February 3, 2023Where to Stay in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA Posted By : Yamhill-Carlton Winegrowers/ 0 comments / Under : News The Gazebo and Fire Pit in the Forest at Blue Elk Ranch Read on to find out where to stay in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, including Apartments, Houses, Cabins, and Unique Rentals! There are always a lot of options to dig through when you plan a wine touring vacation. What vacation homes will you find in Yamhill-Carlton? You could stay in Portland and drive, but you will have a much more relaxing vacation staying near the wineries you’ll be visiting. Sleep in a Vineyard: Who doesn’t dream of living on a vineyard, waking up to views over the rolling hills of green?Quandary Vineyards has two rental properties available on their vineyard, both with lots of open space around them, both with huge lovely decks overlooking the vineyard. The Farmhouse is a 3-bedroom, 3-bath home and their Gables House has four beds and four baths with a game room for a larger family stay. The homes are modern and well-equipped while preserving the cozy farmhouse feel of living on a vineyard. The Yamhill Vineyards Bed & Breakfast is a gorgeous home with guest rooms and seasonal breakfasts included, a wonderful deck to watch the sunsets from, and 150 wineries within a few minutes drive! With two large guest rooms, you can rent both and stay with your family or rent one for some privacy. Feel like you live in wine country in this beautiful, cozy home. Properties in Town: Staying in Carlton, the beating heart of our region, is a perfect choice for a home base to explore all that Yamhill-Carlton has to offer. Ken Wright Cellars have five loft apartments available right in the heart of Carlton: The Winery Lofts. Five different rooms offer private bathrooms and a perfect location to enjoy the town of Carlton, or wineries that are only a short scenic drive away! In Carlton, be sure to visit Carlton Bakery, locally famous for their fantastic baked goods and a perfect spot for breakfast or lunch, and dine out at The Horse Radish or Cuvee. La Bastide Bed & Breakfast is in the town of Dundee, another wonderful town and a great jumping off place for visiting Yamhill-Carlton. This beautiful building is French-inspired with rooms like Petit Paris and the Provence Room, and the menu and atmosphere is European-inspired as well. France is where Pinot Noir comes from after all, which is our signature grape! At La Bastide your hosts can help curate your visit, and you can order your breakfast in the dining room, via room service, or packaged to go so you can go about your busy day of wine tasting! Your Private Escape for 16: An incredible opportunity in Yamhill-Carlton lies just a few miles west of town, on 80 acres:Blue Elk Ranch offers your own ranch to stay at, with a main five-bedroom ranch style home and a bunk bed with four more bedrooms- enough space to sleep up to 16! Bring your family, host a reunion or a wedding or just a weekend getaway with the chance to really reconnect with your favorite people. The beautiful ranch house is well-equipped with everything you could need, and the bunk house has its own bedrooms and kitchen in case you want to give the kids their own building! The property is an incredible forest and there are many outdoor activities available, including a fire pit for late night star-gazing gatherings.