Blog :: 07-2014

Yankee Doodle Days, Charlemont, Mass this weekend 7/25 - 7/27

Yankee Doodle Days starts the summer season of fairs in West County.  Spectacular fireworks on Friday night and a weekend of exhibits, demonstrations, competitions, food, Demolition Derby and entertainment.   Make plans with your family for a fun weekend ahead.  For more information about the fair's weekend schedule - click here!

Mark your calendar for the upcoming Agricultural Fairs!

Its that time of year when we start thinking about the local fairs!  Mark your calendar for the following:

Yankee Doodle Days - July 25th - July 27th
www.YankeeDoodleDays.com

Heath Fair - August 15th -17th
www.heathfair.org

Cummington Fair - August 21st - 24th
www.cummingtonfair.com

Three County Fair - August 29th - September 1st
www.threecountyfair.com

Franklin County Fair - September 4th - 7th
www.fcas.com

Eastern States Exposition - Big E - September 12th - 28th
www.thebige.com

Spectacular View Property! 57 acres, overlook dramatic mountains and Deerfield River - Buckland, Mass

One of the Best Views in the County!

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Drive up and you'll know. It's the view. Dramatic mountains, open meadows and a long stretch of the Deerfield River make this one of the most beautiful views in the county. Atop a knoll and set on 57 acres is a solidly built and recently renovated home. You will love the new kitchen that has birds-eye maple cabinetry, gorgeous granite countertops, wood floor and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens to a great room with a handsome fireplace and wall of glass where you can sit back and gaze out at the incredible views. The upper level has a renovated master bedroom with hardwood floor, skylights, 1/2 bath plenty of closet space and more views. The lower level is beautifully done and has a fireplace, wall to wall carpeting, built-ins, and plenty of closet space. In addition, this home has a Viessmann boiler, newer septic system, and security system. If you are looking for a getaway place or year round home, this property is a rare find and one you will want to see. $353,000

Historic Antique Colonial on 33 acres in Heath, Mass

Historic Antique Colonial on 33 Acres

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Historic Antique Colonial sits proudly on 33 gorgeous acres overlooking majestic maple trees, sweeping meadows, stonewalls, gardens and picturesque views of the hills beyond.The owners of this antique treasure deeply cared for their country estate for over 40 years and it shows.Many updates have been done and period details still remain including exposed posts and beams, detailed workmanship, old pine floors, 6 fireplaces, and beehive oven. The ell was built in 1808 and has a good size kitchen with knotty pine cabinetry, full bath, and large living area. Later in the 19th century the classic center hall Colonial was added. The first floor features the dining room or parlor with fireplace and a sitting room or first floor bedroom with fireplace. The second floor has two large bedrooms, each with fireplace, a full bathroom and attic. There are approx. 20 open acres, which is protected under APR, 2 car garage, & large outbuilding. Perfect for horse, raising livestock & organic gardening. $415,000

Beautifully Maintained, Perfect New England Farmscape with 64 acres in Hawley, Mass

Beautifully Maintained - Perfect New England Farmscape

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If you are looking to raise animals and grow your own food, look no further.  This fabulous property is maintained to perfection and has the basic amenities to start your own farm.  The 64 acres is located on both sides of the road with approximately 15 open acres and frontage on the Chickley River.  There is a fabulous 40 x 90 Barn which is perfect for horses, cattle and storing your equipment.  The home is tastefully renovated and in move-in condition.   The large kitchen has oak cabinetry and granite counter tops.  There are new floors, updated bathrooms, replacements windows, newer heating system, outdoor wood boiler and  well insulated.  There is a spacious living area and first floor master suite complete with walk in closet and full bath!   As you enter the screened in porch you overlook the private backyard, deck and pool!  It is the perfect spot for summertime fun!  This property is located near Berkshire East Ski Area, ziplines, whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking and more! $429,900

Well Maintained Ranch in Amherst, Ma

This home in Amherst is ready for immediate occupancy.

