Towson is a municipality located in the Baltimore metropolitan area, which is part of Maryland, United States.
Towson offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this municipality are reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially close to Baltimore Beltway, Jones Falls Expressway or the railway line. Lastly, it is easy to reach parks in the municipality, since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to discover, like Robert E Lee Park and Seminary Park.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in Towson, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area also has a good variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around two thirds of the dwellings in the municipality and one third are rented. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area experienced its most significant housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
Primary as well as high schools are convenient to access on foot from anywhere in Towson. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Concerning food, it is often practical for home buyers in Towson to shop for their groceries by walking. Over 50 supermarkets are situated nearby, and the best variety can be found on streets such as York Road. Residents benefit from over 250 restaurants and cafes as well.
Driving is an excellent transportation option in Towson. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and the majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Jones Falls Expressway. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be challenging in Towson due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the municipality, and bus stops are ordinarily relatively close by. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Towson, despite the fact that carrying out daily needs is easy by walking.