Reading, Vermont Land for sale

Wooded 47 acre building lot

"Little Alps" Ridge
South Reading, Vermont
, 05153, County of Windsor

near Ascutney, Killington, Woodstock, Okemo, Springfield,
White River Junction, Ludlow, Cavendish

Land for sale by owner

click on image for larger, horizontal-scrollable panorama
(sorry, this was prior to digital camera panorama technology: it's just a scan of 4x6" photos taped together)

Here's a better panorama (or our "front yard area"), click above for horizontal-scrollable image

NEW! Photo album of property, neighbors, downtown Reading


  • Breathtaking views of Vermont's incredible mountain vistas &
    dramatic height/rise to ridge with buildable driveway.
  • Neighbors include a horse arena, a maple "sugar shack", and country farms.
  • Less than 20 miles from Killington
  • Less than 10 miles from Ascutney
  • About 30 miles to Okemo
  • About 10 miles to Woodstock (home of the Rock Resort)
  • Accessible from NY & Boston via I-91
  • Secluded, but easily accessible, town road
  • Electric power at street
  • Wonderful stone walls the side of old logging road (1930s?) that would be a perfect start for your driveway.
    Although currently overgrown, you can easily visualize the drive.
  • Less than 10 minutes into town
  • Four-season recreation & events
  • About 900' property width at the ridge/saddle (peak)
  • We can refer an architect who is familiar with property and who is licensed in Vermont
  • Property is UNIMPROVED
  • Approx GPS coordinates: UTM 18 692370E 4814955N


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The property is about 1.2 mi south on Tattle St.
from the intersection of Tyson Rd. Click on the PDF link above, the map is much clearer.

From I-91, Take Exit 8, Rt 131 West.
Turn right onto Rt 106 North.
In Felchville, turn left onto Tyson Rd at Shaughnessy's Store.
On Tyson Rd, proceed 4.9 miles to Tattle Rd. (See Newhall Farm red sign on right.)

Turn left onto Tattle Rd. (it's a sandy-gravel road).
If there were a street number, it would be about "1150"
An electric pole at the street at the property is marked "pole 24 3-9" and has a red and a blue ribbon of surveyor's tape around it.

Utility pole 24 3-9 with blue and red tape on it

Park on the road (on the right) just before the left bend in the road (as you're heading south, away from Tyson Rd).
The neighbor just north of the property on the right is a new horse farm barn (quite impressive) and just after the property is a brown house at 1256 Tattle.
Across the street from the property is Lands End Farm.

The left turn on to Tattle Street from Tyson Road (when coming from Felchville)

See topo web site link below


email us for a hi-res copy of plot plan and notes about how the boundaries are flagged.




Interesting (nearby) Woodstock, Vermont links...

Woodstock, Vermont
Woodstock Nation Foundation
The Wild Bohemian Home Page
Woodstock Music Festival
Inns & B&Bs in Woodstock
Vermont Outdoors - Where to Go (Southern & Central VT)

About nearby Springfield, Vermont 05156

Known as the "Cradle of Inventions" and "Precision Valley" locally, Springfield has produced many notable inventions. The Breech Loading Gun, the Steam Shovel, the Sheep Shearing Machine, the Corn Planter, and the Common Spring Clothespin were all created here. The town was settled in 1752 along the Black and Connecticut Rivers. The population of 9,579 inhabits the town's 50 square miles. Located 30 miles north of Brattleboro in Windsor County, the town is easily accessible from Interstate 91. Attractions such as shops, galleries, inns, and restaurants can be found throughout town and along Routes 10 and 12. Also nearby is Rutland, the home of The College of Saint Joseph and the Vermont State Fair.

Additional map links:

MAPQUEST for Reading (Because it's out in the country, MapQuest doesn't offer much detail! Our maps above may be better)

TOPO map from topozone (see location finder illustration red boundary below-- look on the topo map for "READING" and then "ALPS" and it will lead you to the area)


Will Sherwood has a multi-paletted career: engineer, musician, artist/photographer. He graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with BSEE and MSEE degrees in computer engineering, and has Choirmaster and Associate degrees from the American Guild of Organists.  He has appeared as guest soloist with the Boston Pops and has given many concerts in both the U.S. and Europe.

For thirty years, , he was a Sr. Engineering Manager at Intel Corporation (formerly Digital Equipment, and then Compaq) where he was manager of the Itanium Microprocessor Validation Group. In addition, he is currently Organist-Choirmaster at First Unitarian Church, Worcester, Mass, and a freelance jazz and classical pianist.  Other interests include volunteering for local homeless agencies, graphic arts, running, organic gardening, and preparing gourmet vegetarian cuisine.

His family encouraged his interests in music, photography, and the sciences.  Photography was a serious avocation of his father in the 1950s and 60s, and he taught Will black-and-white camera and darkroom techniques._ _

Sherwood is drawn to his photography from_several perspectives that build on one other:_ _

His exploratory usage of perspective, macro, texture, _and shadow combine _to both _delight and startle_ the viewer._ _