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

68 Legacy Ln, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$180,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

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1.02 acres

2 days on site

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Opportunity!! This older home offers a lot possibilities for the right buyer. Located extremely close the WCU it would be great for students or faculty that want to walk or bike to campus. With a little TLC and some updating it could be a wonderful family home or student rental.

Buggy Barn Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$119,900

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0 baths

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8.63 acres

3 days on site

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This property boasts a tranquil setting in a quiet, gated community with high elevation. It's in a beautiful area just a short drive to Lake Glenville and Cashiers. The property is unrestricted and located in a neighborhood with very few homes. It adjoins a beautiful large parcel on the south. With a high elevation of approximately 4,200 at the highest point, there is potential for spectacular views to be cleared. Roads are well maintained, and it has easy access.

225 Hawks Nest Ridge, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$589,000

4 beds

3.5 baths

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5.4 acres

6 days on site

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The dream home you have been waiting for. Lovely setting and beautiful home with an abundance of handcrafted details to make any craftsman proud. Enjoy the views from the covered deck and screened in porch. Bring the kids and/or animals and have plenty of room to explore. Tons of storage and plenty of comfortable gracious living area. Words can't do it justice. Call for an appointment today. Also includes PIN#7589-44-1444/ Deed book 1208/356

109 Flat Gap Trail, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$599,000

4 beds

3.0 baths

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1.51 acres

14 days on site

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This is a beautiful executive style home just two miles from the campus of WCU. This 4 bedroom 3 bath home offers great attention to detail in terms of design, workmanship and colors. The master bedroom is on the main level with a fireplace, huge walk in closet, large ceramic tile bath, and Garden Tub. Full Guest bedroom and bath. Large Cathedral/ Vaulted ceiling Great Room with Fireplace. Impressive hardwood flooring. Total of 4 fireplaces (2 gas log) Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Countertops. The upstairs is perfect for the kids or your guests with full bath. All the interior comforts are taken care of and from the covered front porch the exterior is just as appealing with long range valley views as the backdrop to pastures, outbuildings, workshop, small orchard and a pond. The front and back yards are both level with a fenced side yard, 3 car garage with floored second story for lots of storage. A covered walkway protects you from the elements between the garage and the back entrace into the mudroom.Gravity fed spring water system. To duplicate this home/setting and the many completed projects involved with a small farm such as this would be very labor intensive AND expensive.

259 Chickamauga Circle, Cullowhee, NC 28779

$130,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

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0.15 acres

14 days on site

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Retirement living at its best! No work, No worries. Just bring your fishing pole and kayak, and live right on the Tuckasegee River!!! Enjoy your stay in a 3 bedroom, 2 bath singlewide in great condition. Move-in ready with furnishings included (except personal items). Enough paved parking for 3 vehicles. Covered front porch in a relaxing quiet community of well-maintained homes. This could also be a great vacation getaway or full time living.

567 Catnip Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$349,900

3 beds

4.0 baths

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4.3 acres

14 days on site

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PRIVATE CREEKFRONT RETREAT CLOSE TO WCU WITH ROOM FOR EVERYBODY. Enjoy the warm sunshine as each window highlights natures beauty or from the wonderful wrap around deck and screened porch. Fresh mountain air and the sounds of the creek will renew your spirit. This home is Ideal for entertaining or just enjoying the peaceful comfort of mountain living. Quality construction with hardwood floors, Vermont castings (vented) gas stove, tongue & groove vaulted ceiling & French doors welcome you as you enter the front door. You will feel right at home with the master suite on main floor with a bay window, 2 walk-in closets & large bathroom. Upstairs - a spacious loft, 2 bedrooms, bathroom & 3 bonus rooms for office, guest room and storage. A full day basement with a mirrored exercise room, hot tub room & bathroom has been finished. The rest is rough framed for a possible mother-in-law suite. This custom home makes the best use of every inch & has great storage & room for extra family/guests. A bonus is the Central Vacuum System. IF YOU NEED PLENTY OF ROOM WITH MORE SPACE TO FINISH, THIS HOME IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS!!!

