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

Mark Your Calendar for the Highlands NC Christmas Parade

By lynn | November 27, 2022
Highlands NC Christmas Parade

Mark Your Calendar for the Highlands NC Christmas Parade Mark your calendar for the annual Highlands NC Christmas Parade. This fun and festive event will take place on Saturday, December 3. This fun event is treasured by the community and attracts visitors from near and far. Homemade floats, a marching band or two, and Santa are the big draw, getting everyone on the Plateau in the holiday spirit. All ages return year after year to Downtown Highlands NC to enjoy this magical kick-off to the Christmas season! Get your viewing spot early! The parade takes place from 10:30 am to noon and many people arrive early to set up camp, ensuring a prime viewing spot. The parade route is along Main Street and front-row viewing is coveted. This community parade will not disappoint. Local civic groups, non-profits, churches, businesses, fire departments, and many additional integral members of the Highlands NC […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Vacation Home Buying

By lynn | November 20, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Vacation Home Buying Vacation home buying and Highlands NC real estate often go hand in hand. The mountain lifestyle is a huge draw for buyers, who often return year after year and desire to make the area a lifetime destination for their families. Vacation home buying can be different from buying a primary residence. As such, it is helpful to have an experienced Highlands NC REALTOR who is well-versed in the market as well as knowledgeable about what properties make good vacation homes. Vacation homes Buying a Highlands NC vacation home is different from a primary residence in that you may not have the same requirements. Furthermore, many vacation homeowners rent the property when it is not in use. As a result, it is impotent to understand what properties rent well as well as what vacationers to the area are looking for. Location plays a big […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Overwhelming Home Inspection Report

By lynn | November 12, 2022
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Overwhelming Home Inspection Report When it comes to Highlands NC real estate transactions there are times when buyers are caught off guard by an overwhelming home inspection report. While every home inspection will reveal issues with a home, there are times when the magnitude of the issues is a lot to take in. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will help navigate the issues and further negotiate to ensure that a buyer’s best interest is considered. The inspection contingency is important Every purchase contract for a Highlands NC home for sale should include an inspection contingency. This is true even for a fixer-upper. Furthermore, buyers should know the condition of a home whether it is being sold as-is or not. A report will reveal issues that help a buyer understand the condition of a home as well as whether he still wants to move forward with the […]