Here a link to what the great Deutsches Wörterbuch has to say about Hufe:
So Hufegut here may be a bigger farm which - at least at the time when it was named -
- has got all its fields united in one single area of land
- or has got the size of exactly one Hufe
- or is held by a tenant farmer
- or reminds in certain aspects of hooves
- or belonges to a peasant named Hufe ...