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Plenty of Room for Guests!

Want to get your friends and family out of the city? Here are homes with plenty of room.

Beautiful Brick Colonial
11 East Street
Stockbridge, Mass.

9 Beds/8.5 Baths/ 5640 sqft/3.3 acres
Offered by Marnie Garzone, 413-841-2116, The Kinderhook Group (TKG)- Pittsfield

Built in 1828, this well-maintained Brick Colonial sits on 3.30 acres, and offers amazing mountain views. Currently being used as a B & B, the main house is set up with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, including an immense addition with Chef’s kitchen, loft and screened porch. The 3-story barn presents itself with an attached garage, storage area, its own workspace. There are also 3 private bedrooms each with their own private bath, and outside sitting area. On the top level there is an apartment, which lends itself to an open concept style of living. Complete with kitchen, full bath, living, dining area and an incredible sleeping loft. Convenient location, close to many Berkshire attractions.


The Ultimate in Village Living
4 Main Street
West Stockbridge, Mass

3 Beds/ 3 Baths/ 2476 sqft/ .09 acres
Offered by Lori Rose, 413-822-0912 and Randy Thunfors, 413-446-0725, Stone House Properties

The lovely brick home with views and frontage on the Williams River offers the ultimate in village living. This in-town property is a casual stroll to the myriad of happenings in West Stockbridge, and yet there is a quaint privacy with a courtyard garden and multiple balconies overlooking the river which allow for enjoyment and seclusion. This wonderful property is currently set up with an in-law suite. Many opportunities and mixed uses in this commercial zone. Perfect location for a live/work lifestyle, open a retail space, develop your business, Air BnB. West Stockbridge is a charming village with 1300+ residents and offers a vibrant downtown center.


Wonderful and Spacious – Five Bedrooms in Lenox
83 Sherwood Drive
Lenox, Mass.

5 Beds/ 4 Baths/3393 sqft/ 1.52 acres
Offered by Lori Rose, 413-822-0912, Stone House Properties

Spacious and comfortable, this 5-bedroom/4-bathroom Lenox home has large, light-filled rooms, an open floor plan with an updated kitchen, a large living/dining area with a triple sided fireplace, a family room/music room and an additional room, currently used as an office. On the second floor, there are 4 bedrooms, including a large master bedroom suite. The lower level is partially finished with a kitchenette, bathroom, living area with fireplace, lots of great storage, and a private entrance, perhaps suitable for short-term rental. Spacious wrap around deck and an amazing screened porch are lovely places to take in summer evenings. This is a great value in the desirable Lenox school district while also near many popular cultural attractions.


Luxury Condo with Two Master Suites
150 Mallard Lane
Lee, Mass.

4 Beds/ 4.5 Baths/3400 sqft.
Offered by Nikki Carchedi, 413-637-0843, Stone House Properties

Ready to move in. Brand new, never-lived-in upscale luxury condominium in the beautiful Devon Meadow community, conveniently located in Lee, Mass., on the Stockbridge/Lenox line. Only 5 minutes to Tanglewood, and close to all Berkshire attractions, including cultural venues, shopping, dining, golf and a full service hospital. Enjoy maintenance-free living on spectacular scenic grounds. This condo includes two master suites and an oversized screen porch.


A Unique Mountaintop Estate
115 Purple Mountain Pass Road
Williamstown, Mass.

5 Beds/8 Baths/9000 sqft/72 acres
Offered by Maureen White Kirkby, 413-446-5634, and Michael Harrigan, 413-429-7788, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Barnbrook Realty

A unique mountain top estate with 180-degree views of Vermont, Williamstown and Mount Greylock. This meticulously curated sanctuary intimates simple luxury by combining the best materials with an inspired concept. The design and stunning architecture marry to create energy and flow for this 5-bedroom estate. The home itself benefits from a commitment towards precision engineering. Noted Jackson Hole architect shipped hand hewn beams from Montana to create this vision. Only minutes to Williams College, you can gather with family and friends with formal and informal spaces. 72 Unspoiled acres afford privacy, Soaring ceilings, large fireplaces, in-ground pool, gourmet kitchen, open plan and views from almost every room. Plenty of room for guests. This home is awaiting its next chapter; let it be part of yours.


