Washington, MA – Colonial in Park Like Setting

Property ID : 214517

For Sale $349,900 - Residential
5.03 Acres 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 Garages
 
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Located in a park like setting, with perennial gardens all around, this freshly stained colonial is on 5.03 wooded acres- perfect location and best of the privacy of country living with easy access to area amenities. Centrally located, this 3-4 bedroom cedar sided colonial boasts custom Mahogany interior trim and hardwood plank floors. Listing agent is co-owner.

Located in a park like setting, with perennial gardens all around, this freshly stained colonial is on 5.03 wooded acres- perfect location and best of the privacy of country living with easy access to area amenities. Centrally located, this 3-4 bedroom cedar sided colonial boasts custom Mahogany interior trim and hardwood plank floors. Listing agent is co-owner.

Very well insulated home with Alpine thermo pane windows plus storms and a one car garage beneath with direct access to the house.

The entryway ‘mudroom”, bahthroom/laundry and kitchen have been upgraded w/ceramic tiled floor. Bathroom upgraded w/ new vanity, tiled shower and floor. An allowance will be made for the buyer to install his choice of a new kitchen counter top. Smaller bedroom/playroom off the kitchen.

Completely finished basement with a pellet stove and a fireplace in the mahogany wainscoted family room with walkout to the covered patio. Also there is a cherry paneled office with built-in bookcases and a concrete cold cellar.

2 car over-sized garage on full foundation in the rear w/ a workroom and a 19′ x 24’ propane heated office/studio on the second floor w/ built-in bookcases.

Adjacent 4.9 acre building lot is available for sale separately.

Co-owner is the listing agent.

Situated across the paved but lesser used secondary road, is an environmentally protected reserve that is home to turkeys, deer and other wildlife.

One may take a walk to through the hardwoods and pines, over the stream and along the stone walls to the back corner of the property where the old coast-coast underground telephone line runs. Abandoned by the phone company, the right of way provides miles of trails for walking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.

Just a 1/2 mile down the road is the Kushi Institute, an internationally known center for natural healing that offers many programs including classes on macrobiotic cooking.

The property is located just a mile from the center of North Becket Village where one can find the Becket library, local arts center, and the Becket General Store & Deli. (if they don’t have it, you don’t need it)

Within walking distance is South Pond fed by Cole Brook coming down the mountain from North Lake.

The world famous Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is a 15 minute drive, the Mass Turnpike entrance 25 minutes, Tanglewood and the Rockwell Museum are about 35 minutes. Northampton, The 5 colleges and the Pioneer Valley are only 40 minutes away. MASSMOCA and Williams College is about a 45 minute drive.

Location is everything and if you are seeking privacy but easy access to the area in any direction, this property has it!

Additional Details

  • Heating System: Electric; Multizone; Pellet Stove; Wood Stove
  • Square Footage: 2,036
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Total Taxes: $4,384
  • School District: Berkshire - Central

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