5.6 out of 10

Oaklee

39.2682665186435 -76.6851989457454
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Cost of Living
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"Worth a visit......"

Oaklee is a neighborhood located in the southwest region of Baltimore. Wilkens Avenue, Southwestern Boulevard, and Arion Park Road generally form the borders of the neighborhood, which is a residential neighborhood, with a commercial component as well. Homes here are typically the attached single-family row style homes found throughout Baltimore, as well as numerous detached single-family homes and multifamily apartments.

Overall the neighborhood is nice, but lacks many of the amenities that city residents tend to take for granted. Restaurants are limited to fast food and take out establishments. Places of worship, shopping and dedicated green space is not available in Oaklee, but is available within the adjacent neighborhoods. Residents do have numerous bus stops along the main roads.

Like many neighborhoods in large cities, crimes against people and property can occur at any time and crime rates can vary from street to street and day to day. As always, check recent crime statistics to make an informed decision on any neighborhood you are considering living in or visiting.

Although the neighborhood does not have many of the amenities that I like in neighborhoods, it does not mean that others will not like it. Definitely take a drive thru Oaklee and check out. You may like it!
Pros
  • Not much else here besides homes
Cons
  • Not much else here besides homes
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Lovely and Lovable"

If you are known by the company you keep, than Oaklee is in good shape. Indeed, its two closest neighbors, Violetville nad Irvington are among Baltimore’s most sought after communities. And little Oaklee is not far behind. Located on the southwestern edge of the city, Oaklee has many nice homes and several lovely parks, as well as access to good schools and neighborhood amenities.
Oaklee is also easily accessible to most any part of Baltimore via the well-known city bus system. There are several stops in the neighborhood that connect residents with a variety of ways to spend their time. For instance, anyone attending classes at the University of Maryland’s Baltimore Campus could take the bus straight to class. On the other, someone wanting to play hooky could just a easily go on to the upscale White Marsh Mall.
Overall, Oaklee would be a very nice place to raise a family. Not only is it affordable, but much of the neighborhood still has the same feel that it has and for decades. I certainly would not mind living there myself, and would recommend it to my family and friends without hesitation.
Pros
  • green space
Cons
  • not much glamor
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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