Becket

Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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The vibrant resort town of Becket, located in the southern Berkshire Mountains, has earned a reputation as a thriving artists’ community as well as a popular destination for outdoor recreation.

The Berkshire County town of Becket, located in the southern Berkshire Mountains, was incorporated in 1765 and today boasts a population of about 1,779 residents. Encompassing about 47.8 square miles of area, Becket is situated on the county’s eastern border and is located about 17 miles southeast of Pittsfield. Once a thriving community of lumber yards, quarries and dairy farms, Becket is primarily known as a vibrant resort town and artists’ community. In addition to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the town boasts numerous points of interest including the Becket Arts Center, Becket Athenaeum, The Kushi Institute center of macrobiotics, Canterbury Ski Farm, Camp Watitoh, Camp Greylock and Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA. Students in the community are served by the Central Berkshire Regional School District, of which Becket is one of seven member towns. Recreation is bountiful throughout Becket. The town boasts a portion of the Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area, and the Appalachian Trail traverses through the town’s western portion.

The Berkshire County town of Becket, located in the southern Berkshire Mountains, was incorporated in 1765 and today boasts a population of about 1,779 residents. Encompassing about 47.8 square miles of area, Becket is situated on the county’s eastern border and is located about 17 miles southeast of Pittsfield. Once a thriving community of lumber yards, quarries and dairy farms, Becket is primarily known as a vibrant resort town and artists’ community. In addition to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the town boasts numerous points of interest including the Becket Arts Center, Becket Athenaeum, The Kushi Institute center of macrobiotics, Canterbury Ski Farm, Camp Watitoh, Camp Greylock and Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA. Students in the community are served by the Central Berkshire Regional School District, of which Becket is one of seven member towns. Recreation is bountiful throughout Becket. The town boasts a portion of the Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area, and the Appalachian Trail traverses through the town’s western portion.

The Berkshire County town of Becket, located in the southern Berkshire Mountains, was incorporated in 1765 and today boasts a population of about 1,779 residents. Encompassing about 47.8 square miles of area, Becket is situated on the county’s eastern border and is located about 17 miles southeast of Pittsfield. Once a thriving community of lumber yards, quarries and dairy farms, Becket is primarily known as a vibrant resort town and artists’ community. In addition to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the town boasts numerous points of interest including the Becket Arts Center, Becket Athenaeum, The Kushi Institute center of macrobiotics, Canterbury Ski Farm, Camp Watitoh, Camp Greylock and Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA. Students in the community are served by the Central Berkshire Regional School District, of which Becket is one of seven member towns. Recreation is bountiful throughout Becket. The town boasts a portion of the Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area, and the Appalachian Trail traverses through the town’s western portion.

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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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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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Weekender

From Litchfield County, Connecticut with its beautiful landscapes and many cultural activities, to the outdoor adventures and rich history in the Berkshires, Massachusetts, real estate opportunities abound for those seeking a weekend escape from the city. Explore the full spectrum of fine estates and magnificent properties for sale that are just perfect for the weekender, now available in the market areas we serve.

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Featured Listings

39 Long Bow Ln
Becket, MA $384,000

39 Long Bow Ln

Becket, MA

$384,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,605 Sqft
180 Gentian Hollow
Becket, MA $375,000

180 Gentian Hollow

Becket, MA

$375,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,664 Sqft
99 Jacobs Hollow Rd
Becket, MA $365,000

99 Jacobs Hollow Rd

Becket, MA

$365,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 2,758 Sqft
231 Sherwood Dr
Becket, MA $269,000

231 Sherwood Dr

Becket, MA

$269,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,320 Sqft
750 Mallard Ln
Lee, MA $899,000

750 Mallard Ln

Lee, MA

$899,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 3,400 Sqft
108 Valley View Rd
Becket, MA $795,000

108 Valley View Rd

Becket, MA

$795,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 3,332 Sqft
1297 Fred Snow Rd
Becket, MA $559,000

1297 Fred Snow Rd

Becket, MA

$559,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,140 Sqft
169 Jacobs Hollow Rd
Becket, MA $550,000

169 Jacobs Hollow Rd

Becket, MA

$550,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,341 Sqft

Becket

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Becket is within The Berkshires, Massachusetts and borders Tyringham, Washington and Otis.

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Median Sales Price

May 2019 - Single Family Homes

$355K
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