In the 'hood, Woodlands as a destination

Tucked in amongst other residential suburbs like Goldwater, Weybridge Park and Lorraine, Woodlands lies just south of the N2 and minutes from the centre of Port Elizabeth despite being in the 'burbs'. Woodlands is a quiet suburb with neat verges, wide, wooded streets and bungalows lacking ostentation - in much the same way that the city forsakes any affectation - something of a 'landmark' Port ... cont.

245 Circular Drive, Woodlands, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Mongoose Manor

FROM Cape Town SIDE on the N2
• Take Bramlin/Lorraine turnoff as you enter PE
• At T-junction turn right into Samantha Way
• Keep in left lane -pass through the first robots
• At the (next set of robots) T-junction turn right into Kragga Kamma
• At the first set of robots (bridge) turn left into Circular Drive
• First house on the left is Mongoose Manor. (No 245)

• Continue on N2 going around PE towards Cape Town
• Take the Kragga Kamma off-ramp
• About 100m from the off-ramp cross over to the far LEFT at the scissors junction and continue on Kragga Kamma Road
• Pass the shopping centre on your left continue on Kragga Kamma - starts going downhill
• At the robots - turn left into CIRCULAR DRIVE
• 80 m - first house on the left is 245 Circular Drive (has a wall and Mongoose Manor painted at the entrance)

• Exit the airport and turn left – cross the railway line continue to Heugh Road.
• At the robots – left into Heugh Road and continue for a long while look for the Builders Warehouse shopping area on your left (Heugh Road becomes Buffelsfontein Road)
• Pass the shopping center (17th Ave on your right) and at the next road (robot) turn right into Walter which becomes Carrington
• Continue down Carington (it has some turns and curves) until the T-junction with Circular Drive
• Turn left into Circular Drive and continue until the last house on your right No. 245 Circular Drive

Amenities in the area

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  • Bank and/or ATM (2 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (4 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (4 km)
  • Laundromat (4 km)
  • Post Office (4 km)
  • Shopping Mall (4 km)
  • Car Hire (6 km)
  • Airport (12 km)


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