Real Estate in Sylva - Homes For Sale

What draws people to the Sylva area when buying a home? Less than 50 miles from the “big city” of Asheville, Sylva feels like a hidden gem in the middle of the mountains. From gorgeous vistas that include waterfalls and lakes, to microbreweries and bookstores, people who want the good life — minus the crowds — look to this Jackson County town to provide it.

Just six miles from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, Sylva serves as something of an unofficial downtown for college students looking for good eats and a break from the campus. (We recommend Lulus on Main for atmosphere and eclectic menu choices, or Guadalupe for farm-to-table tropical/Hispanic deliciousness.)

In addition to the nearby university, Sylva is home to more than half of the schools in the Jackson County Public School system, including Jackson County Early College for students who want to earn a two-year college degree concurrently with their high school diploma, and award-winning Scotts Creek Elementary. Southwestern Community College also serves local students with nearly 100 credential options in more than 44 programs of study, such as Accounting, Nursing, and Early Childhood Education.

Need some pampering — or a workout? Be sure to check out Fusions Spa and Wellness on Main Street. Or, if live music and house-made beer is more your style, Innovation Brewing carries more than 30 local brews and a band every Saturday.

One of the biggest reasons people love living in Sylva is the easy access to a wide variety of outdoor activities. Whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing and bird-watching are just a few of the many ways that residents stay active while appreciating the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. And, if their adventures take them a little farther away, there are five regional airports within 130 miles; Asheville Regional Airport is the closest (55 miles).


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Sylva, NC - Real Estate & Homes for sale

1234 Keener, Sylva, NC 28734

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2.0 acres

over 1 year on site

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this is for training purposes only.

00 323 Coyote Trail, Sylva, NC 28779

$2,900

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almost 3 years on site

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THIS IS A VACANT LOT that previously had a house on it with the address of 323 Coyote Trail. Home was destroyed by a landslide. Do not know if a home can be constructed on this location. Restrictions were updated to exclude mobiles in this community.There is an HOA for road maintenance, due Jan 2nd of each year. This property eligible under the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative through 09/04/20. Owner Occupant offer only negotiated first 20 days of listing. Must be active in MLS 72 hrs before presenting offer.

Garnet Ridge Preserve, Sylva, NC 28779

$3,300

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over 2 years on site

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Beautiful Gated Development in the Mountains. Wide paved roads and amenities, including a beautiful clubhouse make this one of the best land deals around. Community water and underground utilities with a great location between Franklin and Sylva. Bank of America, N.A. employees and employees' household members and HTS business partners of the Bank, are prohibited from purchasing this property, whether directly or indirectly.

612, 620 Main St Unit LEASE, Sylva, NC 28779

$3,800

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0.08 acres

almost 2 years on site

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Prime food service or retail location offered for lease in the heart of the Downtown Sylva Historic District. Existing tenant (LuLu's On Main restaurant) will return possession to owner no later than September 1, 2018. Offered for lease is the entire restaurant space, including the commercial kitchen, bar and seating area, outdoor patio, and large storeroom (accessed by elevator). Zero entry access on Main Street and Mill Street.

Cardinal Drive, Sylva, NC 28779

$4,000

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1.23 acres

4 months on site

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Sylva-Fairview Area-Large unrestricted lot with short driving distance to Southwestern Community College, Western Carolina University, Downtown Cullowhee, Webster & Sylva, NC. Must be bought with larger contiguous tract containing 42.11 unrestricted acres with PIN: 7651-23-1769.

Bay Berry Cove Road, Sylva, NC 28779

$5,000

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0.39 acres

over 1 year on site

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Great Lot with Easy access / Short Range views / Possible access to water pipes running thru property / Great for a RV or Tiny Home / Located in desirable Greens Creek area / Access road from both top and bottom / Power nearby 441 to Greens Creek, LEFT on Old Cove Rd, Old Cove bears to LEFT at split, First right property on Right.

First Avenue Unit 175, Sylva, NC 28779

$5,000

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0.1 acres

over 1 year on site

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SYLVA CITY LIMITS-BUILDING LOT WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF DOWNTOWN SYLVA, CLOSE TO LIBRARY, PARKS,RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES.

