Port Elizabeth at a glance
Port Elizabeth property: A profile of Port Elizabeth property from a buyer’s perspective, with information on facilities, attractions and where to buy in Port Elizabeth.
Port Elizabeth Property
As the western gateway to the Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is a major tourist hub and a significant motor vehicle manufacturing centre. It is renowned for its clean, safe swimming beaches, watersport activities, pleasant climate and its proximity to South Africa’s popular malaria-free safari destinations.
A deepwater harbour and industrial development in Coega, 20 minutes from the Port Elizabeth CBD, is an economic catalyst and major boon for Port Elizabeth property, which is in greater demand than ever before.
As South Africa’s fourth largest city, Port Elizabeth features a large selection of facilities, amenities and attractions. Public transport is provided by the Algoa Bus Company and Metrorail, while the domestic Port Elizabeth Airport offers air links to all the major centres.
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and countless public and private schools provide excellent education, whereas a host of clinics and hospitals offer adequate health care.
Port Elizabeth Real Estate
Port Elizabeth real estate is characterised by some of the most affordable beachfront property in the land. Luxury apartments with spectacular sea views are amongst the most desirable high-end Port Elizabeth properties on the market today, while established multiple-bedroom family homes, with access to lagoon and sea, provide excellent growth potential and outstanding investment opportunities.
A little further back from the Indian Ocean, potential property investors are spoilt for choice. Well-maintained freehold units, stylish duplexes and spacious houses in walled gardens are also available on the market.
Prime suburban living in trendy, upmarket areas - Walmer Heights, Summerstrand and Humewood – and farms & smallholdings on the outskirts of the city come cheap at the price!
Port Elizabeth Attractions
Port Elizabeth property owners are able to enjoy a variety of attractions:
- cuddle a lion cub at the Seaview Lion Park, home to rare white lions, tigers, caracal and other wildlife
- the Bayworld Museum Complex, which includes a museum, snake park and oceanarium where daily seal and penguin performances take place
- Cape Recife Nature Reserve, which offers outstanding birding, small game, heritage sites and a circular hiking trail
- a selection of top rated golf courses at Humewood, Port Elizabeth and Walmer Golf and Country Clubs
Where to Buy in Port Elizabeth
Reasonably priced and highly desirable Port Elizabeth properties can be found in:
- Blue Water Bay
- Lovemore Heights
- Newton Park
- Walmer Heights
- Beverley Grove
- Blue Horizon Bay
- Colleen Glen
- Kamma Heights
- Kragga Kamma
- Lovemore Park
- Mill Park
- Mount Pleasant
- South End
Find out more about purchasing Port Elizabeth property by contacting a real partner at Jawitz Properties Port Elizabeth today!