Walk to Town Private Waterfall Property!

1840 North 4th StreetHighlandsNC `28741
MLS# 88418
4 Full/ 2 Half
Lot Size
20.21 acres


About the Property

Imagine listening to your own rushing waterfall as you relax on the many decks of this private home situated on over 20 acres yet is within the city limits of beautiful Highlands NC.  The peaceful sounds of the Cullasaja River will surround you as it runs through the center of this incredible property.

The river frontage is the perfect place for fly fishing, kayaking or swimming in the waterfall and many river pools.

This home was thoughtfully designed and placed on the property to accentuate the river & waterfall views and the lush forested mountain surroundings from each room.  Located within a 4 minute drive to downtown Highlands, this proximity to town is what makes this 20+acres waterfall estate so unique.

Walk across the extended breezeway, with views of the river, to the stone floored foyer.  Enter the open and airy living room with its massive river rock fireplace, which flows effortlessly into the dining area with a second side to the fireplace.  The kitchen is expertly clad in rich wood finishes with a stainless steel professional Dacor 6- burner gas stove and hood, Miele dishwasher, unpolished granite counters, a built-in refrigerator, and several freezer drawers.  With a comfy booth, the eat in kitchen is warm and cozy.

The master suite, which is located on the main floor, is open and airy with a focus on the river and waterfall.  Several closets line the walls for a sleek, built-in feel.  The master bath has twin rain shower heads with an open, river rock lined shower.  The master bath also features a jetted tub which overlooks the river and waterfall.

The guest suite, which is also located on the main level, has a private covered porch for privacy and meditation.  The wonderful guest suite bath features elegant tile, a rain shower head and tub.

No need for unsightly electronics as this home has its own electronics closet, which keeps the home’s aesthetics neat and uncluttered.

Additionally, there is a 2 bedroom and 2 bath guest home as well as a detached 2 car garage and 2 car parking pad.  This property has a private gate and spectacular grounds.  This is truly a must see property!

4 Full/ 2 Half
Lot Size
20.21 acres
2 Car
  • Interior Features

    • Breakfast Bar
    • Built Ins
    • Built In Refrigerator
    • Bonus Room
    • Central Heating & Air
    • Dishwasher
    • Dog Washing Station
    • Double Oven
    • Dryer
    • Eat In Kitchen
    • Fitness Room
    • Fireplaces
    • Hardwood Floors
    • Library/ Study
    • Mud Room
    • Office
    • Pantry
    • Sun Room
    • Skylight
    • Sound Wired
    • Vaulted Ceilings
    • Walk In Closet
    • Washer
  • Exterior Features

    • Balcony
    • Carport (2 car)
    • Covered Deck
    • Full Generator
    • Garage (2 car)
    • Garden Space
    • Gated Access
    • Guest House
    • In Town
    • Stream
    • Waterfall

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Highlands NC

A mere two hour drive from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia; Asheville, North Carolina; and Greenville, South Carolina is the idyllic mountain town known as Highlands, North Carolina. At a pristine elevation of over 4,000 feet, this quiet rustic mountain community is located at the southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is surrounded by national Forest. It straddles the Eastern Continental Divide and still seems to the first time visitor like just a few steps from Heaven’s door.

This picture perfect mountain oasis, so reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting, had its humble beginning back in 1875, when as legend has it, two Kansas developers drew intersecting lines on a map from New York to New Orleans and from Chicago to Savannah. They theorized that the point where these lines met would one day be a great trade center and the hub of commerce. Fortunately, they missed their calculations by approximately 120 miles (Atlanta Georgia) and this rich and fertile mountain village was able to develop as a health and summer resort town on the highest plateau of the Southern Appalachian Mountains in Western North Carolina. The year round population of the Highlands area is about 4,500, but the summertime temperatures draw visitors from around the southeast who come to enjoy the cool days and brisk mountain evenings.

Unlike most resort towns, the majority of our summer visitors are also homeowners and the town has created a community of concerned citizens and cultural organizations with many diverse activities. This community atmosphere makes for an ideal relocation to Highlands. Within the four blocks of Main Street and adjacent streets that make up the center of town, Highlands is a delightful blend of country and city cultures. Rarely is it possible for such a small town to offer the array of services found in Highlands. Medical needs are met with a full-service hospital and a staff of general practitioners and specialists.

The cultural amenities include professional theatre, chamber music concerts, cabarets, art exhibits, galleries, a fine art center and other special events. A variety of educational classes and informative seminars are also available. Highlands gives you a range of choices and somehow manages to nurture your spirit at the same time.

For those who possess a more adventuresome spirit, nature is always calling and beckons you to spend time away from the harried cares of your world. Take a long walk or an invigorating hike to a nearby waterfall; go mountain biking or stroll the sidewalks of Main Street. There is championship golf, tennis, swimming, fly-fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and even whitewater rafting in the rivers nearby. Spring, summer, fall and winter each of the seasons offers its own unique set of outdoor adventures that attract residents and visitors alike to revel in the magnificent splendors of the mountains.

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Andrea Gabbard
A native of Saratoga, New York, Andrea has delighted in the warm personalities and warm weather of the South. She has often remarked, “I moved here as quickly as I could”. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York... Read more
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John Muir
Growing up in Atlanta, John has been visiting western North Carolina his entire life.  Spending summers on the plateau with his parents and grandparents, he developed a deep love for the area. After graduating from Ole Miss with a degree in Real Esta... Read more

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