Graycliff Hall is a magnificent, elegant CUSTOM RIVERFRONT13,545+ SQ. FT HOME, RETREAT CENTER in the style of a 15th Century Tuscan Costello. Sited on 13+ acres on the end of a long wooded driveway, the estate features Magnificent 180 degree Potomac River Views! It has 350 ft. of Potomac River front , the house is sited overlooking the river .
This private retreat complex includes the large primary retreat house, a smaller guest cottage and gate house with apartment for guests or managers. It is being sold FULLY FURNISHED!
MAIN HOUSE, features grand terrace overlooking the Potomac (views protected by Federal Park, C & O Canal on opposite side of the river), The 1st floor is mostly open space with large elegant areas and rooms. An elevator serves all three levels. Highlights include a wonderful huge fireplace area with large couches and a big formal dining area. Also a separate owners suite with kitchenette and office,a commercial grade gourmet kitchen, library and office. There is also a very large screened porch + huge decks with great river views. The second level has a large conference room and wet bar, 10 guest bedrooms all have balconies, 5 with river views. 6 full baths and 4 half bath. The Lower level is largely finished as a recreational area with a 24 seat theater room, 2nd office, open fitness area, temperature controlled wine room,open game room with full sized bocce court, pool table and video games, an open conference area with conversation pit. Also a covered parking area on the lower level. Multiple additional outbuildings, including a gatehouse with apartment and workshop, a greenhouse, 2 bedroom guest house along the edge of a large landscaped, stocked pond (decorative bridge provides access across a spillway for the pond- great aesthetic appeal) , a maintenance shop with storage loft, a warehouse and a gazebo overlooking the Potomac. A canoe, kayaks and a pontoon boat convey along with golf carts, mowers and extensive equipment and tools Sales includes one year membership to Cress Creek Country Club. Graycliff is presently used as a family residence and corporate retreat center; it serves as a perfect place to live and entertain family and friends; a "retirement home to tempt the kids" with its outdoorsy, sporting lifestyle . Your own private resort! It certainly will impress your business associates as they land on the Helipad that is included on the property. It provides a place where friends, families and business associates could feel comfortable in a beautiful natural environment, where kids could feel comfortable bringing their friends and their own families. Perfect for a business residence.
No matter the use, we guarantee that you will love the natural beauty, privacy and the quiet atmosphere of this grand property. As John Burrows once wrote, "I GO TO NATURE TO BE SOOTHED, AND HEALED, AND HAVE MY SENSES PUT IN ORDER."
Graycliff Hall is located within the Shepherds Cove residential community; a gated community with premium amenities, including miles of walking trails, and a community recreational area which fronts the Potomac River and includes a community boat storage area.
The town of Shepherdstown is historic in nature, boasts small town charm, contains a vibrant downtown area with a wide variety of restaurants and shops. Shepherdstown is the home of Shepherd University.
Shepherdstown is approximately 1 1/2 hours driving time from Baltimore and Washington DC.
For travel by air there is an Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport, easy access to Dulles International Airport ( IAD) , Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) National Airport ( DCA), and Washington County Airport (HRG).
The station for Amtrak, and MARC Commuter trains to Washington Union Station is within 20 minutes from the property.
Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your business. Corporate retreat center. No short term rentals.
- Year not provided
- Home Owner Assessments Fee
- $480 quarterly