Crewe is located in north west Edinburgh, some 3 miles from the City Centre.  The choice of properties in Crewe varies from starter flats to family villas. Local shopping includes a Morrisons supermarket but for those whose needs are greater, regular bus services give access to a wider range of shops in the City Centre just 3 miles away.

Schooling is available at primary and secondary levels and there are recreational facilities within the area including the Ainslie Park recreational centre which has sports facilities and a swimming pool. Other popular areas nearby include Drylaw, Pilton and Craigleith.