Stenhouse is a popular residential area of Edinburgh close to Broomhouse and Sighthill. Edinburgh International Airport, South Gyle Business Park and Hermiston Gait retail park are all also easily accessible. Houses in Stenhouse are ideal for first time buyers and young families, and include flats and terraced family homes.

Shops at Stenhouse Cross provide everything required for daily requirements and the Gyle Shopping Centre with its major retail outlets, including Marks & Spencer and Morrisons, offers more extensive amenities. Local schools provide education at all levels and Stevenson College and Napier University campuses are close by.

Recreational facilities in the area include Murrayfield Ice Rink, Carrick Knowe Golf Course and Saughton Park with its astro-turf football pitch. There are also pleasant walks along the Water of Leith Walkway.

The area is also well served by public transport with regular bus services travelling to and from the City Centre and surrounding districts. The nearby Edinburgh City Bypass offers quick and easy access to all major motorway networks.