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The Kable Team's Guide to Harpers Ferry Real Estate

What a beautiful place to live! Harpers Ferry is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the convergence of two mighty rivers, the Potomac and the Shenandoah. But there's more to love about Harpers Ferry than its scenic beauty; this area is also full of Civil War history.

Harpers Ferry, WV at a Glance

Quick Facts

Commute Time to Leesburg, VA: 40 min.

Getting Around: Eastern Panhandle Transit AuthorityMARC Commuter Train, Amtrak

Population (2016 est.): 291

Local Government: Corporation of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County

Education: Jefferson County School District

Local Amenities

Shopping & Dining: Harpers Ferry's historic downtown

Parks & Recreation: Appalachian Trail, C&O Canal Trail, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Arts & Culture: John Brown Wax Museum, Lewis Anthony Library

Historic Attractions: Jefferson Rock, John Brown's Fort, Bird-Brady House 

Special Events: Harpers Ferry Olde Tyme Christmas, Living History weekends

Where is Harpers Ferry, WV?

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Why You'll Love Living in Harpers Ferry, WV

Whether your idea of "adventure" is a kayak cruise down the river, a self-guided tour of a historic battlefield, or a hike along the famous Appalachian Trail, you'll find plenty of adventures in Harpers Ferry. This small town is home to several of our nation's major tourist attractions, including the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Not only is Harpers Ferry packed with fun things to do, it also offers much more affordable homes than in neighboring Loudoun County, Virginia. Home buyers don't even have to sacrifice their convenience to shops, restaurants, or workplaces in Leesburg, Virginia — Harpers Ferry is a 40-minute drive to this major city!

At Kable Team Realty, we're here to help you find the perfect home and fall in love with your new community. As natives of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, we're familiar with the local real estate market as well as fun things to do in and around town. Allow us to give you a glimpse of what life is like in Harpers Ferry.

Rich History

The Battle of Harpers Ferry was a major battle during the Civil War, and its legacy still plays an important role in modern-day Harpers Ferry. Residents and visitors alike who want to step back in time can watch Civil War history reenactments, explore the village's many museums, or take part in local history events.

Mountain Beauty

Harpers Ferry is as scenic as it is historic. Hiking trails that snake through the town offer a glimpse of Harpers Ferry's mountain landscapes and river vistas, while the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers are perfect for rafting or canoeing with a view.

Miles of Trails

You'll find plenty of excuses to spend more time outdoors. The Appalachian Trail, which cuts through Harpers Ferry, stretches more than 2,100 miles from Georgia to Maine. The C&O Canal Trail, which also skirts through Harpers Ferry, spans nearly 185 miles from Cumberland, MD to Washington, DC.


Let's Find Your Dream Home in Harpers Ferry

Craving an escape from the hustle and bustle of Leesburg, Virginia yet don't want to sacrifice your convenience to its amenities? Many people live in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia because the commute is short, the homes are less expensive, and the setting is scenic.

Thinking about living in Harpers Ferry? We can help! Give us a call at 304-725-1918 and we can provide you with a wealth of helpful resources.

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