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

68 Olive Branch Road, Sylva, NC 28779

$239,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

0.59 acres

4 months on site

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Brand New! This 3 bedroom 2 bath 1,468 sq. ft. home is situated in a great location and close to town (less than 10 min) and the 4 Lane. (Hwy 441) (about 5 min) This spacious one level home has a great open floor plan and is very bright and cheery, with lots of natural light shining in. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a nice island bar that goes perfect with the dark cabinets. The master bedroom has a large walk in closet and the other rooms have large closets as well. The back patio is located right outside the dining room and would make a great place to grill and entertain family and friends. It also has a large laundry room with a small deck located off it. With very little yard maintenance and a beautiful covered front porch to sit and relax on this home is definitely one to take a look at.

44 Laurel Branch Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$269,900

3 beds

2.5 baths

1860 sqft

0.72 acres

4 months on site

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Sylva NC City Limits-New Home located on a large city lot with all city services. Features of home include 3 bedrooms (master on main), 2.5 baths, zoned heat & a/c, kitchen/living room combo (with wood floors) , carport, hardi plank siding and borders small stream. Walking distance to County Library, and attractions of Sylva Main Street to include recreation,shopping,food & beverage, breweries,etc.

122 Hollywalk Trail, Sylva, NC 28789

$499,000

3 beds

2.5 baths

sqft

1.7 acres

5 months on site

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Beautiful brand new construction off of Buchanan Loop in Webster. This home checks every box, from the location to the last detail. Situated in the gated, secluded community of Hollywalk with paved access. Sits on 1.70 acres with a year-round western view from the living area and porches; surrounded by a hardwood mix, native dogwood, redbud, rhododendron, mountain laurel, etc.. Convenient to everything! Minutes from Lowes, Ingles, Walmart, the post office, Southwestern Community College, Western Carolina University, downtown Sylva and Harris Regional Hospital. It's also not far to Asheville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Blue Ridge Parkway and more! Buchanan Loop is a wonderful 1.9 mile walk with light traffic. Outstanding cell service. The home was built by Jason Beasley Builders- main level living with double, attached garage & basement with tons of storage. Engineered oak throughout first floor living/bedroom/office areas and porcelain tile in baths and laundry, handcrafted cabinetry, premium quartz countertops in kitchen and cultured marble in baths, solid wood interior doors. Too many features to list, call and schedule a showing today!

68 Olive Branch Road, Sylva, NC 28779

$221,500

3 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

0.59 acres

4 months on site

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Brand New!!! This 3 bedroom 2 bath 1,468 sq. ft. home is situated in a great location and close to town (less than 10 min) and the 4 Lane. (Hwy 441) (about 5 min) This spacious one level home has a great open floor plan and is very bright and cheery, with lots of natural light shining in. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a nice island bar that goes perfect with the dark cabinets. The master bedroom has a large walk in closet and the other rooms have large closets as well. The back patio is located right outside the dining room and would make a great place to grill and entertain family and friends. It also has a large laundry room with a small deck located off it. With very little yard maintenance and a beautiful covered front porch to sit and relax on this home is definitely one to take a look at.

284 Dollar Ridge, Sylva, NC 28779

$239,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

1.88 acres

11 months on site

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New construction situated in a private setting less than 10 minutes from WCU. This lovely 2 story has covered full length porches front and back, minimal yard work and a fire pit in a lovely wooded setting.. Inside boasts hardwood floors throughout, wood trim, kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless appliances and plenty of cabinets. Colors are neutral for you to create your own look. Convenient location to schools, shopping and dining. Home sits on almost 2 wooded acres. (Living Room and Dining Room, one area)

126 Shawfield Rdge, Sylva, NC 28779

$154,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1664 sqft

0.79 acres

8 months on site

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Rare opportunity to purchase a brand new affordable home; includes 1 year builder's warranty. Split bedroom open floor plan. Master bath has a walk-in ceramic tile shower and soaker tub. Modern living room and kitchen with lots of natural lighting. Great mountain views out front. Available financing through Vanderbuilt.

