About West Virginia

West Virginia

 

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West Virginia is a state in the Southern Region of the United States of America. It's often called the "Mountain State", being the only state in the USA to lie completely within a mountain range (in this case, the Appalachians).

Originally part of the state of Virginia, the residents of the counties that became West Virginia split from the rest of the state in part due to a disagreement over the issues of slavery and secession. These counties elected to remain with the Union, and the new state was born on June 20, 1863. The population of the state today is around 1.7 million people. The capital city is Charleston, and the state motto is "Mountaineers are always free." Rich in natural resources, physical beauty, and traditional culture, West Virginia's charm is that of being "off the beaten path". West Virginia is a destination for white water rafting, kayaking, skiing, climbing, golf, mountain biking, hiking, and off-roading. Its location between the mid-west and eastern seaboard of the United States means that over 60% of the United States population lives less than 500 miles from West Virginia.

West Virginia is abundant in natural resources, being primarily known as a major producer of coal since the 1800s, in fact, it's the number-two coal producing state in the US. West Virginia has a lot to offer. There's beautiful natural scenery, quaint mountain towns, delicious down-home country food, traditional handicrafts, lots of pioneer and Civil War history, outdoor activities of the rollicking and stately varieties, and great cultural opportunities. The pace of life is slow and relaxed, but with so many exciting things to do, West Virginia is a wonderful place to call home.

  New Jersey in Numbers:
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img Horse Population: Approximately 43,000
img Total Economic Impact: $ -- billion
img Population: 1,816,856
img Land area: 24,077 sq. miles
img Capital: Charleston
img Counties: 55
img Highest Point : Spruce Knob:  4,863 feet
img Lowest Point : Potomac river: 240 feet
img 10 largest Cities:
 
  • Charleston: 51,176
  • Huntington: 49,198
  • Parkersburg: 32,020
  • Wheeling: 29,639
  • Morgantown: 28,292
  • Weirton: 19,544
  • Fairmont: 19,049
  • Beckley: 16,936
  • Clarksburg: 16,439
  • Martinsburg: 15,996
 
$399,500
ALMOST HEAVEN WEST VIRGINIA HORSE PROPERTY IN THE EASTERN PANHANDLE

Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia


Location is key, 10.23 Acres within reasonable travel distance to Martinsburg, Hagerstown, Winchester and just 5 minutes to Berkeley Springs. Enter the property, and on the right of the driveway you have 3.5 fenced acres with 3 stall horse barn, with tack room, electric and water, under roof open area for grooming, farrier or veterinarian appointments. Outside the fenced area is a stream and round ring workout area. Near the rear of this large parcel is the gorgeous 4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath home with over 3,600 square feet of living space.

Lynn E Hall-Perry , Coldwell Banker Innovations

10.23 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3696 SQ FT
 
$425,000
Blending History with Your Future

Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia


Hello our team would be delighted to assist you in purchasing this wonderful property! Whether you are looking for a horse property, organic farming or just enjoy the privacy and blend of history with your future! Come, take a look! HORSES? ORGANIC FARMING? A rare find in historic Gerrardstown WV. 25.75 acres w/charming house circa 1876. Unrestricted with fencing all around, stream through property, horse barn, shed and other outbuildings, working horse features, updated master suite, clawfoot tub, updated heating system! Comcast cable as well! Merge the old with the new and make your dreams come true here! 5 minutes to I-81

Paula Miller , Coldwell Banker Premier

25.75 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
3185 SQ FT
 
$685,000
Circa 1900 Farmhouse with Phenomenal View and 10 acres

Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia


Circa 1900 farmhouse updated with modern style and amenities on a 10 acre horse farm with a phenomenal view of mountains. Bright, spacious rooms with a modern color palette and light tone hardwood floors feel fresh off the pages of a magazine. Great attention was paid to letting in natural light and the fantastic view in every room of the house. Sit outside to enjoy the breeze and the view from either the covered front porch, covered back porch, patio, or pergola. This picture perfect horse farm close to the VA/WV/MD line is waiting for you and your horses to call it home!

Liz McDonald , Dandridge Realty Group

10.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2930 SQ FT
 
$995,000
Just Reduced - Luxury Equestrian Estate With 3 homes on 89+ Acres

Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia


Your own country paradise awaits you at this expansive real estate property on Nature Drive in Princeton WV. It sits on 89.25 acres of breathtaking lush green country landscape that both you and your horses will truly enjoy. Sale price is $1,200,000. This property has it all and would make a great luxury equestrian estate with a big arena. Features a brick 3BR/3BA Ranch, a guest house & a rustic log cabin on 89.65 acres. Main house has been completely renovated, & shows quality throughout, with a fantastic kitchen, house is handicapped accessible. There is a guest house or mother-in-law suite and a log cabin which is a hunter's paradise, lots of wildlife, 4-wheeler trails, an art studio, security gate w/remote, 3 wells, 3 septics & 3 propane tanks. Public water at main and guest houses. You will love the outdoor living with an in-ground pool, a Fireplace,flat screen TV, grill area w/granite counter tops, & sink w/hot & cold water, backup generator & so much more. All 3 houses are move-in ready, with many updates. Close to downtown Princeton, schools, churches, shopping & restaurants. Minutes to downtown Princeton, schools, churches, shopping/restaurants Minutes to Route 460 and I-77 5 minutes to American National University 10 minutes to Mercer County Vocational School 30 minutes to Bluefield College, Bluefield State College, Concord University 45 minutes to Virginia Tech (VPI) & WV University at Beckley Campus

