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

29015 Unit LT1PH3, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$29,344

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1.37 acres

almost 2 years on site

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Cash, Conventional, USDA, FHA, VA, Subordination

$265,000

4 beds

3.5 baths

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2.56 acres

almost 4 years on site

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Large Mountain Cabin situated on 2.56 acres. Three levels of living with Main floor designed for entertaining with a formal dining room, open living area with stone fireplace and an upscale kitchen featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Upper floor boasts a master suite with his/hers vanities, claw-foot tub and walk in closet. Also, three additional bedrooms all with mountain views. Lower floor offers full bath and a large open den with stone fireplace that could be used as a game room or family room. Wrap around porch on both levels boasting beautiful mountain views, authentic logs and lots of windows. Whole house generator included! Meticulous attention to detail throughout this home is amazing at a GREAT price. Close to all the wonderful activities Western NC has to offer.

Lot #41 Country Club Dr Unit 41, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$20,000

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3.66 acres

over 2 years on site

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Lot located in Forest Hills past the water tower. Owner will do seller financing. Needs driveway cut into property but will have a beautiful view. Stream borders property.

Cullowhee Mtn Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$205,000

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over 2 years on site

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Private parcel that fronts on Cullowhee Mtn Road for easy access. Adjoins USFS land and also 300+ acre tract titled to WCU. Old road system in the property and numerous house sites. Build down low at around 2900' elevation or go to the top at 3500'. Small branch feeds an area where a tiny pond was situated (dam has been opened), but affords either a nice waterfall, pond or both features at the entrance. Property was timbered about 5 years ago and is currently in forestry management plan with Jackson County Tax Assessor. Wonderful sunset views from all over the tract and deep rich soils in the rear section of the tract.

$199,000

4 beds

3.0 baths

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1.26 acres

about 3 years on site

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Deal of the Year - $199,000!!! 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath 2600+ SQ FT home minutes from WCU (Oak Forest Subdivision, accessed via Forest Hills Estates) Private, wooded lot with winter view from deck. Easy access PLUS plenty of flat parking. Large picture windows mean Lots of Light!! Open floor plan - Living Room & Large Dining Area flow together. LR has wood burning FP with Brick hearth. Dining leads to Large Kitchen with utility room AND an Wonderful Breakfast Corner with Sliding Door to Deck. Also access to deck from Dining Area. Main Floor carpeting in good shape. Laminate in Kitchen. Large Master Suite is split from two bedrooms & full hall bath. Must see this floor plan to appreciate easy flow! Interior stairs lead to full daylight basement. Large mudroom entrance from double car garage. Two Room Den/Family Room/Media Room with wall of windows and another FP and additional exterior access. Another bedroom suite on this level with large bath and bedroom and additional exterior access. Great Storage all through house. Completely Move-in-Ready but ALREADY priced to accommodate updates & improvements a buyer might want or need. WCU minutes away, 5 minutes to shopping.

208 Strawberry Hill Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$169,900

2 beds

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1.07 acres

about 2 years on site

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Great opportunity to own a property in the very desirable Glennville Lake community of Strawberry Hill. The home needs some updating, but with the right touches could be made into a wonderful summer retreat or full time home. The lot is gorgeous and lays well, there is a nice sloping back yard with pleasant views and plenty of room to enjoy the outdoors. The community tennis courts are right out the back door and only one block off Lake Glenville. This property includes two parcels: 7631-20-2513 (.96 acres) and 7554-36-2012 (.11 acres) for a total of 1.07 acres.

$269,000

3 beds

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5.0 acres

about 3 years on site

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Priced reduced to below appraisal! This custom 3/2.5 home sits in the middle of 5+/- beautiful acres! Offering complete privacy yet only 5 minutes to WCU campus. Fenced yard, barn, garden spot and lots of established landscaping make the outside of this home almost as inviting as the inside. Inside features beautiful custom work throughout! You will love the look and smell of the beautiful wood in the home. 3 bedrooms/ 2 baths on upper level, 1/2 bath on main level and lower level offers a nice bonus room for the family, office, workout room,etc. Home has a wonderful top of the line wood stove that can be used to heat the home. Other heating options include oil monitor heater and gas. Home was built facing south so it gets the perfect amount of sunshine both morning and evening. Beautiful Hickory floors, central vacuum, laundry shoot, deck and fire pit are a few of the wonderful features this home has to offer. Easy to see with just a little notice.

