MULTI-USE SMALL FARM – Specialized uses: residence, specialized ag, home office, hobbies, rural lifestyle, retirement, week ends/vacations . For a special buyer(s) who require ample space in an extraordinary 19th c. brick period house + huge bank barn, outbuildings and acreage. Private homesite is located just off the Main St. of Keedysviile; public sewer & water, cable. Property boasts water frontage along Little Antietam Creek. – This small farm is an authentic example of a Post-Civil War Victorian Period home – brick residence (c. 1875) has with all its original detail work. Center hallway with an elegant stair case; front and rear stairways, classic bay window with interior fold-in shutters and single-pane windows. Constructed upon a rise high above the Little Antietam Creek. Ten rooms. Two large natural flowing springs run directly into the creek . HISTORY. Property improvements include a c. 1850 Pre-Civil War bank barn (72’x46′) used as a field hospital for wounded troops. During the Battle of Antietam, John J. Keedy’s farm was employed as Gen. McClellan’s Headquarters Company relocated to Keedysville. SECLUDED LIVING. Waterfront view from the home + front yard. FEATURED USES: (1) ideal home office with Comcast cable + Verizon phone lines (2) spacious 2-level barn & contiguous outbuildings for a hobbyist, artist, craftsperson, antique buff, gardener (3) slate and stone patios, bordered by native limestone walls, provide for outdoor fare directly off the kitchen porch. (4) Opportunity for Historic Preservation Rehab Tax Credits upon certification. Tree farm across from entrance driveway. (5) Subdivision potential subject to Town approval . (6) Separate deed conveys the continuously flowing, walled-in 19th c. large spring – with its overflow stream + water cress. (7) B&B potential conversion future use. GROUNDS & YARD. Twin stone patios 36′ x 24′ & 22′ X45′. Informal terraces, perennials, original + added stone walls, antique brick walkways; winding private entrance lane. Tenant farmer mows the fields. RECREATIONAL ATTRACTIONS NEARBY: Antietam National Battlefield; C&O Canal National Park-Potomac River recreation; Appalachian Trail; Washington Monument State Park; Greenbrier State Park & Lake; Harpers Ferry National Park. – MARC Commuter Train from Brunswick, Md to Capitol Hill & DC; Town of Shepherdstown WV 15 minutes away. By appointment. Please no drive-by visits on private lane. Pre-qualification requested.
Updated on January 5, 2023 at 10:45 pm