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06

Nov2017

Likweti ON SHOW 26 November

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Own the Outdoors. Live at Likweti. On SHOW this Sunday the 26th of November. Come and see for yourself! Call Chas Everitt agent, Richard on 072 382 7627 or Ivan on 084 504 2021 to make an appointment! See more details below -... Read More
November 6, 2017admin
Giraffe at Likweti

30

Oct2017
A visit to Likweti Estate is sure to impress, with so much on the go, this bushveld farm just outside of White River is growing into one of the most spectacular and sought after residential estate’s in the Lowveld. The new owners of Likweti’s fifth show house have just moved in ... Read More
October 30, 2017admin
Coffee Koppie at Likweti

20

Sep2017

Likweti Lookouts

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There’s no doubt that a good lookout point will make you feel like you’re on top of the world! At Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, residents are spoilt for choice with a large selection of very special lookout points, each offering their ... Read More
September 20, 2017admin
Likweti Lifestyle

20

Sep2017
Hike up a hill, explore the bushveld, climb a tree, breathe the wild air or gaze at the stars! These are just some of the fun activities residents at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate get to experience by simply stepping out of their front door. Life at Likweti Estate is all about ... Read More
September 20, 2017admin
Likweti house for sale

28

Aug2017
There is a special place conveniently situated in the heart of the Lowveld, between Nelspruit and White River where residents live in harmony with nature. A place where homeowners can explore 765 hectares of natural bushveld while free-roaming plains game frequent the areas around them, allowing residents to view the ... Read More
August 28, 2017admin
Likweti Plains

02

Aug2017

Share your home with nature

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Ideally situated between Nelspruit and White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has become known as one of South Africa’s most unique residential estates. With 765 hectares of open space to explore, Likweti Estate offers residents a combination of breathtaking views, free roaming plains game, natural bushveld and a working macadamia farm. ... Read More
August 2, 2017admin
Stand 29 at Likweti under construction

05

Jul2017
A brand new family home is currently under construction on stand 29 at Likweti Hills, the successful first phase of development at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. This 393m2 show home, set on a spacious one hectare stand is for sale and can be bought during construction, allowing the new owner ... Read More
July 5, 2017admin
Likweti Fathers Day

13

Jun2017
The weekend that celebrates all things dad is upon us. Let’s face it, dad is always there when we need him. He always comes home with a smile on his face and no matter how old he gets, he still lives like he’s 16.... Read More
June 13, 2017admin
Pro Life Pet Rescue Rehabilitation & Adoption Agency

10

Jun2017
Looking for things to do in the Lowveld with your family? At Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, we're all about family. Here's a few our suggestions: 1. A Day in the Sun Riverside Park not only offers some of the best shopping and dining destinations but is also home to the amazing Mafunyane ... Read More
June 10, 2017admin
Likweti Hills at Likweti Estate

21

May2017
Positioned in the heart of the Lowveld’s famed macadamia belt, just outside White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is one of South Africa’s most unique residential estates. With 765 hectares of open space to explore, Likweti Estate offers residents ... Read More
May 21, 2017admin
likweti flower

04

May2017
Mother Nature, she’s in the tapestry of low lying grasslands, rocky outcrops and natural bushveld that make up the magnificent panoramic views at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. We like to believe she lives at Likweti and we are in awe of her beauty here every single day. She’s ... Read More
May 4, 2017admin
Likweti-Plains-1

30

Mar2017
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate’s first phase, Likweti Hills is 80% sold and the developers are proud to announce the launch of Likweti Plains, a second phase of spacious one hectare stands. Set within a large area of savannah-like bushveld where plains game roam ... Read More
March 30, 2017admin
Stand 23 Likweti

17

Mar2017

View of Legogote | Stand 23

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Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate’s 5th Show House – also sold off plan, this house faces north and has natural bushveld right on its doorstep coupled with a breath-taking view of macadamia orchards and Legogote Mountain! Designed by local architect, Esias Bosch, ... Read More
March 17, 2017admin
Stand-29-Likweti

17

Mar2017
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate’s sixth show home is about to be built on this rapidly growing wildlife estate near White River. With building commencing in early April, it is already generating a great deal of interest. The 393m2 property, set on a spacious ... Read More
March 17, 2017admin
Likweti Macadamia Orchard

17

Mar2017
The first of its kind in South Africa, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a residential estate on both a wildlife reserve as well as a working macadamia farm. A few years ago, this rapidly growing residential estate came up with a unique and innovative way to create income that could ... Read More
March 17, 2017admin
Likweti Estate

11

Mar2017
It has been said that time spent with family is worth every second. At Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, you can make every second worthwhile with a refreshingly different lifestyle for you and your family to enjoy. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is place where children can explore the ... Read More
March 11, 2017admin
Sias Bosch Lowveld Home

