Reading Farms Estate




Reading Farms Estate lies in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont. The Estate is a completely private 400-acre property with over 5 private miles of manicured hiking trails. Owned by the same family for over a century, the residence boasts a rich architectural, social and cultural past with former guests including Coco Chanel, Laurance Rockefeller and many dukes and duchesses. This beautiful property is available for your wedding celebration. Four seasons of country living can be enjoyed at the property, as the ever changing landscape provides continuous delight for you and your loved ones. Enjoy a beautiful outdoor ceremony in the lush foliage of the property. Afterwards, you may choose to host your reception indoors or outdoors. Indoors offers timeless ambiance and traditional decor, while a reception outside may be tented in the grass. Reading Farms truly epitomizes an elegance for your wedding that will leave you with lasting memories for years to come.

Venue Style

Private Estate, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 50 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 600 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 50 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 600 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up is flexible 8am (Saturday), day prior with venue permission, and Sunday night clean up. Events do not have an end time.

Rental Fees

The rental fee includes on site, overnight accommodations for a 3-night minimum for up to 42 guests (42 guests in main house, heated barn and theatre building). Additional nights can be arranged for an extra fee. The rental includes also the $750 cleaning fee. For up to 100 guests, the rental fee starts at $8,500.00. Each increment of 25 guests after 100 guests is $1,500. An after party in the barn can be arranged for an additional fee (midnight to 2AM $1,500, midnight to 4AM $3,000 total). The venue accommodates for <10 bookings a year. There is a $7,500 refundable deposit required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Reading Farms Estate is estimated at between $17,841 and $25,324 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Complimentary bridal suite
No kitchen
Parking can be arranged
Cleaning fee included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Valet parking or shuttle service required
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
No restrictions on music end time
Tent is not included
Shuttle required for 50 guests or more