Located in Maryland, United States, the municipality of Parkville is located in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Parkville is a good municipality to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm environment. There are a few parks nearby for residents to explore, such as Double Rock Park and Glendale Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes them easy to reach. This municipality is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case close to Baltimore Beltway.
Over half of the housing stock of Parkville consists of townhouses and single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This municipality experienced its most significant housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around two thirds of the dwellings in the municipality while renters occupy the remainder.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in this part of the Baltimore metropolitan area. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. As far as food is concerned, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket by walking from anywhere in Parkville. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, for example on Cleanleigh Drive, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well.
Parkville will appeal to physically active house buyers since it is reasonably convenient for traveling on foot; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. Commuting by car is very easy in Parkville. Most properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Baltimore Beltway, and it is convenient to park. However, commuting by public transit is difficult in Parkville. Nonetheless, the municipality is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes.