The neighborhood of Orchard Ridge is situated within the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Orchard Ridge. Green spaces, such as Herring Run Park, are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to get to them. Finally, as there are few pedestrians, this part of the city remains relatively quiet; however.
A majority of the housing growth in Orchard Ridge has occurred since the year 2000. In this neighborhood, about 55% of buildings are townhouses, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Around 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest grocery store in Orchard Ridge is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Additionally, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. With regards to education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Orchard Ridge.
Orchard Ridge is a fairly pleasant part of Baltimore for pedestrians; carrying out daily needs is easy. However, Orchard Ridge is not especially cycling-friendly because bicycle riders encounter quite a few slopes. Thankfully, there are a good number of bike lanes. The preferred method of transportation in Orchard Ridge is very often a car. Nearby highways are reasonably easy to drive to from any location in this part of Baltimore, and it is straightforward to park. However, the public transit network in Orchard Ridge is not particularly convenient. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences.