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

Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Privacy, Safety, Security

By lynn | December 15, 2021
Buying Highlands NC real estate

Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Privacy, Safety, Security Privacy, safety, and security are important when selling Highlands NC real estate. While issues may be rare, protecting a home and its inhabitants is part of the process. This can be achieved by knowing who is coming and going. Additionally, there are important steps that a seller can take to protect privacy. There is no getting around the fact that people will be entering a home when it is listed for sale. Preventative measures and an experienced Highlands NC REALTOR will help keep the selling process running smoothly. Documents Documents should always be kept out of sight. The best place for documents, personal and financial, is in locked file drawers or a locking cabinet. Leaving things lying around means that other people can see information that you prefer not to be seen. This includes keeping notes, passwords, address books, and correspondence out of […]


Highlands NC, Ice Skating Fun

By lynn | December 11, 2021
Highlands NC

Highlands NC, Ice Skating Fun Winter in Highlands NC offers a variety of activities and ice skating is a fun option for all ages. The outdoor rink seems extra magical at this time of year and a place where giggles, cheers, and smiles abound. There is no doubt that ice skating is at the top of the list of winter activities in the Highlands area, as true for the accomplished skater as for a never-ever. Things to know before you go Location: Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park. Days/Times: Thursdays 1 to 8 pm, Fridays & Saturdays 1 to 10 pm, and Sundays 1 to 5 pm. Skate Rentals: Ice skates can be rented at the rink.Cost: $5, whether you bring your own skates or rent them.Additional: coffee and hot cocoa are available The rink can be rented for private events as well. Private parties can be scheduled for 6 to 8 pm […]


Highlands NC Real Estate, Renters Turn Into Buyers

By lynn | December 7, 2021
Highlands NC real estate

Highlands NC Real Estate, Renters Turn Into Buyers Frequently renters turn into buyers when it comes to Highlands NC real estate. After all, renting provides a great introduction to the area. Additionally, many of the homes in the Highlands area are vacation homes that are rented when not in use. Renting allows people to experience the lifestyle. As a result, many sellers may list a Highlands NC home for sale and allow it to be rented while it is on the market. Renting as marketing tool Sellers can use renting as a marketing tool. Essentially, this offers a try before you buy option. Often a renter has no intention of buying but comes to vacation in Highlands NC and falls in love with it. Ultimately this can lead to a home sale. As a result, vacation homeowners listing a Highlands NC home for sale may want to have the home […]