Barnton is a well established and sought after residential location on the edge of the City. The area is well served by local retailers including a Tesco Express, Sainsbury's Local, post office, chemist and bank. High street retailers can be found in the nearby Gyle Shopping Centre and Craigleith Retail Park. Excellent schooling at all levels is available locally including Davidson Mains Primary School and The Royal High School.
The area benefits from an excellent bus service to the City Centre and is ideally located for the City Bypass and Edinburgh Airport, making it a popular choice with commuters.