342 Shortoff Lane Highlands, NC 28741



3 full, 1 half
Shortoff Bluffs
Primary BR on Main
Golf Course

Waterfront, mountain views and privacy in Highlands! This hidden jewel offers a peaceful and serene setting that's just good for the soul. This rustic feeling multi-level contemporary style home sits on a +/-1.64 acre lot that showcases views of the pond below and Shortoff Mountain to the northwest. The stunning hardwood floors and tongue and groove ceiling with floor to ceiling wood-burning fireplace on the main level add to the mountain ambiance that is showcased from the multiple levels, decks and porches throughout the home. The master on main has a it's own gas fireplace and a large soaking tub to maximize relaxation. Privacy is assured for guests with 2 bedrooms up (with loft and private balcony overlooking pond below) and a large bonus room down with a wet bar and full bath that would be a great man cave, media room or additional sleeping area. Take your pick and sit out and enjoy the sounds of nature from the main level wrap around deck, upstairs balcony area or screened porch on the lower level. A one car garage offers peace of for your vehicle during inclement weather. The home was painted 3 years ago, roof was replaced 2 years ago and a new dual-fuel HVAC was installed in January 2021. The present owner also added the upper balcony and installed a tankless water heater in the home.

Listing Brokerage Name

Allen Tate Highlands-Downtown

Listed By

Julie Osborn

(828) 200-6165

Listed By

Pat Allen

(828) 200-9179



  • Residential


  • 2 Story
  • Contemporary

Year Built

  • 1998

List Date

  • Oct 5, 2021


  • Shortoff Bluffs



  • Wall/Wall Carpet
  • Wood
  • Tile


  • Central
  • Electric


  • Central
  • Dual Fuel


  • Tankless Water Heater
  • Dryer
  • Wall Oven
  • Cook-top Built-in Prop
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Washer
  • Refrigerator

Interior Features

  • Breakfast Bar
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Built-ins
  • Jetted Tub
  • Skylight
  • Washer/Dryer Connection
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments

Specialty Rooms

  • Loft
  • Bonus Room

Room Floor

  • Master Bedroom
  • Main


Exterior Features

  • Garden Space

Exterior Construction

  • Block
  • Wood Siding

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At an elevation of 4,118 feet above sea level, Highlands, North Carolina is the ultimate destination for those seeking a quiet mountain getaway. With year round events and scenery, a picturesque downtown and five star culinary experiences, Highlands is truly breathtaking.


Real Estate in Highlands, North Carolina

Searching for the perfect spot for a second home in the mountains? Or perhaps, you’re looking for the perfect spot to retire--whatever the reason, Highlands, NC is a great place to call home.


Highlands is home Dubbed “the height of happiness,” Highlands is home to properties featuring small cabins on Mirror Lake, large estate properties, and homes with amazing mountain views. If a neighborhood feel nestled in a quiet mountain town is what you’re after, Highlands also has homes available in gated and non-gated communities. Avid golfers will feel right at home here, as Highlands boasts not one, but five private golf developments. 


At only two hours from Atlanta, Georgia, and adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains, Highlands is a great area for an investment property, for those looking to expand their real estate portfolio. 


Lifestyle and Attractions in Highlands, NC


Located in the Nantahala National Forest, there’s no denying that Highlands, NC is an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, boasting plentiful mountain trails, waterfalls and rivers.


A breath of fresh air in hot summer months, many visitors seek out time in the Highlands, as their average temperatures in the warmer months hovers around the low 80’s during the day and cools off to temps in the 50’s and 60’s at night. Sunburnt visitors can catch much needed reprieve from the heat as they explore Glen Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, or Whiteside Mountain. 

Known for rich fall color, thanks to the ample rainfall the area is welcomed with each year, Highlands receives the second highest amount of rain in the continental US. Explore mountain color as you dine al fresco at one of Highlands’ many unique culinary delights. For a more relaxed vibe, check out the ever popular Mountain Fresh Grocery, or stop by The Wine Garden for some patio views. End your day with an upscale experience at Madison’s Restaurant, located in the Old Edwards Inn and Spa or  On the Veranda sited on Lake Sequoyah or even Wolfgang’s Bistro on Main Street.

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Listed By

Julie Osborn

(828) 200-6165

Listed By

Pat Allen

(828) 200-9179

Data last updated: 08/10/22 12:01 PM.
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