Wedding VenuesThe Ruins at Sassafras
Tuscan Balcony. Photo by Lara Burek
Forever.  Photo by Dino Petrocelli
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Married.  Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
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Meadow  Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
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Wild Flowers. Photo by Lara Burek
Dancing in The Rose Dwelling. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Romeo. Photo by Stellar Films and Photography
Swinging. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Cocktails on the Terrace. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Love in the Rain. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Love and Lace. Photo by Good Love
Grand Entrance. Photo by Carol Reichert
Schnauzer Meadow Photo by Jerome Shereda
Meadow Walk Geist House Film and Photography
Bluebird Day. Photo by Lara Burek
The Descent. Photo by Emily Martens
Happiness. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Moroccan Bar Terrace. Photo by Lara Burek
Summer nights in the The Ruins. Photo by Lara Burek
Unity Candle. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Chair Factory Reception. Photo by Dino Petrocelli
Sunset Photo by Jerome Shereda
Dusk. Photo by Dino Petrocelli
Rose Dwelling. Photo by Lara Burek
Quiet elegance in The Ruins. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Dancing on the hay ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Ceremony in The Ruins. Photo by Emily Martens
The Party Never Stops. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Stolen Kiss at The Smokehouse. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Amber Waves. Photo by Geist House Film and Photo
What a View. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
The Veil. Photo by Stellar Films and Photography
Golden Hour. Photo by Lara Burek
Moroccan Bar. Photo by Lara Burek
Walk in the Rain. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Ceremony in Rose Dwelling. Photo by Lara Burek
Hearts on Fire. Photo by Jon Monaghan
Evening Glow in the Chair Factory. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Moments before the ceremony in the Shaker stone house. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Afterglow. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Friends. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Love in the Ruins. Photo by Emily Martens
Sweetheart Table. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Ceremony at Deere Pond Photo by Jackie J. Photo
First Look. Photo by?
In the forest. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Reception Vista. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
All aglow in the ruins. Photo by Sam Shereda.
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Ceremony in Rose Dwelling. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Decor. Photo by Lara Burek
Deere Pond Ceremony. Photo by Lara Burek
Love on the Hay Ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Tuscan Balcony. Photo by Lara Burek
Forever.  Photo by Dino Petrocelli
Fullscreen
Married.  Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Fullscreen
Meadow  Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Fullscreen
Wild Flowers. Photo by Lara Burek
Dancing in The Rose Dwelling. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Romeo. Photo by Stellar Films and Photography
Swinging. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Cocktails on the Terrace. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Love in the Rain. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Love and Lace. Photo by Good Love
Grand Entrance. Photo by Carol Reichert
Schnauzer Meadow Photo by Jerome Shereda
Meadow Walk Geist House Film and Photography
Bluebird Day. Photo by Lara Burek
The Descent. Photo by Emily Martens
Happiness. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Moroccan Bar Terrace. Photo by Lara Burek
Summer nights in the The Ruins. Photo by Lara Burek
Unity Candle. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Chair Factory Reception. Photo by Dino Petrocelli
Sunset Photo by Jerome Shereda
Dusk. Photo by Dino Petrocelli
Rose Dwelling. Photo by Lara Burek
Quiet elegance in The Ruins. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Dancing on the hay ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Ceremony in The Ruins. Photo by Emily Martens
The Party Never Stops. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Stolen Kiss at The Smokehouse. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Amber Waves. Photo by Geist House Film and Photo
What a View. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
The Veil. Photo by Stellar Films and Photography
Golden Hour. Photo by Lara Burek
Moroccan Bar. Photo by Lara Burek
Walk in the Rain. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Ceremony in Rose Dwelling. Photo by Lara Burek
Hearts on Fire. Photo by Jon Monaghan
Evening Glow in the Chair Factory. Photo by Kevin DeMassio
Moments before the ceremony in the Shaker stone house. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Afterglow. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Friends. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Love in the Ruins. Photo by Emily Martens
Sweetheart Table. Photo by Rose Gold Visual
Ceremony at Deere Pond Photo by Jackie J. Photo
First Look. Photo by?
In the forest. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Reception Vista. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
All aglow in the ruins. Photo by Sam Shereda.
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Ceremony in Rose Dwelling. Photo by Dear Edith and Lily
Decor. Photo by Lara Burek
Deere Pond Ceremony. Photo by Lara Burek
Love on the Hay Ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Tuscan Balcony. Photo by Lara Burek
Forever.  Photo by Dino Petrocelli
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The Ruins at Sassafras