261 Log Cabin Lane, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$369,900

3 beds

2.0 baths

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13.12 acres

17 days on site

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Get away from it all with this lovely log home on 12 + acres! Additional early 1900's house also on property!! End of road privacy with creeks and natural streams running thru property and a mountain view !!! Native rock walls and steps add to the charm of a well maintained property. 3 bedrooms , 2 baths. updated kitchen with maple cabinets, quartz counter tops and all stainless appliances, Large master bedroom with walk-in closet - master bathroom updated with 2 separate vanities and sinks. Dining room off kitchen, along with sun room. Family room has stone fireplace with wood stove. Private well, walk ways and benches thru out property- New garage door and gutter guards installed in 2017. Added extra "man cave' accessed from garage. could be used for storage or office. Large bedrooms on 2nd level with high ceilings. This property is a must see!! Would make a great full time home or vacation home. Build a barn,near fenced area and have a mini farm. A short walk in the woods will lead you to view a waterfall- with a bench to enjoy the sound of the creek.. or just relax on the covered front porch and enjoy the mountain view. This property consists of 2 pin # 7588-55-2039-

3065 Caney Fork Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$189,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

1404 sqft

1.41 acres

17 days on site

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Picture perfect setting with beautiful cabin plus separate guest house. This custom built home has it all plus room to roam on a beautiful 1.41 acre studded with views in every direction. With 2 master bedrooms, open floor plan, large kitchen for entertaining and over sized laundry you will never want to leave home. Guest house has 1 bedroom and 1 bath with full kitchen and fenced yard and welcomes your guest to their private oasis.

30 Crows Rest, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$219,000

2 beds

2.5 baths

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0.9 acres

18 days 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!!

16 Chimney Stone Way, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$499,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

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0.21 acres

18 days on site

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Our Riverfront Model Cabin in the new resort community of Cullowhee River Club is finally for sale! Located in the Carolina mountains nestled between Western Carolina University and on the Tuckasegee River,and less than an hour drive from Asheville. Upscale finishes including granite counter tops, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, a stone fireplace, as well as tiled showers and back splash. The screened room in the back overlooks a section of rapids that create sounds that cascade through the house. This house has been professionally decorated with high end finishes everywhere and has never been used! This home has two master suites that look to gorgeous river views. The home has a large garage with plenty of parking. Enjoy the Grand River Lodge, with it's sweeping views of the river that will be the center of community life as well a restaurant that will offer distinctive cuisine and superior service in an atmosphere of rustic elegance.The River Pavilion will be a favorite gathering place, and outdoor activities will abound with recreational amenities including swimming pool, tennis courts, boathouse and hiking and biking trails. Model open daily. 828-676-5058

1 Virginia Lane, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$154,900

3 beds

1.5 baths

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0.7 acres

21 days 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.

135 Legacy, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$289,000

4 beds

3.0 baths

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0.5 acres

23 days on site

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Beautiful home close to campus. Standing in the flat yard of this home you would think you are in a private park but really you are within walking distance to WCU campus. This home is very well maintained and vey conveniently located. The entry foyer has a slate floor and hardwoods in the living room and kitchen. Large living space even has room for a baby grand piano! The sliding glass doors lead out to a comfortably deck that wraps all the way around the house. Large carport leads out to the well groomed back yard with a fire-pit and workshop. This is a lot of home for this price. Come and see it today.

5050 Tilley Creek Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$135,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

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0.53 acres

25 days on site

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An affordable home in Cullowhee! Have you been looking for a mountain getaway convenient to hiking and fishing? How about a home for your student at WCU? This home will be hard to beat at only 6.7 miles from WCU and minutes from USFS land. Add to that, easy access off a state road and a flat yard and it is hard to beat. Don't let this opportunity pass you by.