25

Feb2017
South African Designer, Esias Bosch is the founder of EB Architects (Pty) Ltd in White River, Mpumalanga. Having grown up in the Lowveld and returning home to open his firm, Bosch has a distinct understanding of the Lowveld climate and lifestyle making him the ideal professional to provide us with ... Read More
February 25, 2017admin
Likweti Estate 80% Sold

17

Feb2017

Likweti Estate is set to succeed

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With just over 80% of Likweti Estate’s first phase already sold, the estate will soon be  launching an exciting new phase of limited one hectare stands offering space and tranquillity in the sought after wildlife estate. Located just outside of White ... Read More
February 17, 2017admin
Lowveld home at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

07

Feb2017

Likweti’s Phase One 80% Sold

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The first of its kind in South Africa, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate offers a chance to own a bush home on both a wildlife reserve as well as a working macadamia farm. With just over 80% ... Read More
February 7, 2017admin
zebra

25

Nov2016
As this year comes to an end, you might be thinking about a new place to call home in 2017 or perhaps it’s time to make a lifestyle change. Either way, if there’s one thing you need to do this festive season, it’s visit Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate.... Read More
November 25, 2016admin
red-headed-weaver

23

Nov2016
With over 850 species of birds, South Africa can be a daunting prospect for any newbie birder. Where do you start and how do you get to grips with so many species of birds? While there is no simple solution, South Africa’s best birding experts have dedicated ... Read More
November 23, 2016admin
Stand 36 Likweti

22

Nov2016

Stand 35 | Watching the animals

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New house for owner at Stand 35, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate faces South East and has a very special view of a typical “Lowveld koppie”. Its verandah will be the perfect place to sit and watch giraffe and zebra go by ... Read More
November 22, 2016admin
ac8a2670

15

Nov2016
Another stunning home has just been completed at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. Designed by architect Arno Pieters from Plan Eco in Pretoria, this home is the epitome of living parallel to nature.  Built by local construction company Mackay Project Management, this eco-friendly ... Read More
November 15, 2016admin
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

07

Nov2016
What makes a wildlife estate great? What makes one wildlife estate better than another. Here are 5 things that great wildlife estates have in common... #1) Spectacular views When it comes to what separates a ... Read More
November 7, 2016admin
Likweti Lifestyle Estate

31

Oct2016
When buying property at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, you’ll need to be prepared to build more than just your dream home. With over 765 hectares of pristine bushveld at your disposal, it’s hard not to be overcome ... Read More
October 31, 2016admin
Tracking Animals

03

Oct2016
Lucky owners living at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate have the luxury of living among some of the most fascinating African wildlife. Seeing these wonderful animals by chance is wonderful, but tracking them successfully poses a much more rewarding adventure experience and offers a fantastic opportunity for your children ... Read More
October 3, 2016admin
Development Shows, Likweti Grows!

09

Sep2016
With almost 50% of the phase one stands now sold at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, this eco-sensitive wildlife estate is fast becoming one of the Lowveld’s most sought after residential estates. Ideally situated between White River and Nelspruit, with access from the Curlews Road, Likweti Estate is ... Read More
September 9, 2016admin
Nyala

01

Sep2016
They might not be part of the Big 5, Fat 3 or any other “wildlife collection”, but that doesn’t matter because South Africa’s antelopes don’t need a catch name to be impressive. Antelopes of all shapes and sizes are found across the country, from the Gemsbok of ... Read More
September 1, 2016admin
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17

Aug2016

Stand 28 | Likweti Estate

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Likweti Estate’s third show house was sold before construction was even completed. The owner fell in love with the idea of living on a wildlife estate and purchased this exquisite 400m2 family home halfway through the construction process, allowing her to choose the final finishing touches and move ... Read More
August 17, 2016admin
Spring Time

08

Aug2016
It’s time to throw off the winter blankets and embrace springtime in the Lowveld and all the wonders it brings with it! From the flush of new life that follows those first real rains, to the arrival of summer migrants and reptiles waking from their slumber. How ... Read More
August 8, 2016admin
Likweti-House-Plan

05

Aug2016
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate’s fourth show home was also sold just after construction had begun. The owners had the opportunity to choose their own unique finishes touches and even make some small changes to the plan to suit their needs.  The 400m2 ... Read More
August 5, 2016admin
Sunrise

30

Jul2016
Waking up before the sun might send shivers down your spine, but when the reason for this is capturing a show stopping sunrise at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate you’ll be up like a jack in the box. Coffee packed and camera charged, the only problem is choosing which ... Read More
July 30, 2016admin
Dare to dream at Likweti

30

Jun2016

Do you dare to dream?