Prepare to Fall in Love
100 West Sheffield Road
Great Barrington, Mass

4 Beds/4.5 Baths/ 3192 sqft/ 3.5 acres
Offered by Stephen Schoenfeld, 413-717-0618, and Joanna Szwyd, 413-446-6833, Stone House Properties

Much bigger than it looks, this home is ideal for entertaining. Boasting an open kitchen-living-dining area, separate office space, and often sought-after first floor Master Suite. First floor Laundry Room is adjacent to Master Bedroom. Bright kitchen with granite countertops, center island and Viking Stove. Convenient Mud Room leads to oversized three-car garage. The lower level with its own full bathroom, spacious Game Room, Sauna, Media Room and wet bar is an entertainer’s paradise. In addition to the main house, there is also a one-bedroom, full bathroom apartment above the garage. This apartment has its own outside entry, as well as indoor access. This property absolutely has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Prepare to fall in love with it.


Sweeping Mountain and Water Views That Will Take Your Breath Away
263 Tyringham Road
Becket, Mass.

5 Beds/ 5 Baths/ 5000 sqft
Offered by Katie Soules, 413-822-1226, and Jeff Astore, 413-446-5458, Stone House Properties

Breathtaking! Secluded! Sweeping mountain and water views. 46+ acre property bordered by 2,000+ acres of State preserve. Expansive nature pond and stream. Beautiful and meticulously maintained large 12 yr old farmhouse w/atrium & over-sized attached 2 car garage. This stylish and spacious 4/5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is perfect for entertaining w/bright open living spaces, walls of glass and separate guest areas. Elevated deck, screened porch and two brick/bluestone patios overlook the vast pond and distant hills. Bonus 1500sq.ft., hillside walk-out lower level with huge sunlit family room and media room/office, and full bath and lg. storage. Stroll to the large pristine nature pond where you can canoe, kayak or row, and explore the woodlands with 2,000 foot long stream-front, and beyond.


Once in a Lifetime…
20 Berkshire Heights
Great Barrington, Mass.

6 Beds/7 Baths/ 6849 sqft/3 acres
Offered by Maureen White Kirkby, 413-446-5634, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Barnbrook Realty

ONCE IN A LIFETIME IT COMES ALONG: a modern renovation. Every detail is thoughtful, the rooms offer height and grace, its magnitude gives space without being overwhelming. Built on the top of Great Barrington’s Hill. Peering down on the town, within walking distance on 3 +acres. Built by a local craftsman and designed with easy living in mind. The open kitchen/great room, has a soaring ceiling, will gather you with family and friends in front of the stone fireplace or relaxing at the granite island while meals are prepared in the chef quality kitchen with Calcutta marble counters. Clean modern lines, meticulously chosen materials, two master suites, a modern open stairway concept with metal balusters, outdoor kitchen, spa pool. Light and Bright in law/Nanny suite. Kosher Kitchen.


Unparalleled Beauty and Majestic Views
359 North Plain Road
Great Barrington, Mass.

5 Beds/ 3 full and 2 half Baths/ 4560 sqft/
Offered by Maureen White Kirkby, 413-446-5634, and Suzann Ward, 413-329-3031, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Barnbrook Realty

Take in the unparalleled beauty and majestic views of this 24-acre riverfront property. This 5-bedroom well-appointed home and private guest house create the perfect luxury retreat. With airy open-plan living, the Craftsman-style main house offers 4,500+ sq. ft., 3 fireplaces, panoramic views and a private 1st floor master wing. Entertain family and friends throughout the 1st floor or unwind in the spacious informal living room on the 2nd floor. Explore the property on well- maintained walking trails or cool off in the tranquil Williams River, the perfect spot to fish, kayak or swim. Outdoor living spaces abound, including a large screened porch with fireplace and adjacent stone patio, ideal for watching a beautiful Berkshire sunset. Minutes to Great Barrington and Tanglewood.


Just a Mile’s Walk to Town – Fantastic Conversion of c.1888 Cortlandtfield Bishop Barn
234 Kemble Street
Lenox, Mass.

5 Beds/ 6 Baths/6150 sqft/ 3.24 acres
Offered by Sheila Thunfors, 413-441-5005, and Randy Thunfors, 413-446-0725, Stone House Properties

The interior spaces were masterfully designed around a dramatic three-story wall of windows bathing the interior w/ light. It has the perfect layout for entertaining & intergenerational living. After the sellers raised their three children here, it became a cherished second home for all three generations of the family. The kitchen is perfectly equipped for gourmet cooking & family gatherings. Family room w/ fireplace & entertainment center. The barn soars over the dining room. Gorgeous living room w/ fireplace. Library. Private master suite. Third floor w/ 3 charming bedrooms each w/ lofts & a gathering room. A 2nd master suite/guest room/in-law sanctuary on the ground floor. Lovely landscaped pool area. Stone patios. Delightful boxwood gardens adorn the front entrance. Two-bay garage.




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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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