Serving Highlands and Cashiers
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!
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
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
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.
Highlands NC Real Estate, Existing or Build? Many buyers of Highlands NC real estate ask themselves whether they would like an existing home or whether they would like to build a home. It is a good question to ask. After all, there is no such thing as perfect and new construction may be the best way to get exactly what you are looking for. However, buying an existing home allows you to move right in. As a result, the answer to the question is not simple. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will offer valuable advice and information to help guide your decision. Why opt to build? Building a home has many benefits. This type of real estate involves a Highlands NC property search that will look for the ideal lot. This may include looking at properties with views or perhaps in a community with amenities. From here you will determine […]Read More...
Listing a Highlands NC Home For Sale, Focus on Kitchen and Bathrooms When listing a Highlands NC home for sale it is important to focus on the kitchen and bathrooms. These are the two areas in a home that can really wow buyers or turn them off completely. Not every home requires a full remodel prior to listing but homes with a dated kitchen and bathrooms may require a lower asking price. Sit down with your Highlands NC REALTOR and evaluate your home and its condition. Not all upgrades break the bank Updating a Highlands NC home can be done on a budget. New fixtures, fresh paint, new appliances, and new lighting can all change the look and feel of a kitchen. You do not have to demolish a kitchen and start from scratch to give it a new look. Furthermore, it is amazing the difference new faucets and cabinet […]Read More...
Highlands NC Real Estate, Negotiation Part of Process Negotiation is a part of the process when it comes to buying and selling Highlands NC real estate. It is very rare for the first contract submitted to be accepted without some give and take. A contract has many ingredients and negotiation is possible for almost every one of them. An experience Highlands NC REALTOR will be an invaluable resource when it comes to drafting a purchase contract or responding to one. What is negotiable? A purchase contract includes a price for a Highlands NC home for sale, a closing date, and many other dates and contingencies. The price and dates are common to negotiate. However, many other things can be negotiated. It is not wise for a buyer to purchase a home without an inspection contingency. However, while rare, sometimes when a home is being sold as-is a seller might try […]Read More...