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

Tuckaseegee Unit 5 B, Cullowhee, NC 28783

$80,000

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10.24 acres

about 16 hours on site

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Beautiful lot with a gorgeous Waterfall next to the house site! Surround yourself with privacy on this 10 acres of nature.

Suntrace Circle Unit 9, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$18,900

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0.844 acres

1 day on site

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Great lot to build a modest home (1200 sq ft minimum) just off the banks of Caney Fork Creek. Good location for easy convenience to Cullowhee/WCU and south end of Sylva shopping/dining. Peaceful views of the surrounding valley and the creek as it flows along the neighborhood. Seller Financing available with 25% down payment, 10 year amortization with 5 year balloon at 7.00% interest.

162 Travis Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28080

$200,000

3 beds

3.0 baths

1377 sqft

0.39 acres

1 day on site

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Very nice home located in the quiet Oak Forest subdivision. Within biking or walking distance to WCU. One car detached garage. Partially finished basement with lots of possibilities.

512 Garland Ashe Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$425,000

3 beds

3.5 baths

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24.86 acres

4 days on site

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Wow, what a find! Custom log cabin with a year round view. Quiet setting with lots of possibilities. Watch the wildlife from your covered porch. Enjoy your favorite book and beverage by a crackling fire in the stone fireplace. Hike your own trails on the almost 25 acres of unrestricted, wooded property. Your are only 4 miles from WCU, but it feels like you are in the National Park. Priced under tax value. This won' t last long!

525 Cabin Ridge, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$289,900

3 beds

2.0 baths

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3.99 acres

8 days on site

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Massive light-filled great room offers long range mountain views in a beautiful private yet convenient neighborhood just minutes to Western Carolina University! Spacious kitchen offers new ( CURAVA ) recycled Glass Surfaces, In cabinet coffee system, double ovens and top of the line appliances. Split floor plan make this 3/2 home perfect for a family. Large master suite with a wonderful soaking tub, double sinks and his and hers closets! Beautiful hardwoods in great room and master suite with new carpet in additional bedrooms. Bathrooms and laundry room boasts new tile flooring. Soaring cathedral ceiling gives the great room the "wow" effect you might be looking for. Large screened porch for enjoying the sunrise each morning and the cool evening breezes. In the summer you will enjoy fresh mountain air throughout the home by simply opening the french doors. Large carport is perfect for two cars or entertaining! Great sledding hill too! One of my favorite homes to show!

736 Roy Tritt Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$82,500

2 beds

1.0 baths

675 sqft

0.38 acres

13 days on site

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A Jim Dandy if you are handy! Great opportunity for a first time home buyer or investor. Bungalow near Western Carolina University and Sylva. Covered front porch, dead end street, near Tuckasegee River and the many outdoor activities of Western North Carolina. Also, would make a cute vacation rental.

29 Blanton Branch, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$32,500

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4.61 acres

15 days on site

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Nice lot in Cane Creek Ridge. There is a logging road on the bottom part of the property. Blanton Branch Rd is at the top of the property and also runs down the side of it.

264 Cullowhee Heights Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$170,000

2 beds

2.0 baths

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3.51 acres

18 days on site

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Rare opportunity in Cullowhee. Beautiful log home in Cullowhee Heights is available Now. The home features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large covered deck, central air and heat, open living dining kitchen, and open floor plan. This home also has exceptional winter views and is within view of the Ramsey Center at WCU. Located on private 3.51 acres, the home is private yet very close to everything Cullowhee and WCU has to offer. Great full time residence or investment property. The home is currently tenant occupied and the lease is month to month.

Greycliff Mountain Unit 43, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$58,000

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0.52 acres

19 days on site

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Grey Cliff is a gated community offering incredible mountain and lake views. There is a community dock which allows all residents to enjoy the lake access. This is an opportunity to build the perfect weekend getaway or year-round retirement home. This gently sloping lot would be easy to build on and offers great year round mountain views. HOA covers roadways, docks, landscaping, gate, water & snow removal in the winter. Come to take a look at Lot 43 in Grey Cliff!!

Highway 107 S., Cullowhee, NC 28723

$999,990

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4.67 acres

19 days on site

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This is a rare opportunity to purchase an existing successful business of over 13 years. The business includes feed, seed, lawn, garden, hardware, gifts and old time general store retail. Also offered are propane sales and U-Haul rentals. Sale includes fixtures, equipment, inventory and goodwill. The business could be customized to fit new owner expertise and interests. The proximity and deeded easement to the Tuckaseigee River ( one of the best trout streams in NC) offers many options for add-on businesses. The property and business are located in a growing part of Jackson County with great visibility on a major road with high traffic and a well established clientele. Western Carolina University is less than 5 miles away. There is an added advantage of being close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bear, Cedar Cliff, Wolf and Glenville Lakes, hiking and camping in Panthertown Valley.

