Chesser is a popular residential district situated between Gorgie and Slateford to the southwest of the Edinburgh City Centre.  There is a good choice of houses in Chesser ranging from well-established flats and houses to more modern developments.

Local shopping facilities are excellent and include banking and post office services plus a wider range at the 24 hour Asda Superstore. Travelling by car, the Western Approach Road leads directly into Edinburgh's West End. A good public transport service operates into Edinburgh and Edinburgh City Bypass, approximately 1 mile away, gives access to other major motorway networks and Edinburgh International Airport.

For recreation the open spaces of Corstorphine Hill, Saughton Park, Edinburgh zoo and several golf courses are within easy reach.