Monday, April 29, 2013

Holmes County, Ohio, Bed and Breakfast Welcomes New Fashion Boutique to Area

Are you ready to get away from the busy everyday life for a weekend? Come stay with us at The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in the heart of Amish Country, where you will find some of the most unique shops, offering you the ultimate shopping experience, from furniture, antiques, garden crafts, children's toys, apparel, chocolate candy, homemade baked goods, Amish cheese, produce, Amish jams and jellies, and much more!

Heini's Cheese Chalet, Country Gatherings, and Coblentz Chocolates.

If you are in the area Memorial Day weekend, don't miss the grand opening of Bfearless "the cure for the common life" the newest fashion boutique and largest Crocs outlet in the region, opening in Walnut Creek on May 25-27! Bfearless is the perfect place for every woman in search of her own style, offering a sophisticated and fashionable collection of high quality clothing in sizes to fit all women, accessories, gifts, excellent customer service in a modern environment that makes shopping fun, and prices that fit any budget.

A sophisticated and fashionable collection of clothing and accessories

Not only is Bfearless a women's clothing and accessory store, but a whole family shoe store located at 3147 State Route 39, Walnut Creek, Ohio 44687. Store hours will be: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:00 am. to 6:00 pm., Tuesday 9:00 am. to 8:00 pm., and Friday 9:00 am. to 7:00 pm. For more information call 330-893-9201.

Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam
April 29, 2013

Monday, April 22, 2013

Holmes County, Ohio, Bed and Breakfast Offers Small Year-round Wedding Packages

The Holmes County, Ohio, Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, in the heart of Amish Country offers a unique barn setting, where close friends and family can gather in quiet natural surroundings for the ideal romantic wedding.  Our rustic, yet refined barn showcasing original beams, provides that unique and special setting for your most special occasion. Whether your style is formal or casual, enjoy your ceremony outside in our beautiful backyard, which includes the fountain and picnic area and our chandelier-lit gazebo, or inside our Great room in front of the fireplace. Let us handle the details, making your special day simply perfect in every way!

We offer small year-round indoor wedding packages; and, in the warmer seasons, an outdoor wedding option. Packages are: Vow Renewal, Elopement, Indoor or Outdoor Intimate Wedding, and Private Wedding.  Our property is beautiful and our prices are as attractive as our property; so, with the savings, you can enjoy your very special day is even sweeter. Visit our website for full package details.

Wedding inside our Great room in front of fireplace

Vow Renewal Package: $375 plus cost of your room
Reaffirm your love and commitment to each other in a simple ceremony, that may be inside our Great room in front of the fireplace or outside under the chandelier-lit gazebo.
    Elopement Package:  $550 plus cost of your room
    Looking to "run away" for a simple yet elegant ceremony?  This package is for you.

    Intimate Wedding Package: up to 15 guests (Choose either indoor or outdoor option)
    We offer small year-round packages with an outdoor or indoor option.  Ceremony and reception are scheduled for a three hour time frame.

    Private Wedding Package:  up to 30 guests
    This package requires rental of all of the guestrooms at The Barn Inn for two nights, which will provide exclusive use of the property.

    Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam

    Saturday, April 13, 2013

    Holmes County Ohio Inn Offers Group and Family Vacation Rentals Getaway

    In addition to finely-appointed guest rooms, The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in Holmes County Ohio, now offers group and family vacation rentals and accommodations for that perfect Amish Country getaway.  All of our vacation rentals offer guests much more space than a hotel or B and B guest room.  Additionally, our home rentals provide the freedom to cook for yourself. Our accommodations are located in a culturally rich region, home of the world's largest settlement of Amish, where delightful foods, cultural sites, and shopping experiences abound.  Two or three days may not give you enough time to see all that Amish Country has to offer.

    Fred Gehrig House at The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast

    The vintage Fred Gehrig Farmhouse, situated on the Barn Inn property, is ideal for five persons or a family with children, and is complete with a kitchen stocked with essential cooking equipment, living room, dining room, laundry, two bathrooms, two private bedrooms, a third room with a twin bed and children's play space equipped with child-size stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer and table and chairs. Outside, in fair weather, enjoy the deck with table and chairs and gas grill. Farm animals on the property, free WiFi, satellite TV, central heat and air, and a full country breakfast brought to your door each morning make it that perfect family or friend getaway.

    Child's Play Room and Twin Bed in Farmhouse

    Detailed below and located at Apple Hill, approximately 1/2 mile from Millersburg, are three vacation rentals, each with their own private entrances, that can be rented independently or as a whole for a large family group. They are the Gardener's Suite, Blossom Suite, and Cottage Suite. Each vacation rental is complete with cookware and dinnerware, WiFi, beds, linens, towels, and essentials to make yours a memorable stay . Our Apple Hill rentals are very close to the Holmes Country Trail, a scenic bike, equestrian, and walking trail that meanders through the quiet and unspoiled lands that once were part of the Ohio to Erie trail system. They are also convenient to all of the popular Amish Country points of interest.

    The Gardener's Suite, with accommodations for six adults plus children has two bedrooms; one spacious bedroom with two queen beds, a second bedroom with one queen bed and electric fireplace, a large kitchen and dining room to do your own cooking, a den with a queen sofabed, two large flat-screen TVs, blu-ray, WiFi, and much more. This two-story vacation rental also has a large carport and picnic table and chairs.

    Gardener's Suite Bedroom

    The Cottage Suite, with one queen bed plus a queen sofa bed, has one bath and an efficiency kitchen/dining room and living room, two TV's and a DVD player, WiFi, and more.

    Cottage Suite

    The Blossom Suite, with a large living room, flat screen TV, kitchen to do your own cooking, dining room, two bedrooms each with a queen bed, and new bathrooms.  This suite is presently under construction, with plans to open in May, 2013.  Please check the Barn Inn accommodations on line or call regarding availability.

    Submitted by Loretta Coblentz
    April 13, 2013

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013

    Holmes County, Ohio, Bed and Breakfast Only 10 Minutes From Location of 2013 Triathlon

    Holmes County, Ohio, The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, is only 10 minutes North of Lake Buckhorn, the location of this summer's Second Annual Holmes County Triathlon, scheduled for Saturday, July 20 2013. Come experience the challenges nature has to offer in Amish Country! The course, designed to display the natural beauty of Holmes County and provide a fitness challenge for all levels of triathletes, features a half mile swim in Lake Buckhorn (a 220 acre lake), a 13 mile bicycle ride on county roads through the Becks Mills Valley, and completing with a 5K run on the Holmes County Trail. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers by age group.

    The event is being coordinated by the Holmes County Coalition, a group of agencies striving to inspire passion among individuals and organizations to embrace and incorporate quality nutrition and physical activity as part of their daily lives, improving health and well-being of the community. Funds generated through registration fees will go to support activities of the coalition. 

    Registration is available now until Sunday, July 14, and can be completed online at Registration forms are also available at Kinetics Fitness Center in Millersburg and the Berlin Hotel and Fitness Club. The cost for those registering as an individual is $60 and $90 for those registering as a team. The costs are the lowest for those who register before June 1, with increasing fees for June and July registrations.

    Registration begins at 6:00 am. on July 20. The location of Lake Buckhorn is: 1817 State Route 83, Millersburg, Ohio 44654.

    Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam