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October Surprises!

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Like a permanent waterfront vacation
186 Egremont Plain Road
Egremont, Mass.

2 Beds/3Baths/1856 Sqft/2.01 Acres
Offered by Rose Baumann, 413-329-1219, Wheeler & Taylor Real Estate

WATERFRONT IMMACULATE 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath embanked ranch with frontage on Green River. Swim, fish, or canoe on one of the cleanest rivers in the Berkshires. It’s the perfect permanent vacation. High quality construction, Energy Recovery Ventilator system, A/C, generator, custom kitchen cabinets with Corian counters, bamboo floors, 2 manicured acres with water frontage, 2-car attached garage, and 3 outbuildings. Roofed outdoor patio could be a screened-in porch. Dining room chandelier not included in sale.



Spectacular contemporary atop the Berkshires
113 Brush Hill Road
Great Barrington, Mass.

4 Beds/5 Baths/5800 Sqft/12.35 Acres
Offered by Chapin Fish, 413-528-4859, Brockman Real Estate

Spectacular Contemporary atop the Berkshires. Masterful architecture. Epic views. Coming to the market for the first time, this stunning contemporary fulfills every wish list. Sited atop the western face of the Berkshire Hills, this 5,800 sf home on 12+ acres looks west across the Housatonic Valley to the distant Taconic Mountains. With no detail overlooked and no expense spared, this modern marvel manifests masterful building and design. Expansive decks and walls of glass invite nature within, to mingle with the warm tones of the interior, and its textures of stone, wood, steel, and glass. The 3,030 sf first floor features a gourmet kitchen, primary bedroom with private deck, screened porch, and two en-suite guest bedrooms. Turnkey, superbly located, and one of a kind.




Elmwood, an astonishingly rare historic home
207 Main Road
Tyringham, Mass.

6 Beds/3 Baths/3444 Sqft/53 Acres
Offered by Chapin Fish, 413-528-4859, Brockman Real Estate

ELMWOOD, on 53 beautiful acres, an astoundingly rare, intact home that mirrors the history of the Berkshires and America. – sweeping pastoral and mountain views. Meadow, cobble, stream, glen, orchard, a wealth of heirloom perennials including within a secret garden and many acres of pasture and farmland. Owned and lovingly maintained by just two families since before the Revolutionary War, and replete with original details, including an authenticated Shaker staircase, wide plank floors and details that witness the story of New England and our nation and make this home living history that will provide you with instant roots in the Berkshires. Begun as a center chimney colonial c. 1783, rebuilt as a Greek Revival c. 1825, and expanded in the Victorian style c. 1889. Close to Stockbridge & Tanglewood.




Ready for you to build your dream waterfront home
10 Northwest Cove
Monterey, Mass.

1.120 Acres
Offered by Chapin Fish, 413-528-4859, Brockman Real Estate

Build your dream home waterfront on Lake Buel, minutes from downtown Great Barrington! High – epic – lake and mountain views and lake frontage on a motorboat lake! All engineering plans submitted to and approved by Monterey Conservation Commission. Drill a well, get your house plans approved and build! According to the seller, engineering has been completed on the land and Conservation Commission approvals are in place to begin building! Septic is designed. Dock permit will be in place and path down to water will be permitted prior to closing. Located in prime Monterey with low taxes. Views and Privacy on a motorboat lake, just 5 minutes from downtown Great Barrington! (Buyer to verify all information herein, subject to applicable laws.)



Brilliantly renovated home near downtown Great Barrington
99 Brush Hill Road
Great Barrington, Mass.

3 Beds/3 Baths/ 3763 sqft/5 Acres
Offered by Barney Stein, 617-504-0014, Lance Vermeulen Real Estate

Privately set in a hillside glade just five minutes to downtown Great Barrington, this immaculate, brilliantly renovated property is simply outstanding. Anchored by a gorgeous stone chimney and flooded with light, the dramatic two-story living room invites in the verdant surroundings through a wall of glass. Cook fabulous meals in the stunning chef’s kitchen. Savor them in the dining room with cathedral ceiling overlooking the stone patio. Bliss out in the 3-season sunroom where the gorgeous green tile reflects the woods outside. Luxuriate in your first floor primary suite with huge glass doors on to the deck and dramatic en suite bathroom. Upstairs, your family and/or guests will love the two beautiful bedrooms, stylish renovated bathroom, and small loft reading nook.



Custom Contemporary
70 Brush Hill Road
Great Barrington, Mass.

3 Beds/ 5 Baths/2803 Sqft/ 3.59
Offered by Claire Naylor Pollart, 917-971-9829, Lance Vermeulen Real Estate

Recently built three bedroom, four bath contemporary is only minutes to downtown! Nice features include a large open living room/dining room area with stone fireplace and custom cabinets is perfect for entertaining.The large first floor master suite has a walk-in closet, master bath with whirlpool tub, double sink, granite vanity and radiant heat floors. Second floor has two en-suite bedrooms and hall bathroom with sauna. Unfinished 800 square foot space could be additional bedroom or media room. Septic for four bedroom home. Fabulous three season sun room with vaulted ceiling and large windows that look onto wooded backyard. Oversized two-car garage with radiant heat floors. Move-in condition and easy to show.



