Sylvan Falls Mill

The Sylvan Falls Mill is an 1840 grist mill that still operates today supplying a variety of meals and flours ground from organically grown local grains. Products are ground between two granite stones encased in a Meadows Mill that is powered by a 27 foot Fitz Water Wheel.  The water wheel is propelled by a sluice that diverts water from the falls.  Products include white and yellow corn meal and grits, wheat, rye and spelt flour.

The historic Sylvan Falls Mill, located in the scenic mountains of north east Georgia, is celebrating its 175th year of operation. It is unique among other gristmills, in that it is located below a 100-foot cascading waterfall, and the mill is powered by a 27-foot water wheel, which is one of the largest in the United States.

Mike and Linda Johnson have operated the Bed and Breakfast since 2001 and have enjoyed sharing the natural beauty of the property with guests from all over the world.  The four beautifully appointed guest rooms feature queen size beds, private baths, refrigerators, and WIFI.  Breakfasts are served on the screen porch overlooking the falls and feature organic, local and seasonal fare.

  • We offer the services of a wonderful massage therapist to our guests.  Joyce Oliver has been licensed and practicing her trade for over twenty years.  Her cottage is located on porperty and you may call her directly to book your massage. ( 828) 200-9160
  • For our guests that prefer to stay on property once they arrive, we offer catered dinners and gourmet gift baskets.  Enjoy a quiet meal on the porch or at the foot of the falls.   Please make your plans when you book your reservation.
  • Have a sweet tooth?  Ask us about our own make dark chocolates.
  • We also offer a variety of fresh pastries for you to take home with you.  Our scones, muffins and some breads may be ordered and we will prepare them fresh for your departure.

Business Information

156 Taylor’s Chapel Road

Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568





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