THE PERFECT COUNTRY HOUSE, JUST 90 MINUTES FROM DC:
Hiram Hedges House (c. 1750) is a stunning historic farmhouse exquisitely restored with all-new systems, high-end finishes, and original character on 5 serene acres. A hidden gem located between Shepherdstown & Berkeley Springs, the house was completely restored in 2006 — and an extensive new phase of renovation takes the property to a whole new level, inspired by stylish English country houses. Work from home, surrounded by natural beauty. Currently featured in Washingtonian Magazine. A rare opportunity!
Enjoy the best of country living with nearby farm markets, hot springs & spas, yoga, hiking, horseback riding, scenic drives, farm-to-table, breweries & wineries — all within striking distance of DC!
NEW Modern Farmhouse Kitchen
NEW Refinished Original Wood Floors in Scandinavian White
NEW Designer Fixtures
+ Paint + Handprinted Wallpaper
NEW Vintage-inspired renovated Baths
NEW Spacious Primary Bedroom Suite w/Private Entrance
NEW Custom Crossback Estate Fence w/Privacy Gates
NEW Landscaping: Native Plants, Seasonal Bulbs, & Butterfly Garden
NEW EPA Certified Lead-Safe Exterior Paint & Clapboard Restoration
ORIGINAL Windows, Doors, & Architectural Details
ENTERTAINING: Wonderful Living, Dining, and Outdoor Areas
OUTDOOR LIVING: Restored Porches & Large Rear Patio; Woods, mature trees, barn, and fields; minimized sightline to neighbors
WORK FROM HOME: 5G, quiet setting, dedicated office, flex spaces
AIRBNB POTENTIAL: Separate Guest Wing with 3 BR + Bath
VINTAGE BANK BARN: Horse, Farm, & Event Space potential
ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT & HISTORIC
A tranquil haven from the city!
The sun rises over the barn, and sets over the mountain.
Seasonal flowers attract butterflies & hummingbirds. A large section of land has been left natural — a habitat for birds & wildlife.
BANK BARN & SMOKEHOUSE:
Dreaming of horses, fancy chickens, or bees?
Your own farm stand or event venue?
Great potential with historic Bank Barn (c. 1909), constructed in a historic 1-Day Barn Raising. Generous 10,000 ton storage. New Paddock & Fencing, 5 horse stalls. A stone smokehouse makes a sweet potting shed.
Farm status = low taxes
No HOA restrictions
Minimal deed restrictions (no livestock)
Subdividable Lot = Income Opportunity / New Build
HISTORY & ARCHITECTURE
Hiram Hedges House has been surveyed by WV State Capital historians and determined Eligible for National Register of Historic Places under Criteria C — Architecture. Rare example of 2-Story log structure.
The current owner studied Historic Preservation, and is available for hire, to write the home’s National Register nomination.
Updated on June 29, 2021 at 8:38 am