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, Questions Get Answers

By lynn | May 18, 2021
buying Highlands NC real estate

Buying Highlands NC Real Estate, Questions Get Answers It is important to remember that questions get answers when buying Highlands NC real estate. Questions help buyers understand the process, the search, and the contractual process among other things. No question is too small and every bit of information leads to an informed investment. A buyer should lean on his Highlands NC REALTOR, getting all of the answers he wants and needs. Documentation should be read Any Highlands NC property will have documents attached. From title work to HOA documents and everything in between, there will be no shortage of reading materials. It is important to read all of these documents so that you have a thorough understanding of the property and anything associated with it. There could be easements, encumbrances, HOA rules and regulations, and more. Likewise, if the property is in an association it is essential to read those […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, House Hunting Can Be Frustrating

By lynn | May 14, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, House Hunting Can Be Frustrating House hunting can be difficult for buyers of Highlands NC real estate. Whether inventory is low, expectations are high, or priorities have not been determined, the search can be tough. Flexibility can certainly help the process, as can being organized for the search. Additionally, taking emotions out of the equation is important. An experienced Highlands NC REALTOR is a valuable asset, helping navigate the buying process. Patience helpful When a buyer has a list or priorities for a home he needs to understand that the right home may not be currently listed. Remaining patient for the right Highlands NC home for sale to hit the market is important. Furthermore, flexibility comes into play as well. While an ideal home will be out there, a perfect home will not. Perhaps a great home in the ideal location will be available or the […]


Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Keeping Pets Out of the Way

By lynn | May 10, 2021
selling Highlands NC real estate

Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Keeping Pets Out of the Way Keeping pets out of the way goes hand-in-hand with selling Highlands NC real estate. Let’s face it, people have pets and people love their pets. However, people do not always love other people’s pets. Furthermore, there are plenty of people who do not like the idea of pets at all. As such, sellers have to do their best to limit the presence of pets when selling Highlands NC homes. Odors and pets Pets come with their own set of smells. While not everyone is offended by these aromas, they can be pervasive. As a result, it is imperative to keep pet areas as clean as possible. This includes bird cages, fish tanks, kitty litter bins, and dog beds. Wash dog beds more often than ever, clean out cages, and empty kitty litter bins daily. Odors can go unnoticed by […]