Baberton is located on the western outskirts of Edinburgh on the left bank of the Water of Leith which provides picturesque walks together with further countryside walks around the Pentland Hills. Houses in Baberton are a good mix of modern family homes. Popular areas nearby include Juniper Green, Colinton and Currie.

This prime residential area boasts a strong village community environment with good local shops and schooling at both primary and secondary levels. More extensive retail facilities can be found at the nearby Gyle Centre.

Leisure enthusiasts are well catered with Baberton golf course, play park, leisure centre with swimming pool and tennis courts. There are regular bus services to and from Edinburgh City Centre and the area is well placed for commuting by way of the City Bypass and M9/M8 motorway networks. Edinburgh International Airport is just a short drive away.