If you dream of owning your own winery or of living in the heart of wine country, Lyle could be the perfect place to call home.


Small, quiet  community with easy access to the outdoors

Welcome to Lyle

Lyle, Washington is a small community located on the banks of the Columbia River at the junction of the Klickitat and Columbia Rivers. This quiet town is known for being somewhat rustic, but it also offers easy access to a variety of local wineries, making it a great draw for Columbia Gorge residents and tourists alike. If you dream of owning your own winery or of living in the heart of wine country, Lyle could be the perfect place to call home.

Real Estate Insights

Properties in the Lyle area can be found in one of five general areas: the lower downtown area, which includes smaller bungalows, ranch houses, and farmhouses and the hillside homes overlooking downtown, which includes a number of newer homes with large windows to maximize the incredible Columbia River and sunset views. The third area includes a number of houses along the Klickitat Canyon, though there is not a large number of homes here. The final two areas are the plateaus on the east and the west sides of the Klickitat River. Here you’ll find a variety of homes, including cabins, manufactured homes, farmhouses, A-frames, log homes, timber frame houses, and stunning custom-built luxury homes. More often than not, no matter the style of home, the property will have incredible views, whether it be of the Columbia River, Mt Hood, Mt Adams, or all three. It is also not uncommon to have private wine cellars, extensive outdoor living spaces, horse barns, and more.

What to Love

  • Slower paced lifestyle
  • Scenic views
  • Plenty of space
  • Lots of local wineries

Local Lifestyle

Lyle is known for its close-knit community. While neighbors may be miles away in these neighborhoods, they tend to be there for each other. Local events and lots of outdoor activities allow neighbors a chance to connect. 
Many people throughout the Lyle area enjoy engaging in a variety of outdoor sports. The town’s easy access to the water allows for thriving kiteboarding, windsurfing, wing foiling, rafting, and fishing communities.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

In many cases, you may need to leave Lyle behind and head to other local areas to check out larger-scale shopping, dining, or entertainment options. Lyle has a single grocery store: the Lyle Mercantile, where locals often go to pick up their immediate grocery needs. Visitors to Lyle will appreciate the Lyle Hotel, which also has a cozy restaurant that locals may visit for date nights and more. The Country Cafe is a place where visitors can enjoy home-cooked flavor.

Things to Do

The Lyle area is known for its gorgeous wineries and agricultural areas. At nearby Schreiner Farms, you can enjoy a look at exotic animals as well as the more traditional animals you might find on a ranch. The Syncline Winery offers a great place to sit back, relax, and take in gorgeous local views with a glass of wine in your hand. COR Cellars is also a popular favorite, which is known for its hip architectural style, cozy vibe, and, again, it’s great wines paired with incredible views. Finally, many residents enjoy visiting the Lyle Sandbar and Doug's Beach State Park, where they can engage in a variety of activities, including kiteboarding, windsurfing, and wing foiling, all popular local wind and water sports.
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