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

$195,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

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0.52 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Cowan valley is a wonderful family neighborhood. This charming split level home offers three bedrooms and two baths and a 1 car garage. The home features hardwood and laminate flooring on the main level which is where the kitchen, dining, and living room are located. The lower level has a bonus room space, laundry room, and the 1 car garage. The upper level of the home has the master bedroom and bath, and the two other large bedrooms and hall bath. The home also features a wood burning stone fireplace for those cold winter nights. The home has 2 energy efficient heat pumps. The large flat yard and freshly painted back deck is great for entertaining and having fun. A new roof with 30 year architectural shingles was completed in February 2016 and a new water heater in 2015.

$320,000

3 beds

2.5 baths

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3.04 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Peaceful privacy, with the occasional wildlife, from the neighboring 688 acres of USFS. Direct morning sun, allows for enjoying your coffee on the deck. Offering vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting. Solar Film Windows to the ceiling, taking in the stunning views. Very open and spacious. You will find this home in immaculate condition. Energy efficient. Propane gas fireplace. All interior painted. Extended garage, with bonus room above. Whole house water filtration system. Generac whole house generator, hooked to propane tank. Very large decks for entertaining, and taking in God's beautiful artistry. Exterior was treated with Sikkens 15 year Stain, in 2009. Landscaping adorns the tiered retaining wall, would make for a perfect garden. Storage barn, that blends nicely with the home. 4 wheel drive best or AWD, the view is worth the drive. (:

$239,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

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7.03 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Spacious home in great location within 10 minutes of Sylva and WCU. Comfortable open floor plan with rock wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, wrap around deck, central heating and air-conditioning, lap pool and hot tub. Outbuilding and fenced yard. Surrounded by seven beautiful acres.

$344,000

3 beds

2.5 baths

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1.0 acres

almost 3 years on site

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You will love this gorgeous mountain home situated in the friendly community of Timber Creek. Just minutes from schools, shopping, dining and groceries. This 3 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 bathroom home with 2 car garage will give you 2300+ sq ft of generous space to move about while maintaining that cozy feeling you desire when you are ready to cuddle by the fireplace with a good book. Main level boasts a fabulous great room that opens to a spacious deck. (perfect for entertaining). Stainless appliances and granite countertops welcome you to the kitchen where you can remain part of the crowd instead. Captivating views of the mountains along with an immaculately landscaped front yard and large covered back porch makes the outdoor living space almost as inviting as the inside living space. Upper level offers 2 additional bedrooms, full bathroom and a open loft area for the perfect office or playroom. Lower level can be used as a cozy family room, office or exercise room and opens to your lovely front yard. Move in ready! I absolutely love this house!!! Call today to preview!

$199,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

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22.27 acres

almost 3 years on site

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REDUCED!!! Nice home and 2 outbuildings on 22+ acres in the Cane Creek Ridge Subdivision! This 4BR/3BA home has some exceptional features. Home is constructed of steel, has a metal roof, nice covered porches on the front and back. House is heated strictly with wood. Wood is already cut, stacked in the wood/car shed adjacent to the house and ready for use! Fruit trees on the property and nice garden spot! Basement area has a double car garage, mother-in-law quarters with a finished den, bedroom, full bath and utility area. Partially finished kitchen/dining area, bedroom and workshop area.

$274,900

3 beds

3.0 baths

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0.59 acres

almost 3 years on site

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THIS WONDERFUL CUSTOM HOME IS LOCATED IN THE WEBSTER COMMUNITY JUST OFF COWAN VALLEY ROAD. EASY, PAVED YEAR-ROUND ACCESS AND ONLY MINUTES TO SCHOOLS, SHOPPING, HOSPITAL, POST OFFICE AND GROCERIES! WALKING DISTANCE TO THE TUCKASEEGEE RIVER AND A STUNNING LONG RANGE MOUNTAIN VIEW, THIS HOME is AS LOVELY ON THE OUTSIDE AS IT IS BEAUTIFUL ON THE INSIDE! BOASTING 3 BEDROOMS AND 2 FULL BATHS ON THE MAIN LEVEL WITH A BONUS ROOM AND ADDITIONAL BATH ON LOWER LEVEL. BONUS ROOM HAS EASY ACCESS IF YOU NEED IN-LAW ACCOMMODATIONS BUT MAKES THE PERFECT FAMILY ROOM, OFFICE OR 4TH BEDROOM IF YOU PREFER. MANY POSSIBILITIES! COVERED FRONT PORCH IS THE PERFECT PLACE TO RELAX IN THE EVENINGS OR HAVE YOUR MORNING COFFEE. BACK DECK IS PERFECT FOR GRILLING AND ENTERTAINING. HOME IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND MOVE IN READY! EASY TO SEE SO JUST GIVE US A CALL AND WE WILL BE HAPPY TO SHARE THIS HOME WITH YOU :)

$299,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

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7.54 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Great location. Just minutes to down town but feels like you are miles away. Beautiful customs home with a paved driveway and large parking area. The home has an attached garage and one detached garage that even has its own heat and A/C. Inside you will find beautiful cedar, oak and bass wood tongue and grove walls and a large stone fireplace that goes all the way up to the peak of the cathedral ceiling. The living room flows out onto a large deck overlooking three of the five ponds. Perfect for entertaining or just enjoying the privacy of your mountain retreat.

