114 N. 4th Street Highlands, NC 28741
Prior to becoming a real estate professional, Cathy Garren worked in the Banking industry as a Mortgage Loan Officer and Trust and Estate Officer with First Union National Bank for ten years. In the latter position, she managed the acquisitions and sales of her clients' real estate and stock portfolios. For the past nineteen years, Cathy has been extremely active in the Highlands/Cashiers real estate market listing and selling homes and land. Additionally, she has devoted a considerable portion of her time to working with the Highlands-Cashiers Board of REALTORS, including President of the Board and Chairman of the Ethics Committee.
Cathy specializes in fine homes and estate properties, conservation easement acquisition and placement, short sales and foreclosures, large land properties, and investment properties. She has served as a consultant for the Jackson County Clerk of Court on several property dispute cases. Her accreditations include e-Pro, Short-Sale, and Foreclosure Specialist, Certified Residential Broker, Resort and Second Home Property Specialist, Senior Marketing Consultant and Interior Staging and Decorating Designation.
Cathy is a native of Western North Carolina and truly loves calling Highlands her home. She and her husband, Gary, a successful local banker, have a twenty-year-old daughter and a twelve-year-old double chocolate dapple Dachshund. Her hobbies include horseback riding, reading, hiking and fishing. Cathy is delighted to now be with Highlands Sotheby's International Realty. She recognizes the incredible marketing advantages that this international brand gives to her clients.
Agent Listings Listing ID 97865
Sold For $2,995,000 Sold Date 1/26/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 5 Full Baths 4 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Sagee woods
This luxurious home has been completely remodeled with high end finishes and is designed for entertaining family and friends both indoors and outdoors. The open floor plan main living area has a...
Listing ID 96146
Sold For $2,330,000 Sold Date 8/6/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 7 Full Baths 6 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Sassafras ridge
Panoramic mountain views from this amazing mountain home sited on 2.21 acres at 4,220 elevation. This 4 bedroom lodge style home has 3 additional bonus rooms with over 6,000 square feet, so there...
Listing ID 94646
Sold For $2,125,000 Sold Date 7/9/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 6 Total Baths 7 Full Baths 6 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Downtown Highlands sited on 1.82 acres surrounded by over 50 acres of Highlands Biological property. Experience the magic of Floralia. Own a piece of history in town with this 6 bedroom 6 bath...
Listing ID 95014
Sold For $1,535,000 Sold Date 11/19/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 6 Full Baths 5 Partial Baths 1 Acres
This historic home and guest cottage were built in 1935 by Linton Young and named "Eyrie I." The name aptly describes its definition: High and remote but commanding. The house and guest house are...
Listing ID 98781
Sold For $1,500,000 Sold Date 6/14/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Sited at 4,010 feet in elevation, this chic storybook cottage sits on 3.86 private acres. There are 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths in the main house which has been lovingly restored. The main level...
Listing ID 92937
Sold For $1,250,000 Sold Date 6/29/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 5 Full Baths 4 Partial Baths 1 Acres
3.59 Acres located off of Bowery Road. 2 lots included. Vacant lot is part of Highlands Falls Country Club. Included is a golf cart garage and cart path into Highlands Falls on Falcon Ridge....
Listing ID 93169
Sold For $1,069,000 Sold Date 7/8/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 6 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 3 Acres
Subdivision Spring forest
Bank owned home in the gated community of Spring Forest sited on 2.04 acres with a mountain view. Some of the many features includes Viking appliances, 6 fireplaces, hardwood floors, granite...
Listing ID 96433
Sold For $1,039,762 Sold Date 10/25/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Cold springs
Large, wonderful family home located in Cold Springs Lake and Saddle Club. The home is perfect for large family gatherings with a living room, den, an additional playroom area with bunk beds and...
Listing ID 89525
Sold For $1,025,000 Sold Date 3/16/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 3 Full Baths 2 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Sylva vista
Shangri-La has been found! This property is a luxurious mountain paradise sited on 41.71 private acres with panoramic long range, layered views and a roaring waterfall. The house was...
Listing ID 93648
Sold For $850,000 Sold Date 9/9/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Gorgeous mini estate property sited on 13.24 GENTLY rolling acres ONLY 4 miles from town . Property includes a SPRING fed pond and a fenced in meadow . The traditional home has long range...
