Best Places To Live -Shepherdstown, WV

The oldest (and most charming) town in West Virginia

Shepherdstown – Best Places to Live for a very good reason. It retains the ambiance of an earlier time, but it’s not a museum. They  town’s historic heritage and beautifully preserved old buildings adapted to new uses, the many shops, restaurants, and venues for artists, craftsmen, and musicians make it a great place to live.

A University Town

Culturally rich, interesting restaurants, theatre, a place to stroll and explore!

Residents place Shepherdstown in the “a best place to live” category.  If you ask them, you’ll hear things like:  the history, the way they town has restored the ambiance of an earlier time, the cultural life –  thanks to a lively university.  Theatre week during the summer is a particularly popular event. People from all over the country visit the area to see some great performances by new and well known playwrights.  All year long there are community activities but particularly in the summer – like Sunday farmer’s markets, parades — lots going on. Shepherdstown is believed to be one of the most haunted towns in the United States.  And even if you don’t believe in ghosts, the weekly ghost tours are a good way to learn about the history and folk lure of the area.  There’s a community spirit in Shepherdstown that you don’t find in large cities.

Making Your Home In Shepherdstown

Homes, resources and lifestyles

There are 4 types of homes and associated lifestyles you find in Shepherdstown.  There’s the charming older homes surrounding the town of Shepherdstown so that residents can walk to town and be a part of the village life that comes with living in that community.  These type of homes come at a premium and don’t often come on the market.  There’s also waterfront homes in Shepherdtown.  The town is just a few blocks from the Potomac River so you see waterfront property along the Potomac to the north  and south of town.

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