Lakeland is a neighborhood within Baltimore, Maryland.
The character of Lakeland is exemplified by its calm environment. This part of the city is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. Lastly, getting to public green spaces, including Weegworth Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
The predominance of townhouses in the housing stock of Lakeland is an important part of its character. This part of Baltimore is especially good for those looking for three bedroom homes. Around 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 45% are owners. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this area were constructed before the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth occurred.
A grocery store is usually accessible within a short walk from any home in this area. Additionally, this part of Baltimore is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a small selection of cafes is available as well. As far as education is concerned, in Lakeland, residents will typically be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot.
This area is reasonably conducive to traveling on foot; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. In contrast, it is difficult to commute by bike in Lakeland as there is a considerable amount of elevation changes. Thankfully, Lakeland is home to a good cycling infrastructure. This area is a very good part of Baltimore for traveling by car. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is convenient to park. In contrast, Lakeland is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop.