Uitenhage at a glance
Uitenhage property: A profile of Uitenhage property from a buyer’s perspective, with information on facilities, attractions and where to buy in Uitenhage.
Established in 1804, the bustling town of Uitenhage is situated just 35 kilometres inland from Port Elizabeth. It lies across the picturesque foothills of the Winterhoek Mountains and is characterised by magnificent gardens and well-preserved colonial architecture.
In addition to its rural charm, Uitenhage serves as both agricultural and industrial centres. It’s home to the largest automotive manufacturing plant on the continent - the VW plant - as well as the Goodyear tyre factory and various automotive component manufacturers.
The town is within 45 kilometres of the world-famous Addo Elephant Park and is an easy drive to a range of wilderness areas, providing Uitenhage property owners with a range of options for hiking, horse riding, angling, birding and mountain biking.
Uitenhage residents have access to a wide range of shopping malls – including the Levyvale, Fairbridge Heights, Mosel and Penford shopping centres. The town is home to a number of good schools and to the Eastcape Midlands College. The Uitenhage Provincial and Netcare Cuyler Hospitals, as well as the Middle Street, Cuyler and Rosedale Clinics, provide high-quality healthcare.
Uitenhage Real Estate
Uitenhage real estate options range from modern and reasonably priced townhouses in gated communities, to family homes with gardens and swimming pools. Commercial properties in the town centre and multiple-hectare smallholdings and farms. Uitenhage also provides excellent investment opportunities, with land available for development into lifestyle estates. Prime Uitenhage properties - located just a 20-minute drive from the beaches of Port Elizabeth - are also on the market at a fraction of the cost of coastal real estate.
Among the many attractions for Uitenhage property owners are
- the nearby Addo Elephant Park, which offers malaria-free game viewing, bird watching and the opportunity to walk with the gentle giants of the bush
- the Cuyler Manor Cultural Museum, which is the beautifully restored manor house of an erstwhile British officer and offers a glimpse into a bygone era
- the Old Railway Station Museum, which showcases Victorian railway equipment and steam locomotives
Where to Buy in Uitenhage
Attractive Uitenhage properties can be found in
- Fairbridge Heights
- De Mist
- Scheepers Heights
- Strelitzia Park
- Van Riebeeck Heights
- Vanes Estate
- Upper Central
- Winterhoek Park
Find out more about purchasing Uitenhage property by contacting a real partner at Jawitz Properties Uitenhage today.