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Come stay in East London, Eastern Cape

Living in the Eastern Cape is like being on holiday all year round. It has a tremendous diversity of climates and has more ‘sunshine’ days than any other South African province. This is why the Eastern Cape is one of the world’s top surfing destinations.

East London lies on the Buffalo River, the only river port city in South Africa, and it has one of the most attractive stretches of white beaches along the seaboard.

The sandy Sunshine Coast, East London, is known for its surfing and swimming beaches such as Kidd’s Beach which extends to Port Elizabeth. Its rocky shoreline is popular among fishermen, while Nahoon Reef, Queensbury Bay, Yellowsands Point and Eastern Beach are the surf spots.

Houses for sale in East London

East London is the second largest industrial centre in the province and is heavily dependent on the motor manufacturing industry, such as Daimler Chrysler which is located next to the harbour.

East London has its own small national airport, just 10km from the city centre and has daily flights to all major South African cities.

Residential property in East London have picked up speed in the past few months due to an improvement in stock availability. Young families buy homes priced up to R1.2 million which offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and depending on the area, may include upgrades such as a swimming pool. Those who are looking to be closer to high schools target homes in the R1.2 million to R1.8 million price brackets.

At the lower end of the market, the number of young first-time buyers is also increasing, and townhouses with two/three bedrooms and two bathrooms are in high demand.

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There is also an increase in the developments market, with developers showing renewed interest in the market, such as:

Cypraea Sands Estate

Cypraea Sands Lifestyle Estate is situated at the gateway of the renowned Wild Coast. This estate is eco-friendly, designed for refined yet casual coastal living with private beach access. Houses for sale start from R2.385 million.

It also has a retirement village, Cypraea Sands Seniors Village, with life rights units and full medical care.

Gonubie Palms

Gonubie Palms offers one, two and three bedroom flats with modern finishes; a unique environment with the flats overlooking dams and landscaped gardens providing peace and tranquility.

There are also free standing houses, architecturally designed with superb finishes inside and out, priced from R750,000 to R955,000. The estate offers a community lifestyle with children playing freely.

Calypso Gardens

Calypso Gardens in Haven Hills is close to transport routes, shopping malls, amenities and a garden nursery. It is few minutes from Vincent Park, Hemingways Casino and Frere Hospital. All homes are move-in ready and feature full kitchens with stove and oven and all bedrooms have built-in cupboards. Price ranges from R491,200 to R789,450.

There are many vacant lands for sale in East London especially in Beacon Bay, Cove Rock, Gonubie on the Gonubie River and in Morgans Bay. Most of the plots have lovely sea/river/lagoon views and is surrounded with indigenous bush.

Farms for sale in East London

Kwelera is a beautiful part of the world, heavily endowed with coastal forest as it is a village. Because of its elevated position it has spectacular views of the coast. It is quite a popular area for those who are looking to buy a holiday or retirement home, particularly on the river mouth. The seaside town, Cintsa, is just 30 minutes’ drive away.


Eastern Cape’s climate is ideal for the production of pineapples, tomatoes, tea and chicory. This is a great livestock farming area; it is the country’s premier livestock region and presents excellent opportunities for meat, leather and wool processing.

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