The Ghent and Flat Top, WV, real estate market is renown for beautiful highland farms and vacation homes near Winterplace Ski Resort and Flat Top Lake, a private, gated community. Homes for sale and rent and land for sale in this area also include the communities of Cool Ridge, Ellison Ridge, and Shady Spring. US-19 and I-77 course through the area, providing easy travel to commercial centers to the north in Beckley and to the south at Princeton.<
Among the loftiest communities in southern West Virginia, Flat Top and nearby Ghent exceed 3,000 feet in elevation above sea level, ensuring relatively cool summers and snowy winters that fuel the area’s ski industry. The communities of Flat Top and Ghent are located in Mercer County and Raleigh County, respectively, and are served by their respective school districts. Immediately adjacent to I-77 exit, Ghent has become a viable center for commercial tourism development.