The location couldn’t be better on a quiet dead-end street across from Grove St. Park and within walking distance of downtown Great Barrington. Beautiful Victorian with great wrap around front porch, an open back porch and and enclosed back porch. High ceilings, great woodwork to include built-in bookshelves and wide pocket doors. Renovated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances. Front and back staircase. Entry foyer. Four bedrooms with ample closets. Laundry on the second floor. Large walk-up attic available for expansion. Two boilers, two hot water heaters and two 100 amp electric services. Great house, great location!!
What’s the most compelling thing about this property?
The gracious layout of large rooms makes it easy for everyone in the household to enjoy privacy but still to feel connected. The original Victorian details, like pocket doors, wooden window frames, beautifully banistered stairway and multiple porches, are exceptional. And its location, in a quiet neighborhood across the street from a town park and easy walking distance from downtown Great Barrington, gives you the pleasures of intimate small town living.
For whom is this house perfect?
This house works for anyone who wants to feel anchored in a happy and solid home. There’s plenty of room for a family, for a couple who want room to spread out, and even for a single person who wants to start building a life in the center of Great Barrington.
What’s the most fun thing to do within five miles of this house?
EVERYTHING BERKSHIRES! This house is in the center of everything. Take a 15-minute stroll to Main Street in Great Barrington for a great meal, a show at the Mahaiwe, ice cream at SoCo or a movie at The Tripex Cinema. When the new Berkshire Co-op Market opens next year, you can pop out for a quart of milk and be home almost before the commercial break ends on your favorite tv show. Beyond Great Barrington, you are a short drive to all the Berkshire attractions – 20 to 25 minutes to Lenox, Stockbridge or Lee, a half-hour to Pittsfield, close to theater, music, hiking, everything.
If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?
This house could tell you about the quintessential Berkshires experience. Built in the Victorian era and continuously upgraded, this house has seen how life in the Berkshires has evolved over the years. This house is eager to welcome the new owner into this Berkshire tradition.