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Homes for Sale in Highlands, North Carolina

Homes for Sale in Highlands, North Carolina Real Estate Listings
Active Under Contract
115 Falls Court W, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

115 Falls Court W, Highlands

$1,975,000
2018 Falcon Ridge, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

2018 Falcon Ridge, Highlands

$1,500,000
590 Pierson Drive, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

590 Pierson Drive, Highlands

$1,235,000 ↓ $15,000
Active Under Contract
1643 Cullasaja Drive, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1643 Cullasaja Drive, Highlands

$975,000
Lot 12 Cotswolds Way, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Lot 12 Cotswolds Way, Highlands

$245,000
Tbd Lower Brushy Face Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Lower Brushy Face Road, Highlands

$220,000
Tbd Buck Creek Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Buck Creek Road, Highlands

$197,900
290 Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

290 Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands

$185,000
695 Satulah Ridge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

695 Satulah Ridge Road, Highlands

$175,000
Tbd Bowery Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Bowery Road, Highlands

$150,000
Tbd Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands

$150,000
585 Dillard Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

585 Dillard Road, Highlands

$140,000

Highlands, NC Real Estate

Picture gently rolling hills with magnificent views of mountain ranges, mirror lakes and cascading waterfalls. That’s Highlands, North Carolina. You’ll be surrounded by nature and still have access to all of the essentials. Highlands, NC real estate is the best of small town charm and laidback mountain living. Many of the communities offer elite country club lifestyles that give you everything from croquet and tennis to miles of golf courses, with all the social amenities and camaraderie that come with a small town feel. 

Golf, tennis and Pickleball are popular here. If you have an adventurous side, homes for sale in Highlands, NC are also located near hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and water skiing locations. Residents enjoy walking paths and community parks, and a dog-friendly and vibrant downtown, which features quaint boutiques and award-winning restaurants. If you opt for Highlands, NC real estate, you’ll be surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest and mountains that soar to heights over 5,000 feet. It truly does look like a fairytale!

The town also serves as a cultural center for artists, authors, scientists and outdoor enthusiasts, who thrive in Highlands’ beautiful natural surroundings, elegant atmosphere and upscale lifestyle. Additionally, there are three performing arts centers featuring everything from Broadway plays to musicals and concerts. Stop by the Bascom and learn to paint or throw a pot. The property alone is worth a trip. Its covered bridge, sculpture gardens, walking trail, studio barn and grand gallery are absolutely beautiful.

If you love appreciating the area’s natural surroundings, don’t miss the Highlands Biological Station, Nature Center and Botanical Gardens.

The area is full of magic and it’s just waiting to be discovered by you.

Homes for Sale in Highlands, North Carolina

Active Under Contract
115 Falls Court W, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

115 Falls Court W, Highlands

$1,975,000
2018 Falcon Ridge, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

2018 Falcon Ridge, Highlands

$1,500,000
590 Pierson Drive, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

590 Pierson Drive, Highlands

$1,235,000 ↓ $15,000
Active Under Contract
1643 Cullasaja Drive, Highlands
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1643 Cullasaja Drive, Highlands

$975,000
Lot 12 Cotswolds Way, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Lot 12 Cotswolds Way, Highlands

$245,000
Tbd Lower Brushy Face Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Lower Brushy Face Road, Highlands

$220,000
Tbd Buck Creek Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Buck Creek Road, Highlands

$197,900
290 Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

290 Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands

$185,000
695 Satulah Ridge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

695 Satulah Ridge Road, Highlands

$175,000
Tbd Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Skyline Lodge Road, Highlands

$150,000
Tbd Bowery Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Tbd Bowery Road, Highlands

$150,000
585 Dillard Road, Highlands
  • Vacant Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

585 Dillard Road, Highlands

$140,000

Learn About Highlands, NC History

Highlands has an interesting backstory. It was founded in 1875 by two Kansas developers. Legend says they drew a line on a map from New York to New Orleans;, and another from Savannah to Chicago.

The two developers predicted that those lines would one day become a major trade route. They also anticipated that someday the place where those lines intersected would become a booming metropolis.

By 1883, Highlands was home to nearly 300 immigrants. By the early 1880s, it had everything residents needed: a hardware and general merchandise store, hotel and boarding house, a grocery store, post office, public library, a first-class school and four churches.

The Cullasaja River was dammed in the late 1920s, forming Lake Sequoyah, which helped provide hydroelectric power. The muddy roads in and out of Highlands were secured with crushed stone, which made them easier for residents and new visitors to navigate. By the time the Chamber of Commerce was established in 1931, there were already 25 businesses, and the town's population had blossomed to 500 people with 2,500 to 3,000 summer visitors.

Real Estate Statistics
Numbers reveal useful facts about real estate markets. Even in a small market like ours, communities can be quite diverse. Knowing the numbers can help you make important decisions. How many properties are for sale? How many days are properties on the market before they sell? What is the average sale price per square foot in a particular community? The numbers answer some of these questions. A Landmark agent can answer the rest of your questions and walk you through the nuances of our market.
Property Types (active listings)
Average Price: $739,481
Total Listings: 350
Avg. Price/SQFT: $141,303
Highest Price: $8,950,000
Lowest Price: $25,000
Avg. Property Age: 85 YEARS
Basic Statistics (active listings)

Featured Highlands, NC Real Estate

This charming and cosmopolitan mountain town is surrounded by natural beauty and everything you could ever need is located nearby. It retains its small town charm and its views are some of the most beautiful in Western North Carolina. If any of our Highlands, NC real estate options catch your eye, let us know! We have offices located throughout the Plateau and if you prefer, we’re just a phone call away. 

Take a look at our Highlands, NC real estate at your convenience, and imagine what living here would be like. It’s all about the simple things, whether that’s the scent of cool mountain air, watching the leaves turn to brilliant gold, crimson and orange hues in the fall, or admiring a cascading waterfall.

We can help you find your perfect forever home, a place to build, or show you some breathtaking summer homes. If you’re selling your current home, we can help with that, too. There’s no other place like Highlands.

 

IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Properties are provided courtesy of Highlands-Cashiers Board of REALTORS. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Listing information last updated on December 6th, 2021 at 6:09pm EST.

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