The Old Sautee Store is a piece living history in Northern Georgia. Founded in 1872, it was once the primary place that locals frequented for groceries and some of life’s essentials. Still in operation, it prides itself on continuing to be an example of “good old country hospitality.” It’s also one of the best places to find unique souvenirs, purchase handcrafted soaps, and enjoy a delicious deli sandwich!
Along with browsing through the Old Sautee Store and picking up a few treats, there are so many wonderful things to do in Northern Georgia. From exploring the Lavender Cottage and Garden to sipping wine at Serenity Cellars, you won’t be short on ways to spend your time in the area. For help deciding which activities and attractions to include on your itinerary, download our free Vacation Guide. We’ve compiled expert advice and our top recommendations on restaurants, shops, wineries, outdoor activities, and more. With help of this guide, spend less time planning your trip and more time enjoying it!
Find the Best Souvenirs and Treats at the Old Sautee Store
Delicious Deli Items
The Old Sautee Market deli menu includes a mouthwatering selection of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, as well as several delectable bakery items. You’ll find wonderful breakfast sandwiches served all day on fresh-baked bread, a bagel, or a warm and buttery croissant. You can also order bread by the loaf, a stack of cookies, or homemade muffins to take home with you!
Tasty Gourmet Treats
When you visit the Old Sautee Store, prepare to be tempted by the many treats and food items on display. From pickles and relishes to syrups, jams, jellies, and preserves, the store is fully stocked with country classics. You can pick up some amazing pure honey, sauces, and dressings to use at your next dinner party or the perfect gift package for someone you love. You’ll also find some unique Scandinavian favorites including Anna’s ginger thins and Scandic farmer cheese. The old time candy is a favorite – get your fill of salt water taffy and cow tales while you’re in town!
Handcrafted Soaps, Lotions, and Candles
The food isn’t the only thing that smells delicious at the Old Sautee Store. Discover a wonderful collection of soaps, many of which are handcrafted and cut locally in Sautee Nacoochee. You’ll find several other natural products including hand and body lotion from the Naked Bee and Canus Goat’s Milk balm. Bring home all the essentials for a natural DIY spa day! The double wick McCall’s candles come in decorative jars and inviting scents, and make the perfect gift or souvenir.
Books for Everyone
Enjoy a beautiful afternoon in the North Georgia mountains with a good book from the Old Sautee Store. Find books about the state of Georgia that hone in on regional history and culture. Prepare some classic southern dishes with help of the Honey Recipes and Mountain Spirits cookbooks. Browse the children’s section to find the perfect souvenir to take home to the little ones in your life.
Unwind at the Sylvan Valley Lodge and Cellars
After you spend the afternoon browsing the Old Sautee Store, make your way back to the Sylvan Valley Lodge for a relaxing evening. Enjoy the rustic charm of our accommodations in the heart of Sautee Nacoochee along with luxurious amenities, cozy furniture, and mountain views. It’s the perfect home base for exploring all our beautiful region has to offer. Whether it’s a special occasion, a much-deserved vacation, or a spontaneous weekend getaway, Sylvan Valley is a gorgeous place to retreat when you need to find peace of mind.