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Can you see yourself in a beautifully designed home, surrounded by nature, with giraffes as your neighbours? In a place where you have the freedom to explore and precious memories are made every day? Are you looking for your own slice of the ‘Lowveld Lifestyle’, combining outdoor living ... Read More
June 30, 2016admin
Live at Likweti Estate

24

Jun2016
Located on the Curlews Road, just a short drive from White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a unique residential property set within 765 hectares of natural Bushveld. One of the most beautiful areas in the Lowveld,  Likweti Estate offers residents the best of both worlds: the ... Read More
June 24, 2016admin
Winter-at-Likweti-Estate

10

Jun2016
Winter brings the urge for snuggling up in a blanket, while sipping on a warm drink and toasting your toes by the fire. Oh yes! This is undeniably one great way of spending a winter’s day at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, but as the average winter day ... Read More
June 10, 2016admin
Likweti-Picture-Perfect

07

Jun2016
Whether you walk or drive through Likweti Estate, what you’ll see is simply picture perfect! From panoramic views of ... Read More
June 7, 2016admin
Kitchen-Herb-Garden-1

17

May2016
Nothing stimulates the senses quite like nature. Whether it is the feel of textured bark, the smell of freshly cut grass, or the vivid colours of meadow flowers, nature has its own special way of making your feel alive. But why leave it all behind when you go ... Read More
May 17, 2016admin
Hot Air Balloon

21

Apr2016
Whether you call it one or not, most of us have a ‘bucket list’ of some sort! A tick list of dreams, goals or ambitions we would like to accomplish in our lifetime. Some involve journeys to far off lands, others involve learning a new skill or ... Read More
April 21, 2016admin
Scenic Drive Mpumalanga

08

Apr2016
While it may be hard to take yourself away from Likweti and all that the 765 hectare Estate has to offer. Its prime setting in the heart of Mpumalanga’s Lowveld makes Likweti Estate the ideal location from which to explore the province. Here are five of the ... Read More
April 8, 2016admin
House-for-sale-at-Likweti-E

08

Apr2016
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is fast becoming one of the Lowveld's most sought after residential wildlife estates. With 765 ha of unspoilt natural bushveld and free roaming plains game, it's no wonder almost half of the spacious one hectare properties in phase one have already been sold.... Read More
April 8, 2016admin
Wildlife at Likweti Estate

22

Feb2016

For the love of living

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Located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Lowveld and only a short drive away from White River and Nelspruit,  Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a unique residential property set within 765 hectares of natural Bushveld, offering prospective residents the best of both worlds: the conveniences ... Read More
February 22, 2016admin
Likweti Giraffe

19

Feb2016
When you arrive home, all your stress has just disappeared - this is how Bart and Peggy Roef, residents at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate describe how they feel when driving home through Likweti Estate. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is an eco-sensitive residential estate located on the Curlews ... Read More
February 19, 2016admin
Likweti estate (44)

28

Jan2016
According to Greg Bisaro and Ivan Parnell, Master Agent's at Chas Everitt International Property Group, Likweti Estate is currently one of the top investment opportunities in the Lowveld. Ideally situated between Nelspruit and White River, Likweti ... Read More
January 28, 2016admin
Likweti-Lifestyle

15

Jan2016
Wishing your life away in anticipation of the next vacation is something we can all be guilty of. But with the average person only having 50 vacations in their lifetime, shouldn’t we be doing more with the 25,000 days in between?... Read More
January 15, 2016admin
African-Pygmy-Kingfisher

15

Jan2016
A beautiful African Pygmy-Kingfisher recently visited Likweti Lodge when he accidentally flew into a window. Jaco Hattingh of Likweti Lodge was lucky enough to spot the little bird in need and was able to rescue him from his dizzy flight. Just a few minutes later, the small ... Read More
January 15, 2016admin
Eastern-Nicator-Heinrich-Hu

26

Dec2015
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. Shortly after sunrise on a beautiful December morning I was listing birds while parked on a ridge in the south of the estate. The view before me was absolutely stunning with well-wooded ... Read More
December 26, 2015admin
Christmas

23

Nov2015
Living in the Lowveld means we are surrounded by nature. Whether it is the misty mountains, rolling grasslands or wild bushveld, nature is an integral part of the ‘Lowveld Lifestyle’. So why not let nature be the inspiration for your Christmas theme too! Here are five ways you ... Read More
November 23, 2015admin
Property at Likweti Estate

01

Nov2015
The frantic pace of modern world means most of us are frazzled by the end of the working week. Thankfully at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate residents can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and allow nature to recharge their batteries by stimulating each and every one ... Read More
November 1, 2015admin
Osprey

