Great Local Spots: Scarborough Farm

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Within each newsletter, we highlight various locations that have interested filmmakers. Today we highlight Scarborough Farm.

Otis Scarborough and his wife, Sandy, bought the house as a weekend place for themselves and their two sons. “We put in the azaleas and roses, plus all sorts of flowering plants,” Scarborough says. “In the spring, we put in vegetables and eat them all summer. My wife’s and her brother’s art is here…” He pauses. “It’s like a little bit of every part of our life is in this house. I know it sounds corny, but it’s true.”Yet the house Scarborough is talking about—a functioning horse farm on a hundred acres about thirty miles outside Columbus, Georgia—didn’t start out the way it’s ended up. Purchased about fifteen years ago, it was a modular home on a gorgeous piece of land: pastures, woods, a lake, and towering old oaks. Every weekend, the Scarborough family would drive up from their home in Columbus and settle in.

See pictures and more about this beautiful location here

See a profile written by Garden & Gun about the farm here
Please contact Joel Slocumb or Shelby Guest at the Film Commission at VisitColumbusGA for Camera Ready assistance at 800.999.1613.


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