4220 Tilley Creek, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$159,750

3 beds

2.0 baths

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1.47 acres

27 days on site

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80'S ONE LEVEL HOME THAT NEEDS A LITTLE TENDER CARE AND AT A VERY GOOD PRICE. 5 MILES FROM WCU AT 3325' ELEVATION THIS 3/2 WILL MAKE A FINE FAMILY HOME. LARGE WOODED LOT WITH SMALL STREAM, 2 CAR GARAGE, PAVED DRIVE

Old Farm Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$1,400,000

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0 baths

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27.0 acres

28 days on site

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So you have always wanted a beautiful property and home overlooking a high mountain lake,,,,ABSOLUTELY STUNNING property overlooking the highest lake east of the Mississippi. This property sits at 3800 feet in elevation with long range multi layered mountain views as the backdrop, views do not get any better than this! The land lays flat to rolling, most is cleared and open and has been pastured for decades with large mixed hardwoods on roughly half of the property. The options are limitless for this piece of land but a family compound or horse farm would be ideal in this setting. This is a piece of property and view you must see to appreciate. If a high elevation, rolling cleared pasture property overlooking beautiful Lake Glenville sounds appealing give me a call.

Cullowhee Forest Road Unit 12, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$38,000

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0 baths

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3.61 acres

28 days on site

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Very affordable lot in quiet community w/large home lots for privacy. And with a 1600 sq. ft. minimum enclosed area home construction requirement, you won't "break the bank" to enjoy your special place in the mountains! (All home plans are subject to prior approval by the Environmental Control Committee to ensure that the design quality and compatibility with the development are maintained. A positive restriction to maintain future home value.) TWO Gated entrances from Rte 107 and Cullowhee Mountain Road make access to your property convenient. Wide, well-maintained gravel roads are included in your annual fee. This lot offers good, year-round view potential w/clearing & trimming during driveway/home construction. Pond & babbling stream on lot would be an ideal "destination place" for a Pavilion w/fireplace. Due to large lot sizes & market conditions "living here is like being in your own forest" where you can hike, visit magnificent private waterfalls, bold creeks, & even fly fish or kayak the Tuckaseegee River. While secluded, this property is centrally located to Lake Glenville, Cashier, Highlands, Franklin & Sylva.

272 Ironwood Ln, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$299,000

3 beds

2.0 baths

1480 sqft

2.522 acres

about 1 month on site

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Welcome to your private mountain oasis! On over 2 acres of mature forest with wildflowers and hardwoods, this log cabin is paradise. Relax in nature’s lap and feel the essence of the forest from the 676 sf wrap around deck. On cool nights hang out by the stack stone fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate. Cool wood details add a unique charm to the home. Enjoy year round living or use this as your mountain getaway. If you choose summer as your time, rent the home during the school year since it is incredibly convenient to Western Carolina University – only 10 minutes! And that also makes it convenient to shopping. A great investment as this area of Jackson County is being “discovered”. Available with adjoining 7.57 acres.

1949 Johns Creek Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$144,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

1090 sqft

2.06 acres

about 1 month on site

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CANEY FORK/JOHNS CREEK AREA-NICE CREEK FRONT CABIN ON A LARGE (2 ACRES) LOT. HOME HAS BEEN RE-MODELED RECENTLY TO INCLUDE KITCHEN CABINETS, NEW CARPET AND DRYWALL. OTHER FEATURES INCLUDE CENTRAL HEAT & A/C, METAL ROOF, SCREENED-IN PORCH, WOOD FLOORS AND SPACE FOR A WOOD STOVE. HOME HAS 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 BATH WITH LARGE BONUS ROOM FACING CREEK.

1949 Johns Creek Road, Cullowhee, NC 28713

$144,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

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2.06 acres

about 1 month on site

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CANEY FORK/JOHNS CREEK AREA-NICE CREEK FRONT CABIN ON A LARGE (2 ACRES) LOT. HOME HAS BEEN RE-MODELED RECENTLY TO INCLUDE KITCHEN CABINETS, NEW CARPET AND DRYWALL. OTHER FEATURES INCLUDE CENTRAL HEAT & A/C, METAL ROOF, SCREENED-IN PORCH, WOOD FLOORS AND SPACE FOR A WOOD STOVE. HOME HAS 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 BATH WITH LARGE BONUS ROOM FACING CREEK.

