Letamo Game Farm|
Letamo Game Farm is situated in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, just 40 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg. The whole estate comprises of approx 600 hectares including traversing land.
Only 96 houses have been allowed to be developed within Letamo Game Farm. Each shareholder owns between 6 000 and 21 000 square meters of land, although only 1 500 square meters is allowed to be fenced in to prevent grazing land taken away from the game. A five star boutique hotel and restaurant has recently been completed on the estate.
Letamo Game Farm is a unique area in Gauteng and comprises of a few habitats such as Savannah, Bushveld, Acacia forest, Natural Wetlands, Koppies, Riverine habitat, Rocky outcrops and Dams. This allows a variety of animal species to exist such as Kudu, hippo, Waterbuck, Gemsbok, Black Wildebeest, Blesbuck, Duiker, Eland, Impala, Red Hartebeest, Springbuck, Steenbuck, Waterbuck, Zebra, Ostrich, Jackal, Caracal, Brown Hyena, Honeybadger, Cape Fox, Genets, Aardwolf, Bushbaby, Porcupine, Tortoises, Mongooses and more. Total game consists of between 300 and 400 head of game. Bird life is abundant and includes various species such as Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Fish Eagle, Cormorants, Geese, duck, Kingfishers, Bee Eaters to name a few. Over 160 species have been spotted on Letamo Game Farm.
There are no dangerous predators on Letamo Game Farm and this allows free movement of homeowners to mountain bike, walk, and enjoy the environment.
Two well stocked large dams and several smaller ones can be found on the property. Two small rivers flow through the property. Recreation facilities in the immediate area include, Sterkfontein caves, Wonder Caves, Cave adventures, Various game farms and nature reserves, Lion and Rhino Park, Hartebeespoort dam (+-40km), Magaliesberg (+-20km), various country restaurants and lodges.
Letamo Game Farm has been fully fenced with electrified fencing and is access controlled by security guards 24 hours a day.