Real Estate in Cullowhee - Homes For Sale

Even with just over 9,000 residents, Cullowhee has a lot to offer. Home to Western Carolina University, Cullowhee provides everything you’d expect from a college town — from poetry readings to independent movie screenings, available to students and locals alike. And, on fall weekends, you’re likely to find most people at the WCU football game — the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band is a must-see.

Cullowhee’s K-8 school, Cullowhee Valley, has an impressive variety of clubs and activities for students: Robotics Club, Battle of the Books, Band and Build-It Club are just a few of the many programs available. Kids and adults alike can find even more activities provided at the Cullowhee Recreation Center, operated by the Jackson County Parks and Rec Department.

As with most places in Jackson County, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are abundant. If you like disc golf (we won’t tell if you still call it a frisbee!), you don’t want to miss the Catamount Links course hosted by WCU. Prefer to drop in a line and hopefully catch a fish? The Tuckasegee River runs right through Cullowhee, but there are also dozens of creeks and other fishing holes for you to try your luck. The WNC Fly Fishing Trail has some terrific suggestions for your next angling adventure.

Are you a history buff? Check out the Mountain Heritage Center, where southern Appalachia’s cultural heritage and history are celebrated and preserved. After your visit, you’ll need a bite to eat; Cullowhee’s options include Mexican food at Sazon, coffee and baked goods at The Point, and traditional pub fare at Tuck’s Tap and Grille.

And, if you need to venture out beyond your Appalachian mountain home in Cullowhee, don’t worry: Asheville Regional Airport is only 45 miles away, with frequent connections to Atlanta via Delta and US Airways. For more local travel needs, you can take advantage of public transportation provided by Jackson County Transit.


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Cullowhee, NC - Real Estate & Homes for sale

000 Ironwood Ln Unit 4, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$25,000

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2.538 acres

8 days on site

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Beautiful Mountain lot! Mature hardwoods and native flowers abound on the lightly steep to sloping land which reaches the ridgeline of the subdivision. Light restrictions protect your investment, and with the area growing and Western Carolina University gaining more popularity and attention, this is a true investment! Lovely Caney Fork area is convenient to Cullowhee/Sylva and is also private and perfectly suited for year round or vacation home living. Nearby Judacullah Rock is one of NC's most important petroglyphs. How cool is that?!

000 Ironwood Ln Unit 2, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$25,000

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2.509 acres

8 days on site

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Beautiful Mountain lot! Mature hardwoods and native flowers abound on the lightly steep to sloping land which reaches the ridgeline of the subdivision. Light restrictions protect your investment, and with the area growing and Western Carolina University gaining more popularity and attention, this is a true investment! Lovely Caney Fork area is convenient to Cullowhee/Sylva and is also private and perfectly suited for year round or vacation home living. Nearby Judacullah Rock is one of NC's most important petroglyphs. How cool is that?!

000 Ironwood Ln Unit 3, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$25,000

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2.516 acres

15 days on site

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Beautiful Mountain Lot! Mature hardwoods and native flowers abound on the lightly steep to sloping land which reaches the ridgeline of the subdivision. Light restrictions protect your investment, and with the area growing and Western Carolina University gaining more popularity and attention, this is a true investment! Lovely Caney Fork area is convenient to Cullowhee/Sylva and is also private and perfectly suited for year round or vacation home living. Nearby Judacullah Rock is one of NC's most important petroglyphs. How cool is that?!

994 University Heights Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$395,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

3800 sqft

0.72 acres

19 days on site

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Remarkable home in University Heights near WCU. Wonderful location for this three large bedrooms & two baths on the Main level, Foyer leads to a large open great room of vaulted ceilings, stone fireplace w/GL, living room combined with family room, Kitchen w/new granite and new SS appliances, breakfast room, formal dining, office w/sound board, downstairs is theater/media or game room with sound board for sound proofing and a full bath, large master ensuite with his & her closets, the other 2 bedrooms with walk in closets. Baths upgraded 2019 with new vanities, shower & tile. Hickory hardwood and tile floors, 2 car garage, hardi-plank siding, concrete driveway, stamped walkway, lots of storage, pull down stairs to floored attic for storage, encapsulated high crawlspace for storage, level landscaped yard, TWSA water/sewer, Morris Broadband up to 200 MB speeds, cable and ethernet wired or wireless service, trex decking, easy access just off a state maintained road.

