Drum Brae, located next to Corstorphine just a few miles west of the City Centre, is very popular with families due to its excellent local facilities and well placed for commuters due to easy access to Edinburgh City Bypass, major motorway networks, Edinburgh International Airport and the Forth Bridges.  The location is also ideal for quick and easy access to South Gyle and Gogar Business Park.  For those using public transport there are regular bus services to the City Centre and out to surrounding areas.  Property in Drum Brae includes traditional bungalows, Victorian villas, modern flats and family houses.

Local schooling is available from nursery to secondary level and local shopping facilities are ample for everyday needs. More extensive retail shopping is located a short distance away at The Gyle or Craigleith retail parks. Leisure opportunities include a local council leisure centre with swimming pools, library, David Lloyd sports centre and several golf clubs.