1 Virginia Lane, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$154,900

3 beds

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0.7 acres

about 2 years on site

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Located in the beautiful Forest Hills area of Jackson County, this home combines convenience and privacy. Minutes away from the amenities of downtown Sylva, the activities of Western Carolina University, and the charm of Lake Glenville, this location provides the opportunity to live in the mountains and still be in touch. Three large bedrooms and wide open living spaces combined with a huge kitchen/dining area make for a lovely living dynamic.

$99,000

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about 3 years on site

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Beautiful creek side pasture property. Already platted into 3 lots, build 1 to 3 houses! Build one and leave the others for horses. Bold Caney Fork creek is lower border. Pleasant valley and mountain views. Can also be purchased with the adjacent 5.65+/- acres and barn for a total of 10.62+/- acres on MLS 26000746, price for total acreage and barn is $195,000.

$34,500

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over 3 years on site

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Very Nice lot in Highland Ridge development. This lot is just off of Old Cullowhee Rd and the road to it is paved. There is a power box and water box on the edge of the property. No sewer hookup available.

$195,000

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about 4 years on site

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A rare find in the mountains...10.65+/- acres of flat pasture with 600 feet of bold Caney Fork bordering one side. Well built SOLID OAK barn designed for comfortable and safe keeping of horses. Three complete stalls (another possible two stalls to finish), tack room, office room and plenty of overhead hay storage space. Center aisle, three stalls and outside covered area has stall mats - a great bonus for horse owners! Huge covered outside space as well as a large wash basin. There's also a pond on the property. Property is owned by two separate individuals and has already been subdivided into 6 individual building lots if someone wanted to develop this property as part of Cross Creek Estates...or just build one great house and have tons of room for happy horses. A good deal of fencing is in place for exercise arenas and security around the barn. The property is approximately a ten minute ride to the university so it is lovely and private but not necessarily remote. This is a beautiful spot and would be considered paradise by many. Wonderful flat and easy to access but with an additional bonus of Caney Fork frontage and great mountain views.

30 Crows Rest, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$214,000

2 beds

2.5 baths

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0.9 acres

about 2 years on site

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Enjoy the mountains from this great getaway or year round residence. Close to WCU and the lakes and rivers that entice so many visitors and residents. The covered porch is the perfect place to enjoy the view or read a good book from the porch swing. Cool evenings might call you to the fire pit or the gas log fireplace or woodstove inside. A perfect combination of rustic woods and modern styling, the owner has thoughtfully crafted woodwork using reclaimed lumber from an old railroad section house. If you are looking for a home with character and a great price, this is it!!

$137,500

2 beds

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1.7 acres

about 3 years on site

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Well built and maintained home in very private setting within minutes of Cullowhee/Sylva. Perfect starter home or seasonal mountain getaway type home. Great views from the full length covered front deck. The deer and turkeys are numerous. If you are looking for peace and quite, end of the road solitude, yet convenient, this is the one! Jackson County Schools

$239,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

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0.51 acres

about 3 years on site

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Cute, cozy, uncluttered, 2/2 one story with full basement offering additional bedroom suite and huge family room with fireplace. Large covered front porch is the perfect place to rock the hours away or enjoy a summer rain. Large covered back porch offers exceptional long range views and overlooks the huge fenced dream yard. One of the first things you will notice about this home when you enter is the simple open floor plan making this home easy to maintain and update. Great room assures you can be part of everything while you prepare dinner. Located just over a mile from the entrance to Western Carolina University yet offering a nice private retreat. Easy paved access! Home is occupied so please call to see home.

00 Taylor Creek Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$80,000

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about 3 years on site

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UNRESTRICTED. Was used as a Christmas tree farm.

Little Savannah Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$97,000

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8.0 acres

about 1 year on site

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Jackson County, NC - Cullowhee. Rare opportunity to own 8 acres adjoining Western Carolina University property with easy access on state maintained paved road. Lots of privacy yet close to everything. Many options for a homesite.

