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.

Lynn's Blog

Cashiers NC Offers Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning

By lynn | November 17, 2021
Cashiers NC

Cashiers NC Offers Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning Cashiers NC offers a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Let’s face it, most of us eat too much on Thanksgiving day. After all, that is what the day is about. Getting a little exercise and stretching your legs will help make you a little less guilty when you reach for that second piece of pie! Enjoy the morning with family and friends and run, jog, walk, or stroll while enjoying a little fresh mountain air. Gobble on the Green is a Thanksgiving tradition for many families from the Highlands/Cashiers area and once you participate once you will certainly make it a tradition too! What: Gobble on the Green Where: The Commons, Cashiers, NC When: November 25, 8 am to noon Early bird registration for Gobble On the Green 5K is $25 including a race t-shirt through November 10.  Late registration, including race […]


Highlands NC Homes, Color Matters

By lynn | November 14, 2021
Highlands NC homes

Highlands NC Homes, Color Matters Color matters when it comes to Highlands NC homes. This is especially true when it comes time to sell. Not everyone has the same taste and some colors can turn people off. Knowing what colors to stay away from is important. Ultimately, when it comes time to prepare a Highlands NC home for sale it is important to stick to more subtle hues. What colors work Neutral tones work the best when it comes to painting the inside of a Highlands home. Grays, beiges, and whites are ideal. However, pale shades of blue and yellow can work well. The important thing s to have colors that enable furniture, textiles, and artwork to fit in. Painting living room walls in kelly green, for example, requires a certain pallet when it comes to furnishings and decor. Whereas a pale beige can fit almost any design theme. Bold […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Buying Before Selling

By lynn | November 10, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Buying Before Selling Buying before selling often comes into play with Highlands NC real estate. And, today’s hot buyer market may be seeing more of this phenomenon. Simultaneous buying and selling can come into play when a buyer goes under contract when selling a property at the same time. Buyers are acting quickly in this competitive market and some buyers may be placing offers prior to listing a Highlands NC home for sale. Important details Buying before selling is not necessarily an issue or a stressful situation for those with deep pockets. However, for many, this can be a daunting process. The reality is that there are important steps to take to reduce the stress by creating a more seamless process. The first detail is to understand finances. Important questions to ask include: How much can you afford? Will you need a loan? Does a sale […]