272 Ironwood Ln, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$245,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1480 sqft

2.522 acres

20 days on site

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This is the classic mountain log cabin you’re looking for! After an awesome day of recreation at one of the area lakes, the Pisgah Forest, or Smoky Mountains, return home through beautiful Caney Fork valley to your retreat on over 2 wooded acres with springs, native plants, mature trees. Enjoy sweet spring and summer mornings on the deck or have a cookout. On cool nights hang out by the stack stone fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate surrounded by the warm logs of your custom home. The kitchen is convenient for entertaining with a flat top stove on the island looking into the living area. Start a hobby in the sweet shed with electricity! Only 10 minutes from Cullowhee and Western Carolina University and convenient to Sylva, 272 Ironwood is great for year-round living, summer vacationing, student or vacation rental. Jackson County is WNC’s up and coming area. Grab your part of it today! Available with adjoining 7.57 acres listed for $90,000.

3803 Tilley Creek, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$159,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

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0.91 acres

22 days on site

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New and improved! This home has recently undergone a major makeover, including: fresh interior paint, new laminate flooring, new water heaters and more! If you've seen it before, you should take another look!! Perfect for first time home buyers and young professionals alike, located in Cullowhee, the fastest growing area in Jackson county. 6 miles from WCU!!! Previously a student rental for Western Carolina University students, brought $1200/month. 2 bedrooms and a bonus room; all 3 have large walk-in closets. 2 bathrooms, open floor plan and basement with another unfinished bonus room and 1/2 bath. 2 car garage, easy access right off a state maintained road. Creek running through the yard and a fire pit out back. Very little yard maintenance. Great buy!

83 Red Tail Ln, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$215,900

2 beds

1.0 baths

768 sqft

2.53 acres

about 1 month on site

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Looking for a private getaway nestled in the woods with plenty of buffer? This could be your opportunity to own a quaint cottage in the NC Mountains with NO RESTRICTIONS! Great wrap-around deck & covered porch. Fully refurbished with NEW kitchen & granite countertops, hardwoods (original), Large Living, Dining area w/wood-burning FP. New walk-in shower w/two nice sized bedrooms. Great land to hike w/waterfalls & springs nearby. Could be a great primary, 2nd Home or rental. Perfect for College Student(s) going to WCU or SCC. Flat yard w/rolling land, on 2.53 acres. Just minutes from Historic Downtown Sylva with great restaurants, shopping, breweries & much more. Convenient to the supermarket, trout fishing in the nearby Tuckasegee River or the smaller creeks & streams. Four public lakes just 20-40 minutes away with no boating restrictions

3 River Club Dr Unit 3, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$124,900

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0.17 acres

about 2 months on site

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This homesite is located at the beginning of the community, on the Tuckasegee River. Enjoy the promximity to the community River Pavillion equipped with a fully stocked fireplace and patio/firepit combo! There are also future plans for a pool, nature trails, and a riverside boathouse. The Cullowhee River Club community is nestled right behind Western Carolina University and is just minutes to the historic streets of Downtown Sylva for local shopping, dining, and breweries. Don't miss out on this dream river front homesite!

156 Grayling Dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$280,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

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0.31 acres

about 2 months on site

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Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains when you view this Awesome RIVER FRONT lot with home in an upscale development. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is waiting for your finishing touches. Unfinished and in the dry with studded walls, floors, steps, windows installed and a shingled roof. Decks partially complete with composition decking. The living room is framed for an unvented gas insert fireplace (have specs) Over-sized 2 car detached garage with plenty of space for a workshop. Cullowhee River Club boasts a Pavilion on the River with Rock wood-burning Fireplace. Picnic tables and Rockers provided for entertaining. Paved Access. Located in desirable Cullowhee near Western Carolina University where you'll find restaurants, parks, walking trails, athletic games, fine and performing arts center, concerts at the Ramsey Center. etc. Located about 7 miles to Sylva, 24 miles to Waynesville, 55 miles to Asheville, 155 miles to Atlanta. Local contractor started this project and ready to finish it for you. He is in CRC building now and is familiar with with subdivision. Call for your tour of this Fine Home today! House floor plans on hand!

146 Red Tail Ln, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$315,900

3 beds

3.0 baths

2600 sqft

2.66 acres

about 2 months on site

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GREAT PRIVACY & VIEWS! 3BR/3BA home on 2.66 acres butted against conservation acreage for even more buffer. 3 levels w/Bedroom on each floor! Upstairs is full loft w/walk-in closet & private bath. Large living room w/ built-in entertainment center, upgraded kitchen w/granite countertops & engineered hardwoods throughout main level. Master on Main & Main hall bath. Downstairs has laundry room for whole house, Bedroom, Bath & Walk-in Closet along with 2nd family room. Walk-out decks to enjoy the privacy & FANTASTIC VIEWS! Enjoy the 4 distinct modern seasons in a temperate rain forest, great elevation of approx 2800 ft for cool summers. Great house for entertaining w/ample parking. Great rental potential or as Primary home, you pick! Just minutes to WCU and SCC, only 30 minutes to Historic Downtown Sylva. Convenient to 4 awesome lakes for boating fun, kayaking, or Fly Fishing on the Tuckasegee River, all within 30 minutes of home. Great opportunity to see this newly renovated home.

