Leawood is a city located in the Kansas City metropolitan area, which is part of Kansas, United States.
Leawood offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Reaching public green spaces from a large number of locations within the city, such as Blue River Parkway and Tomahawk Creek Park, is easy and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This city is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 85% of the dwellings in Leawood, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1985. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this city. Around 95% of the properties in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
A vehicle is commonly needed in this part of the Kansas City metropolitan area to reach one of about 20 supermarkets. Residents benefit from over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well. In terms of education, locals will welcome that wherever their house is located in Leawood, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, high schools are not particularly abundant and for this reason may require an extended walk to get to. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
A car is an excellent mode of transportation in this city. Parking is easy. In contrast, commuting by transit can be very hard in Leawood as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the city is linked by a few bus lines. Leawood is not very suitable for walking because very few common errands can be run on foot.