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The Many Benefits of Life in the Berkshires

The Norman Rockwell Museum houses the largest collection of works by one of America's favorite artists.This western Massachusetts beauty, with its rolling hills, deep lakes, forest trails, and charming towns, is attracting attention from international as well as domestic property buyers.

Subtle and sophisticated, The Berkshires have for too long lived in the shadows since their heyday as the summer home of literary greats, socialites, and industrialists during America’s Gilded Age. Fortuitously located between New York and Boston (both a two-and-a-half hour drive away along the freeway), this idyllic corner of the world has long been a draw for those looking to escape the city, but in recent years the area has become so popular with young urbanites that it is establishing a new identity as the “Brooklyn of Massachusetts.”

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