Highlands is a town located in North Carolina, United States.
Highlands is especially quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks aren't well-situated, which results in them being very hard to access from most locations within this town. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, such as Nantahala National Forest.
The predominant housing types in Highlands are single detached homes and row houses. This town has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in the town whereas the rest are rented. This town did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new homes in Highlands is spread throughout several decades in the twentieth and twenty-first century.
It can be very difficult to reach high schools and primary schools on foot from properties for sale in this town. As far as food is concerned, doing one's groceries usually demands the use of a car in Highlands.
Highlands is very car friendly. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a very short drive from the closest highway. Most houses for sale in this town are located in areas that are not very convenient for walking since meeting daily needs is very challenging.