Is living in the country popular?

Our neighborhood has gotten crazy in the last few months. This has led us to think about building a home on some property my family owns in the country. The only thing holding us back at this point is concerns for the future. When you buy real estate in the city you can be fairly sure that eventually it will sell. We just don't feel as certain that there is a big drive among home buyers to move to the remote neck of the woods where we would be building. If we needed to sell the home I don't feel certain it would be as quick and easy of a sale as we envision for our urban home. What do you think?