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This bucolic location of rolling hills and large pastures is incredibly scenic. Located in the historic Hudson Valley, our farm raises award-winning alpacas prized for their beautiful, colorful fleeces. In addition to the farm's 24 alpacas, we have two handsome, friendly Icelandic Horses, making for a unique and peaceful setting. A renovated 1,600 square foot barn (heated and air-conditioned), filled with antique spinning wheels, is used as a farm store, selling all kinds of handmade alpaca garments. The farm store has been used for seminars, workshops and meetings for up to 30 people. This renovated sheep barn has abundant light with windows on three sides and four skylights above. We also have a large, 1,500 square foot (unheated) hay loft in which we host events, such as dances and engagement parties. It's used for an annual fundraising square dance with seating and dancing/standing for up to 90 people. This barn is a working farm space and doesn't have windows, but it has two 12' wide sliding doors and abundant power outlets. Both barns are quiet and private. Our on-site farm manager can help you determine which space best fits your needs. She can also bring you in the fields with the alpacas and horses. We can add a tent in addition to the barn rentals for an extra charge. Outside catering and beverage services are permitted or the host can arrange these for you. Being surrounded by beautiful alpacas and horses add to the true country ambiance of this lovely farm setting. Our location has been used by fashion magazines, theater groups, The Martha Stewart Show and independent photographers looking for a beautiful, unique country setting. Pricing may vary with event type.
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Berlin N. booked an event for 10 people
Produced a photo campaign on Leda's Alpaca Farm and couldn't be happier with the experience. Leda was very responsive, even while she was away from her property and was gracious enough to let our team scout the location before booking which was a major help. The property is beautifully and very well kept. Leda was very helpful every step of the way and provide us with everything that we needed and more. Extremely happy with the choice to use this property and to meet really great passionate individuals.
Julia S. booked a photoshoot for 6 people
This place is amazing! I was so excited when I saw this breathtaking scenery with large meadows and beautiful animals! The whole territory is very clean and taken care of very well. All animals are very friendly and collaborative, they acted like they were used to the photoshoots and I had such a great time shooting with them! Leda and Steve went above and beyond helping our team to get the best pictures we could! Thank you so much for making my dream shoot come true!
Jacqueline B. booked an engagement party for 17 people
Without Leda and her husband, Steve, our event wouldn’t have been the success that it was. I didn’t feel like we were booking a venue, it felt like we were at “the family farm” for the day. They allowed us to visit the space ahead of time, set up and were extremely accommodating. We were working on a very short timeline and were seeking a space to host an outside family engagement party. Given the Covid climate, it was also great to work with someone that had the same level of caution. (They even set up an outside hand washing station for guests!) And last but not least, the landscape. Rolling hills, white fences, mangers, fall foliage near peak. Steve and Leda are the first reason you book this farm. The alpacas are a close second! You will not regret hosting a party where adults, kids, anybody can look out to the the pasture and see the friendly faced alpacas staring back at you. They seemed amused and even eager to “join the party” as they watched close by! I highly recommend choosing Faraway Farm for any occasion!
Nora N. booked a production for 5 people
I don’t even know where to begin in reviewing Faraway Farms. What a beautiful experience!! We booked a fashion photo shoot on a crisp overcast January day. Our hosts, Leda and Steve over delivered in every way. From Steve’s welcoming freshly ground morning coffee to Leda’s guided tour to meet and mingle with the gracious Alpacas, Icelandic horses, and Donkeys, their lovely energy was infectious. The farm is meticulously maintained and offers an abundant amount of magical nooks spaces to shoot. The farmhouse was warm and cozy, the barn was rustic and rich with natural color. The hillside horizon was the absolute perfect backdrop. My entire team was blown away. Thank you so much for the fabulous day Leda and Steve! Steve, your hired for stylist for our next shoot!!
colette d. booked a photoshoot for 12 people
Amazing experience! Leda and her husband were the icing on the cake shooting here. They were so kind and accommodating! The Alpaca were so fun to shoot with. Property is incredibly well maintained. It was perfect!
Mercedes M. booked a production for 10 people
What an amazing shooting experience! Leda was an incredible host and was always quick to respond to my questions and requests. I would definitely come back to shoot here and visit the super cute alpacas!!! Thank you Leda!!!!