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East London at a glance

Why buy a property in East London?

There are numerous reasons why one should consider buying property in East London. East London is a pleasantly laid back little city with lovely beaches and great surf.

With pretty little seaside resorts stretching out to the north eventually culminating in the fabulously scenic Wild Coast, where you can do coastal hikes on your own or supported. Horse trails, some gentle river paddling and awesome surfing the attraction in owning East London property is easy to understand. There are also some small game farms nearby and fantastic hikes in the not too distant Hogsback Mountains.

East London has some great cultural attractions, including a wonderful natural history museum, where you can see the only dodo egg in existence. It was this museum that identified the first specimen of a coelacanth - there's a great exhibit outlining the history of this awesome prehistoric fish. Previously known only from the fossil record, it was assumed to be extinct, and is believed to be the missing link between aquatic and terrestrial animals. OK - one of the missing links - it's quite a long chain.

Property for Sale in East London

We have several listings for property for sale in East London. Please browse through our website listings if you are looking for a townhouse, cluster or house for sale in East London or any other property in East London. There are plenty of opportunities for you to invest in property in East London and our team of East London estate agents are here to help you source the perfect property.
 
Buying property in East London means you are buying property in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. East London is located midway between Cape Town and Durban and is the Eastern Cape’s second biggest city (after Port Elizabeth) 
 
The city is a firm favourite for holidaymakers and families alike due to the fact that houses for sale in East London afford certain closeness to the beautiful Eastern Cape coastline with its long beaches, lagoons and nature reserves. Our portfolio of houses and properties for sale or for rent in East London includes apartments, townhouses, flats and houses.
 
Browse through our available properties to learn more about owning your own piece of real estate in East London.
 
East London has all the facilities you'd expect in medium sized South African city - good hotels, sufficient shopping opportunities, yummy restaurants and an airport - while still retaining the sleepy charm of a village.

East London Attractions and Places of Interest

Nahoon Beach

Nahoon Beach is part of the pristine Buffalo City coastline that encompasses secluded beaches and an estuary offering mild to wild experiences. Perfect for simply soaking up the sun or extreme big wave surfing, kite surfing, short hikes and fly fishing in the estuary. Join the team at Jonginenge Eco Education, or call a surf school and learn to catch the waves at this legendary spot.

Dassie Trail - Hiking Trail in Nahoon

This easy trail in the Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve is a fantastic walk for families. The Dassie Trail starts at the
Visitor Centre and wanders through forest to an open area of mud flats fringed with mangrove trees. Most of the trail is on a boardwalk with information boards and tree labels adding to the experience. Keen birders should keep an eye open for the Narina Trogon.

Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve is open on weekdays from 09:00 – 16:00. Entrance is free. Duration: 1 hour Difficulty: Very easy Distance: 2 km

East London Aquarium

The East London Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in South Africa. It was opened in 1931 and strives to offer unique displays and play an active role in conserving the coastline and estuaries in the East London region. Visitors can view the migration of southern right whales, humped-back whales, and the ever-present bottle-nose dolphins through binoculars on the magnificent whale deck. There is a breeding colony of African penguins to be seen, a shark tank, a rare display of Cape pigmy clawed lobsters, as well as a rehabilitation pool with injured marine animals, including turtles, seals, dolphins, and gannets.

East London Golf Club in Stirling

Set on fairways steeped in history, the top-rated East London Golf Course is regarded as a delightful playing experience on a course every golfer should play. Many champions have walked the fairways and teed off in South Africa’s Championship Tournaments here.

The East London Golf Club hosted the SA Open six times and is a regular home for National and Regional Championships, Seniors and Nomads Tournaments. East London Golf Club is one of the oldest and most established golf clubs in the country. The traditional course layout is set amongst undulating hills, dunes and coastal indigenous scrubland. It combines both links and parkland features. A family of impala are resident on the course and you can soften spot Knysna loeries and many other species of birds.

Read more about other areas in East London:

16 Residential Homes To Let in East London

FROM R3,500 to R30,000

2 Commercial Properties For Sale in East London

FROM R1,600,000 to R4,495,000

12 Commercial Properties To Let in East London

FROM R6 to R45,000

East London in the news

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