173 Woodhaven Estate, Sylva, NC 28779

$219,750

3 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

0.9 acres

about 1 year on site

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Not just new... Brand. New. House. !!! Brand new everything. Large great room with lots of windows to let in the natural light, wood burning rock fireplace, and high quality laminate flooring for easy care. Kitchen has plenty of cabinets, countertops and pantry. All main floor living. All three bedrooms are very roomy with walk in closets, master bedroom with attached full spacious bathroom. Laundry room is conveniently located directly off the kitchen. Nice sized deck out back, covered porch up front. Extremely well designed and finished modular home in a nice development. Located about 6 miles south of Dillsboro.

120 Hollywalk Trail, Sylva, NC 28779

$599,000

4 beds

3.0 baths

sqft

2.25 acres

10 months on site

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Beautiful brand new construction off of Buchanan Loop in Webster. This home checks every box, from the location to the last detail. Situated in the gated, secluded community of Hollywalk with paved access. Sits on 2.25 acres with a year-round western view from the living area and porches; surrounded by a hardwood mix, native dogwood, redbud, rhododendron, mountain laurel, etc.. Convenient to everything! Minutes from Lowes, Ingles, Walmart, the post office, Southwestern Community College, Western Carolina University, downtown Sylva and Harris Regional Hospital. It's also not far to Asheville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Blue Ridge Parkway and more! Buchanan Loop is a wonderful 1.9 mile walk with light traffic. Outstanding cell service. The home was built by Jason Beasley Builders- main level living with attached 2 car garage and basement with tons of storage. Engineered oak throughout first floor living/bedroom/office areas and porcelain tile in baths and laundry, handcrafted cabinetry, premium quartz countertops in kitchen and cultured marble in baths, solid wood interior doors. Too many features to list, call and schedule a showing today!

83 Bear Hug Way, Sylva, NC 28779

$229,900

3 beds

2.5 baths

1400 sqft

2.99 acres

about 1 year on site

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NEW HOME LOCATED BETWEEN DILLSBORO, NC & FRANKLIN, NC. HOME FEATURES MASTER BEDROOM ON MAIN LEVEL,WOOD FLOORS IN KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM, TILED BATHROOMS, CORIAN COUNTERTOPS, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, ZONED HEAT PUMPS, PAVED DRIVE-WAY AND PARKING. UPSTAIRS HAS 2 BEDROOMS, BATHROOM AND SITTING AREA.

284 Dollar Ridge Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$239,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1440 sqft

1.88 acres

5 months on site

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New construction situated in a private setting less than 10 minutes from WCU. This lovely 2-story home has covered full-length porches, front and back; minimal yard work and a fire pit in a lovely wooded setting. Inside boasts hardwood floors thru out, wood trim, kitchen with granite countertops, stainless appliances and plenty of cabinets. Colors are neutral for you to create your own look. Convenient location to schools, shopping and dining. Home sits on almost 2 wooded acres.

155 Rio Bravo Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

$239,500

2 beds

2.0 baths

1344 sqft

1.09 acres

about 1 year on site

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Construction is completed and CO in hand. Brand New 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home with commons area riverfront on the Tuckasegee River. Open floor plan with inserted vent free fireplace in the living room and engineered flooring throughout home. Dining area beside windows for such a peaceful area to relax. Kitchen with island, quartz countertops, stainless farm style sink and custom made cabinets. The bathrooms have stained wood tops with vessel sinks. Instantaneous propane water heater.

27 Labor Day Dr, Sylva, NC 28713

$169,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

1.75 acres

8 months on site

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A brand new 2018 Manufactured home that is perched on a knoll with beautiful mountain views and the sound of nearby Fisher Creek. This home features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and a large laundry room. Open floor plan with luxury laminate flooring, upgraded kitchen cabinets, built in shelving around rock veneer alcove, lots of storage space and a nice storage shed. This home shares an artesian well with the neighboring home. Very convenient location within a few minutes of downtown Sylva.