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This well maintained Ranch style home has received many updates and it is available for immediate occupancy.   You can live all on one floor and have the added benefit of additional living space in the full basement.   The owner has refinished the beautiful hardwood floors, updated the kitchen and bathroom, and it has been freshly painted.   The kitchen is open to the dining area that features patio doors that opens to a deck and spacious backyard.  On the main level you have 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath.  The basement has 3 finished rooms, full bath, laundry and storage room.   A fabulous house that is conveniently located near Amherst Center, colleges, shopping, dining and easy commute to major routes.  Easy to show, call today for an appointment. $244,900

Get your tickets for the 4th Annual Upper Valley Music Festival, Greenfield, Mass

4th Annual Upper Valley Music Festival is happening Saturday, July 26th starting at 12:00 noon.  Over 35 musicians will be performing throughout downtown Greenfield, Mass.  You can visit your favorite band at the Energy Park, Sanctuary, Arts Block, The Alley, The Wheelhouse and even more places to choose from.  The tickets are only $15 and can be purchased online.  For more information about this fabulous event, visit the UVMF website at uppervalleymusicfest.com.

New Single Family Homes on the Market in Franklin County, Ma

METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED CAPE IN SHUTESBURY

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Impressive and meticulously maintained, 2400sq' Cape on a dead end street located in the center of Shutesbury.   This fabulous home comes with a new kitchen with beautiful cherry cabinetry, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances.  Recent updates have been done including newer roof, siding, Pella windows, central air conditioning, furnace and hot water heater.  Features include hardwood floors, fireplace in the living room, full basement, pellet stove and an attached 2-car garage.  Entertain family and friends year round in the fabulous heated 4 season sun-room or relax on the spacious deck over looking the water pond stocked with goldfish. This property is in a desirable location with an easy commute to Amherst, University of Massachusetts, and the Shutesbury Elementary School. $374,900

OLDER HOME IN NEED OF TLC

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Antique Cape style home conveniently located near Vermont less than 30 minutes to Greenfield.  It is a great rehab project that features a good size kitchen, large living area with fireplace, 2 bedrooms on the first floor and 1 on the second.   If you love to fish,  this home has frontage on the beautiful North River!  It also comes with a Barn and detached 1 car garage.   This home is easy to show and ready for immediate occupancy.  Call today for more information and set up a showing appointment.  $110,000

PERFECT STARTER HOME

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Charming and affordable Farmhouse makes a perfect starter house and is conveniently located less than 10 minutes to Shelburne Falls.  It is well maintained and move-in ready.  The cheery interior has a kitchen with pantry, dining room, living area, 3 bedrooms, wood floors, replacement windows, and updated electrical.   It has a great front yard with room to garden and a detached 1 car garage with carport.  Add this one to the must see list.  Call today for a showing appointment!  $139,000

SHELBURNE FALLS AFFORDABLE 2-FAMILY

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Affordable 2-family home located in the village of Shelburne Falls.  Not far from the charming downtown where you can enjoy the benefits of living in this thriving community.   Both apartments have a kitchen, full bath, living room and 1 bedroom.  It has a newer roof and electric hot water heaters.  You can live in one unit and collect rent from the other to help pay for your housing expenses.  It is ready for immediate occupancy, call today for a showing appointment. $159,000

BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION

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Brand new construction and just in time to pick out your kitchen, vanities, flooring and paint colors!  This home is solid built and full dimensional framing was used.  This Cape style home will be ready for you just in time for the holidays.  It has southern exposure, complete privacy and abuts protected land owned by Mass Wildlife.  The main living area has a kitchen with center island, solid surface countertop, and plenty of cabinets.  It is open to the dining and living area with sliding glass doors to a deck.  In addition there are two bedrooms and a full bath. The lower level has a bedroom, 1/2 bath, and a large family room.  Additional features include Buderus propane hot water and radiant heat, tile and hardwood floors, porch, cedar shake siding and an attached two car garage. This home is custom built by a local reputable family owned business. The property is located near the Green River and many recreational activities.  Call today for details about the home and take a look.  $295,000

SHELBURNE FALLS COLONIAL

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This affordable and spacious Colonial style home is located on a dead end street on the Buckland side in the Village of Shelburne Falls.  It features a large and bright living room with pellet stove, formal dining room, wood floors, 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths and a first floor laundry room.  It has a deck and patio which is ideal for entertaining with your family and friends.   It is a short distance from the charming downtown where you can experience the famous Bridge of Flowers, artisan shops and great restaurants. $183,900