Wayehutta Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$89,000

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12.11 acres

19 days on site

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GREAT 12 ACRE UNRESTRICTED PARCEL INT THE WAYEHUTTA COMMUNITY CLOSE TO WCU WITH CREEK FRONTAGE FOR A FANTASTIC PRICE. THIS LAND IS GENTLY ROLLING AND HAS ENORMOUS POSSIBLILITIES. SIGNS ARE UP, FEEL FREE TO DRIVE BY.

341 Raider Mountain Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$359,900

3 beds

2.5 baths

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14.0 acres

25 days on site

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SLICE OF MOUNTAIN PARADISE. Custom 3BR 2.5B home with FULL rented apartment on lower level, situated on 14+/- acres of serene mountain land. Long-range views, wooded acreage for hiking & multiple potential building sites & flat acreage-it isn't often that one parcel offers all three! INTERIOR FEATURES: top grade construction materials-passive solar energy design-10” southern yellow pine top two levels, “screwed & pegged”-craft made cherry cabinets-granite countertops-dove tailed drawers-open concept-light filled rooms-large master-custom wood stove-craft designed bathrooms-custom kitchen. EXTERIOR FEATURES INCLUDE: custom front entry door-modified board & batten with 3/4” exterior grade rough sawn plywood with 1”by2” pine batten strips-gravity fed spring-outbuilding w/electricity-fire pit area-spacious yard-wooded acreage-private yet convenient setting. Less than 5 miles from Western Carolina University- Less than 10 miles from downtown Sylva-serene private setting combines with convenience. Lower level apartment features a full kitchen- full bath- spacious living area- two bonus rooms currently used as bedrooms & storage! Home owner has gone the extra mile in every way!

0 Trillium Ridge Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$29,900

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1.59 acres

about 1 month on site

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Please bring all offers. All offers will be considered. A fantastic opportunity to purchase property in the enchanted Trillium Ridge Golf Community at a great price. Assessed at $200,000. these lots are definitely listed to sell. This community features both indoor and outdoor tennis courts, croquet court in a beautiful setting, outdoor pool and hot tub and a fitness center where the indoor tennis court is located along with a state of the art fitness equipment room. Please be sure to review the Trillium Membership dues, information and Restrictive Covenants. Minimum square footage to build to be confirmed by buyer and buyer's agent

Pincushion Lane Unit 81, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$35,000

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4.11 acres

about 1 month on site

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Vacant land available in the Forest Hills community in Cullowhee convenient to Western Carolina University! Great location to develop one or more home sites close to the university, Cullowhee, and Sylva. Close to town yet near recreational opportunities including rafting, hiking in the great smoky mountains, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Paved road to the property, Water and Sewer hookup to TWSA nearby.

0 Osito Ln Unit C-2, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$115,000

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8.71 acres

about 1 month on site

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At well over 4,000' elevation, you feel on top of the world! This 8.71 parcel will provide the cool summers you crave and a superb mountain view to the southeast with some additional clearing. A cleared site is ready to build your mountain dream home and a 40 GPM well has been drilled and would easily provide more than adequate water for two homes should you choose to subdivide the parcel. It may be subdivided once with each parcel being no less than 4 acres. Underground power is in place to the parcel. Restrictions include site built residential homes only of at least 1,200 square feet. This parcel would be great for a wonderfully private home, a family compound with two homes, garages, etc. The southeastern exposure makes this a great place for a year round home as well. From this location, enjoy nearby Lake Glenville for boating and swimming, the towns of Cashiers, Highlands, and Franklin. Mountain life at its best!

1627 Tilley Creek, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$349,900

3 beds

2.0 baths

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9.62 acres

about 1 month on site

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This charming home is the definition of tranquility. Enjoy the soothing sounds of rushing water on the large covered porch or enjoy the nice gathering area complete with fire pit beside the creek. This home has been loved and cared for by the original owners who have created personal touches that make this home a pure delight. This three bedroom 2 bath home features a full basement as well as a sweet upstairs loft area with handmade wood spiral staircase. The large rock fireplace makes this sweet cozy home just that on those crisp fall evenings after enjoying all the beautiful outdoors has to offer. This home is conveniently located and right off a paved state maintained road. The over 9 acres are beautifully landscaped and add to the beauty of this home. You don't want to miss this house and the memories to be made.

Cullowhee Mountain, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$225,000

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43.95 acres

about 1 month on site

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Large tract of mountain land that would be perfect for investment or to build your dream home. With approximately 750 feet of creek frontage on Cullowhee Creek you can enjoy trout fishing from your own property. From the top of the property you can admire the long range views. There is already logging roads accessing the property so finding the perfect spot for a home will be easy.

Tilley Creek Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$595,000

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135.15 acres

about 1 month on site

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Over 135 acres with almost 4400 feet of bold Tilley Creek frontage and borders almost 1400 acres of USFS for more than 2500 feet. Priced well below assessed value. Site is already prepared and ready to build. Elevation range is from 2440 feet ASL to 3400 feet ASL. There are multiple tributaries on the property that feed Tilley Creek which is large enough to support trout. Very private tract of land just minutes away from WCU with easy access to the property. The property is in a conservation easement and has a forest management plan. The conservation easement allows for one residence up to 5000 square feet and 2 cabins up to 400 square feet each. There is a new bridge over Tilley Creek and a large house site already excavated. Deer, bear, grouse and trout currently live here, won't you come and join them. Owner financing will be considered.

695 Catnip, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$184,900

3 beds

2.0 baths

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1.63 acres

about 1 month on site

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Wonderful home with a great yard in the desirable community of Caney Fork. Neat and well maintained home with recent updates and new features. Freshly refinished floors, new bathroom and a new roof are just some of the work that has just been completed. Throw is a nice yard, a creek and a large detached workshop/garage and it is a combination that is hard to beat. Priced to sell.

Cabin Ridge Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$239,000

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31.91 acres

about 1 month on site

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Almost 32 acres less than 5 minutes from WCU with awesome long range (200 degree) views from the large and flat home site already excavated. Also on the property is another driveway already in place for a second building site. There are more areas on the property to build additional houses or barns. Pressley Creek runs through the property. Views like this are rare with such easy access and proximity to all amenities. WCU and the Jackson County recreation park are less than 2 miles from the property. There is no road noise from the property as Pressley Creek road is very lightly traveled.

Cabin Ridge Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$239,000

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31.91 acres

about 1 month on site

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Almost 32 acres less than 5 minutes from WCU with awesome long range (200 degree) views from the large and flat home site already excavated. Also on the property is another driveway already in place for a second building site. There are more areas on the property to build additional houses or barns. Pressley Creek runs through the property. Views like this are rare with such easy access and proximity to all amenities. WCU and the Jackson County recreation park are less than 2 miles from the property. There is no road noise from the property as Pressley Creek road is very lightly traveled.

276 Paseos Dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$224,900

3 beds

2.5 baths

1490 sqft

0.63 acres

about 1 month on site

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Looking for a Primary or Vacation home with Elevations of 3500 feet or more, this could be your dream home! Enjoy the great vistas from the front porch or hang out by the fire pit and listen to the Cascading waterfall. Wonderfully landscaped with perennials for year round beauty, always something different coming to life! If you want to be cool in the summer, this is your chance. Complete with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, hardwood floors in Living Room, Ceramic Tile in Kitchen and Bathrooms, Carpet in Bedrooms. . Convenient to WCU, Jackson County Fitness Center. Enjoy great fishing on the Tuckasegee River or kayak or canoe on the Chain of Lakes. Sylva is just 25 minutes for shopping, great restaurants and breweries. All in a great small community with limited covenants and restrictions with great neighbors. Sound like HOME, well do not miss seeing this one!

163 Wike Cemetery Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$262,900

3 beds

2.0 baths

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1.06 acres

about 1 month on site

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MAIN LEVEL LIVING- VIEW OF TUCKASEGEE RIVER-3BR 2B open floor plan situated on 1.06+/- acres of the ideal lot in the mountains. Interior features boast: hardwood floors throughout; open floor plan; HUGE kitchen with ample countertop space & custom cabinets; spacious bedrooms; master ensuite on main level; jacuzzi tub; handicap accessible; breakfast bar; in house filtration system; ample storage. Exterior features: level front & back yard; portioned fence in back yard for garden plot & dogs; established landscaping; apple trees; beautiful front porch; single carport attached to house; storage building; ample parking; unfinished basement with 2 sump pumps; family neighborhood. Views of the river-mountains-pasture land-all from the comfort of a covered front and back porch. Serenity & connivence nestled within 10 minutes from Sylva- this is the perfect full time home or vacation getaway! Only one owner who has treated the home with incredible care and love throughout the years- it looks brand new!

Lot 6 Woods Mountain Trl Unit 6, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$30,000

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0.89 acres

about 2 months on site

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Possible Lake View with Trimming. Possible creek, according to deed giving the right to use water from the creek located on lot 6 to lot 5 for holding tank and running pipeline. Nicely wooded with tall majestic trees.

816 University Heights, Cullowhee, NC 28723

$289,750

3 beds

3.0 baths

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1.35 acres

about 2 months on site

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Large traditional split level home. Main level has huge formal living room/dining room with fireplace. Family room with new kitchen features a fireplace with insert. Walk up 5 steps to master suite featuring a new bath, h/h walk-in closets plus second bedroom. Downstairs has a 3rd bedroom, new bath, huge rec room. This is a lot of house. (includes lot # 7650-40-1446 with .47 acres.)