Jake 'N' Ivy's Bed & Breakfast
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Holmes County and the surrounding Ohio counties are home to the largest Amish settlement in the world. The village of Berlin lies in the very middle of the beautiful rolling hills and rich farmland that the Amish have chosen to call home.
Jake "N" Ivy's Bed & Breakfast offers quiet and peaceful accommodations during your getaway. Innkeepers James & Naomi Yoder, natives of the area, can help you plan your sightseeing, dining and shopping adventures. In the evening they welcome you to gather on their large deck to enjoy the afternoon breeze and relax while overlooking the scenic view of Holmes County.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Naomi Yoder for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Our Inn is clean, private, quiet & comfortable, located right in Berlin where most of the shops are located in Amish country, but within a few miles to a lot of smaller towns that are of interest to tourists.
What are you best known for?
People love our serve yourself from 6:30-10:00 continental breakfast and the clean all private rooms.
What makes your inn unique?
Our homemade bread and cinnamon rolls are made by the Inn keeper herself.
What do you love most about your inn?
It's small enough to take time to chat and care for our clients.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Simply sightseeing. Most of our Amish & Mennonite homes are spic & span on the outside with lots of flowers and huge gardens. Small roadside markets are available during the summer with fresh veggies/fruits straight from the garden. Many Amish farmers still work the fields with horse drawn equipment. There are also many furniture shops that make high quality, beautiful wood furniture that is worth spending money on.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
"Look, it's so clean you could eat off the floor." "I feel so safe here."
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Safe and clean.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
There is so much to do around here which includes travelling back roads for sightseeing, visiting the Behalt, which gives a person the insight where the Mennonites & Amish originated and why they live the lifestyle they live. There are also many shops to visit with lots of unique items. Fabrics shops are a delight to those who enjoy sewing. And of course the ever popular cheese houses and bakeries in the area!! The greenhouses in the spring are beautiful! Furniture shops with quality furniture are one of the big reasons a lot of people come to our area.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
We are within a ¼ mile of all the Berlin shops.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Boyd & Wurthman Restaurant is located right in Berlin and has delicious food. Mrs. Yoder's Restaurant is located in Mt. Hope, 5 miles from Berlin. They have wonderful breakfast/salad bars.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 4 rooms.
Do you accept pets?
No, we do not accept pets. East Holmes Vet, located in Berlin, has a pet boarding service available.
Berlin Shops, Restaurants and Attractions
Heini's Cheese Chalet & Amish Country Mall
The Wooden Craft and Toy Shop
Dutch Harvest Restaurant
Country Craft Cupboard
The Amish Farm
Country from The Heart
Dutch Country Kitchen
Berlin Bulk Foods
Boyd & Wurthmann Restaurant
Berlin Gardens Gazebos
Sommer's General Store
Other Amish-area villages within a short drive of Berlin
Millersburg - Farmerstown - Charm - Baltic - Sugarcreek - Trail
Winesburg - Bunker Hill - Mt. Eaton - Wilmot - Kidron - Fredricksburg
Holmesville - Shreve - Paint Valley