Tilley Creek Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$168,900

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0 baths

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17.68 acres

about 1 month on site

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17.68+/- ACRES OF BUILDABLE LAND LESS THAN 10 MINUTES FROM WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY! Potential for incredible mountain views. Easy grade. Rushing creek runs throughout. State road frontage creates easy access. Owners will consider owner financing at full price offer. This is a perfect mountain property with a blank canvas, ready to be painted with your dream! Pictures don't do this lot justice- it's a must see!

692 Walnut Gap Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$696,000

6 beds

5.0 baths

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7.92 acres

about 1 month 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.

44 Kalmia Ridge, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$279,900

2 beds

2.0 baths

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3.15 acres

about 1 month on site

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PRICE REDUCED!!! Perched on a knoll and overlooking a beautiful yard (3.15 acres) with mature landscaping and several long range mountains in the view! The exterior features a covered wrap around porch, large deck for entertaining, paved access, beautiful landscaping and private. Inside boasts hardwood floors thru out and a nice large living room with wood burning fireplace. Kitchen has ample cabinet and counter space with breakfast bar. Laundry, bonus room (currently being used as a bedroom) and full bath on main level. Upstairs features 2 large bedrooms and the master has a private balcony, vaulted ceiling and ensuite bath. 2 car detached garage was converted into a man cave and is heated with a large loft above that could easily be finished and made into a mother-in-law suite or a student rental. WCU and downtown Sylva are just a few miles away. Great neighborhood and location!

389 Misty Pt, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$299,999

3 beds

3.5 baths

3025 sqft

0.94 acres

about 1 month on site

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Lovely 3 bedroom, 3 full bathrooms/ 1 half bathroom, 2 story home located in beautiful Cullowhee, NC convenient to Western Carolina University. The property has a fully finished basement in-law apartment that could easily be rented out as a long term or Airbnb, to supplement the mortgage. Located at the end of a paved, well maintained road. Very private and peaceful! The home is priced just below $100 a square foot...Won't last long!

110 Caribou Mountain Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$514,900

3 beds

4.0 baths

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0.51 acres

about 1 month on site

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Lakefront Home on beautiful Lake Glenville!! Open floor plan with lots of light, 3 bedroom suites each with own bath, private dock and bonus room over detached garage with its own bath, kitchenette and deck. Full unfinished basement leaves room to grow. Home is occupied and cannot be shown or previewed, occupants are not to be disturbed. Search prop on www.auction.com for details & pre-auction offer opportunities. Decisions may take 1 week. Contact agent or auction vendor directly for info. 5% buyer premium paid at closing. Bank of America employees, spouse or domestic partner, household members, business partners and insiders are prohibited from purchasing. Auction dates 4/28 - 5/04

321 Caney Fork Rd., Cullowhee, NC 28723

$319,000

3 beds

3.5 baths

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1.65 acres

about 1 month on site

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Sit on your covered porch and enjoy the rainfall on the tin roof while viewing beautiful Caney Fork Creek. This "rustic style" family home sits on 1.6 +/- acres and is one of the few creek- front homes available. A few of the amenities this home offers: Large wrap around covered porch, large deck for grilling and enjoying the outdoors, level area for the children to play or for the perfect garden, and a wonderful creek for fishing, tubing, playing and chilling watermelons. Storage building to store the creek toys and lawn equipment. Step inside to a cozy (living/kitchen/breakfast ) great room! Hardwood floors, stainless appliances and a window overlooking the deck make this room the perfect place to spend time with family and friends. Formal dining, reading room, guest bathroom, master bedroom, laundry room and 2nd bedroom make up the main living are of this one of a kind home. Upper level offers an additional bedroom, bathroom and bonus room. Lower level makes the perfect library, family room, office, game room or additional sleeping when company arrives. Lower level offers outdoor access too. Private yet close to Western Carolina University. New roof and paint coming soon!