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Carter Mountain Orchard

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1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-977-1833
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Great views, stop in if you are in the area

it's free to stop in and enjoy the views, Wine tasting and bold rock cidery on premises. Lots of... read more

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ewhubbard
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Richmond, Virginia
Wine-tasting, cider, and a gorgeous view of the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Whenever I am in Charlottesville, I make a point to visit this location. My husband loves the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LadyoftheWoods
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Hooksett, New Hampshire, United States
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Located next to Monticello and Michie Tavern, Carter Mountain Orchard is family-owned and operated. Our mountaintop location affords spectacular views of Charlottesville, the Piedmont, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Open April through November, we offer Pick-Your-Own and pre-picked Peaches and Nectarines (June-August) and Pick Your Own and pre-picked Apples (mid-August through November). Our bakery serves fresh-baked pies and cookies, hand-dipped ice cream, and our famous Apple Cider Donuts! Apple Cider, Apple Butter, jams and jellies, local crafts, pumpkins, and gourmet food products available in our country store. Wine tasting and sales on site, and the Mountain Grille serves lunch. Our school tours are popular-call for reservations. Scouts, Youth Groups, Seniors welcome. Family friendly. Please see our website for more details
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“pick your own” (107 reviews)
“apple picking” (116 reviews)
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1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA
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+1 434-977-1833
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Reviewed today

it's free to stop in and enjoy the views, Wine tasting and bold rock cidery on premises. Lots of orchard related edibles for sale. Perfect place to grab a drink and take in the scenery.

Thank ewhubbard
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whenever I am in Charlottesville, I make a point to visit this location. My husband loves the cider, and I enjoy the wine-tasting (and wine slushies!). There are fresh fruits and a country store, where you can get regular apple cider (for the kids) and...More

Thank LadyoftheWoods
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Apples, peaches, nice store. Wine and liquor tastings and sales? BBQ? We visited this place on a run, so I apologize for the lack of info. Go for the view.

Thank Edward Z
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This orchard is a delite. Not only do they sell fruits, but also many additional items. I bought a bag of drums for apple or peach crisp. It’s hard to resist the quality fruit. I hope to return.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to do Carter Mountain Orchard on Thursday nite when they had their Thursday Nite Sunset Series thinking that it would be a nice place to catch the sunset at a small orchard. Well! we were so wrong! This is quite a big deal...More

Thank KaynasMom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in town for a work conference we visited the orchard for an “event”. We couldn’t do wine tastings or pick anything from the orchard but the scenic view was amazing!!! We watched the sunset in the mouth rains, had their amazing apple cider donuts...More

Thank bebegrl8
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive up the mountain was beautiful and after arriving at the top it the views were breathtaking!

Thank leprechaun770
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great little stop with breathtaking views! They offer a little bit of everything in their gift shop and their apple cider was amazing!

Thank leighpea98
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Less than a mile from Monticello, Carter Mountain Orchard is a perfect place to re-group, relax, and enjoy the beautiful views. Try a real high-powered apple cider and grab a seat outside and soak in God's beauty.

Thank jfosters6
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a near-sunset wine tasting with the friendly staff here and took our selections out onto the deck to watch the clouds play over Charlottesville and the hills. Heaven!

Thank Mary J
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Rosemarie J
4 November 2017|
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Response from Becky B | Reviewed this property |
No animals. You might see deer, wild turkey, raccoons, possum or other animals native to the area, but unless they have a petting zoo event etc. there are no animals there as part of the attraction.
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BlessedbytheBeach
12 October 2017|
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Response from lpeterson518 | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee, just the cost of the apples you pick. The cost depends on the type of apples you pick but is slightly less than what you'd pay in the stores.
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Katelyn W
30 September 2017|
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Response from RMBrooks | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Fall Apples are in. Don’t forget the fresh Apple Cider and Hot Apple Cake Donuts. Visit the Carter Mountain for more info.
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