Listing ID 100710
Sold For $800,000 Sold Date 10/28/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Holly forest
This custom built 4 bedroom 3 home is sited on 1.17 acres tucked into a private setting bordering a stream. The main level has an open floor plan for the kitchen, living and dining area which...
Listing ID 100983
Sold For $699,000 Sold Date 1/13/2023 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 2 Full Baths 2 Acres
Subdivision Whiteside cove wood
The mountains are calling! This custom-built view home is sited on 3.15 acres. Owner/builder lovingly constructed the home using hand chosen timbers. The antique heart pine floors were milled from...
Listing ID 94645
Sold For $551,000 Sold Date 10/14/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 4 Total Baths 5 Full Baths 4 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Trillium links
Mountain elegance abounds from this mountain view home. Features include hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, 2 fireplaces (in great room and on deck), 2 large covered decks, large bedrooms,...
Listing ID 100678
Sold For $514,000 Sold Date 10/31/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 3 Full Baths 2 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Miami heights
This adorable in town cottage is perfect for part time or full time living. Some of the many features include a solar skylight, 2 fireplaces (living room and covered deck), a party deck off the...
Listing ID 95169
Sold For $470,000 Sold Date 2/1/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 2 Full Baths 2 Acres
Subdivision Eagles nest colony
This adorable log cabin sits just across the street from Lake Glenville with wonderful lake views. The cabin has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths plus a bonus room for extra guests. The main level has a...
Listing ID 92446
Sold For $435,000 Sold Date 7/29/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Holly berry estates
This home is Creekside/waterfall side with privacy sited on 5.87 acres in Holly Berry Estates. Almost every room takes view advantage of the swiftly flowing creek. There are 2 beautiful wood...
Listing ID 92979
Sold For $329,500 Sold Date 6/5/2020 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 4 Full Baths 3 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Lake forest
Bank owned home with awesome Lake Glenville views. With a little cosmetic TLC, this could be awesome. The main floor has the kitchen, a large dining area which opens to the living room with a...
Listing ID 98084
Sold For $290,000 Sold Date 1/28/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 3 Full Baths 2 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Coventry place
Nice family home in a great neighborhood only 3 miles to downtown Franklin. 1 story home being sold fully furnished. Great floor plan with a formal dining room, sunroom, living room, and a den....
Listing ID 100913
Sold For $755,000 Sold Date 11/7/2022 Status Closed Bedrooms 3 Total Baths 3 Full Baths 2 Partial Baths 1 Acres
Subdivision Trillium place
This intown townhome has been fully updated and is light and bright. It is a level entry, end unit. The primary bedroom is on the main level which is unusual for some of the units in this...
Listing ID 97425
Sold For $415,000 Sold Date 12/1/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 2 Full Baths 2
Beautifully remodeled and updated unit in Highlands Mountain Club. 2 bedroom, 2 bath plus a "napping nook." Seller has added a heat pump for heat and AC. This unit has an expansive porch and deck...
Listing ID 96185
Sold For $139,000 Sold Date 4/14/2021 Status Closed Bedrooms 2 Total Baths 2 Full Baths 2
Updated condo in Toxaway views being sold fully furnished with art excluded.. This unit has a full unfinished basement for storage or office area. A stone facing fireplace is in the living room...
Listing ID 93566
Sold For $400,000 Sold Date 12/29/2020 Status Closed Acres
Subdivision The ridges of highlands
38.92 acres with 18 recorded lots in a small development in Highlands NC. Some of the amenities include community water, street lights, underground power, paved access, gated access, community...
Listing ID 94547
Sold For $150,000 Sold Date 9/9/2020 Status Closed Acres
Great lot in a wonderful location.
Listing ID 99052
Sold For $125,000 Sold Date 6/14/2022 Status Closed Acres
Subdivision Highlands gorge
Beautiful 1.33-acre lot bordering the Cullasaja River with views of the river and Crow Creek. End of street privacy with fishing right from your lot. There is a trail into the lot and a nice...
Listing ID 95020
Sold For $125,000 Sold Date 5/16/2022 Status Closed Acres
Subdivision Cross creek preserve cashiers
Unrestricted lot within the gates of Cross Creek Preserve. NO HOA FEES! Very gentle CREEKFRONT lot. Septic tank in place. Driveway in place. Shared well. Private with Gentle slope.
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