The lush area of East London, known as “Buffalo City”, is situated amongst the Buffalo, Kwelera and Nahoon rivers in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, midway between Cape Town and Durban. As the Eastern Cape Province’s second largest city, the opportunities, natural surroundings and excellent schools network make East London a popular choice for those looking to settle in the province. 

The city is a firm favourite for holidaymakers and families alike as houses for sale in East London afford close proximity to the beautiful coastline with its long beaches, lagoons and nature reserves. As it is so popular amongst local and international tourists, apartments and houses to rent in East London are a hot commodity, making it anattractive location for investors. 

Our East London real estate portfolio includes apartments and houses to rent as well as commercial properties. Browse our available properties below to learn more about the perks of owning real estate in East London. 

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Explore East London

Culture

Culture

Enjoy an authentic cultural experience by taking a visit to traditional Xhosa villages or explore British, Dutch and German settlements to get a glimpse into the past. 

Activities

Activities

Set off on a day trip to the Wild Coast, an area of the Eastern Cape, which is set to become an environmental and cultural hub for local and international visitors. 

Tourism

Tourism

Unspoilt resort areas and premier ecotourism destinations in East London include Kwelera and Cintsa West/East overlooking a bay and lagoon, the small coastal village of Haga-Haga and the picturesque Morgan’s Bay.

Water Sports

Water Sports

Set on the broad Buffalo River, East London offers a myriad of opportunities for long, lazy beach days with the family, sailing, fishing and all the water sports you could imagine. 

Zoo

Zoo

The East London Zoo, Aquarium and Museum are great activities to add to your to do list. 

Living in East London

Areas near to East London

Adelaide, Alicedale, Bedford, Boknes and Cannon Rocks, Fort Beaufort, Grahamstown, Jeffreys Bay, Karoo, Kenton on Sea, Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth, Riebeeck East, St Francis Bay, Uitenhage,

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Sport

Cricket fans will enjoy days at Buffalo Park Stadium while rugby and soccer fans will be more inclined to visit the Buffalo City Stadium to support the Border Bulldogs and Blackburn Rovers respectively.

Schools

With a host of pre-primary and primary schools on your doorstep and access to high schools like Merrifield, Stirling, Claredon, Cambridge, Hudson Park Stirling and Selborne College, your brood's education needs are covered. 

Tertiary education

From East London, you have access to Walter Sisulu University, the University of Fort Hare, Rhodes and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. 

Other amenities include

The East London Airport, East London Private Hospital, Beacon Bay Life Hospital, St Dominics, St James and St Marks Hospitals, Hemingways Mall and an assortment of restaurants.

Agents operating in East London

Barbara Bezuidenhout

Barbara Bezuidenhout
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Dru Behrens

Dru Behrens
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Hanlie Bassingthwaighte

Hanlie Bassingthwaighte
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Chris Bradfield

Chris Bradfield
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Jadie Botha

Jadie Botha
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Mandy de Beyer

Mandy de Beyer
M: +27 (0) 83 653 4556
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Silvia Kessler

Silvia Kessler
M: +27 (0) 82 565 7814
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Felicity de Lange

Felicity de Lange
M: +27 (0) 76 496 9441
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Kathleen Scott

Kathleen Scott
M: +27 (0) 82 801 2539
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Janice van Wyk

Janice van Wyk
M: +27 (0) 73 183 0137
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Aubrey Tidbury

Aubrey Tidbury
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Barbara Strydom

Barbara Strydom
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Liesl Friedman

Liesl Friedman
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Marli Scheppel

Marli Scheppel
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Darren Reed

Darren Reed
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Willie Strydom

Willie Strydom
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