Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast

Sylvan Falls Mill B&B:
 defining barefoot elegance in the Georgia Mountains


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Charging up for Summer !

Posted by Linda on May 21, 2013 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (40)

Get a Charge out of Beechwood Inn - Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Do you drive an Electric Vehicle?

Well Sylvan Falls Mill now offers a free charge with your lodging or touring. Yes, we have installed a Level 2 Commercial EV Charging Station. Get a full re-charge in about 3 hours.

Sylvan Falls Mill obtained a U.S. Department of Energy grant to help defray the unit's cost.

Oh, Chef Jenny Wilson of Fromage also installed a ch...

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Foxfire Magazine

Posted by Linda on July 21, 2012 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Recently, Emily Thurmond a student in Rabun County and on the writing staff of Foxfire magazine came out to the mill to learn about what we do here. After the sfternoon of conversation, demonstration and picture taking she went back to the Foxfire offices and created a beautiful in depth article about our property. She went into the histiry, the current uses and the future plans for this historic property. Her editors and advisors were very impressed with her work and her article was selec...

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Summer fun

Posted by Linda on July 9, 2012 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (3)

Well it is hot this year... except at the mill. Thenights are in the low sixties, the days in the mid eighties, afternoon showers, lightning and thunder in the distance.

The plentiful rain means our waterfalls are flowing and the forests are lush. Come up and take a break from all that is weighing you down, enjoy the fresh produce and clean air. The local farmers have an abundance of amazing veggies and berries this time not to mention the succulent peaches. Our vineyards are feat...

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Horseback riding in our County

Posted by Linda on March 13, 2012 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (4)

Equus Mountain Meadow Riding Stable is nestled in the beautiful and panoramic Blue Ridge Mountains at Clayton, Georgia. Just over the ridge from Sylvan Falls Mill and 4 miles from Black Rock State Park. They specialize in privately guided trail rides which offer their riders a wonderful personalized horseback riding experience. Ken, your trail guide, has many years of experience. He allows trotting and cantering to enhance your ride, but if you choose to just go for a walk, that’s ...

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Fall Musings

Posted by Linda on October 9, 2011 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Well another turn of the wheel has brought another change of seasons to Rabun Gap.   The mountains are draped with colorful quilts of reds, yellows, oranges and deep ever green.  The nights are nippy and great for cuddling, the days are clear and warm.  Harvest festivals abound throughout the area, pumpkin patches, maize mazes, bluegrass music and craft markets dot the road sides.  Here at the mill we are turning our thoughts to the holidays.  Family gatherings, ...

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Posted by Linda on June 6, 2010 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (2)

We recently were visited by Floyd Bingham and his sister Mary White who lived in the small cottage next door during the mid 1940's. Their family rented and worked at the mill. Floyd told us many tales of growing up here and the one that was most unique was about how the boys would go fishing...

...this whole area was different back then, there was no road or pretty garden in front, this was all sunk in and you drove through the stream right ...

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Meet the author for dinner at Sylvan Falls Mill B & B

Posted by Linda on June 1, 2010 at 9:52 PM Comments comments (2)

 Meet the author for dinner at Sylvan Falls Mill B & B

Start the Father’s Day weekend off right at Sylvan Falls Mill Historical Bed & Breakfast with dinner and a book talk with local author Joseph Gatins, 7-10 p.m., Friday, June 18.

 Gatins will discuss and read from an engaging, non-fiction family biography, We Were Dancing on a Volcano: Bloodlines and Fault Lines of a Star-Crossed Atlanta Family, 1849-1989, which recaptures the adventures and misad...

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