Lee

Comprising the villages of South and East Lee, the Berkshire County town of Lee is a popular tourist destination with its abundance of historic architecture, scenic beauty and cultural and artistic resources.

The Berkshire County town of Lee is known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires.” Incorporated in 1777, the town is named after Charles Lee, a Revolutionary War general. A former mill town, the 27-square-mile community is home to about 5,800 people. The villages of South and East Lee comprise the town, which is part of the Berkshires resort area. Lee is famous for its paper mills and marble, and in recent decades has earned a reputation as a popular tourist destination for its abundance of New England charm, cultural and artistic resources and scenic beauty. Quaint bed and breakfasts, eclectic shops and eateries, art galleries, boutiques and stunning historic architecture that is found throughout the community make it a popular year-round destination. The area is steeped in history, and South Lee’s historic district is listed on the National Register. The town has played a starring role in several movies that were filed there, including “The Cider House Rules” in 1999 and “Before and After” in 1996. Lee is conveniently located along the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), and lies along U.S. Route 20. The Housatonic Railroad line, which runs through Lee, terminates at New Milford, Connecticut. Pittsfield Municipal Airport offers regional air service, and the nearest national and international air services are located about 55 miles away at Albany International Airport.

The Berkshire County town of Lee is known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires.” Incorporated in 1777, the town is named after Charles Lee, a Revolutionary War general. A former mill town, the 27-square-mile community is home to about 5,800 people. The villages of South and East Lee comprise the town, which is part of the Berkshires resort area. Lee is famous for its paper mills and marble, and in recent decades has earned a reputation as a popular tourist destination for its abundance of New England charm, cultural and artistic resources and scenic beauty. Quaint bed and breakfasts, eclectic shops and eateries, art galleries, boutiques and stunning historic architecture that is found throughout the community make it a popular year-round destination. The area is steeped in history, and South Lee’s historic district is listed on the National Register. The town has played a starring role in several movies that were filed there, including “The Cider House Rules” in 1999 and “Before and After” in 1996. Lee is conveniently located along the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), and lies along U.S. Route 20. The Housatonic Railroad line, which runs through Lee, terminates at New Milford, Connecticut. Pittsfield Municipal Airport offers regional air service, and the nearest national and international air services are located about 55 miles away at Albany International Airport.

The Berkshire County town of Lee is known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires.” Incorporated in 1777, the town is named after Charles Lee, a Revolutionary War general. A former mill town, the 27-square-mile community is home to about 5,800 people. The villages of South and East Lee comprise the town, which is part of the Berkshires resort area. Lee is famous for its paper mills and marble, and in recent decades has earned a reputation as a popular tourist destination for its abundance of New England charm, cultural and artistic resources and scenic beauty. Quaint bed and breakfasts, eclectic shops and eateries, art galleries, boutiques and stunning historic architecture that is found throughout the community make it a popular year-round destination. The area is steeped in history, and South Lee’s historic district is listed on the National Register. The town has played a starring role in several movies that were filed there, including “The Cider House Rules” in 1999 and “Before and After” in 1996. Lee is conveniently located along the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), and lies along U.S. Route 20. The Housatonic Railroad line, which runs through Lee, terminates at New Milford, Connecticut. Pittsfield Municipal Airport offers regional air service, and the nearest national and international air services are located about 55 miles away at Albany International Airport.

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360 Spring St
Lee, MA $749,850

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Lee, MA

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5, 15, 17 Fuller St
Lee, MA $599,000

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Lee, MA

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109 Railroad St
Lee, MA $479,000

109 Railroad St

Lee, MA

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294 Antelope Dr
Lee, MA $75,000

294 Antelope Dr

Lee, MA

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185 Stockbridge Rd
Lee, MA $9,500/mo

185 Stockbridge Rd

Lee, MA

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40 Paul Dr
Lee, MA $3,200/mo

40 Paul Dr

Lee, MA

$3,200/mo
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35 Canal St
Lee, MA $1,500/mo

35 Canal St

Lee, MA

$1,500/mo
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815 Pleasant St
Lee, MA $2,990,000

815 Pleasant St

Lee, MA

$2,990,000
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Median Sales Price

March 2024 - Single Family Homes

$345K
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Percentage of Asking Price

March 2024 Single Family Homes

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