The current trend in the greater Port Elizabeth is the young couples and professionals are investing in the suburbs of the town. This can be attributed to the proximity of that Port Elizabeth is one of the country’s main commercial and manufacturing hubs.
Driving through the middle upper-class suburb of Overbaakens one can see why it is such an appealing suburb. Modern homes, high-density townhouse complexes, estates and apartment complexes sketch a picture of wellness. There are still numerous pockets of land that are currently being developed which means property values will continue to increase which may also be a factor buyers consider the suburb as a residential address.
The architectural styles vary from classic conventional to modern and trendsetting styles.
The suburb has quick convenient access to the industrial suburb of Sydenham and the harbour. The suburb is also close to the airport which makes travel convenient for the executives.
There are several reputable schools close to and in the suburb namely Willow Academy Religious Private School, Herbert Hurd Primary School, New High School and West View High School.
With the banks of the Baakens River not too far one may see the suburb expand to the banks of the river and add a new standard in property values for the suburb.
If one has enjoyed the beach for the day and commercial entertainment is on the cards there are several venues to visit in malls and some of the fine cuisines that the town is renowned for and remember to enjoy the fresh fish.
The suburb is surrounded by prestigious suburbs which is part of the reason why property values after stable and rising.
One must also keep in mind that some large automotive and support engineering is a source of household income for a large community.