Ferniehill is a popular residential area with good public transport links to the City Centre and surrounding areas. The area also has easy access to the City Bypass and The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
The area is well catered for with primary and secondary schools and there are a variety of recreational facilities available.
There is a choice of local shops and a Morrisons Supermarket on Gilmerton Road. In addition Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, Asda Hypermarket, Fort Kinnaird Retail Park and Straiton Retail Park are all within easy reach providing excellent shopping facilities.