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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Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Consider What Buyers Are Looking For

By lynn | May 26, 2022
buying Highlands NC real estate

Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Consider What Buyers Are Looking For Consider what buyers are looking for when selling Highlands NC real estate. Walking through a home for sale with a fresh set of eyes can help a seller prepare it for sale. Likewise, walking through other listings can offer an opportunity to examine properties like a buyer would. The opportunity to think like a buyer can make selling an easier proposition. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will fill you in on market conditions as well as what buyers are expecting from a home for sale. What niche does your home fit? Every Highlands NC home for sale has something to offer and it is important for sellers to answer the question “what does my home have to offer?” Whether a selling point is in a home’s location, amenities, size, or layout, every property has something to offer. Highlighting the […]


Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, What Can You Afford?

By lynn | May 22, 2022
buying Highlands NC real estate

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, What Can You Afford? When buying Highlands NC real estate it is important to ask yourself what can you afford? Buying a home is an investment and making a wise investment is paramount. This means Understanding what makes financial sense and sticking to it throughout your property search all the way to the closing table. There are a lot of details involved with buying a property and many of these details are financial. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR can recommend reputable local lenders while also providing the financial details of listings. How do you know what you can afford? It is essential to be in touch with your financial situation prior to starting a home search. An important aspect of this is getting pre-approved for a home loan. Knowing what you can afford to buy will affect the list of Highlands NC properties that you […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Common Home Inspection Issues

By lynn | May 18, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Common Home Inspection Issues Buying and selling Highlands NC real estate goes hand-in-hand with common home inspection items. An awareness of these issues can help relieve some stress. Every home sale should include an inspection contingency, even when a home is being sold as-is. It is essential that a buyer knows the condition of a home. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will be able to inform buyers and sellers on what to expect from a home inspection. Common home inspection issues include: Plumbing – leaky pipes, dripping faucets, clogged drains, and poor water pressure. Many plumbing issues are easy to fix. Others can be more daunting, especially when leaking pipes have led to cabinet, floor, or ceiling damage. Electrical – overloaded electrical panels, outlets and switches that don’t work, faulty wiring. Exposed wires and missing wire caps can be easily dealt with but older, faulty wiring […]