Lee

Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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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.

Known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires,” the Berkshire County town of Lee occupies land which originally belonged to the Mahican Indians. 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 5,943 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.

Known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires,” the Berkshire County town of Lee occupies land which originally belonged to the Mahican Indians. 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 5,943 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.

Known as the “Gateway to the Berkshires,” the Berkshire County town of Lee occupies land which originally belonged to the Mahican Indians. 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 5,943 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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150 Main St
Lee, MA $795,000

150 Main St

Lee, MA

$795,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 6,319 Sqft
50 Stockbridge Ter
Lee, MA $739,000

50 Stockbridge Ter

Lee, MA

$739,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 2,803 Sqft
880 East St #12C
Lee, MA $265,000

880 East St #12C

Lee, MA

$265,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,152 Sqft
527 East St
Lee, MA $250,000

527 East St

Lee, MA

$250,000
  • 7.86 Acres
525 East St
Lee, MA $145,000

525 East St

Lee, MA

$145,000
  • 4.62 Acres
279 West Park St
Lee, MA $2,495,000

279 West Park St

Lee, MA

$2,495,000
  • 15 Beds
  • 14/1 Baths
  • 15,885 Sqft
20 Forest St
Lee, MA $1,950,000

20 Forest St

Lee, MA

$1,950,000
  • 191.24 Acres
560 Stockbridge Rd
Lee, MA $1,495,000

560 Stockbridge Rd

Lee, MA

$1,495,000
  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 4,695 Sqft

Lee

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Lee is within The Berkshires, Massachusetts and borders Stockbridge, Tyringham and Lenox.

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