Elyse Harney Real Estate

Elegant Southern Berkshire Colonial

$845,000 • 5302 sq.ft. • 3.76 acres • 8 BR • 3 BA • 2 Half BA
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With quality and detail from an earlier era, this grand estate is a home with a story. Farm house, country manor, B&B, it has been all of them, and now it waits for your ideas for its next chapter. From the wraparound porch to the entry foyer to the spacious public rooms, this home is gracious, open, and filled with light. Set on over 3 acres of lawn and… Read More

With quality and detail from an earlier era, this grand estate is a home with a story. Farm house, country manor, B&B, it has been all of them, and now it waits for your ideas for its next chapter. From the wraparound porch to the entry foyer to the spacious public rooms, this home is gracious, open, and filled with light. Set on over 3 acres of lawn and meadow, with a classic New England barn, outbuildings, and views to the Berkshire Hills. Updated mechanicals, modern septic system. Steps to the Arlo Guthrie Center, minutes from the Mahaiwe Theatre and downtown Great Barrington, and convenient to Stockbridge, Tanglewood, and all that the Berkshires have to offer.

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With quality and detail from an earlier era, this grand estate is a home with a story. Farm house, country manor, B&B, it has been all of them, and now it waits for your ideas for its next chapter. From the wraparound porch to the entry foyer to the spacious public rooms, this home is gracious, open, and filled with light. Set on over 3 acres of lawn and meadow, with a classic New England barn, outbuildings, and views to the Berkshire Hills. Updated mechanicals, modern septic system. Steps to the Arlo Guthrie Center, minutes from the Mahaiwe Theatre and downtown Great Barrington, and convenient to Stockbridge, Tanglewood, and all that the Berkshires have to offer.

In the Community of:

Great Barrington, MA – Berkshire County

EH# 3719 MLS# 221223

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Residence Description

First Floor

Wraparound Porch:  (10’ x 36’ plus 14’ x 19’)  covered, with beadboard ceiling, Doric columns
Entry Foyer:  (9’ x 20’)  fir flooring, front staircase, closet, paneled ceiling
Parlor:  (16’ x 17’)  fir flooring, marble hearth gas fireplace, wooden mantel, French doors to Living Room, 8’ paneled ceiling
Living Room:  (16’ x 32’)  fir flooring, gas fireplace, two bay windows, built in bookcases, corner display cabinet, paneled ceiling, entry door from Porch
Sitting Room:  (8’ x 8’)  fir flooring
Full Bath:  (8’ x 9’)  tiled, with shower, entry door from back Patio
Dining Room:  (16’ x 33’)  fir flooring, paneled walls, brick hearth fireplace, built in glass front cabinets
Kitchen:  (L shaped, 9’ x 17’ plus 9’ x 13’)  fir flooring, large stainless steel sink, formica counters, two rear storage rooms, back staircase to 2nd floor
Pantry:  (8’ x 8’)  stainless steel sink, glass front cabinets
Office:  (13’ x 17’)  fir flooring, brick hearth fireplace, wooden mantel, small coat room with entry door from rear yard
Enclosed Porch:  (8’ x 16’)  beadboard walls and ceiling, entry to Kitchen from rear yard and parking area

Second Floor

Master Bedroom:  (16’ x 17’)  fir flooring, 9’ ceiling, private half bathroom
Bedroom:  (9’ x 13’)  plus 8’ x 15’ sitting area with bay window, 9’ ceiling
Bedroom:  (13’ x 17’)  large half bathroom with built in drawers and cabinets, 9’ ceiling
Reading Room:  (9’ x 10’)  Juliet balcony
Full Bath:  (8’ x 11’)  pine flooring, built in cabinets

Rear Wing

Bedroom:  (10’ x 27’)  fir flooring
Bedroom:  (10’ x 13’)  pine flooring
Full Bath
Bedroom:  (11’ x 13’)  fir flooring, walk in closet
Bedroom:  (11’ x 14’)  fir flooring, large closet
Adjoining Dressing Room: (12’ x 12’)  pine flooring, walk in closet

Garage/Barn

4 Garage bays, adjoining a large two level barn with stalls, hay loft, and a basement storage level

Outbuildings

One additional barn, a storage building, and  garden shed.

Land

3.76 acres, with 3.12 acres on the house side and an additional 0.64 acres, with frontage on the Williams River, affording protection directly across Division Street from the home.  The land is in lawn and meadow, and there are northeasterly views to the Berkshire Hills.  The bustling artist’s villages of West Stockbridge and Housatonic are minutes away.

Pertinent Facts

Location:  98 Division Street, Great Barrington, MA
Land Size:  3.76 acres    Map:  28    Lot:  27-40 & 28-1
Volume:  2221    Page:  176
Survey: #B-66    Zoning:  R2
Frontage:  510’
Easements:  see deed
Year Built:  1800, approximate, with additions
Square Footage:  5,302
Total Rooms:  15    BRs:  7-8    BAs:  3 full, 2 half
Basement:  full, unfinished, partial poured concrete floor, partial dirt, interior and exterior access
Foundation:  stone
Hatchway:  to rear yard
Attic:  two walk up attics, one over main house, one over newer rear portion
Laundry Location:  basement
Floors:  fir, pine, tile
Windows:  full storms and screens
Exterior:  clapboard
Driveway:  gravel
Roof:  asphalt shingle, new 2011
Heat:  oil fired hot water, radiators, HB Smith boiler
Oil Tanks:  three 330 gallon tanks in basement, new in 2008
Hot water:  oil fired
Plumbing:  mixed
Sewer:  two 1,250 gallon tanks, system installed 2006
Water:  town water service
Electric:  200 amp service, new panel in 2006
Generator:  propane fired, installed 2006
Alarm System:  hard wired fire alarm
Appliances:  6 burner Garland gas oven range, Viking Professional hood, Amana washer, Kenmore dryer, Whirlpool Supreme heavy duty dryer
Exclusions:  none known
Mil rate:  $14.6    Date:  2017
Taxes:  $9,048      Date:  2017
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agents:  Elyse Harney Morris/David Taylor
Listing Type:  exclusive

