The neighborhood of Lake Walker is located within the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Lake Walker is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, including Chinquapin Park, and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations in this area. This neighborhood is also very quiet, as the streets are generally very calm.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly one quarter of the dwellings in Lake Walker, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the city has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
It is convenient to reach the closest supermarket by walking from any home in this neighborhood. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. With respect to education, residents will value that no matter where their home is located in Lake Walker, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
This neighborhood is a fairly convenient part of Baltimore for pedestrians; running common errands is easy on foot. On the other hand, bicycling is sometimes challenging in Lake Walker as cyclists encounter a considerable amount of slopes. Thankfully, the cycling infrastructure is reasonably well-developed. A car is a reasonably good transportation option in Lake Walker. It is easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Lake Walker is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses.