Faraway Farm

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Faraway Farm
Faraway Farm is located in West Virginia
Faraway Farm
Faraway Farm is located in the US
Faraway Farm
Location WV 8, near Martinsburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°32′55″N 77°56′23″W / 39.54861°N 77.93972°W / 39.54861; -77.93972Coordinates: 39°32′55″N 77°56′23″W / 39.54861°N 77.93972°W / 39.54861; -77.93972
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1865
Architectural style West Virginia Porch
MPS Berkeley County MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

Faraway Farm, also known as the Daniel Ropp House, is a historic home located near Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It was built about 1865 and is a two-story, "L"-shaped brick dwelling. It is five bays wide and the ell is four bays long with a two-story recessed porch. The entrance features a one bay, one story pedimented portico with plain balusters and column shafts with chamfered edges, known as a "West Virginia Porch."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Don C. Wood (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Faraway Farm" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.