23

Oct2015
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. I was at the entrance gate shortly after 06:00 on Wednesday 21st October. My plan was to update the Likweti bird list and of course I had to have a compulsory mug ... Read More
October 23, 2015admin
Likweti Estate

23

Oct2015
When it comes to choosing the perfect location for your forever home don’t just listen to the people selling the Estate, listen to those who are already living there. This is what Likweti residents have to say. “If ... Read More
October 23, 2015admin
South Africa

23

Sep2015
The 24th of September marks Heritage Day, a day where we celebrate the diverse cultures that make up our ‘Rainbow Nation’ and make South Africa such a unique place to live. Here are our top ten reasons why South Africa stands out:... Read More
September 23, 2015admin
Mocking Cliff Chat

21

Sep2015
Likweti Lodge has a very confiding  pair of Mocking Cliff-Chats (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris)  that have taken up residence. As the name implies, these birds normally have their home on cliffs, often nesting in caves. Man has assisted here as the pair assume that the lodge buildings are cliffs and ... Read More
September 21, 2015admin
Scaly Throated Honeyguide

21

Sep2015
A Scaly-throated Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in September, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Likweti Estate is always full of surprises and I would not expect anything new at this stage of the game, but ... Read More
September 21, 2015admin
House for sale near White River

11

Sep2015
Dream of waking up to panoramic views of unspoilt bushveld, of entertaining guests while watching giraffe from your beautifully crafted terrace, or living in a luxurious home expertly designed to compliment its breath-taking surroundings?... Read More
September 11, 2015admin
Stand-39-1

06

Sep2015
Stand 39 at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a central stand with arguably one of the best views of the Lowveld. Its unique aspect channels the eye through granite hills, which bathed in the golden glow of the afternoon sunlight frame the rich tapestry of unspoiled bushveld and distant orchards ... Read More
September 6, 2015admin
Lizard at Likweti Estate

01

Sep2015
Winter in the Lowveld is relatively mild. Even so, the long dark evenings, cold mornings and the unbearable dust make most us wish that spring would hurry along. So what are the signs that spring is returning to the Lowveld? #1: The refreshing first real rain... Read More
September 1, 2015admin
Likweti Estate makes perfect sense

25

Aug2015
It's the freedom of space offered by the 360 degree panoramic views of unspoilt bushveld which make Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate the ideal setting for your new home. Perfectly situated between Mbombela, White River ... Read More
August 25, 2015admin
Orange-breasted Waxbill.

17

Aug2015
An Orange-breasted Waxbill was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in August, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Small and Precious Early on an August morning I was listing birds on fabulous Likweti whilst parked next ... Read More
August 17, 2015admin
Save Water

13

Aug2015
South Africa is facing a water crisis. Already a water poor country, by 2025 demand for water is set to outstrip supply. With South African’s becoming more environmentally aware and open to green technology, could a ‘Water Revolution’ save South Africa from an impending drought?... Read More
August 13, 2015admin
Likweti Bushveld Estate

03

Aug2015
As the sun goes down and the antelope retreat into the bush, a new cast of characters claim Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate as their own. They are more elusive than their daytime counterparts, sticking to the shadows and keeping to themselves. Those who live at Likweti Bushveld Farm ... Read More
August 3, 2015admin
Wild Jasmine

14

Jul2015
With over 24,000 species of indigenous plants in South Africa, the big question is why would anyone plant an exotic? Yet people have and many still do, which is why some of South Africa’s most exquisite indigenous plants are being pushed to the brink of extinction. Being out ... Read More
July 14, 2015admin
Heart of the Lowveld

03

Jul2015
It’s not favouritism. Nor is it bragging. The Lowveld is one of the most beautiful places in South Africa. That’s why we believe that Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, with its granite hills, natural bushveld and free roaming plains game is the perfect place for you to call home.... Read More
July 3, 2015admin
Likweti Estate

03

Jul2015
Perfectly situated amidst the triangle of Mbombela, White River and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has all the convenience attached to urban living on its doorstep. What makes this residential estate particularly remarkable is that homeowners will experience this convenience in conjunction with the ... Read More
July 3, 2015admin
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

26

Jun2015
It is the diverse ecosystems found within the Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate that make it a biodiversity hotspot. The rocky granite outcrops, low lying grasslands and lush riverfront vegetation provides homes for over 200 species of birds, 34 different mammal species, countless reptiles and the lucky residents of the first ... Read More
June 26, 2015admin
Greater Honeyguide by Jacques de Villiers