0 First Ave, Sylva, NC 28779

$5,000

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0.1 acres

over 1 year on site

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SYLVA CITY LIMITS-BUILDING LOT WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF DOWNTOWN SYLVA, CLOSE TO LIBRARY, PARKS,RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES.

North Fork Road Unit 15, Sylva, NC 28779

$6,500

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0.78 acres

over 2 years on site

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Great location on North Fork Road off Skyland Drive and within walking distance to Scotts Creek!! UNRESTRICTED with direct access to paved state road

Red Leafe Trail, Sylva, NC 28779

$6,500

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0.71 acres

11 months on site

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*ABSOLUTE AUCTION** SYLVA, NC Saturday, September 7th at 11:00 am ( Sale site for this property will be at 319 Carolina Mountain Drive, Franklin, NC). List price is for MLS purposes only. Actual sales price will vary as property will sell to high bidder WITHOUT RESERVE! Lot with good view centrally located between Sylva and Franklin, NC just off desirable Betty's Creek Road area. Easy access to all area amenities. Including, WCU, Cherokee casino, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Tuckaseegee River and much more. Seller reserves the right to accept an offer prior to auction.

Cabbage Patch Road Unit 15, Sylva, NC 28779

$7,900

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0.6 acres

almost 2 years on site

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Easily accessible lot conveniently located between Sylva and Waynesville. No minimum size to build. At an elevation of just over 3000 feet the summer days and nights are cool. Only a couple of miles from a Blueridge Parkway entrance.

Red Leaf Trail Unit 3, Sylva, NC 28779

$8,000

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0.71 acres

over 2 years on site

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Great lot tucked between Franklin and Sylva. Perfect for a mountain cabin. Short distance from many trails and rivers.

00 Red Leafe Trl Unit 3, Sylva, NC 28779

$8,000

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almost 4 years on site

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Secluded lot located in Hemlock Falls Subdivision in the Savannah community. It offers you a private and quiet getaway to build your own getaway cabin. Your house pad has been pushed out and is ready for construction. This lot can have an amazing views once you trim a few trees. It's conveniently located between Franklin and Sylva with close access to several area rivers and lakes with many nature trails in the area.

Eagles Ridge Road Unit 14, Sylva, NC 28779

$8,500

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1.3 acres

over 2 years on site

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Are you kidding? Just $8500 for this corner 1.3+/- acre lot in Eagles Ridge just outside of Dillsboro, NC. Driveway and house site already in place, expired 3 BR septic evaluation makes this lot a great prospect for your new home. Some light restrictions...no manufactured homes, no livestock including chickens. Road maintenance association does a great job with the roads. The bank is hydroseeded for stabilization. Lot 14 is just 1/2 mile from the entrance of the development. All lots are private but not remote. Literally minutes from Sylva.

Enchanted Forest Dr Unit 17, Sylva, NC 28779

$9,000

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0.78 acres

4 months on site

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Nice private wooded affordable building lot in Enchanted Forest. It could have nice views with some tree clearing. Located in a Small quiet community between Sylva and Franklin. This property has great potential and would be a wonderful place for a private mountain getaway, or a year-round home. The road is easily accessible partly paved and gravel. Owner motivated.

Ripple Run Street Unit 12, Sylva, NC 28779

$9,900

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0.23 acres

over 2 years on site

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PRICE REDUCTION! LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Owner is motivated to sell and is licensed in North Carolina as lender. Vacant lot just five minutes from downtown Sylva or Dillsboro located in The Crossing Subdivision! Lot for single-family residence in established neighborhood would be great for first-time home owner. Lots 2, 3, and 4 in The Crossing Subdivision are also available for sale. Convenient to town events and shopping yet private. Owner can bundle the purchase of the lot and new construction up to 97% of conventional loan! Great opportunity for a first-time home owner! Come build your dream home in the mountains of western North Carolina 30 minutes from the Cherokee Indian Reservation, white water rafting, gem mining, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!

