The neighborhood of West Forest Park can be found in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy West Forest Park. The noise levels in this neighborhood are reasonably low, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Lastly, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out, including Leakin Park and Gwynns Falls Park, making them very easy to access from the majority of locations in West Forest Park.
Roughly 30% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in West Forest Park, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Most homes in this part of the city were built pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. This area has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in West Forest Park whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from anywhere in this part of Baltimore. In terms of food, property owners in West Forest Park will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away.
West Forest Park is reasonably suitable for walking; many daily needs can be carried out on foot. This part of the city is also cycling-friendly as the bicycling network is good. Getting around by transit can be occasionally difficult in this part of Baltimore due to the low service level. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, West Forest Park is very car friendly. It is convenient to park.