16

Jun2015
The Greater Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in June, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares some interesting information about this beautiful bird.  The male bird is distinctive with a pink bill, white cheek and black throat. The female is less distinctive. What ... Read More
June 16, 2015admin
Macadamia at Likweti

29

May2015
To live in a wildlife estate, surrounded by natural bushveld, amongst free roaming game normally costs a small fortune in monthly levies. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has come up with a unique and innovative way of assisting homeowners in alleviating their monthly levies. By converting 20 hectares ... Read More
May 29, 2015admin
Local Snake Expert Jason Stewart

18

May2015
Mpumalanga is home to some 75 species of snakes, many of which are found at Likweti Estate occasionally, but luckily only seven of these are considered dangerous to humans. Snakes are a vital part of nature and are responsible for keeping many other animal numbers at bay, but this doesn't ... Read More
May 18, 2015admin
Likweti Estate

06

May2015
Described as an eco-sensitive residential estate, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has a discerning awareness for nurturing the natural environment and the earth’s need for protection. Located on 700 hectares of unspoilt Lowveld Bushveld, we work hard to ensure that the residential development merges seamlessly into the unspoilt backdrop. Architects and landscapers ... Read More
May 6, 2015admin
Own the Outdoors. Live at Likweti.

06

May2015
By combining the best elements of luxury estate living with a bushveld farm lifestyle, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has created a one-of-a-kind package that sets it apart. Within close proximity to both ... Read More
May 6, 2015admin
African Paradise-Flycatcher

06

May2015
The African paradise-flycatcher couple, which is commonly found at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, is truly a magnificent example of a modern relationship where both partners share tasks and responsibilities. The female flycatcher even lends a beak when it comes to nest construction and the two make sure ... Read More
May 6, 2015admin
Light Bulbs

15

Apr2015
Load Shedding in the Lowveld, here's our list of things you can do while the lights are out: 1. Experiment with photography in the dark.  Light trails from the lights of the car's that pass by are a ... Read More
April 15, 2015admin
Large Spotted Genet

13

Apr2015
Our local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares a lovely story from his most recent bird watching trip at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. It was early morning at Likweti when I decided a coffee break was needed to sharpen my senses whilst listing birds by sound and sight.  ... Read More
April 13, 2015admin
Scrub Hare

01

Apr2015
With Easter weekend just around the corner shops are filled with Easter eggs and furry little Easter bunnies. Here at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate we have our own resident bunny that goes by the name of scrub hare. The scrub hare (Lepus saxatilis) has a soft grizzled-grey ... Read More
April 1, 2015admin
House-for-sale-at-Likweti-4

16

Mar2015

Stand 25 | Likweti Estate

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The first show house built at Likweti Estate, this modern, 4 bedroom house has breath-taking panoramic views of the Bushveld. This trendy 400 square metre home has been built on a spacious one ... Read More
March 16, 2015admin
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

06

Mar2015
The Lowveld truly has one of the best climates in the country and is as close to an endless summer as you will ever get. Hot summer days are perfect for fun around the pool or leisure reading under a tree while winters are mild and very tolerable.... Read More
March 6, 2015admin
Half Collared Kingfisher

03

Mar2015
Likweti Estate's birding list is growing rapidly and has just fewer than 200 species positively identified to date. According to bird expert Peter Lawson the following five special additions are well worth looking out for. Gorgeous Bush-shrike With its unmistakable crimson throat this species, formally known as Telophorus viridis, rates as one ... Read More
March 3, 2015admin
Vegetable Garden Lowveld

17

Feb2015
Many people dream of growing their own vegetables but very often just don’t know how to get started. Here are some tips that will help you get some fresh, home-grown vegetables on your table. Get it off the ground To get ... Read More
February 17, 2015admin
Simple ways to be green

05

Feb2015
Whether you deal with load shedding on a daily basis in South Africa or you just aim to be a little more green, here are some easy ways to minimize your carbon footprint, and in effect, save energy.... Read More
February 5, 2015admin
6 Reasons to live at Likweti

26

Jan2015
1. It just feels right Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is an eco-sensitive estate that takes pride in preserving the natural environment. The 765 hectares of land that is home to Likweti Bushveld Farm ... Read More
January 26, 2015admin
Likweti Giraffe

12

Dec2014
This past year has been a big one in the books for Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate and apart from securing avid buyers for just about 50% of the available properties, there have been many other achievements we are proud of. Our modern 400 sq m show house is just about complete ... Read More
December 12, 2014admin
Black Heron

03

Dec2014
The most recent sighting of the Black Heron at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate brings our total number of bird species to 191. Here's what local bird expert, Peter Lawson had to say about his most recent bird watching adventure: On the 30th November 2014 we came across ... Read More
December 3, 2014admin
warthog

