Highland Hills is a quaint, shaded neighborhood located off Oleander Drive, near Independence Boulevard, just a few blocks away from the New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Cape Fear Country Club. The streets are lined with beautiful, old live oak trees and most homes have lush gardens with stunning azaleas. Homes range in age, with some built in the 1950s and others in the 2000s. Most are Ranch or Colonial style houses on half-acre lots. Residents enjoy only a short drive to Downtown Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, and Carolina Beach. It is nestled in with many other surrounding communities of the Forest Hills/South Oleander area of Wilmington. In 2020 a total of 11 homes sold in Highland Hills with a median price of $625,000.