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Big Mill Bed & Breakfast

1607 Big Mill Road , Williamston, NC 27892 USA (Show map)

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Great place

5 on February 02, 2015

This is a remarkable place in an unlikely location. the setting is rural but everything is up to date at the Big Mill! The décor is tasteful, the beds are comfortable, the towels are soft and the food is excellent. Add the accommodating hosts and you have a perfect combination. It is well worth a detour or even making it a destination. James Leutze

Piece of Heaven

4.8 on October 24, 2014

The family and I only got to spend one night in this wonderful place, but definitely plan on returning. Room was so inviting and welcoming and reminded me of my grandparents home. The breakfast was fantastic and Ms. Chloe was like a long lost relative who was so glad to see you. Would highly recommend a stay and I can't wait to go back!!

Our First Stay at a Bed & Breakfast was a MEMORABLE one

4.6 on June 28, 2014

This was our first stay at a bed and breakfast and I must say it truly exceeded our expectations. We saw other guests but did not hear them in our room. The setting was serene offering opportunities to enjoy a quiet walk or sit near one of two lakes on the property. Though Big Mill is nestled in Williamston, NC (totally off our radar until this visit), it has so much to offer especially if you enjoy the outdoors. It truly was a get away from the hustle and bustle of life and into a setting that offered relaxation and solitude. Chloe was a very welcoming, gracious and awesome hostess. She even had a special sign welcoming all guests for the weekend. Really thought this was a nice touch. The room was great with it's own private entrance. Breakfast was served daily. Could not have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be returning in the near future! Thanks Chloe for making our first experience at a bed and breakfast a memorable one!

Innkeeper Response
You are so great to say all these wonderful things-I thank you and so much. Folks like you are the reason I so love this job.

A Special Place

5 on June 04, 2014

I have returned to this bed and breakfast each year because it is such a special place. Very peaceful and restful yet plenty of things to do in nearby towns.

Innkeeper Response
And I hope to see you again next year. thanks so much for the review.

Chloe is a five star!

5 on April 20, 2014

The room was beautiful, comfortable, and clean. Breakfast was fabulous. The grounds are quiet and restive. Chloe is the best. She has great advice on things to do, where to eat, and is well respected in the community. We will be returning.

So much more than expected.

4.4 on April 06, 2014

This was my first stay at a bed and breakfast and it was a fabulous weekend. My niece, sister and I had a girls' weekend here and our stay was amazing. Chloe was so friendly and accommodating. The room we stayed in was very quaint and had absolutely everything we needed. It was so peaceful and serene. In the morning we listened to the birds and at night the frogs and crickets. Staying at the Big Mill Bed and Breakfast was like going back in time to when life seemed simpler. It is a wonderful place to regain your sanity and rejuvenate your senses. I, for one, will return for another stay.

2nd Honeymoon Stay

4.2 on February 05, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Mardigras Room for our 2nd honeymoon back in December 2013. What an AWESOME room! The Innkeeper was so nice and very accommodating. Loved the tour she gave us when we first arrived, both of the house and grounds. Very hospitable. We definitely plan to go back in the near future!! Highly recommend this inn for a quiet, peaceful get-a-way.

The Best!!!

5 on January 23, 2014

Big Mill is the best B&B! We were so delighted with our stay! My sister thinks it the best B&B we have ever stayed at in all our years of enjoying B&B's! Chloe was a perfect host and her breakfasts were wonderful yummy! We will be back soon!

Innkeeper Response
thanks so much for the great review - we love having our women friends enjoy the country here at Big Mill. Hope to see you soon.

Beautiful and Peaceful - A slice of Heaven on Earth

5 on August 04, 2013

We visited Big Mill as a little escape from our busy lives - just a few days to get away. No cell phone, no laptop, no schedule. The location was beautiful and peaceful. Great places for walking and finding little treasures all around. One of our favorites was the little boat house on the lake. I love taking landscape pictures and it created a beautiful picture reflecting off the water. There were so many great views! I so loved sitting in the breezeway of the pack house just outside our door at the corn crib. The breeze and the glorious views were intoxicating. I enjoyed my Saturday morning breakfast while sitting in the breezeway watching a butterfly explore around me. The breakfast was delicious. Chloe had prepared it and left it for us the night before so that you could eat on your own schedule. So much care went into preparing these home made and locally grown breakfast items and they were delicious. The views and the peaceful feelings will stay with me for months to come. And the verse from my Bible reading that Saturday morning...."Don't you know He enjoys giving rest to those He loves?" Psalms 127:2. I can't put into words what this little "escape" did to restore my body after months of working long hard hours covering multiple positions at my workplace. As we were leaving and my husband was taking in a last view of the lake, he said "I'm still trying to figure out how to take this lake home to our farm". Needless to say we were both impressed and so thankful to Chloe and the opportunity to visit. Keep doing what you are doing Chloe - it means so much to those whose lives you touch. God Bless you and Big Mill B&B.

