The neighborhood of Cross Keys is located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Cross Keys offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, making them very easy to get to. This neighborhood is relatively quiet, as there are few pedestrians; however.
Home owners occupy about 90% of the properties in Cross Keys and 10% are rented. About 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this neighborhood, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Baltimore happened in the 1960s and 1970s. This neighborhood has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest grocery store in Cross Keys is generally only a rather short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes is available as well. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in this part of the city.
Cross Keys is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and the majority of homes for sale are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Jones Falls Expressway. However, commuting by public transit is occasionally challenging in Cross Keys. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Cross Keys, despite the fact that many day-to-day needs can be carried out on foot. It is also difficult to commute by bicycle in Cross Keys because there are a limited number of bike lanes, and cyclists encounter a significant amount of hills. Thankfully, cycling is better in certain pockets than others.