Residence

First Floor

Wraparound Porch:  (10’ x 36’ plus 14’ x 19’)  covered, with beadboard ceiling, Doric columns
Entry Foyer:  (9’ x 20’)  fir flooring, front staircase, closet, paneled ceiling
Parlor:  (16’ x 17’)  fir flooring, marble hearth gas fireplace, wooden mantel, French doors to Living Room, 8’ paneled ceiling
Living Room:  (16’ x 32’)  fir flooring, gas fireplace, two bay windows, built in bookcases, corner display cabinet, paneled ceiling, entry door from Porch
Sitting Room:  (8’ x 8’)  fir flooring
Full Bath:  (8’ x 9’)  tiled, with shower, entry door from back Patio
Dining Room:  (16’ x 33’)  fir flooring, paneled walls, brick hearth fireplace, built in glass front cabinets
Kitchen:  (L shaped, 9’ x 17’ plus 9’ x 13’)  fir flooring, large stainless steel sink, formica counters, two rear storage rooms, back staircase to 2nd floor
Pantry:  (8’ x 8’)  stainless steel sink, glass front cabinets
Office:  (13’ x 17’)  fir flooring, brick hearth fireplace, wooden mantel, small coat room with entry door from rear yard
Enclosed Porch:  (8’ x 16’)  beadboard walls and ceiling, entry to Kitchen from rear yard and parking area

Second Floor

Master Bedroom:  (16’ x 17’)  fir flooring, 9’ ceiling, private half bathroom
Bedroom:  (9’ x 13’)  plus 8’ x 15’ sitting area with bay window, 9’ ceiling
Bedroom:  (13’ x 17’)  large half bathroom with built in drawers and cabinets, 9’ ceiling
Reading Room:  (9’ x 10’)  Juliet balcony
Full Bath:  (8’ x 11’)  pine flooring, built in cabinets

Rear Wing

Bedroom:  (10’ x 27’)  fir flooring
Bedroom:  (10’ x 13’)  pine flooring
Full Bath
Bedroom:  (11’ x 13’)  fir flooring, walk in closet
Bedroom:  (11’ x 14’)  fir flooring, large closet
Adjoining Dressing Room: (12’ x 12’)  pine flooring, walk in closet

Garage/Barn

4 Garage bays, adjoining a large two level barn with stalls, hay loft, and a basement storage level

Outbuildings

One additional barn, a storage building, and  garden shed.

Land

3.76 acres, with 3.12 acres on the house side and an additional 0.64 acres, with frontage on the Williams River, affording protection directly across Division Street from the home.  The land is in lawn and meadow, and there are northeasterly views to the Berkshire Hills.  The bustling artist’s villages of West Stockbridge and Housatonic are minutes away.

Pertinent Facts

Location:  98 Division Street, Great Barrington, MA
Land Size:  3.76 acres    Map:  28    Lot:  27-40 & 28-1
Volume:  2221    Page:  176
Survey: #B-66    Zoning:  R2
Frontage:  510’
Easements:  see deed
Year Built:  1800, approximate, with additions
Square Footage:  5,302
Total Rooms:  15    BRs:  7-8    BAs:  3 full, 2 half
Basement:  full, unfinished, partial poured concrete floor, partial dirt, interior and exterior access
Foundation:  stone
Hatchway:  to rear yard
Attic:  two walk up attics, one over main house, one over newer rear portion
Laundry Location:  basement
Floors:  fir, pine, tile
Windows:  full storms and screens
Exterior:  clapboard
Driveway:  gravel
Roof:  asphalt shingle, new 2011
Heat:  oil fired hot water, radiators, HB Smith boiler
Oil Tanks:  three 330 gallon tanks in basement, new in 2008
Hot water:  oil fired
Plumbing:  mixed
Sewer:  two 1,250 gallon tanks, system installed 2006
Water:  town water service
Electric:  200 amp service, new panel in 2006
Generator:  propane fired, installed 2006
Alarm System:  hard wired fire alarm
Appliances:  6 burner Garland gas oven range, Viking Professional hood, Amana washer, Kenmore dryer, Whirlpool Supreme heavy duty dryer
Exclusions:  none known
Mil rate:  $14.6    Date:  2017
Taxes:  $9,048      Date:  2017
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agents:  Elyse Harney Morris/David Taylor
Listing Type:  exclusive


Listing Location

98 Division Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230


Agent Contact Information

Elyse Harney Morris
elyse@harneyre.com
(860) 435-2200x102
(860) 318-5126
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Dave Taylor
DTaylor@HarneyRE.com
860-824-4384
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