Overlea is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland.
The character of Overlea is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of Baltimore is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit, like Keyes Field, and they are especially well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to reach from most locations within this neighborhood.
The housing stock of Overlea is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. Most of the housing growth in this area happened pre-1960. This part of Baltimore is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 90% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the remainder are rented.
It is convenient to access the closest supermarket by walking in Overlea. Moreover, this part of Baltimore is a good place in which to eat out. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to walk to from anywhere in Overlea.
Overlea will appeal to active people as it is reasonably conducive to walking; running daily errands is easy by walking. On the other hand, biking is challenging in Overlea since bicycle riders encounter quite a few hills. Thankfully, the cycling infrastructure is good. The public transit network in Overlea is not very practical. Thankfully, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. On the other hand, driving is usually the favored method to move around in Overlea. It is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Baltimore, and it is very convenient to park.