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 Homes, Moving is Necessity

By lynn | May 30, 2021
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Highlands NC Homes, Moving is a Necessity Moving is a necessity when it comes to buying and selling Highlands NC homes. Some people start packing the minute they list a home and others tend to procrastinate. Regardless, the more prepared a person is, the better. Being prepared can help relieve stress and make moving a more seamless transition. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR can offer a moving checklist and recommend reputable local moving companies. Hire moving company early While there are certainly people who may prefer to tackle the moving process themselves, the reality is that hiring professionals will get the job done efficiently. Furthermore, moving furniture is a big job, as is ensuring that nothing gets damaged inn the moving process. Scheduling a moving company as soon as you have a moving date is important. Waiting until the last minute may mean you have no choice but to move […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Is this a Bubble?

By lynn | May 26, 2021
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Highlands NC Real Estate, Is this a Bubble? Many people looking at Highlands NC real estate are asking, is this a bubble? Home values have been on the rise and this is a reasonable question. After all, the recession and crash of the housing market were not that long ago. Furthermore, this is not an experience that anyone wants to experience again. Nationwide home prices increased an average of 17.2% this past year, a huge increase. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR has her fingers on the pulse of the market and is a great resource with whom to discuss local values and concerns. Is a crash on the horizon? Recently economists have been weighing in on real estate and addressing concerns of a crash in the market. Overall, the sentiment is that the current housing market is different from the crash that occurred in 2008 and 2009. Property values are […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Virtual Home Buying

By lynn | May 22, 2021
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Highlands NC Real Estate, Virtual Home Buying Virtual home buying can often go hand in hand with Highlands NC real estate. Throughout the COVID crisis, many buyers were only conducting virtual walkthroughs of homes. As such, there have been many real estate purchases that have occurred without setting foot inside a home. While this certainly happened prior to the pandemic and will continue to occur, the past few months saw a rise in virtual home buying. The key to success with virtual home buying is having an experienced real estate professional on your side. REALTOR essential Finding an experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will help make buying a home virtually an easier proposition. There is so much involved with buying a home, from the location to the actual property itself. As a result, it is essential to have a trusted advisor who can inform a buyer of the location and ensure […]