The two-story guest house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen. It sits on the property of Yeasley’s historic stone house (pictured above), built in 1789-90 along German Street, the main thoroughfare of Shepherdstown.
Yeasley, a German immigrant, served in the American Revolution War as a member of a German battalion from Pennsylvania before moving to Shepherdstown in 1789 and building the stone house. In 1798, he procured four bells from Germany for the Christ Reformed Church and had them transported by ox cart to the town. The bells are still there.
Shepherdstown, home to Shepherd University and its 4,000-plus students that was established in 1871, is a 75-minute drive from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., a stone’s throw from the Battle of Antietam grounds in Sharpsburg, Md., the Hollywood Casino of Charles Town, the farmer markets of Martinsburg and John Brown’s raid in Harpers Ferry.
The sleepy yet vibrant village touts a year-round social calendar, including an active film and music scene, a sports calendar that celebrated the university’s Division II national runner-up football team in 2015 and abundant Civil War attractions.
It is a sliver of a gem ensconced in a state that truly is “wild and wonderful,” as the motto proclaims, largely unspoiled by the crush of humanity and stuffed with panoramic mountain views and meadows dotted with livestock and wildlife.
For further information on rates and availability at the Yeasley guest house, visit Two-Story Charmer In Lovely Historic Town – Houses for Rent in Shepherdstown Or call 304-550-1558.