We Love Our Town!

This oldest town in West Virginia, on the Potomac River, is home to fine restaurants, fascinating shops, healthy foods, vivacious drinks, cool gardens, Shepherd University, artists of all types, places to see, outdoor recreation, and so much more.  It is a welcoming town with a big city mentality.  Standing on the street, or a front porch, you could easily hear someone pass while saying “I love this town.”


Arts, Sightseeing and Recreation

Inns and Hotels

The Bavarian Inn, on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River, is a popular destination.
  • Bavarian Inn A romantic country inn offering European elegance, world class service and fine dining from its scenic location perched on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River.
  •  Thomas Shepherd Inn is in a converted 1864 parsonage.  This old-world bed-and-breakfast is just steps from shops and restaurants.



Restaurants and Bars

The Press Room, upscale restaurant serving New American fare.
  • The Press Room is an upscale restaurant serving New American fare with full bar.
  • Bavarian Inn fine dining, German/ American fare, outdoor patio, and a full bar.
  • Alma Bea cuisine based on the flavors and heritage of Appalachia, and a full bar.
  • Maria’s Taqueria serves Mexican food that locals love.  Their fish tacos are delicious!
  • Blue Moon Cafe serves salads, pizza & sandwiches with garden seating available.
  • Kome is a Thai & Sushi Bistro with full bar.
  • The Meklenburg Inn serves a bar menu with full bar & delicious burgers!  Don’t miss the garden in warm weather.
  • Sweet Shop serves breads, desserts, gourmet coffees, soups and sandwiches.
  • Green Pineapple serves bubble tea, snow cream and asian fusion fare.
  • The Devonshire Arms Cafe & Pub is an authentic English cafe & pub.
  • Lilah serves wood-fired oven flatbread pizzas to seafood, pasta, char-broiled prime steaks, gluten-free and vegan options, with a full bar.
  • Rainbow Connection Café serves breakfast, bakery, smoothies, coffee, bowls, handhelds, salads, and soups.
  • Betty’s serves country-style breakfast, burgers, crab cakes and more.
  • Lost Dog Coffee serves coffees, teas and more.
  • China Kitchen is a Chinese restaurant and offers carry out.
  • Tommy’s Pizza serves pizzas, subs and offers carry out.
  • A-Wok serves traditional Chinese food and offers carry out.
  • King’s New York Pizza serves pizza as well as many additional menu items.

General Information

Veterans and Hospice Care


Real Estate

  • SOLD!  Stately 6 BR Strider House, ideal for entertaining with gorgeous woodwork & 2-car garage.   1 block to Historic Shepherdstown dining & shops
  • SOLD!  Lovely riverfront house with year-round river views and detached, 2-story, 2-car garage on over 2 gorgeous acres.
  • SOLD!  Lovingly restored Historic Wright Cottage, built by an associate of Abraham Lincoln in 1872.  1,200 Sq. Ft., 3-sided, covered Victorian-era verandah with gorgeous views.
  • SOLD!  Riverfront home with year-round river views in a deep water, Potomac River community with equestrian center, bridle trail and boat launch.
  • SOLD!  Contemporary, Neo-Tudor style home, which is dazzling with vaulted & cathedral ceilings, open floor plan, plus 34 energy saving solar panels.   Cress Creek has a golf course, club house, and more. 
  • SOLD!  Modern & open home convenient to Historic Shepherdstown, w/great dining, cool shops & university.   Year-round river views & 50’ riverfront.   Swim, canoe, kayak, or go tubing.
  • SOLD!  Modern Rancher with Vaulted Ceilings, Beautifully Landscaped 1+ Acre with Lily Pond, Waterfall, Deck, Hot Tub & Patio.  Hardwood Floors, Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Fireplace, and more.
  • SOLD!  Restored Stone Manor House on 46.5 Acres with Year-Round Stream, Stone Smokehouse, 3-Car Garage with Office & Half Bath, Stone Bank Barn with 4 Bays, Tack Room, and Stables.  Here’s a photograph: 
  • SOLD!  One of the finest year-round riverfront views on this stretch of the Potomac.  Absolutely dramatic & stunning home with vaulted ceiling, loft & custom Master Suite, plus community river access.  Here’s a photograph:    


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