Ratho is a popular village set in the Midlothian countryside approximately 10 miles west of Edinburgh. The village has a thriving local community and amenities include a well-regarded local pub, post office, doctor's surgery and primary school, as well as a number of shops. More extensive shopping amenities can be found a short distance away at The Gyle Centre or Hermiston Gait and there is a secondary school situated in Balerno.

The area is well served for recreational activities with access to the countryside for rural walks, the renowned Ratho Climbing Arena and a number of golf clubs. Regular bus services run to both Edinburgh and Livingston and there is excellent access to the M8, M9, Forth Road Bridge and Edinburgh International Airport.

Houses for sale in Ratho cater for most tastes ranging from modern family homes to traditional steading conversions.

Other locations in Edinburgh North West which attract house hunters are DalmenyKirkliston and South Queensferry.

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