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Reading Farms Estate

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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Reading Farms lies in the heart of Vermont. A completely private 400 acre estate. One of Vermont's most majestic properties has been held by the same family for over a 100 years. Reading Farms is one of the signature properties in Vermont, the property has been featured in Architectural Digest along with the cover in House Beautiful magazine. The secluded estate is conveniently located minutes from Woodstock Vermont and two of the best Vermont ski areas Killington and Okemo, if your looking to try both mountains Reading Farms is perfectly located directly in between both resorts! Reading Farms is located on a one mile access controlled driveway which gracefully winds through a beautiful forest to open fields. The late 18th century brick farmhouse is enhanced by 21st century additions. An old-World European influenced style courtyard entrance welcomes arrivals, with entrances to the main house, guest suites, and formal gardens and direct access to our helipad. Other rooms on this gracious 25,000 sq ft property include a library, breakfast room, work office, formal living room, family room, gourmet kitchen, 15 bedrooms 12 bathrooms, arcade game room, theatre, gym, entertainment barn, pool. **Weddings & Events vary on price depending on size and duration. We also have an onsite private chef and daily cleaning available, please inquire for pricing. Base rate varies depending on dates, additional fees for up to 44. Holidays may have an increased minimum stay. Please request a quote for final pricing. The entertainment barn does incur extra fees .The entire property can be viewed at www.readingfarmsestatebooking.com

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 25000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pet fee will apply....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 15 Bedrooms, Sleeps 42, Beds for 42

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Green...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Grey...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 1 queen, 1 double

    White...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    Yellow...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

    Mocha...moreless

  • Bedroom 9 BARN Sleeping Loft: 3 queen

    This Bedroom is in the entertainment Barn/ Extra Fee Apply ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    Tower...moreless

  • Bedroom 11: 2 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Game...moreless

  • Bedroom 13: 1 king

    South Wing South/Downstairs Suite...moreless

  • Dutch Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Dutch Room...moreless

  • Bedroom 14: 1 double

    South Seating Room...moreless

  • Bedroom 12: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Theatre Bunk Room...moreless

  • Bedroom 10/ Barn: 1 king

    This Bedroom is in the entertainment Barn/ Extra Fees apply...moreless

  • Please ask for updated floor plan for most accurate room arrangements.

Bathrooms: 12 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 6: toilet, tub

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  • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 8: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 9: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 10: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 11: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Theatre Bunk Room: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • 9 en suite Bathrooms.

Other Amenities

  • We can provide almost anything with enough notice and advance arrangements....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

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  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    We also have several outdoor eating options that will seat 45 people....moreless

  • Dining Room

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Upon Request Extra charges apply....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Several...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Gym on property....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    T1 HIGH SPEED DSL along with AT&T & Verizon Cell service...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    1200 Thread count and above...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    10 Line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    2 Dishwasher...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    paddle Boat and row boat on property...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 Grills. One at pool one at main house....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Located directly between both Killington and Okemo ski resorts! Or ski our own hills, No Lift...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    2 Hot Tubs. One at main house one inside the entertainment barn....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Heated pool for extra charge in summer only. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August 2015
Aug 22 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,650 $1,795
Fri, Sat
$10,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,472 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,685 $1,750
Fri, Sat, Sun
$10,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,313 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

September 2015 Small Group
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,475 $1,495
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

October Leaf 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 29, 2015
2 night min stay
$2,875 $3,595
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,850
$10,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,500 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Holidays 2015/2016
Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$2,250 $3,250
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$13,975

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $325 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

MLK 2016
Jan 14 - Jan 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,850

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Small Group
Jan 20 - Feb 8, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,195

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Valentines/President Day
Feb 12 - Feb 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,850 $1,950
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day 2016
May 26 - May 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,665 $1,795
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

June 2016
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,585 $1,685
Fri, Sat
$10,500 $53,950

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,426 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded; 30 nights or more: $1,840 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

JULY 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2016
7 night min stay
$2,750
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$17,750 $125,000

Changeover Day: Friday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $2,250 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded; 30 nights or more: $5,786 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 22 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

August 2016
Aug 1 - Aug 15, 2016
6 night min stay
$1,825
$11,995 $75,000

Changeover Day: Friday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,714 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $2,500 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

August 2016
Aug 18 - Aug 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,625
$10,500

Changeover Day: Friday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,500 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

September 2016
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,375

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Holidays 2016/2017
Dec 15 - Jan 8, 2017
5 night min stay
$2,300

Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Small Group
Feb 20 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,125 $1,139
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
7 night min stay
$2,295
$125,500

Changeover Day: Friday


Discounts: 30 nights or more: $4,183 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

August 2017
Aug 1 - Aug 15, 2017
4 night min stay
$1,725
$11,500 $77,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,643 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $2,567 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

August 2017
Aug 17 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,725
$10,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,500 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,485 $1,495
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$10,250 $48,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $1,464 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $1,617 Nightly


Rates are based on 20 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $5,000
  • Cleaning Fee $575
  • Pet Fee $650
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rate and stay subject to approval. Personal items and furniture may vary from season to season. Entertainment barn incurs an extra fee for use.


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lebanon
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Woodstock
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Claremont NH
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Reading
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Woodstock, Killington, Okemo
140 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hampton Beach NH

Car: Necessary

The village of Woodstock VT is minutes away along with world acclaimed Skiing at Killington and Okemo mountains

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1900

About the owner: We have been the stewards of Reading Farms for almost 35 years and the property has been in our family for over a 100 years, we are proud of the property and hope you will enjoy it as well.

Why the Owner Chose South Woodstock:
Reading Farms is one of the signature properties in Vermont, the property has been featured in Architectural Digest along with House Beautiful. Reading Farms is ideal for large family reunions and corporate retreats as we have so many spaces to meet or disappear ;)

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Reading Farms is 100% completely private estate, once you are here there is no reason to leave, Reading Farms has everything you could ask for. Complete with our own helipad so you never have to touch the streets.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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  • Sleeps
    42
  • Bedrooms
    15
  • Bathrooms
    12
  • Property type
    Estate
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 08/29/2015
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