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Shepherd Village Common House

Shepherd Village

Senior, Suburban
50 Shepherd Village Circle
Shepherdstown, 25443
  • Move in year :
  • 2018
  • Number of units :
  • 21-40
  • Land size:
  • 11-20 acres
  • Developed acreage :
  • 5-6 acres


A cohousing community of 30 households, welcoming and inclusive, using planet-friendly building materials and practices. Embraced by the beauty of rivers & mountains, and nestled in a culturally dynamic, small university town. Homes 904-1482sq ft. footprint, some with second floor loft and basements. Community members share ownership of: • 4000 sq ft solar-powered Common House • walking paths through our wooded 19-acre site • community garden (and chicken coop) • shared woodworking and tool shop • bike & kayak and other storage • recycling shed. Shepherd Village is ideal for empty nesters who are looking to downsize and simplify their lives in the Eastern Panhandle of WV while enjoying the gifts of intentional community. Shepherd Village is a 10 min drive to the MARC commuter train to Washington DC. The site is also a short walk from the heart of town, with its shops and restaurants, easy access to the Potomac River and many outdoor activities. Shepherd University offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities, and hosts the nationally acclaimed Contemporary American Theatre Festival every summer.

Shared Property
  • Common House
  • Guest Rooms
  • Community Garden
  • Workshop
  • Laundry
  • All units fully accessible
Welcomes Visitors (fee may apply)
  • Individual Tours
Decision Making
  • Consensus
  • 1-2 meals per week
Meal Participation
  • Optional participation
  • N/A
Contact Information
  • Nan Broadhurst
Last modified September 6, 2023


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