The Pipestem, WV real estate market may appeal especially to investors in search of small farms and vacation homes. Broad pastures, scenic waterfalls, and wooded highland properties dominate the market, which is also a bedroom community of Princeton, WV, situated 15 miles to the southwest along I-77. Pipestem is almost wholly surrounded by state and national park lands, which help strengthen and stabilize its property values. Bluestone State Park, Pipestem Resort State Park, Bluestone National Scenic River, and the Bluestone Lake Wildlife Management Area protect thousands of acres in and near Pipestem from exhaustive development. The area is a popular tourist destination, and many residences may also serve as vacation rentals, lodging hikers, bikers, hunters and anglers in the warm months and skiers visiting nearby Winterplace Ski Resort in winter. Hospitals and larger retail centers are located both north and south of the Pipestem area at Hinton and Princeton. Concord University, at Athens, to the immediate south, serving nearly 3,000 students annually on and off campus.
Well tended farms and woodland properties account for the larger part of the real estate market in the Pipestem area near Athens and Hinton, WV.
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NewsNews of note from West Virginia's New River Gorge region
Area's Real Estate Market Enjoying Upswing
Though commercial real estate may be suffering a downturn nationally, the market in the New River Gorge region and southern West Virginia is experiencing an upswing, according to a regional expert in commercial real estate development.