Neighbourhood Overview - Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

Known as The Friendly City, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) is the Eastern Cape’s capital city, offering a host of property and lifestyle opportunities. 

A city with many names - Die Baai, The Windy City, the Friendly City, Ibhayi - Gqeberha, or Port Elizabeth as it was formerly known, is a bustling seaport city with incredible year-round weather and ample property options for all kinds of buyers.

In terms of lifestyle, Gqeberha boasts a laidback atmosphere where locals enjoy some of the best watersport spots along its incredible coastline. Algoa Bay is regarded as one of the best sailing venues in the world, while scuba diving is of world-class quality with beautiful reefs, shipwrecks, fish, and colourful coral species. 

Residents have a plethora of entertainment and shopping facilities to choose from including Walmer Park, Greenacres, and the fairly new Bay West shopping centre.  

The city is geared towards those that enjoy an active lifestyle with facilities catering to cricket, rugby union, athletics, association football, field hockey, and many other sports. 

Popular suburbs in Gqeberha are:

  • Summerstrand/bay area
  • Lorraine
  • Humewood
  • Newton park
  • Milpark
  • Sunridge Park
  • Marigold Park
  • Fairview
  • Walmer 

Schools in Gqeberha

  • Greenwood Primary School
  • Erica Girls' Primary School
  • Hoërskool D.F. Malherbe

Property in Gqeberha

3 bedroom house for sale in Lorraine Manor

A low-maintenance property with beautiful gardens in Lorraine Manor. This very well-built home has only had one family living in it.

It is a corner plot and very well looked after.

3 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom | R1,999,000 | Click here for the full listing details

7 bedroom house for sale in Weybridge Park

Massive opportunity to own this double volume functional, fitted, renovated, and fully furnished property - all Inclusive deal

7 Bedroom | 6 Bathroom | R3,995,000 | Click here for the full listing details

3 bedroom house for sale in Kamma Ridge

Set in a green landscaped sunny garden for kids and animals to roam, this low maintenance property offers beautiful open plan living areas with a welcoming warm feel and functional flow.

3 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom | R2,595,000 | Click here for the full listing details

2 bedroom apartment for sale in Walmer

This top-floor apartment with a north facing and south facing balcony offering stunning views and outdoor relaxation is compact, stylish and contemporary. A lock-up-go home on two levels for a modern couple or single. The efficient kitchen flows easily into the living room and upstairs between the two bedrooms is a space ideal as a small office or intimate chat area.

2 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | R1,230,000 | Click here for the full listing details

4 bedroom house for sale in Theescombe

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life to your own home? Look no further.

This stunning property is a rare find in a highly sought-after estate.

This enchanting family home can arguably be described as the very best of the best. Magnificent... Immaculate... Masterpiece...

4 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom | R9,950,000 | Click here for the full listing details

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