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About Mount Verde

There Is No Place Like
Mount Verde

Mount Verde was established in 2006, is an unique estate and made of 2ha – 90ha farms.  Designed to offer its residents an unique and authentic farm living experience, where a collaboration of nature, food, sustainability and adventure thrives, providing community wellness and happiness. Here is a place for discerning families who seek to balance luxury with the laid-back lifestyle and awe-inspiring beauty of our farming estate. Welcome to the Agrihood.


Located in the beautiful KZN Midlands, only 1,5km from Hilton, set in 2500ha prime farmland, Mount Verde is a secure farming community full of vibrant and diverse crops. Families enjoy the pleasure of an active lifestyle, fresh air and coming face-to-face with farm animals and produce. Mount Verde, is a farming community, an Agrihood, that blends peaceful and pastoral living with modern convenience. A village surrounded by working farms, that provides refuge from the city without sacrificing its comforts.

As a resident, you’ll enjoy the acres of natural spaces and farmland while still enjoying the latest in modern conveniences and technology. Set on over 2500 beautiful hectares (6000 acres), this community features large farms & farmettes, trail systems, plans for an equestrian facility, hamlets featuring various size lots, plot-and-plan options, a variety of open spaces, and a commitment to sustainability.

At the core of the community is a planned Village Square, a mixed use development, that promotes local farming, healthy living and appreciation for fresh, flavourful food.


The Village Square will come alive – complete with local retailers, farm-to-table dining, cafés, beer gardens, artisanal distillery and year-round events at the public square. The Village Square will also be home to creative companies, curated retail, professional offices, and artists of all kinds.

An on-site farmer’s market will feature pastured meats, produce, herbs and other specialty items from the farms and from our nearby partners.

Find your dream home at Mount Verde Estate

Mount Verde
Farmers' Association

The 30ha MVFA farms have been subdivided carefully for the introduction of intensive farming or game farming in the wildlife sanctuary, which has proven to be very successful. The current MVFA farmers enjoy an evergreen landscape of mountains and fields.

The introduction of intensive crops such as essential oils; rosemary, thyme, lavender; blueberries, macadamias and fields of Proteas, and the possible introduction of other crops such as grapes, olives and avocado are being investigated.


Mount Verde Farmers consists of 56 x 30ha farms, and 22 x farmettes

43 x 30ha MVFA Agricultural Farms

13 x 30ha MVFA Wildlife Farms

22 x 2- 5ha MVFA Agricultural Farmettes

All of the above farms and Farmettes fall under the jurisdiction of Mount Verde Farmers Association (MVFA).