The historic town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia is a remarkable community in the lower Shenandoah Valley. Just 90 minutes from the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area, Shepherdstown is the oldest town in the state and boasts numerous cultural and historical points of interest. In addition to a rich history, Shepherdstown is also an area with great natural beauty. Found in close proximity to both the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, residents of Shepherdstown enjoy an abundance of recreational opportunities including swimming, fishing, kayaking and tubing.
Shepherdstown is also home to Shepherd University which has over 5,000 students. Those students and residents alike enjoy great shopping and dining options in the area. Some of the locals’ favorites include The Yellow Brick Bank, the award-winning Bavarian Inn and Shaharazade’s Restaurant & Tea Room, among others. Younger students in the community are served by the Jefferson County School District which oversees 16 highly rated schools. Shepherdstown is also a great place for commuters who desire a smaller home-base but still want to take advantage of the larger cities’ amenities. Shepherdstown is only 25 minutes from Hagerstown, Maryland; 45 minutes from Frederick, Maryland; and 50 minutes from Leesburg, Virginia.
This remarkable town is also home to several noteworthy communities and subdivisions with very impressive real estate options. One of Shepherdstown’s most prestigious communities is that of Cress Creek. Cress Creek is the only country club community in the town and is a picturesque and peaceful place to buy a home. Despite being private, Cress Creek has an undeniable casual club ambiance and offers residents fantastic recreational and social opportunities. Homes in Cress Creek are found in three distinct areas divided by the natural contours of the land. Most homes have picturesque views of the 18-hole championship golf course, and some have breathtaking views of the Potomac River as well.