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5 houses for sale in Great Barrington, MA, a town in the Berkshires

  • Great Barrington is just under a three-hour drive from Manhattan
  • The median sales price is $1,000,000 according to
  • There are parks, hiking trials, and ski clubs
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 14, 2022 - 9:30AM

This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $895,000.

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is a popular destination this time of year for its fall foliage. It is surrounded by mountains, and farms, where you can stock up on apples and pumpkins. It’s also a good place to enjoy nature year round with skiing at Ski Butternut and spring and summer hiking trails like Housatonic Flats.

The historic Berkshires town also has a walkable downtown area along Main Street where you’ll find locally-owned boutiques and eateries like The Prairie Whale, The Well, and Cafe Adam. Many high-end cannabis dispensaries are popping up here too. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and Saint James Place are nearby. You're also close to other popular Berkshires destinations including Stockbridge. Manhattan is about a three-hour drive from Great Barrington.

When it comes to buying a house here, the median sales price is currently $1,000,000, according to Right now there are just under 30 houses on the market including places closer to downtown and some farther out and more secluded. 

Sound like a fit? Check out these five houses for sale in Great Barrington including a six-bedroom Victoria listed for $995,000. 

4 Meadow Ln.

This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $430,000. The Cape Cod features a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, moldings, recessed lighting, black appliances, built-ins, a patio, and shed. Ski Butternut and Elmwood Cemetery are nearby.

5 Christian Hill Rd.

This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $625,000. It has high ceilings, exposed wood, stainless steel appliances, a kitchen island, skylights, built-ins, moldings, hardwood floors, fireplaces, a patio, shed, and outdoor shower. Lake Mansfield is nearby. 

20 Lake Ave.

This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $895,000. The 2014 custom-built house has exposed wood beams, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, central air, a covered deck, and a two-car garage. McCallister Park is nearby.

32 Benton Ave. 

This six bedroom, three bath is listed for $995,000. The Victorian features original woodwork, moldings, pocket doors, fireplaces, hardwood floors, built-ins, stainless steel appliances, stained glass, a porch, and large backyard. South Street Park and Saint James Place are nearby.

11 Thrushwood Ln.

This five bedroom, four bath is listed for $1,950,000. It has a gas fireplace, high ceilings, built-ins, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, Miele appliances, quartz countertops, central air, a screened-in porch, and two-car garage with an electric car hookup. Garden Phocas is nearby.



Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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