Home to Shepherd University, the city of Shepherdstown, West Virginia is a wonderful place to live just an hour and a half outside of Washington, D.C. Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Potomac River, Shepherdstown is a community with a long rich history, great shopping opportunities and exquisite dining options. For Civil War history lovers, Shepherdstown is a treasure trove. Additionally, this remarkable community is surrounded by National Parks like Harpers Ferry, the Antietam National Battlefield and the C&O Canal.
In addition to all of those wonderful points of interest, Shepherdstown is also conveniently close to an abundance of recreational opportunities. With the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers in close proximity, residents of Shepherdstown can easily enjoy swimming, tubing, kayaking and fishing. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, Shepherdstown is also close to the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which is a huge advantage to those that love to camp and bird-watch. On top of all of that, the Appalachian Trail snakes through the area giving Shepherdstown residents the opportunity for scenic hikes without having to travel too far from home.
If you are raising a family, buy a home in the remarkable community of Shepherdstown, West Virginia and your children will attend the highly rated Shepherdstown Elementary, Shepherdstown Middle and Jefferson High schools. Homes for sale in Shepherdstown vary in age, size, architectural style, location and special features. The diverse real estate also comes in a broad price range with townhomes costing around $185,000 and single family homes ranging from a little less than $400,000 to nearly $1.5 million. Homes for sale in Shepherdstown are found in numerous noteworthy communities and subdivisions including Colonial Hills, Cress Creek, Deerfield Village, Fernbank, Maddex Farm and Willowdale, among others. The median price for homes in May 2019 was $391,500.