Great Barrington

Welcome to Great Barrington

 
A quaint town with fabulous dining, shopping, and recreation 
 
Great Barrington is a bustling town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Many families and professionals reside in the neighborhood, attracted by its perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city convenience. With a community-oriented vibe and a focus on environmental sustainability, the community boasts magnificent schools and many locally-owned businesses. Properties throughout its pristinely-landscaped streets are well-maintained and up-to-date. They consist of many luxurious estates on large lots of land that provide residents with ample privacy and a sense of serenity. 
 
With luxury shopping, downtown excitement, sporting activities, and gorgeous scenery, it’s easy to see why many people fall in love with Great Barrington. Its spectacular mountains and natural attractions make it a popular vacation destination. At the same time, its central location with easy access to major cities like Albany, Boston, and New York City keeps commuters satisfied year-round. Having secured its reputation as one of the most high-end neighborhoods in the Berkshires, Great Barrington is a fantastic place to visit or call home. 
 

What to Love

 
  • Beautiful outdoor spaces with nature trails 
  • A hip community with a bustling vibe
  • Farm-to-table restaurants and trendy eateries
  • A fabulous shopping scene with boutique stores 
 

Local Lifestyle

 
Life in Great Barrington is lively and down-to-earth. Residents can find everything they need within the neighborhood without ever having to stray too far from home. The neighborhood is bursting with venues to enjoy entertainment, recreation, and leisure. Most of the community leads an active lifestyle, taking advantage of the many parks, mountains, and natural sites that the town offers, and the quality of life is very high. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
Great Barrington is home to many establishments just waiting to be explored. Lined with restaurants and stores, a stroll along Main Street, Railroad Street, or through the quaint downtown district is a perfect way to get acquainted with the bustling neighborhood. Many residents enjoy beginning their day with a trip to TwoFlower Cafe for a cup of freshly brewed and locally-sourced coffee. Locals also adore Fuel for their espresso drinks and bistro fare served up in a lofty brick-lined space with a relaxed vibe. When dinner time comes around, Cafe Adam is a hotspot in town that always guarantees a memorable meal with its menu of new American cuisine and rustic-chic setting. SoCo Creamery serves the most delicious, hand-crafted, all-natural ice cream, gelato, and sorbet in town for those with a sweet tooth.  
 
When it comes to shopping, residents and visitors of Great Barrington can find anything they need within the neighborhood. The town is full of unique and locally-owned businesses with artisan goods that make for a great shopping experience. There are loads of stylish boutiques for clothing and apparel, like twiGs Clothes, Karen Allen Fiber Arts, and Westerlind. There are also loads of specialty shops, such as The Bookloft for books, Berkshire Bike & Board for biking, and Tom’s Toys for games. For fresh produce, residents love to attend the Great Barrington Farmers' Market. Guido’s Fresh Marketplace is also among the selection of conveniently located supermarkets and pharmacies. 
 

Things to Do

 
There’s always a fun activity to enjoy with family and friends for residents and visitors of Great Barrington. The picturesque scenery and lush outdoor spaces make the neighborhood a sanctuary for nature lovers. Monument Mountain has 503 acres of open land to explore and trails for visitors to hike up to its 1,642 peaks and gaze across the Housatonic River Valley. In the warmer months of the year, residents flock to Lake Beul to soak in the sun with afternoons of swimming, boating, and fishing. In the wintertime, Butternut Resort attracts visitors from all over the country to their skiing, snowboarding, and tubing trails. On top of its stunning natural scenery, the town is continuously updating its calendar of events with lively festivities to bring the community together, with the Holiday Stroll through the downtown district being a particular favorite amongst residents. 
 

Schools

 
Students attend the Berkshire Hills Regional School District, one of the top-performing districts in the state that is widely recognized for its commitment to fostering academic success: 
 

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