267 Orchard Lane, Sylva, NC 28779

$268,000

3 beds

2.5 baths

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6.89 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Just Reduced by $30,000! Amazing mountain view with an easy drive to enjoy it. Beautiful house on 6.89+/- in established Sylva Vista Development. Master suite on main floor, two large bedrooms upstairs as well as a bonus/office room. Cathedral ceiling in foyer, wall to wall wood burning fireplace in living room. Living room and dining room open into expansive screened in deck. Huge kitchen with center island, plenty of counter and work space, pantry area and breakfast space. Separate laundry room. Oversized attached double garage. Pretty landscaped flat front yard, fire ring in side yard and a view of distant mountain ranges in the back yard. Hardwood floors throughout foyer, living and dining area. Ceramic in kitchen and baths, carpeting in bedrooms. Covered front porch provides a welcoming look to the front of the house. Minutes to Sylva and main thoroughfare to Waynesville, Asheville, Cherokee and Bryson City.

$89,900

2 beds

1.0 baths

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6.5 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Great investment property or starter home located conveniently between Sylva and Cullowhee.6.50 MOL acres gives plenty of room to grow.

$134,900

4 beds

2.5 baths

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0.7 acres

almost 3 years on site

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What a great opportunity to own a Victorian Home with Rental Potential in cottage and apartments. Home has character and charm with large kitchen, 4 bedrooms and a bonus room with a murphy bed, 5 fireplaces, bead board in many areas, gingerbread trim, stained glass window, and much more. Home is located in prime Sylva location and close to WCU. Would make a great bed and breakfast or rental property.

$19,500

1 beds

1.0 baths

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0.0 acres

almost 3 years on site

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55 AND OLDER RETIREMENT PARK HALF WAY BETWEEN FRANKLIN AND SYLVA. $225.00 PER MONTH INCLUDES WATER,SEPTIC AND YARD MAINTENANCE.1994 PARK MODEL THAT HAS BEEN ADDED ON TO. BAY WINDOW IN THE DINING AREA,SPACIOUS EXPANDED LIVING AREA,2 WINDOW A/C UNITS,GAS STOVE,SKYLIGHT IN THE KITCHEN,BREAKFAST BAR,8X9 STORAGE SHED,11.8X12 COVERED PORCH OFF THE LIVING ROOM AND A 8X35 COVERED FRONT PORCH.SELLER WILL CONSIDER SOME OWNER FINANCING, TERMS NEGO.

$149,000

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5.44 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Great location for your business! 5.44 acres across from Hospital and Medical Park. Slope analysis has been completed and property is approved for 2 homes. Road into property. City water and sewer are a short distance from property. Great location for a doctor's office, office space, etc.

37 Stormy Cv, Sylva, NC 28779

$279,000

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1.38 acres

almost 3 years on site

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1.36 commercial property in Sylva with 4 bedroom, 3 bath rental house on property.

$239,000

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7.03 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Wonderful property in convenient private location. Would make great business location as well as a residence. Located on 7 unstricted acres with storage building, lap pool and logging road. Remaining acreage ideal if you would like to build rental cottages, have a family compound or business. Main level home has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living, dining and kitchen with wood-burning fireplace. Lower level could be a separate rental or mother in law suite with one bedroom, bonus room, living room, bath and kitchenette. Just 10 minutes to Ingles Super Market, Smoky Mountain High School and Fairview School.

00 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$295,000

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4.8 acres

almost 3 years on site

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This fantastic location is on Grindstaff Cove Road, across from the Jackson County Justice Center and County Administrative Offices and adjacent to Jackson Plaza. Property is only 1/4 mile from downtown Sylva, 1/8 mile to HWY 74, 3 minutes to Harris Regional Hospital, and 4 minutes to Dillsboro. Property offers tremendous views, high traffic count, and ample room for parking. Potential for Residential development/multi-family. Ideal for Condos or Appartments. City Utilities. Will Subdivide : Sell all or part

00 Grindstaff Cove Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

$795,000

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3.179 acres

almost 3 years on site

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This fantastic location is on Grindstaff Cove Road, across from the Jackson County Justice Center and County Administrative Offices and adjacent to Jackson Plaza. Property is only 1/4 mile from downtown Sylva, 1/8 mile to HWY 74, 3 minutes to Harris Regional Hospital, and 4 minutes to Dillsboro. Property offers road frontage, high visibility, high traffic count, and ample room for parking. City Utilities. Will Subdivide : Sell all or part

$599,500

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1.0 acres

almost 3 years on site

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PRIME COMMERCIAL PROPERTY located in the heart of Sylva's commercial corridor. This rare property, situated directly adjacent to the brand new Dollar Tree store, is comprised of almost a full acre with front and rear public road access. Gentle topography ensures low site development costs, and the frontage shares access with Dollar Tree. Traffic counts are approximately 33,000 vehicles per day. Site traffic ensured by adjoining Dollar Tree, Enmark Gas, Advance Auto Parts, Stanberry Insurance, and UPS. Nearby commercial includes WalMart, Bojangles, Comfort Inn Suites, Ryans, Auto Zone, Sonic, Arbys, Wendys, Subway, Zaxbys, and many others. Public utilities and zoned commercial. There is very little available commercial property left along this busy corridor and this parcel is competitively priced to sell.

