederick, MD 21703 301-662-8510 1-3 1-2 747-1426 sq ft Pet Friendly

Welcome to our Certified GREEN community, Orchard Park at Ballenger Run. Built to a high standard of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility, the community offers a superior level of comfort and value.

In addition to its ideal location in Frederick, Orchard Park enjoys easy reach to both Washington, DC and Baltimore with access to nearby transportation hubs including Interstate-70 and 270 well as Maryland commuter rail service, MARC. The community is also in close proximity to schools, shopping, dining and medical centers.

Among the long list of standard features, each apartment home has 9' ceilings, open floorplans, designer appointments like granite kitchen countertops and is equipped with full-size washers & dryers. Plus all building entrances are access controlled and equipped with elevators, trash compactors and beautifully appointed lobbies. And don't forget the Clubhouse, 24/7 fitness center and pool!


  • Nine foot ceilings
  • Fully sprinklered (automatic fire suppression system)
  • Upgraded Flooring
  • Oversized windows
  • Mini Blinds
  • Raised panel wood doors
  • Full-sized Energy Star® washers & dryers
  • High-speed internet & digital TV available
  • Large closets
  • Designer kitchens & baths with granite kitchen countertops

Energy Efficiency & Environmental Features

  • Built to Green Certification Standard
  • Energy Star® Appliances
  • Low Flow shower heads
  • 1.4 gal flush toilets
  • High efficiency individual hot water heaters and split-system heat pump heating & cooling systems
  • Individual metering for resident electricity
  • Sub-metering for resident water
  • Energy Star® lighting
  • Best practices storm water management, including bio-retention and rain gardens
  • Community recycling program


  • Elevator access – all buildings, all floors
  • Controlled access entry to all buildings
  • Interior trash & recycling disposal
  • Individual building lobbies w/designer furnishings
  • Interior mail rooms in each building
  • Bike storage
  • Bark Park
  • Clubhouse with gathering room, kitchen & 24/7 fitness center
  • Pool and picnic/grilling area
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Professionally landscaped grounds

Location Advantages

  • Great access to transportation, located minutes from I-70 & 270 as well as MARC Commuter Rail Stations
  • Less than 2 miles from the modern Frederick Memorial Hospital, which includes 24 hr. emergency care
  • Major retail, restaurants, medical, and professional offices, less than 1 mi. from community
  • High school is across the street. The middle school and elementary schools are less then a mile away.
  • The Expansive Ballenger Creek Park is walking distance from the community
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