Gonubie is a seaside town located in East London. The suburb falls within the Buffalo City municipality at the mouth of the Gqunube River which roughly translates to the Bramble River and is also an indication to the vegetation in the region which is Royena.
The setting of the suburb is tranquil and is lauded as a more upmarket type of suburb which translates to stable and good growth in the property market.
The beach is a Blue Flag beach with grass covered sand dunes adding to the appealing aesthetics of the suburb. White beaches and warm waters are always a tourist attraction and Gonubie beach is set in a natural picture post card.
Property values are driven by demand for firstly residential property and then by tourists looking for a fixed holiday destination. The suburb is sought after for its location and proximity to these tourist destinations. These tourist destinations include East London Coast Nature Reserve, Kwelera Coastal Nature Reserve, Nelson Mandela Museum, Strandloper Hiking Trail and the Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance.
With favourable weather conditions almost all year round, it means the suburb always has its fair share of tourists adding to the high demand for property.
The suburb has a mall to cater for permanent residents as well as the almost permanent holiday guests, called Hemingways Mall.
Towns which are close to Gonubie and add further to the value include Stutterheim, Cathcart and King Williams Town.
East London offers the economic sustainability to the suburb with its industrial, commercial and retail hubs.
Being an established suburb there are schools catering for the permanent residents. These schools include Gonubie Primary School, Gonubie Secondary School and Gonubie Christian High School.
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