The West Pilton area lies to the north of Edinburgh within easy reach of the City Centre by car or, alternatively, an  efficient public transport network operates to most parts of the town and surrounding areas.  Edinburgh City Bypass and main motorway networks are also within easy reach. Many of the properties in West Pilton would be suitable for the first time buyer or young family.

Local shops cater for everyday needs and more extensive shopping facilities are available at nearby Davidsons Mains and Craigleith Retail Park. Schooling is well represented from nursery to senior level and Telford College is close by.

Recreational amenities include pleasant walks by the River Almond to Cramond along Silverknowes esplanade and also golf course and leisure clubs/sports centres.

Other popular areas in the vicinity are Granton, Craigleith and Easter Drylaw.