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Fairmilehead is a district of South Edinburgh. It lies approximately three miles due south of the city centre and borders Midlothian. The area comprises the districts of Buckstone, Caiystane, Swanston, Frogston and Winton.
The centre of the area is the crossroads between Buckstone Terrace/Biggar Road and Frogston Road/Oxgangs Road. There is a bank and a shop at the crossroads, as well as Fairmilehead Parish Church, which is a parish church of the Church of Scotland. This area is known for containing some of the most expensive houses in Edinburgh, with an average home value of £362,798 and the most expensive streets being Frogston Road West (average £810,885), Margaret Rose Loan (£595,298) and Galachlaw Shot (£586,754).
The area is represented by:
- Scottish Parliament by Gordon MacDonald MSP (Scottish National Party),
- British Parliament by Ian Murray MP (Labour),
- On the City of Edinburgh Council by Cllr Elaine Aitken (Conservative), Cllr Jason Rust (Conservative) and Cllr Richard Lewis (SNP)