Easy and Open Floor Plan with Spectacular Views!

560 Whiteside Mountain RoadHighlandsNC28741
MLS# 88075
Lot Size
3.20 acres


About the Property

Enjoy the easy and open floor plan with spectacular views of the sparkling white cliffs of Whiteside Mountain & Devils Courthouse where on clear days, four states can be seen: Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and North Carolina. Come for the view – stay for the welcoming feeling of this home.

The warm inviting wood flooring and walls lends itself nicely to it’s cozy feel. Yet, the light and bright living room has a vaulted ceiling accentuated with wooden beams which highlights the graceful mountain feel of the wood-burning stone fireplace. The master bedroom, with an additional stone fireplace and stone patio, along with two master baths, is just steps away from the living room. The main home offers two more bedrooms each with a bath and eat-in kitchen with third fireplace.

The cozy 1 bedroom 1 bath guest home has sweeping views from the living room of the Cashiers Valley. The guest home could be used as: an office, art studio or wine storage. A Koi pond near the front door offers soothing and relaxing sounds. Situated near the Whiteside Mountain Road entrance to Wildcat Cliffs County Club. Very private and secluded, featuring a semi-circle driveway with hand-laid pavers. Ornate iron gates at each end of the driveway offer another layer of protection. This 3.2 acre lot can be subdivided into additional lots making this home a great investment.

Lot Size
3.20 acres
2 car
  • Interior Details

    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Eat-in Kitchen
    • Fireplace
    • Formal Dining Room
    • Hardwood Flooring
    • Master Suite
    • Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Security System
    • Skylights
    • Vaulted Ceilings
    • Walk-in Closets
    • Washer
  • Exterior Details

    • Acreage (Subdividable)
    • Attached Carport
    • Deck
    • Garden
    • Guest Home
    • Koi Pond
    • Long Range Mountain Views
    • Private Setting

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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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