Lorraine is one of Port Elizabeth’s largest and fastest growing suburbs, which has resulted in the houses in Lorraine becoming increasingly sought-after. Characterised by smallholdings, townhouse developments and well kept freestanding homes, property for sale in Lorraine is residential by nature. Due to its trendy atmosphere and large selection of amenities, many young and first-time buyers choose to buy property in Lorraine.

The suburb is bordered by Charlo, Broadwood and Fairview to the east, Lovemore Heights and Theescombe to the south, Sherwood to the west, and Framesby and Sunridge to the north. Lorraine is home to many coffee shops, pubs, and sporting activities, and residents often take to the streets for a walk, run or cycle after work. One of the most appealing new property developments in Lorraine is Olive Grove in Montmedy Road, while the premium property in Lorraine can be found at Brooklands Avenue, Weybridge Drive and Woodlands Avenue in Weybridge Park. The suburb is also well positioned for business people who commute to Walmer, Newtown Park, St Georges and PE Central. Whether you’re looking for a small starter home or a mansion, browse the houses for sale in Lorraine below to find your next property.

Explore Lorraine

Sports & recreation

Sports & recreation

The suburb is home to a number of municipal parks and residents can take day trips to the Seaview Lion Park, Kragga Kamma Game Reserve and Addo Elephant Park – a diverse wildlife conservation park located 50km away. The Virgin Active gym and PE Riding Club are both located in Lorraine.

Dining out

Dining out

Lorraine boasts many great restaurants and eateries, including the German Club, Coffee Society, Shanna’s Portuguese Restaurant, Little Thunder Spure and The Grove. The Pink Fig, a restaurant, tea garden and kiddies play farm, is popular with residents of all ages. 



Lorraine is in close proximity to the bright lights of Central, Summerstrand, Walmer Park Shopping Centre and the new Bay West Mall. These locations offer a number of venues that will ensure a great night out. 

Child’s play

Child’s play

Property in Lorraine is well-suited to families as the area boasts great entertainment for children, including a selection of extramural activities. It’s a short drive to Bay World and the Boardwalk, PE’s premier entertainment complex, as well as Splash Waterworld and the South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre. 

Living in Lorraine

Areas near to Lorraine

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Lorraine Primary School and a number of pre-primary schools are located in the suburb. Victoria Park High School and St. George’s College are both situated 12km away, while Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is a 30 minute drive away. 


The suburb is home to the Medicross Lorraine Gardens, Aurora Rehabilitation Hospital and Lorraine Frail Care and it’s an easy drive to Netcare Greenacres and St George’s Hospital. The new Origin Health Fairview Hospital is set to open in 2017.


A number of centres and shops can be found just a short drive from the houses in Lorraine, most notably the Garden Centre, which has a Virgin Active gym, Woolworths and Pick ‘n Pay amongst its tenants.


Various main routes can easily be accessed, including Circular Drive and Willow Road to the east, Kragga Kamma Road to the North and Welcome Avenue in the south from which Seaview can be accessed. Port Elizabeth International Airport is 20 minutes’ drive away. 

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