The neighborhood of Garwyn Oaks is situated within the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
The character of Garwyn Oaks is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This area is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite tranquil. Finally, although the neighborhood is not home to any parks, green spaces are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in the neighborhood.
In Garwyn Oaks, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This part of Baltimore has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960.
The closest grocery store in Garwyn Oaks is generally only a very short walk away. With respect to education, in this area, home owners will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot.
Garwyn Oaks allows house buyers to travel using various modes of transportation. Garwyn Oaks is a fairly pleasant part of Baltimore for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run on foot. However, moving around by bicycle is occasionally difficult in this neighborhood because there are quite a few hills. Nevertheless, this part of Baltimore boasts a reasonably good cycling infrastructure. Getting around by public transit is convenient in this neighborhood due to one nearby bus line. Commuting by car is also easy in Garwyn Oaks. It is convenient to park.