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
 
$750,000
Beautiful Log Home On River 15 acres with horse arena

Hinton, Summers County, West Virginia


Level land all fronts on the Greenbrier River. There is fencing around the lots for horses arena fenced and electric fence on one side and horse arena also on property. Appalachian Log Home built 2001 on the Greenbrier River.

Marie Goodwin , Greenbrier Real Estate Service

15.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3000 SQ FT
 
$435,000
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
 
$1,300,000
Fully operating Equestrian Estate on 150 Acres - indoor riding ring, house, more

Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia


INCREDIBLE VIEWS & PRIVACY!! Pegasus Farm Equestrian Center sits on 154 acres in the BEAUTIFUL rolling hills of Wheeling, WV. The above ground home with finished basement is only 1 mile from West Liberty University, 4 miles from Bethany College and 6 miles from Oglebay Resort! An 18 stall barn matted with automatic waterers, office/feed room, boarder tack room w/private lockers, wash stall, hay loft, sawdust bin, 1/2 bath and private owner tack barn. Additional 2 stall barn w/water and wired for electric, 50x30 hay barn, 160x80 indoor riding ring with a frost free water pump and attached viewing room! 150x72 barn w/wash stall feed room/tack room/sawdust bin, 6 box stalls and 2 17x12 foaling stalls. There is plenty of parking and area for trailer storage and a 30x30 pavilion w/concrete floor and 5 acre pasture. The owners are selling the property as a whole, but would consider selling both parcels separately.

Scott Connors , Harvey Goodman Realtor

150.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1224 SQ FT
 
$399,900
Farmette in Hampshire County, WV

High View, Hampshire County, West Virginia


2 Stall Barn - 2 pastures. Chicken coop. Amazing views and home has approx. 4600 sq. feet with full finished basement w/inlaw suite (or rent it out) .. bedroom, full bath, functioning full kitchen and private entrance. Great setup for 2 or more families. Main floor master suite w/deck access. Gorgeous property. Less than 6 miles from route 50.

Traci Shoberg , MarketPlace REALTY

4.04 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4833 SQ FT
 
$1,400,000
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. 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, Vision Quest Realty

89.65 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2065 SQ FT
 
$855,000
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, Vision Quest Realty

6.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
5129 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
 
$329,500
Possible Hobby farm with unique spacious home

White Oak, Raleigh County, West Virginia


Great opportunity for a small horse farm or hobby farm! 15 acres of beautiful land with 2 stocked ponds, blueberry patch, 2 storage buildings, 1700 sq. Ft. Garage, secluded but minutes away from local shopping.

Kait Moore

15.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
6000 SQ FT

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