Tag: Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

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Apr2022
Home is not just the place we live, it’s where we learn, play, grow, love, and do life together. Home should not just be about the location; it should be about the lifestyle presented by the location. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is an exceptional wildlife residential estate covering 765-hectares ... Read More
April 17, 2022admin

30

Apr2021
It was a stunning Lowveld morning as the sun rose over the plains of Likweti with Zebra and Wildebeest standing majestically in the background. With a start like this we were confident that we would have a beautiful morning of birding at Likweti wildlife residential estate between Nelspruit and White ... Read More
April 30, 2021admin

22

Apr2021
This year’s theme for earth day is “Restore our earth” so we thought of giving you some practical ideas how you can restore our earth. 1. Reduce, reuse, recycle Every single product we buy has an environmental footprint and by putting more thought into what we buy we can do our part ... Read More
April 22, 2021admin

19

Nov2020
Most of us are familiar with Africa’s Big 5, but are you familiar with the Small five? These little animals might be smaller in size when compared to the Big 5, but they are equally captivating. If you know the Big 5 well, it will be easy for you to remember ... Read More
November 19, 2020admin

10

Jun2020
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, there is no place I would rather call home. It’s a wildlife estate just outside of White River, close to the KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport). Located on arguably one of the most beautiful pieces of Lowveld land, from the moment I set foot on Likweti, ... Read More
June 10, 2020admin
Idyllic home for sale in the heart of the Lowveld

19

Jun2018
Construction of Likweti Plains latest show house in underway! Renowned for more than just its spacious properties and free roaming plains game, the sought after Likweti Estate offers value for money that cannot be compared to anything else in the Lowveld. This home has been sold. Please ... Read More
June 19, 2018admin
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31

May2018
Located just outside of White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has become an attractive choice for both local and foreign residents seeking a unique lifestyle where homes are set within 765 hectares of natural Lowveld bushveld, and surrounded by free roaming plains game, more than 216 bird species, and a ... Read More
May 31, 2018admin
Property for sale at Likweti

16

May2018
They say the closer we are to nature, the better off we’ll be! This rings true for those who choose to call Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate their home. Currently in it’s second phase of development, the rapidly growing wildlife estate offers one hectare stands set within savannah-like plains of low ... Read More
May 16, 2018admin

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 conveniences of city-living and ... 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 can easily reach 21〫C ... Read More
June 10, 2016admin

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 Kingfisher flew off like ... Read More
January 15, 2016admin

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 granite outcrops fading into ... Read More
December 26, 2015admin

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 of coffee whilst starting ... Read More
October 23, 2015admin

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 they perch on walls ... Read More
September 21, 2015admin

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 I did get a ... Read More
September 21, 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 to a small dam in a ... 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? Step One: Harvesting Rainwater Rainwater is full ... 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 Estate should ... Read More
August 3, 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. Perfectly situated amidst ... 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 space and ... 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

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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

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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 of the spacious 765 ... 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 White River and Nelspruit, the 710 hectare eco-sensitive residential estate offers spacious, one hectare stands for sale in an ... 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 to keep communication flowing ... Read More
May 6, 2015admin

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 fun place to start.  2. Use all the warm water in the geyser and take ... 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.  I took my thermos ... Read More
April 13, 2015admin

16

Mar2015
The first show house built at Likweti Estate, this modern, 4 bedroom house has breath-taking panoramic views of the Bushveld. 16 March 2015 This trendy 400 square metre home has been built on a spacious one hectare property in the sought after Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. It has an en-suite master bedroom, ... Read More
March 16, 2015admin
Half Collared Kingfisher - photo by John Davies

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
Bar-throated-Apalis

10

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 bathed in soft ... Read More
June 10, 2014Megan Earnshaw

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May2014
May 31, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Giraffe

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May2014
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 Order Artiodactyla Family Giraffidae Running Speed 55 km/h Breeding A single young is born anytime during the year after a gestation period ... 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