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

Beautiful landscapes, cultural activities, outdoor adventures, and rich history 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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1377 Fred Snow Rd
Becket, MA $719,000

1377 Fred Snow Rd

Becket, MA

$719,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,943 Sqft
108 Valley View Rd
Becket, MA $699,000

108 Valley View Rd

Becket, MA

$699,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 2,439 Sqft
176 Beech Tree Ln
Becket, MA $438,000

176 Beech Tree Ln

Becket, MA

$438,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,084 Sqft
30 Washington St
Becket, MA $259,900

30 Washington St

Becket, MA

$259,900
  • 2 Beds
  • 1/1 Baths
  • 2,300 Sqft
600 Otis Rd
Becket, MA $149,000

600 Otis Rd

Becket, MA

$149,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 672 Sqft
66 Access Rd
Becket, MA $7,800/mo

66 Access Rd

Becket, MA

$7,800/mo
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 2,400 Sqft
327 Chester Rd
Becket, MA $1,495,000

327 Chester Rd

Becket, MA

$1,495,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,183 Sqft
304 High St
Becket, MA $1,250,000

304 High St

Becket, MA

$1,250,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,542 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

July 2020 - Single Family Homes

$220K
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