Handsome home on wooded lot with brook
96 Brush Hill Road
Great Barrington, Mass.

3 Beds/3 Baths/3252 Sqft/16.42 Acres
Offered by Claire Naylor Pollart, 917-971-9829, Lance Vermeulen Real Estate

This handsome home is situated on a beautiful, wooded 16-acre lot with seasonal brook, just a few minutes from Great Barrington. Brazilian cherry floors throughout. Grand entry foyer. Beautiful living room with windows on three sides, cathedral ceiling and fireplace with cherry paneled chimney and carved mantel. Large kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters, and farm sink opens to dining area with glass doors to Trex deck. First floor office/guest room. Master suite features electric fireplace, bathroom with double sinks, shower and soaking tub with forest views. Two additional bedrooms share a bathroom. Semi-finished basement has radiant heat, insulated ceilings and access to 2-car garage. This property offers an opportunity to take a home with great components and make it your own.



Pool Community: Brand new home
Lot 4 Thrushwood Lane
Great Barrington, Mass.

5 Beds/4.5 Baths/ up to 3800 Sqft
Beginning at $689,000
Offered by Maureen White Kirkby, 413-446-5634, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Barnbrook Realty

Pool Community: Brand new home. Open plan living with first floor master, fireplace, screened porch, high ceilings, two-car garage, community pool. HOA covers all lawn maintenance, plowing, shoveling up to the front door. Quality New Construction. This price cannot be matched. 90 Days to move into your beautiful new home. Photos are from a similar home with the same floor plan in the community, with upgrades. Build your dream home on one of the other beautiful lots. Single level with 2100 square feet or as large as 3800 square feet. 3-5 bedrooms with prices beginning at $689,000.



A Hudson River beauty
66 Riverview Street
Stuyvesant, N.Y.

4 Beds/ 3 Baths/ 3388 Sqft/ 1.8 Acres
Offered by Lisa Bouchard Hoe, 413-329-1162, and Victor Mendolia, 518-653-1941, The Kinderhook Group Real Estate

This is the first in a list of three classic homes presented by The Kinderhook Group, all in the same neighborhood in Stuyvesant, N.Y. and all with views of the Hudson River.

An iconic 1838 beauty in a park-like private setting on the banks of the Hudson River. One of the prettiest homes on the riverfront, with deep historic roots in the Hudson Valley. Built in 1838 by a successful entrepreneur in an unusual and stunning brick Italianate style, with tall arched windows, balconies from the upstairs bedrooms, and a slate roof. The home sits on 1.8 groomed acres, with a straight view across the tracks to the River. The interior rooms have high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, wideboard floors, custom cabinetry, and intricate moldings still intact. The spacious side deck looks over the manicured gardens with a nice view to the water. The back patio offers a peaceful and quiet retreat. In the same family for the past 35 years, the home was completely and lovingly restored by the current owners, and is now awaiting her next chapter!



Rooms with a View!
15 Church Street
Stuyvesant, N.Y.

4 Beds/2.5 Beds/3440 Sqft/ 1.1 Acres
Offered by Christine Jones, 646-256-4797, and Paul Barrett, 518-755-3296, The Kinderhook Group Real Estate

This is the second in a list of three classic homes presented by The Kinderhook Group, all in the same neighborhood in Stuyvesant, N.Y. and all with views of the Hudson River.

Stately and elegant 1860 Greek Revival, sited high on a bluff overlooking the Hudson, boasts stunning river views in a park-like setting! Gracious ground floor rooms with arched doorways, floor-to-ceiling windows, pocket doors and hardwood floors flowing one to the other. First floor includes Living Room, Dining Room, Parlor, Library/Office and a Half Bath. Large Kitchen has double islands, ample storage/counter space and dining nook with river views. High-end appliances include a professional Range. Upstairs are 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Laundry Room, and a Study. The Primary Suite features an ensuite bath and a room-sized California Closet dressing room. Outside, view the amazing sunsets overlooking the Hudson from either the large charming front porch or from the bluestone terrace. Landscape designed by a noted landscape architect offers many ornamental trees and a host of seasonal and perennial flowerbeds with the river as a backdrop, Convenient to Hudson’s bustling downtown and AmTrak.




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Berkshire region real estate sales

Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County in Massachusetts, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and Columbia County in New York.

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Stockbridge, and move-in ready

Elle Villetto and Jared Kelly of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty offer an 1860 colonial home, stylishly updated and move-in ready. See it now and be in before the summer!

A minimalist condo with maximum light

We often referred to this project as the “house of glass” because there is glass everywhere.

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