Innkeeper Response
oh, thank you so much and hearing reviews like this just inspire me to keep doing this-running a B&B on my family farm and meeting such great folks. This is truly a great life.

Diamond in the Rough

4.6 on July 29, 2013

I had never been to Williamston before, but visited recently due to a family function. This is the most fabulous place I have ever spent two nights at. The only fault that I found while there was that I had to leave. Serene country setting, lots of grounds to walk on and enjoy the nature and beauty of the surroundings. We stayyed in two different rooms, equally as beautiful with different decor. Ms Chloe is a lovely woman, kind and considerate. She goes out of her way to make this a very romantic and intimate setting. Not your typical B&B since your comings and goings are not monitored through a main entracne into a house and you do not have to attend breakfast with others that you do not know. You have your own private entrance into your suite and Ms Chloe cooks your breakfast the day before and delivers it to you so that you can enjoy it in your own surroundings at your pace. Other B&B's could learn a lot from this wonderful lady who also provides her guests with fresh flowers daily, cut from her own garden. I plan to visit again in the near future and stay in the other two rooms as well as the airstream trailer that is on the premises. Thank you Ms Chloe for making our stay very memorable.

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Rooms & Rates

Mardi Gras Suite

The Mardi Gras Suite in the main house opens onto a private terrace overlooking the lakes and the landscaped grounds. Brick floors, Portuguese tiles, corner tub and stone fireplace make this a favorite of romantics and guests who seek privacy. Private entrance, wireless internet, refrigerator, private sitting room with fireplace, cable TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $115 - $130

Nightly Rate: $115 - $130

Caribbean Room

Reminiscent of the owner’s years aboard a sailing yacht; the Caribbean Room is whimsical, with the bright colors of the islands. A sassy gecko "scoots" across the turquoise bead-board ceiling above the reproduction French iron bed. Terracotta floor tiles & tiled shower. Wireless internet, refrigerator, private entrance, Cable TV. Extended stay rates available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $85 - $89

The Pack House Suite

Slip into the hammock outside your door in the Packhouse Suite. Nothing has been spared: full marble kitchen and Greek tile bath. On a rainy day lucky guests slumber to the patter of rain on the old tin roof. Private entrance, full kitchen, separate bedroom, wireless internet, weekly rates available. Queen bed plus queen bed pull out couch.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $145

Nightly Rate: $125 - $145

The Corn Crib

The Corn Crib in the renovated Pack House overlooks the lakes and opens directly onto the brick breezeway with its working fireplace. It is a mix of the sun-drenched colors of Mexico with its tile bath & full kitchen.Original pine floors and hand-hewn ceiling beams of old pine remain in this room that was once used to store corn. Private bath, private entrance, cable TV, wireless internet, weekly rates available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100 - $115

Mule Room-Extended Stay

Our newest renovated room, the Mule Room, is a studio apartment overlooking the lakes in the Pack House. Opening onto the brick breezeway, this unit has a queen bed, kitchenette and private bath. Perfect for the business traveler on extended stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $250 - $250


Location Type

on a farm, Countryside, Lakefront, Small town


Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 100 miles

Directions to property:

Take exit 514 off US 64. This is the intersection of US 17 and US 64. Turn south onto US 17. Go one mile and turn left onto Big Mill Road. B&B is 1/2 mile on the left just before the two large lakes.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Lake, National/State parks, Nature area, Historic Bath, Canoeing, Senator Bob Martin Ag Center-horse shows, Eco-Tourism, Fishing, boating, Picnic area, River, Rodeo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Fax Machine, Spa, Washer/dryer , Wireless Internet Hookup in each room, Hammocks, fishing in the lake, bicycles

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Very private, landscaped grounds, orchard, rodeos, Horse shows, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 -6 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited older children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We need a credit card to hold room. Will be deducted if no-show.
  • Cancellations: Minimum one week notice. We will give partial refund as a gift certificate if less than one week notice is given. If we can rent the room, there will be no charge.



Chloe G. Tuttle

Languages spoken

Southern, English, Spanish

Resident Pets

Cats , Moses is an outside cat

About the innkeepers

Artist: (faux painting, stencilling, quilting, spinning), gardening, sailing, travel. Innkeepers love to suggest things to do and places to eat.

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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: Guests choose
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Candlelight dinners

Signature Dish

Cranberry Almond Biscotti
Homemade almond granola, just the thing to go with the morning coffee.



1607 Big Mill Road , Williamston, NC 27892 USA (Show map)

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