Blacksburg Real Estate Resources
Discover the Blacksburg Community
Discovered by European explorers in 1671 and incorporated by William Black in 1798, Blacksburg covers 38.75 acres in the New River Valley of Virginia and consistently receives accolades as one of the best places to live in the country due to the abundance of natural and cultural resources enriching life in the area. Men’s Journal, Retirement Places Rated and The Sporting News have all taken notice of Blacksburg and its resources including golf courses, recreational programs, greenways for hikers, joggers and bikers, Virginia Tech. University (among other educational resources) and much more. Whether staying in the area for business, pleasure or interest in relocation, you’ll quickly see why Blacksburg converts visitors to residents with ease.
The Key Features of Blacksburg
The Blacksburg Lifestyle
Undeniably, Blacksburg offers a gateway to the outdoor lifestyle not only through its own parks system, but with its proximity to the Appalachian Trail and the Washington-Jefferson National Forest. However, anyone visiting Blacksburg and stopping long enough to browse real estate listings will quickly discover that the active lifestyle offered by Blacksburg incorporates so much more. The downtown, home to more than 160 businesses including restaurants, promotes an academic atmosphere where Virginia Tech students mingle with one of the best-educated work forces in the country. (Blacksburg boasts the highest number of Ph.D.s per Capita outside of Ithica, NY.) A “hot spot” in more ways than one, the city itself has provided mobile connectivity to the internet so that anyone with a wireless connection can connect for free in Blacksburg.
Already home to a thriving arts community, Blacksburg has gained approval and support from the Virginia General Assembly to form an official arts district which will attract and support even more talent and artistic resources for the area. Another attractive Blacksburg establishment, The Inn at Virginia Tech / Skelton Conference Center is a 200,000 square foot hotel and meeting facility with 11 conference rooms, an 8800 square foot ballroom and all the modern technological amenities to create a complete audiovisual experience for attendees at conferences and meetings of all types. The Inn, whether you’re staying for business or pleasure is just another great way to experience Blacksburg while checking out area homes for sale including condos, town homes and single family homes on lots of all sizes.
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