In addition to our fishing ponds, shady oaks and
beautifully restored Beech Hill House, Hyde Park
features a US Polo Association regulation field
which is open for play, practice, as well as for our
annual Spring and Fall polo matches - public invited.
About Hyde Park
Our farm has Lowcountry hospitality with the flavor
of South America – from the Argentinean leather in
our hand-stitched bridles to the metal details in
our elegant barn that's big enough for a party.
with the flavor of
Owner Amy Vann Flowers can trace her family
history on the farm in to 1896, when it was owned
by her great-great-grandmother's family and
known as Elsey Farm. Although parcels were sold
off over the years, Amy’s grandfather Paul Melvin
Elsey, a Charleston County magistrate, bought
back the farm piece by piece until, by the end of the
1950s, he had reassembled the original property.
He left the farm to his young
grandchildren in 1985.
Turn off at the sign for Hyde Park Farm and you'll enter a unique, 380-acre world of lush
pastures, comfortable elegance – and polo passion.
The centerpiece of the farm is the old homestead, which once stood
near Summerville, SC. The house, built in1865, was the childhood home
of Amy's great-great-grandmother. No one had lived in it for nearly 50
years when it was moved to the farm and restored. Wood for the project
was shipped south from a soon-to-be-demolished old mill in Virginia.
In 2004 Amy renamed the property Hyde Park Farm, after a main road
that runs nearby. An avid player and lover of the sport, she began working
to realize her dream – to build the best and most fun polo club in
Photo by Leigh Webber