In September the other building on the property, the ‘barn’, started construction. Wanting more than the average Ohio B&B, Steve and Debbie started to convert a 1938 barn into five suites, a meeting room to hold up to 80 and a 40X60 foot brick patio. Debbie designed the rooms in the middle of the night on a piece of scrap paper. The metal trusses that separate the rooms determined the size of the rooms. The lofts were designed to give more comfort and a homier atmosphere. She interviewed over 50 ‘road warriors’, people who travel over 100,000 air miles a year. She figured they would be “experts” in hotel design. They helped her design the meeting room as well.