Shandon is a Conservation area of Edinburgh, which lies in the southwest side of the city, approximately 3 miles from the city centre. Shandon is well served with local shops, Asda Superstore, bars and restaurants, with leisure facilities available at the Fountainpark Leisure Complex on Dundee Street.
Craiglockhart Sports & Tennis Centre in Colinton Road also near the Harrison Parks, Union Canal and Edinburgh Quay. Good schooling can be found at primary and secondary levels within the vicinity, George Watson's College and Rudolf Steiner School.
The area is also convenientl for access to Edinburgh Business Park, South Gyle Station and the city by-pass which provides links to Edinburgh Airport and other major road networks. There are regular public transport services by which to travel to the city centre and many surrounding areas.