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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Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Virtual Home Tours

By lynn | April 7, 2021

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Virtual Home Tours Buying Highlands NC real estate often involves virtual home tours. This type of home shopping allows a buyer to tour a home from afar. The virtual experience often starts with photos and videos. Additionally, often a Highlands NC REALTOR will conduct a tour via the phone with FaceTime or a similar app. This can certainly be a great way to see a property or even view an entire list and pare it down. However, an in-person showing should occur prior to closing if possible. Should you buy a home without setting foot in it? Buying a Highlands NC home virtually can certainly work out. This is easier when a buyer is familiar with the area and especially the community a home is in. Additionally, having a trusted and experienced REALTOR is essential. This includes working with a professional who understands your need […]


Highlands NC Vacation Homes, Owners Can Make Renting Easier on Themselves

By lynn | April 3, 2021
Highlands NC vacation homes

Highlands NC Vacation Homes, Owners Can Make Renting Easier on Themselves When it comes to Highlands NC vacation homes, owners can make renting easier on themselves. Renting a home when not in use is a great way to help pay for a second home. While this may seem daunting or inconvenient at times, the reality is that it can be easier than you think. The Highlands NC area is a sought-after getaway spot and the more set up your home is to rent the more it will be rented. Owners closet keeps your belongings safe Make renting easy on yourself and your family by having an owner’s closet that locks. Some Highlands NC homes may even have more than one owner’s closet. While it may appear obvious that some belongings are personal and should not be touched the fact is that people could very well try on your clothing, touch […]


Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Documents Important

By lynn | March 30, 2021
buying Highlands NC real estate

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Documents Important Documents are an important part of buying Highlands NC real estate. This includes HOA documents, condo documents, and any rules and regulations associated with a property or the community it is located in. It is important to recognize that every association has its own set of rules and regulations. This includes information related to dues, debts, and capital improvement schedules. Knowledge is power and can help avoid making a poor investment or getting caught off guard. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will provide buyers with all of the necessary documents but it is up to buyers to read them. Due diligence period Reading through documents should be completed during the due diligence period of a contract to purchase a Highlands NC home for sale. There is no doubt that this can be tough reading. If it seems too much for a buyer then […]