15 Mayflower Dr., Sylva, NC 28779

$119,900

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2.23 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Sylva, NC. Commercial Property, 4 Mi. south of Dillsboro on 441S. 2.23 Acres. Only minutes from Franklin, NC. Site partially dozed and owners still in process of dirt removal. Power to property. Easy access off Hwy 441. Can also be accessed above the property from Mayflower Lane. Great property for business office, Doctor, Dental, Gas Station, Antique Shop, etc..UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES! Septic approval. Seller Motivated! Call for more info..

$39,500

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UNRESTRICTED OLD HOMESTEAD GARDENING/PASTURE/WOODED LAND. Very Private. Keep wooded or clear trees for a GREAT VIEW. Most of pasture land needs to be re-logged and/or cleared but potential is still there - and some area remains cleared. See contour map. Two branches fork at the boundary between adjoining 12.03 land. Old pasture land nestled between the two branches. Most of both branches are on this acreage. About two decades ago owner traced the path of the two creek branches & marked where he found 3 different springs feeding the branches. One of these has a spring system (including an old box) that leads (led?) down to the adjoining acreage (north) home's outside spigot so their garden could be watered without using (old) house spring system. This is such a beautiful unrestricted lot - very private, view, mini-farm potential. Combine with additional adjoining 18+ acre portion of this old 100 acre homestead (MLS 26001933) and 2.04 acreage (MLS 26002629) for 27+ acre total at a dramatically reduced total price. NO STEEP SLOPE ORDINANCE RESTRICTIONS. 15 minutes to Sylva/Dillsboro, Franklin. 1/2 hour to Cherokee. 3 hours to Atlanta.

$17,000

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What a deal! Located in well established Brooks Branch Development in the Greens Creek area of Sylva. Entire development was created to give homeowners private lots. This lot is 2.68+/- acres with the driveway and house site already put in. That work alone saves the buyer a ton of money! Good views and partially wooded. Extremely nice with south facing direction. Easy access. Convenient to both Sylva and Franklin. Near the 441 corridor but without the traffic noise. Reasonable restrictions. Country living close to town.

00 Red Leafe Trl Unit 3, Sylva, NC 28779

$8,000

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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.

$99,000

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Almost 30 acres toward end of bucolic East Fork road, outside of Sylva. BRAND NEW SURVEY. Very private. UNRESTRICTED. Hunter? Put in a hunting cabin and escape ...!! County slope analysis says 10 acres per house lot. Most of land is relatively steep but there are definitely buildable sites. A really pretty piece of land - once you are on it you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. Great view spot all the way at the top: Water Rock Knob shows up on the peak finder app!

00 Rosebay Ridge, Sylva, NC 28779

$79,000

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19.73 acres

almost 3 years on site

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Fabulous Top of the Mountain Long Range Year Round Views!!! 19.73 acres!! Very private but not too remote. Unrestricted with Multiple Build Sites. Property has logging road to top of ridge with a good knoll for building that has GREAT Long Range Views. Just down the road a nice level area would also make a good house site & would have almost as a good a view (: Even potential sites situated lower can clear a year round shorter and long range view. Hardwoods. Plenty of (Rosebay) Rhododendrons and Mountain Laurels - you will know you are in the North Carolina mountains! Deeded Spring water system already in place with brand new water lines means expense of digging a well isn't necessary , depending on your build site. Well-maintained gravel road, easily traversable logging roads. Great for hiking. Small branch flowing from spring borders one leg of the property. Water seep on interior of land may indicate another spring. Boundaries and interior of land can be easily walked. This tract of land is one that just has that “Special” feel. Come sit for a spell, take in the views, savor the quiet .... and decide This is the place for me!!

Lot17/18 Nighthawk Unit 17/18, Sylva, NC 28779

$39,900

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There are two lots included in this listing totalling 2.27 acres. PIN #' 7641-96-8402 & 7641-96-9835. The lots are gently sloping and should provide a nice view with some tree cutting. There is an out-of-date septic improvement permit for a 3 bedroom home for lot #13. Toy Cove Estates provides close-in access to the university and the town of Sylva.

$59,000

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PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ON THIS GORGEOUS CITY LOT SURROUNDED BY MATURE RHODODENDRUN LOCATED CONVENIENTLY ON RIDGEWAY STREET IN TOWN ABOVE THE LIBRARY. LAND IS CLEARED AND EASY TO IMAGINE YOUR NEW HOME ON THE BUILDING SITE. CITY WATER AND SEWER READILY AVAILABLE. BEAUTIFUL NATURAL FOLIAGE. PICK A PLAN AND START BUILDING THAT DREAM HOME. TOTAL ACREAGE ALSO INCLUDES PIN # 7641-05-2198 FOR A TOTAL OF 2.45 ACRES.