235 Sunshine Acres None, Sylva, NC 28779

$339,000

4 beds

2.0 baths

2336 sqft

1.01 acres

about 1 year on site

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Wonderful, newly built property in an excellent and conveniently located neighborhood. Built as a dream home, the well thought-out design has extensive upgrades and finishing touches. One-level living at its finest, a large level yard, and a long-range view from indoors and out. South-facing home has abundant windows and natural light. With details like a Nest smart home thermostat system, USB port outlets, and granite counter tops throughout, the sellers have thought of everything. Extensive features and upgrades. Their relocation is your opportunity to own a brand new, well-designed, high-quality home without having to go through the laborious building process.

696 Old Settlement, Sylva, NC 28779

$299,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1738 sqft

1.0 acres

almost 2 years on site

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New Builders Spec nearing completion - 3Bedroom 2 Bath, hardwood & tile floors, gas log fireplace, Qurtz & Granite countertops, black stainless steel appliances, 2 covered porches, 2 car garage, nice yard, nice view, TWSA water, septic. Between Sylva & Cullowhee close WCU, SCC, hospital, shopping and all that Western NC has to offer! Lot size tbd at approx. 1 acre and will be a portion of current pin Taxes will be determined upon completion. Square footage is approximate.

279 November Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

$175,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1296 sqft

3.04 acres

about 2 months on site

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5 minutes to Sylva, 10 to Western Carolina University. One level living, this newer home offers 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms - Natural light with all the windows in this home. A wonderful view and an huge outdoor shed. Agreed in this price he is adding a dishwasher, some shelving by kitchen cabinets, putting an overhang over the front door and scraping the driveway. At this price you must see.

696 Old Settlement Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$299,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1738 sqft

1.0 acres

over 1 year on site

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New Builders Spec nearing completion - 3Bedroom 2 Bath, hardwood & tile floors, gas log fireplace, Qurtz & Granite countertops, black stainless steel appliances, 2 covered porches, 2 car garage, nice yard, nice view, TWSA water, septic. Between Sylva & Cullowhee close WCU, SCC, hospital, shopping and all that Western NC has to offer! Lot size tbd at approx. 1 acre and will be a portion of current pin Taxes will be determined upon completion. Square footage is approximate.

651 Allens Branch Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$89,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

sqft

1.45 acres

11 months on site

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2017 MODEL SINGLE WIDE ON A GREAT 1.45 ACRE LOT WITH NO RESTRICTIONS. HOME HAS A PRIVATE WELL AND UPDATES DONE BY OWNER SINCE PURCHASE INCLUDE NEW HEAT PUMP AND BAMBOO FLOORING AND HANDICAPPED RAMP. LOCATED RIGHT OFF ALLENS BRANCH THE DRIVEWAY IS EASY ACCESS AND LESS THAN 5 MINUTES TO TOWN. THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT STARTER HOME, RETIREMENT HOME OR RENTAL. MOTIVATED SELLER!!! CALL ME FOR FINANCING DETAILS.

50 Timber Leaf Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

$60,000

1 beds

2.0 baths

287 sqft

0.06 acres

3 months on site

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This is an RV and Land. RV can be sold separately. 2016 Coachmen Chapparal 372QBH 5th Wheel. Living, Dining, and Kitchen dimensions are all together. Nice RV lot with pergola in Savannah Creek RV Resort. Amenities include: Fitness Center, Kitchen, Covered Gathering Area with Grill, Large Fire Pit, also has a Barn with 2 Full Baths and a Party Room upstairs. Lawn Care and Road Maintenance are included as well.

1591 Cope Creek Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$309,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

sqft

1.37 acres

9 months on site

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Here is your chance to own the Builder's home! The builder had built this home for himself but just like life happens he has decided to move on so now is your chance to enjoy the extras that he put in the home for himself. You will notice the quality when you walk in. The home is insulated with Icynene insulation which is extremely efficient. Add to that the Zip system sheeting and solid poured concrete foundation walls and you know it is a well built home. With a big concrete driveway for plenty of parking and a large carport leading right into the kitchen this is a very convent home. The first floor has everything you need with a rec room/bedroom downstairs that has its own private bath. You can sit on the front porch and listed to the two man made waterfalls while you enjoy the view. Call now to schedule a showing.