146 Red Tail Lane, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$329,900

3 beds

3.0 baths

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2.66 acres

about 2 months on site

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Looking for GREAT PRIVACY and VIEWS? This may be your dream come true! 3/3 on 2.66 Acres butted against conservation acreage for even more buffer. 3 levels, with a Bedroom on each floor! Upstairs is a full loft with walk-in closet and private bathroom. Main level consists of large living room with ceiling fans and built -in entertainment center, upgraded kitchen with granite countertops and engineered hardwoods throughout. Master on Main with walk-in closet. Main hall bath. Downstairs is another whole living area with laundry room for whole house, Bedroom, Bath and Walk-in Closet along with another family room. Walk out decks to enjoy the privacy and FANTASTIC VIEWS! Enjoy the 4 distinct modern seasons in a temperate rain forest, great elevation of around 2800 feet for cool summers. Great house for entertaining with ample parking. Great rental potential as well as a Primary home, you pick! Just minutes to WCU and SEC, Historic Downtown Sylva. Convenient to 4 awesome lakes for boating fun, kayaking, or Fly fish on the Tuckasegee River, all with 30 minutes of this great home. Morris Broadband just installed, don't miss this opportunity!

514 Black Mountain Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$249,750

2 beds

2.5 baths

1380 sqft

1.42 acres

about 2 months on site

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THE PERFECT SECLUDED MOUNTAIN GET-AWAY or YEAR ROUND HOME! Breathtaking views from every angle. This house, built in 2002, has been meticulously maintained. Lots of charm and comfort. Huge loft with full bath and a view of the mountains while you are laying in bed! Lots of storage and over 600 sf deck. Located in East Laporte. 10 minutes from Western Carolina University Unfinished basement Directions: No DRIVE BYS From Sylva take Highway 107 to slight left on Helen Zachary R to left on Black Mountain to #514.

Rustling Woods Trail Unit 52, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$10,000

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1.27 acres

2 months on site

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PRIVACY IN AN AN UPSCALE SUBDIVISION WITH PUBLIC UTILITIES AND WIDE ROADS. CLOSE IN TO WCU.

Rustling Woods Trail Unit 32, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$32,500

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0.64 acres

2 months on site

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NICE CORNER LOT W/ A VIEW...PUBLIC UTILITIES. ONE OF SEVERAL AVAILABLE.

Rustling Woods Trail Unit 20,27, Cullowhee, GA 28723

$29,500

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1.58 acres

2 months on site

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TWO CONTIGUOUS PARCELS...7558-24-1426 & 7558-24-2368. BOTH HAVE ACCESS OFF RUSTLING WOODS TRAIL. CLOSE IN TO WCU AND UTILITIES AVAILABLE.

Dooder Lane Unit 25,26, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$39,500

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1.18 acres

2 months on site

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TWO CONTIGUOUS LOTS/ PARCEL #'S 7558-24-3660, 7558-24-5504. JUST INSIDE SUB. OFF RUSTLING WOODS ON THE LEFT..SEE CTY MAP. EASY ACCESS, SHORT RANGE VIEW.

00 Rustling Woods Trail Unit 2, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$25,800

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1.19 acres

2 months on site

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GREAT FLAT LOT FOR EASE OF BUILDING AND VERY SHORT DISTANCE OFF STATE PAVED RD. PUBLIC WATER AND SEWER AVAILABLE. PROBABLY ONE OF THE BEST LOTS IN SUBDIVISION, W/ CREEK ON BACK! GATE OPEN EVERY WEEKDAY UNTIL 4PM.

Rustling Woods Trail Unit 7, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$15,000

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1.52 acres

2 months on site

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City water and sewer and underground power already to the lot. Just over a mile from the campus of WCU and less than a mile to the county recreation park. This lot has approximately 180 feet of Cullowhee creek frontage. At this price the land is basically at no cost. If you had to drill a well and install septic and bring power to the lot it would probably cost more than $15,000. Owners are ready to sell. There is new construction occurring right now in the subdivision. There is a gate that is open from 9-4 pm Monday through Friday. There is an 1800 foot square foot minimum to build.

