This week's featured property in Great Barrington, offered by India Ward of COMPASS

A rare find on “the Hill” in Great Barrington

A terrific house in a great neighborhood, offered by India Ward of COMPASS.

Just a short distance from town, find all the space you are looking for! This beautiful home is located on  “the Hill” and central to all things Great Barrington. This home boasts a spacious interior with endless possibilities. There are two lovely porches and a large back patio for hosting and relaxing. The backyard offers serine privacy right in town. This property is located 1/10 of a mile from Lake Mansfield. With six bedrooms and an office, there is room for everyone! There is a two-car garage and sizable driveway to provide ample parking. This rare find on “the Hill” will only be available once! Come take a look today!

What’s the most compelling thing about this property?

Could it be the square footage, or the multiple outdoor porches and patio space? There is a lovely outdoor porch that runs the full length of the home where many generations have made fond memories! There is also a screened-in porch off the dining room and right next to the kitchen. This home has wonderful indoor space with great opportunities for you to make it your own, Plus, the location on the Hill in Great Barrington is convenient to everything.

For whom is this house perfect?

This house is just waiting for you to put your personal stamp on it. It has the opportunity for 5-7 bedrooms including the bonus rooms. Do you have a large family? This is a wonderful fit. Do you want to have family, friends, and visitors for the holidays? This house is great for entertaining. It was built with charm, located on a wonderful street, offers a private backyard, and is near all the amenities that the center of Great Barrington has to offer!

What’s the most fun thing to do within five miles of this house?

Wow! How do you pick one thing? You can walk to Lake Mansfield for a refreshing swim on a hot summer day. Or you can walk to the Eastview pool if you are a member. You can walk right into downtown Great Barrington to one of many dining establishments whether for fresh baked goods at breakfast, dinner at dusk, or a sweet treat at SoCo Creamery! You can walk to see a show at the Mahaiwe or a movie at the Triplex. On Saturdays you can even walk to the farmers market! You can also explore the Housatonic River Walk. Even better, if it’s wintertime you’re just a short drive to Butternut for skiing or snowboarding. The list goes on… All of this is within LESS than 5 miles!

If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?

This house was one of the first built on the Hill.  It and its inhabitants have played important roles in making Great Barrington the thriving community it is today.  Two full generations of the same family have lived happily in this home – including the real estate agent who represents it now. This house would tell you that it has a solid foundation and a strong structure, and that the neighborhood is welcoming.  It would also tell you it has been filled with so much love!


Interested? Contact India Ward


Office: 413-464-5847


161 Linden Street, Suite 102

Wellesley, Mass.