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

Highlands NC Real Estate, What To Do with Home Inspection Issues

By lynn | August 14, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, What To Do with Home Inspection Issues Knowing what to do with home inspection issues can be a challenge when buying and selling Highlands NC real estate. As the market cools and becomes more even, the issues will become more negotiable. In a seller’s market home inspection issues work out more in the seller’s favor due to a competitive buying market. Likewise, in a buyer’s market sellers have to put more into resolving issues. Regardless, home inspection issues can seem daunting. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will be invaluable in helping to navigate the inspection contingency. Every inspection reveals issues Every home inspection will reveal issues. There is no way around this fact. Even brand new construction will reveal issues. However, some issues are bigger than others. The most common inspection issues include: roof issues, anything from missing shingles to the need for replacement; electrical issues, […]

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Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Choice of New or Existing

By lynn | August 11, 2022
buying Highlands NC real estate

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Choice of New or Existing Buying Highlands NC real estate often involves the choice between new and existing homes. Both have positives and the biggest difference is brand new versus aged or remodeled. Additionally, the choice can come down to whether someone wants a move-in ready home or one that requires a little work. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR can help buyers evaluate their needs and which properties best suit these needs. New home A new home typically means no work is needed. Additionally, a new home is move-in ready, minus furniture, unless staged, which holds great appeal. Many buyers like the idea of a home that no one has ever lived in. After all, a new home is as clean as it gets! Furthermore, a new home can help a buyer avoid the stress of building while getting the finished product. Existing home An […]

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Highlands NC Homes, Outdoor Kitchens Add Wow Factor

By lynn | August 7, 2022
Highlands NC homes

Highlands NC Homes, Outdoor Kitchens Add Wow Factor Outdoor kitchens add a wow factor when it comes to Highlands NC homes. An outdoor kitchen can be simple or as functional as the indoor version. Regardless, having outdoor cooking space is a coveted amenity in our mountain community. Additionally, renovating outdoor space and including a kitchen can add value to a Highlands NC home. And, this is something to consider when preparing to list a home for sale. Outdoor kitchens run the gamut A built-in grill with counter space to hold trays and tools while also assisting with preparation is great for any Highlands NC home. However, when there is cabinet space, a refrigerator, and a stovetop in addition to a grill, then a true outdoor kitchen has been created. Ultimately, the amount of space combined with a budget will be the deciding factor when planning an outdoor kitchen. Take the […]

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