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$5.2m West Virginia, USA.  Modern American Castle For Sale

Graycliff Hall – A Modern American Castle is For Sale with Carolyn Snyder of Snyder Bailey & Associates, Inc

Property Description:

Retreat to Luxury, View, Location & Privacy

A peaceful country enclave, Graycliff Hall is a 13.5-acre estate offering views and river frontage of the Potomac River. Graycliff Hall is nestled in a gated community and was built faithfully in the tradition of the 15th Century Italian Costello with timbers, turrets, and archer slots. This unique home promises its owner the grandeur of an earlier time garnished with modern amenities. Offering a place for an elegant lifestyle and gracious entertaining.


Graycliff Hall – Protected Private 13.5 Acre Enclave

Modeled after 15th Century Italian Castello

Graycliff Hall’s 13,000 SF Mansion provides you and your guests the comfortable hospitality of a Traditional European Country Estate. Its Reception Salon with its mammoth hearth and tapestries extends all-the-way to the Hall’s grand terrace which overlooks the Potomac River. There is a second more private Salon above that provides a breathtaking, tree-top panoramic view of the River Valley and the verdant Maryland countryside on the far side of the Potomac.

Graycliff Hall’s European Design and Craftmanship include Fireplaces, Eight Balconies, Both Formal and Informal Dining, Recreational and Exercise Areas, a 24 Seat Theatre, a Library, an Elevator and of ‘course a Wine Cellar. The Gourmet Kitchen, Pantry and Butler’s Pantry come fully equipped and there are Adequate Guest Rooms for all you’re your guests, The Owners Suite is completely separate on the 1st level and is complete with two bathrooms, and a steam cabinet shower, an Office, and its own Kitchenette.

Graycliff‘s Guest House, on the perched edge of the Pond, provides two additional bedrooms with seclusion and privacy and a wonderful cozy porch to watch the ducks play and deer that come to drink every evening before bedding down for the night.

The Gate House, among other things, provides quarters for your Housekeeper, who is willing to continue in employment, if the new Owner so wishes.

The Graycliff Hall Enclave was designed for the discriminating Owner seeking a comfortable secluded retreat to spend valuable time with associates and family.


10 Guest Rooms with Balconies overlooking the Potomac River
9 Full Baths and Multiple Half Baths
Indoor Gym & Exercise Room
Recreation Area with Bocce Court, Shuffleboard, slot & game machines
24 Seat Theater
Temperature Modulated Wine Cellar
Fully Equipped Commercial Kitchen & Butler's Pantry
4 Working Fireplaces
Magnificent Terrace overlooking Potomac River Valley
Greenhouse and Gazebo
Grand living room with disappearing wall feature

Property Location
Barely an hour from Metropolitan DC, Graycliff Hall of Shepherdstown, is perched on a cliff overlooking the Potomac River.