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The Berkshires

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This ideal getaway offers sophisticated rural living at its best, combining all of the amenities of a big city with the pastoral beauty of the country

The Berkshires is a beautiful year-round resort destination in Western Massachusetts, known for its scenic hills and mountains, lovely rivers and lakes, and numerous recreational activities and cultural attractions. Popular events include summer performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood Music Center, theatre at Shakespeare & Company, and the country’s longest running dance festival, Jacob’s Pillow. Ski enthusiasts can explore the various resorts in the Berkshires including Ski Butternut, and those who enjoy nature often visit the area for its stunning park and forest land as well as its many hiking trails, including parts of the Appalachian Trail.

The region is also host to several exceptional restaurants, boutique shopping, art museums and studios, and historic mansions and gardens. Rich in history, the rural towns throughout the Berkshires feature fine properties and grand estates that can serve as full-time residences or weekend retreats, close to all of the amenities the area has to offer.

The Berkshires is a beautiful year-round resort destination in Western Massachusetts, known for its scenic hills and mountains, lovely rivers and lakes, and numerous recreational activities and cultural attractions. Popular events include summer performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood Music Center, theatre at Shakespeare & Company, and the country’s longest running dance festival, Jacob’s Pillow. Ski enthusiasts can explore the various resorts in the Berkshires including Ski Butternut, and those who enjoy nature often visit the area for its stunning park and forest land as well as its many hiking trails, including parts of the Appalachian Trail.

The region is also host to several exceptional restaurants, boutique shopping, art museums and studios, and historic mansions and gardens. Rich in history, the rural towns throughout the Berkshires feature fine properties and grand estates that can serve as full-time residences or weekend retreats, close to all of the amenities the area has to offer.

The Berkshires is a beautiful year-round resort destination in Western Massachusetts, known for its scenic hills and mountains, lovely rivers and lakes, and numerous recreational activities and cultural attractions. Popular events include summer performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood Music Center, theatre at Shakespeare & Company, and the country’s longest running dance festival, Jacob’s Pillow. Ski enthusiasts can explore the various resorts in the Berkshires including Ski Butternut, and those who enjoy nature often visit the area for its stunning park and forest land as well as its many hiking trails, including parts of the Appalachian Trail.

The region is also host to several exceptional restaurants, boutique shopping, art museums and studios, and historic mansions and gardens. Rich in history, the rural towns throughout the Berkshires feature fine properties and grand estates that can serve as full-time residences or weekend retreats, close to all of the amenities the area has to offer.

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The Berkshires

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The Berkshires is in Massachusetts and borders Litchfield Hills.

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Antique Homes

Berkshire County has a great history that is often reflected in the area's homes. There are many homes built before 1900 that has been preserved and restored to their original luster.

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Waterfront

The Berkshires is an ideal setting not only for its picturesque country landscapes and stunning mountainous terrain, but also its many beautiful lakes. For those who enjoy the lakefront lifestyle and all of the peaceful views, relaxation and outdoor recreation that comes with it, please begin your Berkshires lakefront search here.

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Farm & Equestrian

Vast acreage, equestrian properties, pristine lakes and rivers, and great expanses of mountains and forests to hike, explore and take in the wildlife: It’s all here in the Berkshires. Start here to discover the current selection of magnificent trophy ranches and spectacular retreats with distant views now available for sale in the beautiful Berkshires.

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The Berkshires

Market Snapshot

Median Sales Price

October 2017 - Single Family Homes

$292K
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Percentage of Asking Price

October 2017 Single Family Homes

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109 Stockbridge Rd
Great Barrington, MA $3,995,000

109 Stockbridge Rd

Great Barrington, MA

$3,995,000
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86 Interlaken Rd
Stockbridge, MA $2,750,000

86 Interlaken Rd

Stockbridge, MA

$2,750,000
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86 Interlaken Rd
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86 Interlaken Rd

Stockbridge, MA

$2,750,000
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79 Hawthorne St
Stockbridge, MA $2,750,000

79 Hawthorne St

Stockbridge, MA

$2,750,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/3 Baths
  • 5,952 Sqft
465 Stratton Rd
Williamstown, MA $2,450,000

465 Stratton Rd

Williamstown, MA

$2,450,000
  • 7 Beds
  • 7/3 Baths
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907 Norfolk Rd
New Marlborough, MA $2,375,000

907 Norfolk Rd

New Marlborough, MA

$2,375,000
  • 7 Beds
  • 6/1 Baths
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165 Kemble St #14
Lenox, MA $2,300,000

165 Kemble St #14

Lenox, MA

$2,300,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,790 Sqft
165 Kemble St
Lenox, MA $2,300,000

165 Kemble St

Lenox, MA

$2,300,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,790 Sqft

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