86 Tumbleweed Trl, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$159,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

1368 sqft

1.19 acres

2 months on site

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Lovely 2BR/2BA cabin on a little more than one acre convenient to WCU. Open concept and split bedrooms. Spacious kitchen with 5 burner Jenn-Air stovetop. Beautiful propane stove, Butler's pantry off the kitchen. Hardwood floors throughout. Partiial basement with inside/outside access, plus storage building for all those extras. New stone steps lead to the deck where you can enjoy a distant mountain view. This is a must see!

Chastine Creek Road Unit N/A, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$34,900

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2.12 acres

2 months on site

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Here is your chance to own a parcel with easy topo and Chastain Creek running through it. This creek is one of the most beautiful creeks in this area with multiple waterfalls on the road coming in. The National Forest Service borders two sides of the parcel, which has a state maintained road. This area is amazingly quiet, pristine and uninhabited. The location is off of Caney Fork, a great community close to Cullowhee and Western Carolina University.

Cullowhee Mtn. Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$35,000

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2.5 acres

2 months on site

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Great view lot within 15 minutes of WCU Campus. Driveway would be directly off paved state maintained Cullowhee Mountain Road. The building site would be on the crest of a beautiful wooded (mixed hardwoods) knoll with a west facing view for really nice elevated sunsets.

5.2 Miles Up Cullowhee Mtn. Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$220,000

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40.67 acres

2 months on site

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40 Acres of mixed mature hardwoods, scattered mountain laurel, rhododendron and two small creeks creates the perfect mountain retreat property only 15 minutes out of Cullowhee/Sylva/shopping/hospital, etc. and only 20 minutes to Cashiers/Highlands An old logging road winding thru the middle of the gently sloped lower part of this property will make choosing the location of your house site very difficult, there are several. This is the small creek property everyone is always describing at a great price in a desirable location with privacy.

658 Native Wildflower Trl, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$384,900

4 beds

3.5 baths

2800 sqft

2.5 acres

2 months on site

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Have you always wanted to live in a Log Cabin with views & complete privacy? Well, this is your opportunity to get a large, private log/timber frame home w/complete solace & privacy in Cross Creek Estates nestled in the pastoral community of Caney Fork. Great wrap-around porches for entertaining both up & down stairs. Large Kitchen complete w/upgraded stainless appliances, gas range/oven w/granite countertops & plenty of cabinets for storage. Laundry & 1/2 bath on main. Dining room & living room w/stone gas log FPs. Large master en-suite upstairs w/3 more guest bedrooms & full baths on 2nd floor. Knotty Pine hardwood floors thru main level, carpet in bedrooms & carpet downstairs in family room w/stone gas log FP & full bath w/Double Garage on the other side. Family room downstairs could be a Mother-in-law suite since it has an exit. Whole house generator. Year-round views & level upper yard, plenty of buffer from neighbors. Cross Creek Estates is a Nature & Animal preserve.

658 Native Wildflower Trail, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$384,900

4 beds

3.5 baths

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2.5 acres

2 months on site

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Have you always wanted to live in a Log Cabin with views & complete privacy? Well, this is your opportunity to get a large, beautifully landscaped, private log/timber frame home with complete solace and privacy in Cross Creek Estates nestled in the pastoral community of Caney Fork. Great wrap around porches for entertaining both up and down stairs. Large Kitchen complete with upgraded stainless steel appliance, gas/range oven with granite countertops with plenty of cabinets for storage. Laundry and half bath on main floor. Large Dining room and living room with stone gas log fireplace. Large master en-suite upstairs along with 3 more guest bedrooms and full bathroom, all on 2nd floor. Knotty Pine hardwood floors through main level, carpet in bedrooms and carpet downstairs in family room with stone gas log fireplace and full bathroom along with Double Garage on the other side. Family room downstairs could be a Mother-in-law suite since it has an exit. Complete with Whole house generator. Great year round views and level upper yard for the kids to play, plenty of buffer from other neighbors. Don't miss seeing this great offering, priced to sell!

Rustling Woods Trail Unit 18,19, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$39,000

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1.4 acres

2 months on site

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2 neighboring lots with septic water and power already on site. These lots are serviced by Tuckasegee Water and Sewer Authority so all you have to do is tap into the water and sewer lines that are already in front of the lot. Underground power is already on the lots also. The layout of these lots allows for an easy build. Less than one mile from WCU and just a few blocks from the Jackson county recreation park and Cullowhee Valley school. There is new construction taking place in the subdivision right now. This community has the potential to thrive as WCU continues to grow. This community has easy access off a state maintained paved road. There is a gate that is open weekdays until 4pm. The other lot is PIN 7558-14-7127.