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, Buying Before Selling

By lynn | November 10, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Buying Before Selling Buying before selling often comes into play with Highlands NC real estate. And, today’s hot buyer market may be seeing more of this phenomenon. Simultaneous buying and selling can come into play when a buyer goes under contract when selling a property at the same time. Buyers are acting quickly in this competitive market and some buyers may be placing offers prior to listing a Highlands NC home for sale. Important details Buying before selling is not necessarily an issue or a stressful situation for those with deep pockets. However, for many, this can be a daunting process. The reality is that there are important steps to take to reduce the stress by creating a more seamless process. The first detail is to understand finances. Important questions to ask include: How much can you afford? Will you need a loan? Does a sale […]


Highlands NC Homes, Maintenance Makes Difference

By lynn | November 6, 2021
Highlands NC homes

Highlands NC Homes, Maintenance Makes Difference Maintenance makes a difference when it comes to Highlands NC homes. Real estate is an investment and protecting an investment is important. Regular and routine maintenance is great for keeping a house in shape but there are other benefits as well. Maintenance can help avoid issues, lengthen the life of systems in a home, and add value when it comes time to sell. After all, a Highlands NC home for sale that is in excellent condition holds far more appeal than one that is in disrepair. Annual maintenance There are certain checklist items for a home that should be completed every year in order to keep a home running properly. This includes a fall check on the heating system and a spring check on the AC system. These checks are important to keep a system running properly which can, in turn, prolong its life. […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Master Suite Appeal

By lynn | November 2, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Master Suite Appeal Highlands NC real estate benefits from master suite appeal. A roomy, well-appointed master suite can be a great selling point and additional master suites are even better. This is especially true for vacation homes, where guests are common and privacy is appreciated. Buyers of luxury homes in Highlands NC are certainly looking for comfort, convenience, and space. Benefits of a master suite A master suite is more than just a bedroom, it has its own bathroom and closet. Typically a master suite in a luxury Highland NC home will have a sitting area as well. Sometimes the master suite may also incorporate a private deck and a fireplace. Of course, a large organized closet is an added bonus. The more luxurious a master suite is the more appeal it holds. More can be better Many Highlands NC homes are vacation homes. This means […]