24

Nov2014
Most people around the world are familiar with the coveted Big 5 of Africa. So glamorous are these majestic creatures that even trips to Kruger National Park are often scored out of five based on which of the big five were spotted. Well it’s time for Simba and his friends ... Read More
November 24, 2014admin
Family time at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

21

Nov2014
Outdoor adventures and quality time spent together in nature are the things memories are made of. The excitement of growing up amongst the animals and plants of the Lowveld as they occur in their natural environment is something every child will fondly remember. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is ... Read More
November 21, 2014admin
African Crowned Eagle

07

Nov2014
An African Crowned Eagle breeding pair have successfully hatched a chick at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate in October this year (2014). African Crowned Eagle is the most powerful eagle in Africa. It weighs in at about 4kg but is capable of killing prey of up to 20kg.  Favourite prey ... Read More
November 7, 2014admin
Macadamia Planting at Likweti

23

Oct2014
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is excited to announce its innovative new concept in estate management that will alleviate the burden of high levies on owners and tenants of the newly founded estate. Living in an environmental sensitive estate has many advantages. Apart from having the spoil of ... Read More
October 23, 2014admin
New house for sale at Likweti

10

Oct2014

The house dreams are made of

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One lucky family will soon be able to enjoy living their dream in ultimate luxury on a magnificent hill that overlooks the natural beauty of Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. The best part is, it could be your family. The 400 square metre dream house is nearing completion and all it needs ... Read More
October 10, 2014admin
Likweti Ranger Day (6)

22

Sep2014
Getting up close and personal with nature and the good old outdoors is what the most recent excursion was all about for the Grade 3’s at Uplands Prep. We had the pleasure of spending a morning in the bush with these enthusiastic children as they held a “Game Rangers ... Read More
September 22, 2014admin
Heritage Day

18

Sep2014
Heritage Day falls on a Wednesday this year (2014) and is a South African public holiday that celebrates our country’s diversity, shared cultures and everything that makes us unique. Not only do we get to enjoy a day off work or school, but we get a day to ... Read More
September 18, 2014admin
Likweti Estate

18

Sep2014
Tree expert Dyk Zeeman spent some time at Likweti to get to know the enormous diversity there is to be found here. Dyk Zeeman is regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost knowledgeable people when it comes to trees of Southern Africa. He has done every available course and has written ... Read More
September 18, 2014admin
Black-winged Stilt

09

Sep2014
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is delighted to announce the sighting of Black-winged Stilts on the property. This new specie brings the total bird sighting list at Likweti to 184 species. On 7th September a Black-winged Stilt was added to the Likweti bird list for the first time. ... Read More
September 9, 2014admin
Celebrate New Life

05

Sep2014
With spring on our doorstep the natural beauty of Likweti is ready to explode in all its splendour. As many of the hundreds of tree species are starting to show signs of new growth, so too is this exciting new phase of Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate ready to ... Read More
September 5, 2014admin
Likweti View

17

Aug2014
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is an excellent buy because of its location. Situated between the triangle of Mbombela White River, and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, it is on the doorstep of the new private Kiaat Hospital currently under construction, as ... Read More
August 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw
African-Dusky-Flycatcher

13

Aug2014
Says Peter Lawson "After all the regular birding I have done at Likweti since November, 2013 I would not have expected to be finding new birds for the growing list but Likweti is full of surprises.  On 6 August I spent a morning on the estate and picked up two additional ... Read More
August 13, 2014Megan Earnshaw
African Jacana

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Aug2014

New sighting at Likweti

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African Jacana is new for the Likweti bird list.   This lovely waterbird generally favours water lilies that it can walk on with extra long toes specifically designed for this purpose.  As it moves over the lily leaves, it turns them over looking for snails and the like on the underside.... Read More
August 8, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Red-headed Weaver

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Jul2014

Dream Weaver

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Even though Lowveld winters are relatively mild, spring’s explosion of new life still surprises one. Every dormant thing suddenly greets the world with enthusiasm and the bustle for survival begins afresh. The Red-headed Weaver illustrates this perfectly, playing the role of a master builder. Watching the male in action is fascinating. ... Read More
July 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Jul2014

… remembering Mandela

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July 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw
New House Under Construction

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Jul2014
July 3, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Jul2014
We're on show by appointment the whole of Innibos. Call Marion and her Team at Century 21 to view the Estate and the great new house going up on site.  
July 3, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Kids-jumping-tent

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Jun2014
The days of untroubled childhood should not be the stuff of distant memory. Modern social decline often robs children of the freedom their parents talk about. Crime and immorality have stolen much of the joys of being a child. Families have huddled together in security complexes, with burglar bars, safety ... Read More
June 23, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Building a new house