$249,900

3 beds

2.5 baths

sqft

2.8 acres

over 2 years on site

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A Must See! Beautiful 3/2.5 home with lots of custom finishes like laurel branch railings on stairs and deck. Bonus room in the basement plumbed for a third bathroom with outside access. Perfect for first time home buyers or as a second home. Built in 2015 and move in ready! Winter Views. Located in the Parkway Forest Subdivision with easy access to Highway 74. Minutes away from Waynesville and Sylva.

343 Rio Bravo Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

$265,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

1352 sqft

1.74 acres

10 months on site

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IF you are looking for a VIEW. Here it is!!! View of the Mountains and view of the Tuckasegee River. Paved all the way to your home. The Commons area is Riverfront. Home features 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms - Kitchen with Granit counter tops and the island. Under cabinet lights and wired for generator. Fireplace in the living room and open floor plan. Laundry room - Bathrooms one with a shower and one with a tub/shower. Paved to this amazing view. Sit on the covered porch all day and just chill.

293 Sunshine Acres Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

$415,000

4 beds

3.5 baths

3125 sqft

0.916 acres

about 2 months on site

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This wonderfully laid-out 4 bed, 3.5 bath home is conveniently located in the great neighborhood of Sunshine Acres. The two-story foyer and great room anchor the main level. Also located on the main: wonderfully upgraded kitchen, a spacious master bedroom suite(with a huge walk-in closet!), additional dining/music/sitting rooms, laundry, and attached two-car garage. Upstairs you'll find a second master, loft office space, and two more bedrooms that share a third full bath. Upgraded interior finishes (such as arched doors and oil-rubbed bronze hardware) give this home its custom feel. All of this on a level and fenced nearly one acre yard with gorgeous mountain views, in an ideal location convenient to Sylva, WCU, and Cherokee.

576 Dark Ridge Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$84,500

1 beds

1.0 baths

400 sqft

4.11 acres

over 1 year on site

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Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the surrounding Mountains - a private oasis for your own hideaway. Small little cabin just sits quietly waiting for the new owner to set up their own getaway, sit by fire, own surrounding acreage, plenty of storage sheds for hobbies. Finish off the construction and then start vacationing. Plenty of parking for extra vehicles, no restrictions, creek nearby, beautiful long range seasonal views with year round views an option with the select removal of trees.

97 Doubletop Trl, Sylva, NC 28779

$274,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

1398 sqft

3.04 acres

over 1 year on site

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This custom built, immaculately kept home sits by a cascading creek running alongside the entire property. Panoramic mountain views in the fall and winter. Walk out basement is plumbed, wired, and ready to customize. Open floorplan with vaulted, tongue & groove ceilings. Oak staircase and 2 master bedrooms. A stacked-stone, fireplace. Granite kitchen counters and island. Private well, and a septic permit for a third bedroom. Cement board siding and ceiling fans throughout.

97 Doubletop Trail, Sylva, NC 28779

$274,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

1398 sqft

3.04 acres

about 2 years on site

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This custom built, immaculately kept home sits in a private, gated community with a bold, rushing creek running alongside the entire property. There is wildlife galore to enjoy from your covered decks. Panoramic mountain views in the fall and winter. Walk out basement is plumbed, wired, and ready to customize. Open floorplan with vaulted, tongue & groove ceilings. Hardwood floors and solid wood doors, baseboards, and trim. Oak staircase and 2 master bedrooms. A stacked-stone, wood-burning fireplace. Granite kitchen counters and island with SS Samsung appliances. Energy efficient individual heat pumps, one for each level. Private well, water filtration system, and a septic permit for a third bedroom. Cement board siding, rocker style switches and ceiling fans throughout. Many more upgrades.