Rebecca Gaujot , Martha Hilton,Broker, Vision Quest Realty

89.65 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2065 SQ FT
 
$799,900
New Price for this Luxury Equestrian Estate on Six Acres, Lewisburg WV

Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia


Nestled on 6 acres of green land, vast space and scenic beauty in Lewisburg is this stunning all-brick, 2-story home. Built to provide the ultimate comfort and convenience, this home is a perfect merge of space, elegance, and retreat. And, a perfect equestrian for horse(s). This private estate is set off Fairview Road. Standing tall and proud against towering trees on all sides, it is a sight to behold. A 400 foot paved and curved driveway leads from the road to this home's front yard, presenting you with an elegant and impressive custom-built brick home. It offers 5 large bedrooms and 3.5 baths with 5,129 square feet of living space. This home was built in 2013, so everything is in excellent condition with unfinished walk-out & 2 en suites (1st/2nd levels). This luxury home also delivers a stunning outdoor oasis, perfect for entertainment or private enjoyment. Across the entire attic is tongue-grooved sub floors. 400 ft. paved driveway, as well as 50x60 parking area. A must see...Live in your own slice of paradise!

Rebecca Gaujot , Martha Hilton,Broker, Vision Quest Realty

6.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
5129 SQ FT
 
$1,699,000
Resort Home at the World Famous Greenbrier Hotel and Sporting Club

White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, West Virginia


Exclusive mountain property located within the Greenbrier Resort and Sporting Club with equestrian facilities on site. Gated community living with riding trails, ring and stables. World famous golf courses, PGA tour site, tennis and swimming. Fine dining restaurants, pools, spa, shops and Casino on site. Membership required on purchase of property within the resort. Make this your year round home or your second home in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. Please contact Nancy Sartor, Broker / Realtor, Active Realty, Lewisburg, WV 24901 304-646-1443 or Fred Ray, Realtor, Salesperson, 304-667-6787

Nancy Sartor , Active Realty, Nancy Sartor, Broker

7.83 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
4644 SQ FT
 
$799,000
224 Onyx Drive, Hedgesville WV Truly Exceptional Horse property w/ great views

Hedgesville, Berkeley County, West Virginia


Meadows of Sleepy Creek - PRICE DROP Truly exceptional brick rancher in gated community. Horse barn, paddocks, in-ground pool 18'x36'. 4 FP's, 8person hot tub. Mountain views. Huge master suite w/ built-ins. Gourmet kitchen, granite. GREAT BASEMENT w/wet bar, huge rec room, FP,built-ins. Giant Master Suite with grat walk=in closets and separate vanities. Entire home is gorgeous, highest quality materials, immaculate. Peaceful & pleasing to the eye, inside and out. 12 min to I-81, 20min to MARC Commuter train to DC. Ride out through Sleepy Creek State Park Owner says sell.

Carolyn Snyder , Snyder, Bailey and Associates Inc.

5.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
5967 SQ FT
 
$3,900,000
W V Woodland Wonder 186 Acres. Luxury Equestrian Estate "Crooked Run Farm"

Paw Paw, Morgan County, West Virginia


FEDERAL DESIGNATED OPPORTUNITY ZONE - Extraordinary. Sportsman's paradise. Ultimate CEO, Family Retreat or Corporate/ Non profit Center. 186 Forested acres. Totally Private. Beautiful Mountain Views. Whole Log and Stone mansion. 8000 SF Home. 6000 sf steel horse barn ,upstairs apt. (2 addl. apt.), infinity Pool, lite tennis courts, spa, multiple streams w/ 2.5 miles of walking trails. green house, outdoor furnace. Home materials from best log seller in the country. Home has 4 kinds of marble, and granite, wood floors throughout, huge rooms, vaulted wood ceilings, large 36 foot stone fireplace floor to ceiling in great room w/ walls of glass and views of the Potomac Highlands, fabulous kitchen, slate patios. Attention to every detail. Beautifully executed. .7 miles of paved 2 lane entry road. Additional 2 lane paved roads through out the property. Driving distances: to Winchester, Va 30 minutes, less than 2 hours from Washington DC and Baltimore, 50 min to MARC Commuter Train to DC. 60 min to Dulles Int Airport Winchester, VA. major highly rated medical center.

Carolyn Snyder , Snyder, Bailey and Associates Inc.

186.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
8000 SQ FT
 
$510,000
Working Race Horse Farm near Charles Town Races

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia


Contemporary Custom built rancher on Full Basement with In-Law/Apartment on Lower Level. 2 Full Kitchens, 2 Laundry, 2 gas fireplaces Separate private entrance for basement. Circular Driveway. Terrific horse property or farmette has 3 fenced pastures with Center Aisle Stable with 5 Stalls, Tack Room, Loafing Shed. Terrific Views. Must see! Barn 46 x 36 Center Aisle, 5 Stall, Fenced area 1 2 acres, Fenced area 2 2-1/2 acres, Fenced area 3 1/2 acre. Auto Waterers = 2, Water & Electric, Fans, Heated Tack Room, Storage Room, 3-Board Fence.

Jennifer Whitehead , Coldwell Banker Premier, Steve DuBrueler Broker

5.25 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3454 SQ FT

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