01 Hooper Cemetery Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$119,000

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50.05 acres

over 2 years on site

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PRICE REDUCTION!!! The Farm at Caney Fork Creek subdivision. Bulk sale of 22 lots. Great opportunity for developer/builder to buy lots at a fraction of tax value on this REO subdivision. Plat is recorded with 22 lots remaining to be sold. Roads and driveways roughed in. Total of 50.05 acres from original survey of 54.18 available. Bulk sale only, means paying only $3,794/acre, and $8,613 per lot.

000 Speedwell Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$695,000

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4.8 acres

over 2 years on site

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Prime & rare 4.8+/- acres in the Cullowhee Commercial District. Excellent topography for development..flat to gentle slope toward small branch along western property line. Over 1000ft road frontage on SR 1001, Speedwell Road (see maps).Great Proximity to the booming/ growing WCU Campus..Almost adjoins Hwy 107. Uses include; Mixed use development, multi-family, townhouse, strip center, preliminary call with Jackson Co ..yield could be up to 130 +/- units.

Lot 37 Upper Glade Dr, Cullowhee, NC 28736

$1,600

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1.19 acres

over 2 years on site

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Great lot in the Glades Community. Enjoy the wildlife and Beautiful vegetation throughout the property. Views could be possible after clearing home site.

692 Walnut Gap Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$696,000

6 beds

5.0 baths

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7.92 acres

about 2 years on site

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Affordable Gent's Farm! This beautiful 4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom home with a 2 Bedroom Guest Cabin, nestled on 7.92 acres, is just minutes from Lake Glenville and Cashiers. Unrestricted, a dream come true for horse lovers or for those desiring a small gentleman's farm. Enter the gates and make your way up the graceful drive, to a beautiful log sided home nestled in a lovely hardwood forest. The great room has a cathedral ceiling, a monumental stone faced, wood burning fireplace, & hardwood floor. Opening to an expansive deck overlooking the pasture, barn, gazebo and distant mountains. Enjoy quiet mornings on the partially covered back deck, rain or shine! The kitchen features stainless steel appliances with gas range and beautiful granite counter tops. The spacious, main level, master suite has a jetted tub, double sinks, tiled shower and large walk in closet with built in shelves. The main level also has two guest rooms that share a full bath. The loft guest room has a full bath & a reading nook with a view. The lower level has a game/family room with custom bar adorned with unique granite countertop. There is an additional guest room with a full bath along with a bonus room.

Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$400,000

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1.96 acres

over 2 years on site

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THE ABSOLUTE BEST COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN CULLOWHEE. PART OF AN AMAZING 30 ACRE TRACT IN THE MIDDLE OF WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY'S OLD AND NEW CAMPUS. LOCATED ON STATE ROAD #1325 (LITTLE SAVANNAH ROAD) RIGHT UP FROM POST OFFICE AND STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION.

Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$100,000

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0.63 acres

over 2 years on site

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SMALL, HIGHLY VISIBLE CORNER LOT. LOCATED ON A REMARKABLE 30 ACRE TRACT BETWEEN WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY'S OLD AND NEW CAMPUS.

Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$275,000

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GREAT LAYING CORNER 1.09 ACRE LOT. PART OF A REMARKABLE 30 ACRE TRACT BETWEEN WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY'S OLD AND NEW CAMPUS.

Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$715,000

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14.31 acres

over 2 years on site

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14.31 ACRES OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LOCATED BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW CAMPUS OF WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY.

191 Sidco Lane, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$397,750

3 beds

3.0 baths

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10.76 acres

over 2 years on site

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LIKE NEW WOOD SIDED HOME IN CANEY FORK. SURROUNDED WITH ALMOST 12 ACRES OF PASTURE AND HILLSIDE LAND. HUGE COVERED FRONT PORCH WHICH ALSO PROTECTS THE PATIO BELOW ON WHICH YOU MAY SIT AND ADMIRE THE POND BELOW OR THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW. GREAT ROOM FEATURES A LARGE EAT AT COUNTER, 22' FIREPLACE, WOOD FLOORS, VIEWS AND IS OVERLOOKED BY A LOFT AREA THAT ACCESSES THE 2ND STORY BEDROOM SUITE. DOWNSTAIRS FEATURES A FAMILY ROOM, BEDROOM AND LARGE BATH ALL PANELED IN 3/4 PANELING. THE DOWNSTAIRS ALSO FEATURES AN EFFICIENT WOODSTOVE AND A LARGE WORKSHOP. JACKSON CO SCHOOLS