743 Windward Lane Shepherdstown, WV
$ 2,000,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#WVJF2000824
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityShepherdstown
  • Zip25443
  • StyleManor,Federal
  • Year Built1835
  • Taxes$ 6706
  • Price$ 2,000,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4578
  • Lot Size111 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Snyder Bailey & Associates
Data Source:
Bright MLS - 382 - MD
Property Description

WINDWARD FARM. EXTRAORDINARY! Circa 1835 a residential estate/horse farm of 111 acres is a well-known National Register property about 1.5 miles from Shepherdstown city line. One of the last Large Parcels Near Shepherdstown, WV (The National Register nomination form is among the many documents included in this listing. There are also two virtual tours). This property, known as the Marshall-Myers-Byron House, has been owned by the prominent Byron family for many years. The primary feature is a well-preserved 1835 L- shaped all brick manor home with 4578 SF of living area on two levels. It's elevated location allows very nice views in all directions. For those with horses there is a stable- 6 stall horse barn, board fencing and riding ring. 87 acres are leased for agricultural use. The home has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths; the rooms are spacious with 9 foot ceilings . All interior and exterior doors are solid pine, the floors are yellow pine. There are 10 fireplaces. An interesting interior feature is the elegant open- string main stairway which rises from the rear of the front hall; allowing a spacious entrance foyer suitable for the placement of furniture in the manner of a living hall. There are enclosed glass porches on both levels, the main level porch is a sun room with a large deck. The upper story porch opens off the primary bedroom. The interior has been restored where possible and other interior systems have been renovated and modernized. The setting is best described as splendid isolation as the home is surrounded by 80 acres of pasture and woods. Yet it is just minutes to Shepherd University, restaurants, shopping and multiple cultural amenities in Shepherdstown. The home is 2 miles from the Potomac River and about 6 miles from the Antietam Battlefield National Park. Shepherdstown is a favorite destination of many Washingtonians; it features Shepherd University, multiple excellent restaurants and an extremely active arts community. There is a MARC commuter train to DC (station located in Duffields, Shenandoah Junction, 7.6 mi) with stops in the Maryland "Federal" suburbs and Union Station in DC. 60 miles to the Washington DC beltway 3.1 mi driving distance to Ferry Hill, National Park Service Property , C&O Cancel National Historical Park and Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trial. For recreation easy to bike from the farm to the C&O Canal. The farm includes a large riding ring, a 6 stall stable with tack room, board fencing, and run-in shed. There is ample fenced grazing land. 82 acres is presently leased for agriculture. The 111 acres includes 5 additional saleable lots in two separate locations along the lane which comprise a total of 32 acres. We have attached two tours and multiple other documents to the BrightMLS listing. If your listing provider does not provide them, please let us know and we will send them directly.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Shepherdstown Elementary School Shepherdstown Middle School Jefferson High School
Price History
10/4/2021 Listed $2,000,000

General Features

Accessibility 2+ Access Exits, 48 + Halls
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Stove, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Oven/Range - Electric
Architectural Style Manor, Federal
Association Y/N No
Basement Poured Concrete, Rear Entrance, Connecting Stairway, Walkout Stairs
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Ceiling Fan(s)
Days on Market 53
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School SHEPHERDSTOWN
Exclusions Existing Crops
Exterior Features Gutter System, Outbuilding(s), Other, Exterior Lighting, Satellite Dish, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls
Facing Direction South
Flooring Ceramic Tile, Wood, Vinyl
Garage Y/N No
Heating Hot Water
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Chair Railings, 2nd Kitchen, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Table Space
Levels 3
Location Type Rural
Lot Size Square Feet 4835160.00
Middle/Junior High School SHEPHERDSTOWN
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Porch(es), Enclosed
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 436.87
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Good
Roof Metal
School District 121141204981
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Septic = # of BR
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 6706.58
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 10
Utilities Electric Available, Phone Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Panoramic, Mountain, Garden/Lawn, Pasture, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RES/AG
Zoning Description Small area around Manor House parcel and 5 smaller lots are standard Res zoned. 79.5 acres Ag zone

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4578
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 0.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 0.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 1633
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Central Air Y/N No
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Features Mantel(s), Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Oil
Laundry Type Upper Floor, Has Laundry
Living Area 4578
Room Type Attic
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 10
Window Features Double Hung, Casement

Exterior Features

Agricultural District 2
Fencing Board
Foundation Details Block, Stone
Horse Amenities Stable(s), Riding Ring, Horses Allowed
Horse Y/N Yes
Lot Features Additional Lot(s), Crops Reserved, Front Yard, Landscaping, Not In Development, Partly Wooded, Private, Rear Yard, Rural, Secluded, SideYard(s), Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting, No Thru Street
Lot Size Acres 111.00
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Features Gravel Driveway, Paved Parking
Road Responsibility Private
Road Surface Type Gravel, Black Top
Total Parking Spaces 12
Type of Parking Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Attic Upper 2 Attic - Floored,Attic - Walk-Up


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 25443

AVG $860K
AVG $3,089
AVG 35
Year Built
AVG 1943

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