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 ...
November 19, 2020admin
A big horn, a love for all things muddy and a rotund body – it is little wonder how the Rhinoceros beetle (Dynastinae) earned its name. They are one of the “Small Five” and just as charismatic as their larger namesakes. Somewhat toy-like in appearance, their characteristic gait ...
September 4, 2019admin
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. ...
When you live on a wildlife estate, there will be no shortage of things to do with your family over the weekend. Here’s our list of ten things you can do when you live at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate: 1. Go birding With over 216 recorded bird species ...
Obviously, the main reason one might consider living on a wildlife estate would be to enjoy the privilege of daily encounters with plains game such as zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and impala. But, the lifestyle of living on a wildlife estate such as Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate offers so ...
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....
June 11, 2018admin
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, ...
May 31, 2018admin
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 ...
May 16, 2018admin
Mpumalanga is often referred to as the place of the rising sun and is well known for its incredible sunrises! Some might say that there is nothing more inspiring in the world than those few moments before the sun rises ...
March 14, 2018admin
Living in the Lowveld is synonymous with the outdoors, we’re fond of the open-air, being outside, and doing things outdoors. These habits are what create our lifestyle, and our lifestyle surely has an influence on where we choose to live. ...
February 19, 2018admin
The first of its kind in South Africa, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate offers a chance to own a home on both a wildlife reserve as well as a working macadamia farm. With Likweti Hills (Ph 1) now completely sold and Likweti Plains (Ph2) moving very quickly, it is ...
January 31, 2018admin
Stand 13 at Likweti Plains is all about living in the bushveld where space is abundant, your views are made up of canopies of acacia trees and the only sounds you hear are those of nature. ...
December 14, 2017admin
One of South Africa’s most unique residential estate’s, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate located just outside of White River is delighted to introduce Zenta Delport as their new estate manager. Over the past two years we’ve seen this exclusive wildlife estate flourish with the welcoming of a host of new residents as ...
November 24, 2017admin
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 ...
October 30, 2017admin
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 ...
September 20, 2017admin
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 ...
September 20, 2017admin
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 ...
August 28, 2017admin
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 ...
June 10, 2017admin
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 a ...
May 21, 2017admin
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 ...
May 4, 2017admin
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 property, set on a spacious one hectare ...
August 5, 2016admin
Whether you walk or drive through Likweti Estate, what you’ll see is simply picture perfect! From panoramic views of ...
June 7, 2016admin
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. ...
April 13, 2015admin
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 ...
April 1, 2015admin
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 ...
March 16, 2015admin
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....
March 6, 2015admin
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 ...
March 3, 2015admin
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 ...
February 17, 2015admin
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....
February 5, 2015admin
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 ...
January 26, 2015admin
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 ...
December 12, 2014admin
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 ...
November 24, 2014admin
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 ...
November 21, 2014admin
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 ...
November 7, 2014admin
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 ...
October 23, 2014admin
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 ...
October 10, 2014admin
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 ...
September 22, 2014admin
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 ...
September 18, 2014admin
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 ...
September 18, 2014admin
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. ...
June 21, 2014Megan Earnshaw
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May 31, 2014Megan Earnshaw
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 ...
March 8, 2014Megan Earnshaw
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 ...
November 22, 2013Megan Earnshaw
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!...
November 20, 2013Jeanne Van Zyl