The popular conservation village of Balerno is set approximately seven miles west of Edinburgh. There is a wide choice of houses in Balerno ranging from large family villas to flats and smaller homes. Neighbouring areas include Currie, Juniper Green and Baberton.

The village offers an excellent selection of convenience shopping and further supermarket facilities are available at The Gyle Centre which is only a short distance away. Schooling is well represented from nursery through to senior level at the highly regarded Balerno High School. Heriot Watt University's Riccarton Campus is also located nearby.

For the commuter, regular bus and rail services run to the City Centre and surrounding areas. In addition, Edinburgh City Bypass gives access to the M8/M9, M90 and the Forth Road Bridge. Edinburgh International Airport is a short drive away.

Leisure amenities abound locally with the Pentland Hills providing wonderful walking, mountain biking and horse riding, Threipmuir and Harlaw reservoirs providing excellent fishing and a swimming pool and championship golf course at Dalmahoy Country Club.