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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Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Details Matter

By lynn | September 2, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Details Matter Details matter when buying Highlands NC real estate. Paying attention along the way matters and cutting corners can get in the way. It is essential to draft a solid contract when making an offer on a property. Additionally, following through with all of the details of the contract is important. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will ensure that no stone is left unturned and that a buyer goes into a real estate investment with his eyes wide open. Contingencies important A contract to purchase a Highlands NC home for sale will include contingencies. These contingencies will protect a buyer, offering time to collect information. Contingencies will cover items like financing, appraisal, home inspection, and title work. Buying a Highlands NC property is an investment and making sure that a wise investment is a detailed process. Learn as much about a property as possible […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Repairs Before Listing

By lynn | August 31, 2021
selling Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Repairs Before Listing Repairs should be made before listing Highlands NC real estate. A buyer will find out about broken items and anything in need of repair. As a result, taking care of these repairs ahead of time will avoid the inevitable. A pre-listing inspection can help avoid issues down the road and help a buyer to prepare a home for sale. A Highlands NC REALTOR will be a great resource for getting a home ready for showings. Issues can derail a sale Issues can derail a sale in a few ways. When a Highlands NC home for sale is clearly in need of repairs then it may linger on the market or receive lowball offers. Additionally, issues will arise as a result of a home inspection. In this instance, a buyer will request that repairs are made or that money is given at closing to […]


Highlands NC Homes, Flexibility Matters

By lynn | August 26, 2021
Highlands NC homes

Highlands NC Homes, Flexibility Matters Flexibility matters with Highlands NC homes. Whether a home is a rental, a primary, residence, or a vacation home, there is always room for flexibility. While space inside a home may have been designed with one purpose in mind originally when a room can be used for multiple purposes it can be helpful. Whether you are looking to purchase a Highlands NC home, are preparing a home to sell, or are renting out a home, keep an eye on flexibility. Examples of flexibility A great flexible space can be a den or a guest room. A den or a guest room can serve as a place to relax, an office, and a guest room. Likewise, extra living space or a studio can serve multiple purposes. Flexibility matters to buyers, offering more useful space to use. This is particularly true for vacation homes where extra space […]