Max Capacity: 250 (outdoor), 230 (indoor)

Style: Farm

Home Rental: Available for additional fee (sleeps 18)

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Reception Capacity

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250

Max Indoor

230

Complimentary Amenities

This venue’s price includes the following:
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    Chairs

  • Included

    Coordinator

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    Electrical Power

  • Included

    Golf cart

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    Parking

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The Setting

The Ruins at Sassafras is nestled in the upper Hudson Valley between the Berkshire and Taconic Mountains. The rich history, gorgeous scenery, and exquisite accommodations make for an inspiring place to celebrate with family and friends.

The farm brings history, nature, and creative restoration together in a one-of-a-kind setting with ruins, gardens, forests, waterfalls, and luxury accommodations. It's perfect for gatherings and celebrations of any kind, and can be rented in its entirety for a day, a weekend, or a full week. Seven venues on the property give you the flexibility to plan your perfect event.

Local Accommodations

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Home Rental

Sleeps 1811 beds?

8 bedrooms7.5 bathrooms

There are 3 buildings on the property that provide accommodations. The elegant Stone House is a former Shaker workshop with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and a powder room, family room, gathering room, kitchen, and terrace with breathtaking views of the Berkshires and Taconic mountains. The Caretaker's Cottage is a small house with full kitchen and indoor and outdoor dining areas, living room with pullout queen sofa, 2 bedrooms, and 1 bathroom. The Smoke House is a studio space with full-size bed and full bath. All the spaces are recently renovated with new kitchens, bathrooms, and upgraded systems.

Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 9 am
Check Out: 3 pm
Price Estimate: $3,000 / night

Prices vary by season

Cottage Screened-in porch
Foyer. Photo by Alicia Daw
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Foyer
Shaker Sitting Room. Photo by Alicia Daw
Shaker Kitchen. Photo by Alicia Daw
Family Room. Photo by Alicia Daw
First Floor Master Bedroom
First Floor Master Bath
Mrs Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mrs Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mrs. Master Bathroom
Mrs Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr. Master Bathroom
Shaker Staircase
Shaker Bedroom 1
Shaker Bathroom 1
The Caretakers Cottage. Photo by Lara Burek
Cottage living room and screened-in porch
Cottage Screened-in porch
Foyer. Photo by Alicia Daw
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Foyer
Shaker Sitting Room. Photo by Alicia Daw
Shaker Kitchen. Photo by Alicia Daw
Family Room. Photo by Alicia Daw
First Floor Master Bedroom
First Floor Master Bath
Mrs Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mrs Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mrs. Master Bathroom
Mrs Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bedroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr Master Bathroom. Photo by Alicia Daw
Mr. Master Bathroom
Shaker Staircase
Shaker Bedroom 1
Shaker Bathroom 1
The Caretakers Cottage. Photo by Lara Burek
Cottage living room and screened-in porch
Cottage Screened-in porch

Venue Rental Policies

  • Sound: Amplified music must be turned off at 11 pm. After parties are considered upon request.
  • Noise Restructions: Amplified music must end at 11 pm.
  • Closing time: Weekend events must end by midnight.
  • Rehearsal Dinners: Allowed
  • Farewell Brunch: Allowed
  • Pets: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply) - Pets are allowed in the outdoors and overnight in the smoke house.
  • Open Flames: Allowed
  • Bonfires/Fire Pits: Allowed
  • Outside Catering: Allowed - We have preferred vendors we recommend for catering your event.
  • Outside Alcohol: Allowed - A license is required to serve alcohol.
  • Smoking: Allowed - Smoking is allowed outside only in the Sister's Workshop Ruins and the Barn Ruins.

Overnight Accommodations Policies

  • Wedding: Allowed - The accommodations and bathrooms in the accommodations are for overnight guests only.
  • Access to Accommodations: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply) - All accommodations are for overnight guests only. Wedding guests can use the bathrooms in the Chair Factory.
  • Early Check In: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
  • Late Check Out: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
  • Extra Guests: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
  • Pets: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
  • Bonfires/Fire Pits: Allowed
  • Smoking: Considered Upon Request (restrictions or fees may apply)
  • Check In Time: 9:00 am
  • Check Out Time: 3:00 pm