Charming, with loads of character and flavor, Prosser is a tranquil community along the Yakima River offering its residents safety and privacy of living in the country. Situated in a lush agricultural landscape with wineries, family-owned farms and orchards, and beautifully preserved architecture in Prosser’s charming downtown. Prosser was selected as the Benton County seat in 1905 and is located approximately 25 miles from the Tri-Cities, Washington area.
Prosser is the birthplace of Washington wine. Washington State University Irrigated Agricultural Research Extension Center has been located in Prosser since 1919, and the research done at this center is vast. Dr. Walter Clore was instrumental in the birth of the Washington wine industry. Today, The Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center is dedicated in his honor. Prosser is a wine lover’s destination, being home to over 30 wineries, and has a big following of wine enthusiasts.
Prosser real estate offers many options to the homebuyer. Historic Prosser homes for sale are available for sale. Space for large animals is no challenge in Prosser. Prosser horse properties for sale has many selections available to home large animals. The rolling hills provide an incredible backdrop to build a dream home in Prosser.
Popular activities in Prosser include the Great Prosser Balloon Rally and Harvest Festival. Dozens of beautiful hot air balloons take flight and travel along the Yakima River. Then, downtown Prosser comes to life with a great celebration of the community’s abundant harvest. Entertainment is frequent in downtown Prosser where the local coffee shop turns to a music venue at night.