Barre MA real estate has changed over the years. The town, settled in 1720, was originally home to many operating farms with quaint farmhouses, however in recent years, they have become fewer and fewer, leaving many unsown farm fields. Still a great place for "gentlemen farms" and equestrian properties, today Barre homes for sale include historic gems as well as Victorians, Colonials, and a mix of modern and Contemporary . There is still a great deal of land available to build your dream home or farm.
Barre residents claim the town has the loveliest Town Commons in central Mass . True to tradition, the town common is in the middle of Barre and hosts many band concerts and public events in the summer. Contact Barre resident, Rick Lindsten of Michael Toomey and Associates for the inside scoop on Barre.
The town is located almost exactly in the center of the state and is bordered by Phillipston on the North, Hubbardston on the Northeast, Rutland and Oakham on the Southeast, New Braintree on the South, Hardwick on the Southwest and Petersham on the Northwest. Barre is 61 miles west of Boston and 197 miles from New York City.