Lynn Kimball – Your Source for Highlands NC Real Estate

For over 30 years, Lynn Kimball has specialized in signature properties in the Highlands and Cashiers areas of Western North Carolina. The real estate choices here are endless; whether you are looking for a rustic mountain retreat, luxury estate home, golf and country club property, quaint cottage, or maintenance-free condo, Lynn can find the perfect signature property for you. As a broker with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Meadows Mountain Realty, let Lynn use her expertise and dedication to help you discover the unique mountain charm that is Highlands and Cashiers.

Take a tour of Highlands and Cashiers!

Steeped in history, Highlands and Cashiers offer a rare combination of scenic beauty, ideal climate, and a variety of outdoor recreational activities, all with a charming blend of cultural amenities, fine dining, specialty shops, and choice accommodations. Perhaps the greatest natural asset found in the area is the warm and welcoming spirit of its people.

Explore the Mountains of Western NC!

Western North Carolina

The Highlands-Cashiers area has much to offer. There are panoramic mountain views, waterfalls, lakes and streams, rolling hills, pasture land, or simply the beauty of a wooded forest. The many outdoor activities include golf and country clubs, tennis, nature tours, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, repelling and snow skiing.
Visit our Recreation and Outdoor Activities section for more detailed information!

Visit Downtown Highlands

Downtown Highlands N.C.

Within the five blocks of Main Street that make up the center of town, Highlands is a charming blend of city and country cultures. You will find antique and art galleries, specialty boutiques, fine jewelry, and local handicrafts. There are over twenty restaurants, and a wide array of accommodations including suite hotels, historic inns, rustic cabins and genteel bed and breakfasts. Cultural amenities abound including professional theatre, visual arts and much more. Click here for more...

Lake and Mountain Properties

Mountain properties

The Highlands-Cashiers area offers a wide variety of real estate possibilities to meet the needs of any lifestyle. Whether you prefer to live in town, in a private getaway or a gated golf and country club community, we offer cottages, cabins, elegant mountain homes, large estates, condominiums, or the perfect home site for building a special mountain retreat
Contact us today to receive a buyers guide, or simply start your MLS property search here.

Golf and Country Club Properties

For golfers and tennis buffs, there are five private country clubs within close proximity of Downtown Highlands and several more near Cashiers and Sapphire. These communities feature lush mountain golf courses, clubhouses for social activities, private dining, tennis, and fitness centers. If you choose to live in the beauty and privacy a club community without indulging in the activities, most do not require club membership. Others offer membership even if you live elsewhere. Click here for more information.

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Highlands NC Real Estate, Vacation Home Market is Hot

By lynn | January 17, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Vacation Home Market is Hot The vacation home market is hot, which has an effect on Highlands NC real estate. The pandemic created a new focus for many. Ultimately, this focus is on lifestyle. This includes focusing on family and friends as well as on a healthy and active lifestyle. As a result, mountain living is a big draw. Highlands NC homes are desirable for those looking for a getaway that offers quality living and a plethora of outdoor activities to choose from. Remote work The pandemic revealed the fact that many people can work from anywhere. This also revealed the importance of having solid broadband in place with accessible internet access and wifi capability. A vacation home can now serve as a remote office. The perks of this office are immeasurable, with access to fresh mountain air on a coffee break or a hike after […]


Highlands NC Homes, Kitchen Remains a Top Priority

By lynn | January 14, 2022
Highlands NC homes

Highlands NC Homes, Kitchen Remains a Top Priority The kitchen remains a top priority for buyers of Highlands NC homes. While this is certainly not news, it does serve as a great reminder to homeowners and sellers. As such, one remodeling priority should be a kitchen. Furthermore, staying abreast of current kitchen trends is a good idea for anyone preparing a Highlands NC home for sale. Kitchen essentials Not every kitchen is the same size. However, every kitchen should utilize its space to accommodate a homeowner’s needs. First and foremost, a kitchen should provide space for making meals. There should be counter space, cleanup space, and cooking space. A spacious kitchen may have a double wall oven, a spacious island with seating, a pantry, and plenty of counter space. A smaller kitchen will utilize the space more economically, perhaps having a breakfast bar in place of a spacious island. Yet, […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Ins and Outs of Appraisals

By lynn | January 10, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Ins and Outs of Appraisals When buying and selling Highlands NC real estate it is important to know the ins and outs of appraisals. While the appraisal may be simple and easy, coming in at target, there are scenarios when it will be high or low. An appraisal can be helpful for sellers in terms of setting a list price and is a necessity for acquiring a loan. A Highlands NC REALTOR will be helpful in navigating the process while offering plenty of information. When is an appraisal necessary? An appraisal is necessary for a Highlands NC property that is under contract with a finance contingency. The lender will hire the appraiser in this instance. Ultimately, the appraisal will come in at the contracted price, above it, or below it. While a low appraisal can create an issue, it can also lead to negotiation or a […]