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Jun2014
The site of the new house is high on a hill overlooking the natural bushveld landscape of Likweti.  Consisting of 400 sq m, with one master bedroom en-suite; three guest bedrooms and two full bathrooms with separate guest WC.  ... Read More
June 21, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Bar-throated-Apalis

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Jun2014
At the beginning of the month Peter Lawson was at Likweti early one morning.  With not a single cloud in the sky, hardly any breeze and a fresh 12 degrees temperature - this was indeed a winter morning that needed to be shared, but sadly he was alone in a wonderful landscape ... Read More
June 10, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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May2014
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May2014
May 28, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Giraffe

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May2014

FACTS about Giraffe

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Giraffe are fascinating animals. You might be surprised by some of these very interesting facts about Giraffe.   Latin Name Giraffa Camelopardalis Weight (Female) 800 kg Weight (Male) 1 200 kg Gestation Period 15 months No of Young 1 calf (exceptionally 2) Sexual Maturity 4, 5 years Birth Weight 102 kg... Read More
May 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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May2014
In the past 15 years, Nelspruit has gone from a quiet country town to a booming young city. This certainly transformed the whole region, yet its country appeal remains. The vibrant history still tells of gold, battles and bravery. Wild Bushveld is still just a short drive away. Children still ... Read More
May 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw
warthog

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May2014
No, not the Big Five! The UGLY five! The members of this exclusive club are the hyena, the wildebeest, the vulture, the marabou stork and the WARTHOG. We’ll start with the Warthog in our series. Why ugly? Well the name ... Read More
May 15, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Apr2014
April 25, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Violet-backed-Starlings

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Apr2014

Late Migrants at Likweti

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By April most migrant birds have left South Africa to spend their summer in warmer climates, but this year a number of species appear to be delaying their departure for reasons unknown to us. Around 7 April at Likweti there were still large numbers of European Bee-eaters and Barn Swallows....... also a ... Read More
April 23, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Call Finder

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Apr2014
For all birders that would love to know "which bird that is" - visit www.brizabirdguide.co.za  for this wonderful SAPPI Birds of South Africa book which has a pointing clever pen-sized device, which when placed over photos of any bird, will give that bird's call. The sounds are activated via an invisible ... Read More
April 22, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Palm Nut Vulture

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Apr2014
On a recent visit to Likweti,  Peter sent us a really exciting email and we are very enthralled about his news on his latest sighting : Whilst making a quick visit earlier this week,  Peter came across  some Greater Striped Swallows flying over the dam next to the entrance gate. This ... Read More
April 22, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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April 4, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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March 18, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Mar2014

Oxpeckers on our doorstep

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While walking along listing birds for Likweti , Peter Lawson disturbed a herd of zebra and some giraffe took fright and ran off. While watching them - three Red-billed Oxpeckers flew from the giraffe and landed at the top of an Acacia tree in front of him.... Read More
March 18, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Mar2014

On show this weekend

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March 11, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Have you seen me before

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Mar2014

Have you seen me before?

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While birdwatching on Likweti shortly before dusk recently, Peter Lawson noted a bird in silhouette on a power line. By the size and shape he assumed it to be just a common Red-eyed Dove as they like to perch on power lines. Being a curious birder and through and many years of birding ... Read More
March 8, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Mar2014

We’ve got plans for you!

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Likweti are pleased to announce one of the first architectural plans from well known Tom Hattingh to be used as a spec house on Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate.  The plans can be altered to suit client's needs and also expand to a four bedroom home as well.... Read More
March 4, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Mar2014

Remarkable Likweti trees

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Dyk Zeeman, a Tertiary Dendrologist of Mpumalanga, was approached to verify the indigenous tree species, which was listed on a previous EIA. Zeeman has been a serious tree lover for the past 30 years and resides in Witbank, Mpumalanga. “There are ... Read More
March 4, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Build your dream home

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Feb2014

Want to build your dream home?

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Visit Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate this weekend and select your one hectare stand with some of the most stunning views in the area ! Building packages available - or design your ... Read More
February 27, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014

On show this weekend

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DONT FORGET WE ARE ON SHOW ALL WEEKEND - SEE YOU THERE !
February 26, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014

On show at Curro school

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The Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate agents were also ON SHOW at Curro at the weekend.  Great interest was shown in Likweti and we hear thru the grapevine that one or two parents raced off after the event to view stands on Saturday afternoon ! Agents on duty : Cindy Serfontein, Kellaprince Properties, ... Read More
February 26, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Independent Schools Athletics Meeting

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Feb2014

Everyone’s a Winner!

