Balmedie offers a picturesque location 5 miles from Aberdeen city centre.
The village features a popular beach which is borderd by an extensive dune system that stretches 14 miles and is home to a large array of wildlife. The sand dune system is the fifth largest in Britain.
Balmedie has a primary school, library and sports centre and a range of housing options. It is also well connected to Aberdeen, and Ellon, Fraserburgh and Peterhead north of the village.