The neighborhood of Fairmont is situated within the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
The character of Fairmont is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. Most areas in this neighborhood are reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Leakin Park and Gwynns Falls Park, and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations within Fairmont.
In Fairmont, around one third of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. This part of the city experienced its largest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
It is very convenient to reach the closest supermarket by walking in Fairmont. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options. In terms of education, residents will find that wherever their property is situated in Fairmont, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Fairmont presents property owners with several alternative methods of transportation. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, the public transit service in this neighborhood is good. Traveling on foot is also practical for residents in Fairmont; many daily needs are easy to meet by walking. Fairmont is bike-friendly because the cycling network is very extensive.