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Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate sponsored the annual “ Independent Schools Athletics Meeting” on Saturday 22 February 2014 which was held at Curro, Nelspruit for the first time. Schools that attended were Curro, Uplands, Penryn, St Peters, Flamboyant, Woodlands (Sabie), Summerhill (Hazyview), Riverview (Malelane) and a touring school from Dullstroom. The day proved ... Read More
February 26, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Map to Likweti

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Feb2014
... looking to visit Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate over the weekend, we make it easy for you - download map below. You can also call any of the agents to make an appointment to view at your convenience.  
February 20, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014

Visit us at Curro School

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February 18, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014
  Just as the sun was sinking Peter  parked on a gravel track  hoping to hear some nocturnal birds for the ever growing bird list. It was a beautiful evening with the sun setting  over a very scenic area.  Just as the last rays of sunlight fell on a granite outcrop,  a rich ... Read More
February 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014
Peter Lawson visited Likweti on 12 February just after sunrise to spend a full day and night adding to our growing bird list. Normally stopping  just inside Main Gate one will hear birds actively calling in all directions almost immediately. However, on this occasion the staff were cutting and clearing the road verge so Peter ... Read More
February 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate are sponsoring the very first primary school  'Independent School Athletics’ day  at Curro School, Nelspruit. This event will be held on Saturday 22 February (from 8am - 2pm)  and the following primary schools will be attending – Curro, Uplands, Penryn, Flamboyant, Woodlands (Sabie), Summerhill (Hview), Riverview (Malelane) ... Read More
February 15, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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Feb2014

We make Viewing Easier

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Likweti has appointed Fine & Country White River - Dalene Minnaar - as well as Charlotte Snyman from Kellaprince Properties Nelspruit - to assist buyers with choosing their one hectare site to build their dream home. Watch the press for Likweti SHOW WEEKENDS by these two great agents - and remember you can ... Read More
February 11, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Marsh-Warbler1-300×200

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Feb2014
Peter Lawson visited Likweti earlier this month having sighted  a pair of Red Headed Weavers - male and female at their nest.  Sighting near Hlantini area. Also the very elusive Marsh Warbler - these birds are very difficult to find as they like to remain hidden and few photographers manage to ... Read More
February 11, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Arrow-Marked-Babbler

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Jan2014
Happy New Year everyone and a great sighting from Peter Lawson to bring in the New Year ! Peter  started the year with an early morning birding excursion to Likweti on the 2nd  and had  a young naturalist from Ireland with him who was very impressed with the stunning landscapes and the ... Read More
January 7, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Merry Christmas

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Dec2013

Merry Christmas Everyone!

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December 20, 2013Megan Earnshaw

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Dec2013
The bird count for Likweti has only just started but some ‘specials’ have been encountered. No doubt there will be more in the months to follow with more frequent visits.  Two birds that are usually targeted by keen birders that I have found are Mountain Wagtail and ... Read More
December 19, 2013Megan Earnshaw

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Dec2013

Red-Chested Flufftail

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December has been somewhat wet and this has had the effect of creating marshy conditions in a number of areas around Likweti -  just perfect for Red-chested Flufftails. These are tiny, chicken-like ... Read More
December 19, 2013Megan Earnshaw

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Dec2013
 The African Finfoot is one of the most sought-after birds by all birders, both by South Africans and visitors from overseas. The habitat is fast-flowing rivers with plenty of overhanging vegetation on the banks where it can ... Read More
December 7, 2013Megan Earnshaw

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Dec2013
This just in from Peter Lawson  .... "Cisticolas are a large family of little brown jobs (LBJs), difficult to identify for some people and thus not very popular. I feel different about them though and they are my favourite group ... Read More
December 4, 2013Megan Earnshaw
Kingfisher

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Nov2013

Putting our birds on the map!

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We're proud to announce that renowned expert Peter Lawson has been appointed at Likweti to start our bird count verification. Says Peter – "I visited Likweti on 10 November 2013 and listed 97 bird species. It is a fabulous birding ... Read More
November 22, 2013Megan Earnshaw
FeatureBaby

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Nov2013
Every child deserves to smile and live a life of hope. Every three minutes a child is born with a cleft. Often they die before their first birthday.Even worse, they are rejected by their own families and communities. They often battle to eat, speak, socialize or smile!... Read More
November 20, 2013Jeanne Van Zyl
Year-end Post

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Nov2013
Click here to book your year-end function at Likweti Lodge.
November 6, 2013Laurette Batstone
operationsmile

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Oct2013
From 16 to 23 November, Likweti Lodge will be accommodating Operation Smile. This international children's medical charity provides safe, effective reconstructive surgery and related medical care for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate. The children and their guardians will be staying at Likweti's ... Read More
October 31, 2013Laurette Batstone