Port Elizabeth is a major seaport situated in Algoa Bay where shores are lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Known as The Friendly City, it now forms part of Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) and as the Eastern Cape’s capital city, offers a host of career and lifestyle opportunities. 

When looking for a house for sale in Port Elizabeth, you’ll want to consider what is important to you – proximity to the beach, city centre or schools. There are several suburbs to consider and each offers its own unique attractions, so feel free to get in touch with our Port Elizabeth branch to get more information on where you should be looking to buy or rent Property in Port Elizabeth. 

Owning property in Port Elizabeth comes with uncongested motorways and a thriving industrial sector. The roads are very user friendly, making getting around an easy, scenic experience. Take a look at a few of the properties for sale in the area or find out more about living in PE below.

Popular areas in Port Elizabeth

Walmer, Lorraine, Summerstrand,

Areas within Port Elizabeth

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Lorraine

Lorraine is one of Port Elizabeth’s largest and fastest growing suburbs, which has resulted in the houses in Lorraine beco

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Summerstrand

Owning to its prime location, Summerstrand is one of Port Elizabeth’s most sought-after beachside suburbs. Its magnifi

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Walmer

Walmer is one of Port Elizabeth’s most established suburbs. The area is characterised by tree-lined verges and large gardens, which has res

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Explore Port Elizabeth

Water Sports

Water Sports

Reputed to be the water sport capital of SA, Port Elizabeth offers a variety of aquatic options such as ocean cruises, sailing, scuba diving, fishing and windsurfing.

History

History

For the history buffs, there’s Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial, Donkin Heritage Trail, Pearson Conservatory and 7 Castle Hill.

Nature

Nature

An abundance of nature reserves: Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve, The Cape Recife Nature Reserve, Maitlands Nature Reserve; The Island Nature Reserve and Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area are a few you can explore.

Beaches

Beaches

Other great attractions include: Bayworld, the spectacular beaches, Boardwalk Casino, Entertainment World and the city’s various galleries. 

Living in Port Elizabeth

Schools

There are a huge range of schools throughout the suburbs of Port Elizabeth. Some of the most prestigious schools include Grey High School and Victoria Park High School.

Tertiary Education

When you live in PE, you’ll have Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on your doorstep. 

Shopping

Greenacres and Walmer Park shopping centres house everything you need under one roof, but there are many smaller shopping centres, boutiques and markets scattered throughout PE. 

Healthcare

PE is home to some of the country’s top private and government-funded institutions. 

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