to Commercial, Private and Student Rent of Property in Port
to a quick guide to rent in Port Elizabeth. These are a few
frequently asked questions with links that will assist you
make a good choice.
main hubs are Walmer (Main Rd and Heugh Rd) and Newton Park
(Cape Rd). These are safe and convenient business zones. Square
meter price can vary defendant on the access to traffic, building/finish
quality or placement.
Suburbs of Port Elizabeth ?
First assess what your travel is centered around e.g. If you
have children at school, look at where the schools are in
Port Elizabeth and then stay near them. If you are a student
at the N.M.M.U., the suburb of choice would be Summerstrand
for student accommodation.
Summerstrand is close to the beach but can be a problem during
soccer tournaments (traffic) and if you stay to close to the
University (party noise). Town houses offer fair protection
from crime and low maintenance, suburbs Lorraine and Charlo
have many townhouse complexes.
Advisable not to rent near bushy areas, as they are susceptible
to break-ins. Staying near Cape Road can be difficult during
rush hours and congestion. Make sure you know were squatter
areas are, as these can tend to have higher crime. Walmer
does offer advantage as low costing housing is nearby for
staff. In the CBD areas (Newton Park and Walmer) it is advisable
to have secure parking.
The suburb of summerstrand is best suited for accommodation
for students. The rental ranges from, R1500 - R2000 per month
and is defendant on facilities.
the student accommodation is in the Summerstrand area
of Port Elizabeth as it offers close proximity to the Nelson
Mandela University, shops and beach entertainment areas.
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