Stratford Place, Sylva, NC 28779

$9,950

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0.3 acres

over 2 years on site

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Small double lot ( approx .3 acre) right on the creek in The Magnolias on Cope Creek subdivision. Ideal for a basement home. SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE. Flat yard and paved access. Great location, close to town without in-town taxes. Very nice development right in Sylva, close to everything. Community water. Lots 12 and 14. Footers have been poured in Lot 12 which can be removed when house site is excavated. PINS are 7641-87-8121 and part of 7641-86-9869. DB/PG is 1750/393 and part of 1689/843. NO MANUFACTURED HOMES.

632 Quiet Cove Place Unit 13, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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4.27 acres

over 1 year on site

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Unbelievable 4.27 acres for only $15K! Short drive off 441 making it super convenient to Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Location makes it easy to enjoy the hiking, fishing, boating, rock climbing, etc. that beautiful WNC has to offer. Don't let this fabulous opportunity at end of road privacy slip by!

0 Kitty Hawk Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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almost 3 years on site

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Looking for a small lot to build on? This is it! Easy access to Hwy 74 yet you do not hear any road noise. Private lot but neighbors are near by. Lot was cleared at one time but does need to be under brushed.

Quiet Cove Place, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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1.0 acres

2 months on site

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Peace and Quiet abound from this one acre parcel in a very private setting. Deer, Turkey, lots of wildlife. Just a few homes sprinkled around to insure your privacy. Property appears to be Unrestricted. Buyers closing attorney to verify if this is important to the Buyers. Conveniently located between Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Gem Mining, Casino, Great Smoky Mountain National Park within a 30 minute drive.

Quiet Cove Place, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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1.0 acres

9 months on site

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Peace and Quiet abound from this one acre parcel in a very private setting. Deer, Turkey, lots of wildlife. Just a few homes sprinkled around to insure your privacy. Property appears to be Unrestricted. Buyers closing attorney to verify if this is important to the Buyers. Conveniently located between Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Gem Mining, Casino, Great Smoky Mountain National Park within a 30 minute drive.

Day Lily Lane, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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1.0 acres

3 months on site

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1 acre undeveloped lot in the Savannah area off East Fork. Buy at this low price and take your time putting in your well and septic for the mountain cabin you have been dreaming of. Easy access off highway 441 and great location to most everything in the area. Deed states there is a proportionate share of cost of maintaining the road. Lot is Limited to one residence and no mobile homes.

$10,000

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MOTIVATED SELLER!! Magnificent breathtaking views await you at Garnet Ridge Preserve. This serene mountain-top gated community between Sylva and Franklin is the essence of peacefulness and comfort. Enjoy the wide tree lined roads as you cruise through this small close knit community with underground utilities, community water and clubhouse. Future plans include finishing the clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis courts. Well and septic system not installed yet.

632 Quiet Cove Pl Unit 13, Sylva, NC 28779

$10,000

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4.27 acres

over 1 year on site

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MOTIVATED SELLERS! Unbelievable 4.27 acres for only $10K! Short drive off 441 making it super convenient to Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Location makes it easy to enjoy the hiking, fishing, boating, rock climbing, etc. that beautiful WNC has to offer. Don't let this fabulous opportunity at end of road privacy slip by!

346 Ralph Tatham Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$11,000

1 beds

1.0 baths

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0.0 acres

7 months on site

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THIS PROPERTY IS A UNIT SALE ONLY! Affordable mountain get away in Tatham's retirement Park-Original unit is a 1985 Keyl travel trailer with addition and a covered parking area with a storage shed all under one roof. Galley style kitchen with full size cook top and newer stainless refrigerator. dining area-1 bedroom / 1 bath -living room with sliding glass door-electric heater-window size a/c-screened in porch-well maintained with ample storage. Laminate wood flooring in kitchen and DR- Park is open year round. easy access off main highway. Must be 55 years old. Subject to Park owners application acceptance and rules/regulations-Monthly fees for amenities are subject to change due to the entire Park being listed for sale. New approved applicants will be required to sign a 2 yr lease and monthly fees are to change at first of year. Could be a possible 2 bedroom if you did not require a dining area. Ramp entrance on screened porch.