Wedding VenuesThe Ruins at Sassafras
Rings. Geist House Photo and Film
A Walk in the Meadow  Photo by Jackie J. Photo
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In the forest. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
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Schnauzer Meadow Photo by Jerome Shereda
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Wild flowers at the Stone House. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Rose Dwelling at dusk. Photo by Sam Shereda
All aglow in the ruins. Photo by Sam Shereda.
Sunset Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Stone House. Photo by Lisa LIght
Ruins reception. Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Tennis Lawn. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Chair Factory. Photo by Sam Shereda
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Sassafras Creek. Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Stone House Foyer Photo by Carol Reichert
Sassafras waterfall. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
A view into the ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Meadow Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Fruit Cellar, Photo by Andrew Elder
The Stone House Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
The Rose Dwelling Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
The Stone House, Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Let's swing. Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
An old pear tree. Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Meadow romp Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Reception in The Ruins Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
Exchanging vows at the Whomping Willow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Reflection of a bride. Photo by Turnquist Collective
Moments before the ceremony in the Shaker stone house. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
A romp in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Nothing like a Sassafras cocktail. Photo by Turnquist Collective
A moment in the meadow. Photo by Turnquist Collective
The Perfect Imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Dormer. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Getting ready for a dance party in the ruins. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Love in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Schnauzer Meadow glows on a beautiful fall day. Photography: Geist House Photography and Film
Dancing on the hay ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Willow Tree Ceremony. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Twilight in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Schnauzer Meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Perfect Imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Perfect imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Kiss. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Let's go back to the party. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
What's Next? Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Dancing in The Ruins. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Meadow Walk Geist House Film and Photography
Love. Geist House Photo and Film
Reception Vista. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Love on the Hay Ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Wildflower Meadow Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
Ceremony at Deere Pond Photo by Jackie J. Photo
Rings. Geist House Photo and Film
A Walk in the Meadow  Photo by Jackie J. Photo
Fullscreen
In the forest. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Fullscreen
Schnauzer Meadow Photo by Jerome Shereda
Fullscreen
Wild flowers at the Stone House. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Rose Dwelling at dusk. Photo by Sam Shereda
All aglow in the ruins. Photo by Sam Shereda.
Sunset Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Stone House. Photo by Lisa LIght
Ruins reception. Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Tennis Lawn. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Chair Factory. Photo by Sam Shereda
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Sassafras Creek. Photo by Jerome Shereda
The Stone House Foyer Photo by Carol Reichert
Sassafras waterfall. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
The Ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
A view into the ruins. Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Meadow Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Fruit Cellar, Photo by Andrew Elder
The Stone House Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
The Rose Dwelling Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
The Stone House, Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Let's swing. Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
An old pear tree. Photo by Andrew Elder, Best Frame Forward
Meadow romp Photo by Sheryl Lanzel
Reception in The Ruins Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
Exchanging vows at the Whomping Willow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Reflection of a bride. Photo by Turnquist Collective
Moments before the ceremony in the Shaker stone house. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
A romp in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Nothing like a Sassafras cocktail. Photo by Turnquist Collective
A moment in the meadow. Photo by Turnquist Collective
The Perfect Imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Dormer. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Getting ready for a dance party in the ruins. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Love in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Schnauzer Meadow glows on a beautiful fall day. Photography: Geist House Photography and Film
Dancing on the hay ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Willow Tree Ceremony. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Twilight in the meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Schnauzer Meadow. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Perfect Imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Perfect imperfect. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
The Kiss. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Let's go back to the party. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
What's Next? Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Dancing in The Ruins. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Meadow Walk Geist House Film and Photography
Love. Geist House Photo and Film
Reception Vista. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Love on the Hay Ramp. Photo by Geist House Photo and Film
Wildflower Meadow Photo by Stellar Film and Photography
Ceremony at Deere Pond Photo by Jackie J. Photo
Rings. Geist House Photo and Film
A Walk in the Meadow  Photo by Jackie J. Photo
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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

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    Coordinator

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    Electrical Power

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    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: $2,500 / night

Prices vary by season

Foyer
Fullscreen
Gathering Room
First Floor Master Bedroom
First Floor Master Bath
Mr. Master Bedroom
Mr. Master Bathroom
Mrs. Master Bedroom
Mrs. Master Bathroom
Kitchen
Family Room
Shaker Staircase
Shaker Bedroom 1
Shaker Bathroom 1
Foyer
Fullscreen
Gathering Room
First Floor Master Bedroom
First Floor Master Bath
Mr. Master Bedroom
Mr. Master Bathroom
Mrs. Master Bedroom
Mrs. Master Bathroom
Kitchen
Family Room
Shaker Staircase
Shaker Bedroom 1
Shaker Bathroom 1

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.
  • 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