Farms and Estates. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what distinguishes a farm from an estate in our area of Central Virginia, so we’ve given you some combined links on this page. Central VA farms feature our lovely rolling countrysides which form a beautiful setting for some of the nicest farm and estate properties that you will find anywhere. The area offers fertile soils and good climate for a variety of agricultural endeavors such as vineyards, cattle farms, equestrian venues, and orchards to name a few. Of course, you might prefer a gentleman’s farm, country retreat, or sustainable family farm. Homes range from a simple farmhouse or cottage to significant estate homes with every amenity. The area also offers historic homes that have been lovingly maintained and restored, or you may find your own restoration project. You will find area farms of all sizes starting with mini-farms and going up to sizable properties of hundreds of acres.