Accessibility Guide for Cart House Broadgate Farm Cottages

 

THE CART HOUSE – let as a 4 bedroom cottage or sometimes as a 2 bedroom with the field view master and blue room.

General
Unless otherwise stated the following applies
· Doors have lever handles
· Switches are at 115 cm height
· Sockets are at 45cm height
· All rooms are heated by underfloor heating
· See cottage floor plans for information on layout and room sizes

Entrances
· The parking area is outside the cottage on a gravelled area  entrance to the Cart House· There is a paved path to the entrance doors, it is possible to park adjacent to the path
· The main entrances are at the front of the house
· The entrance door is 91cm wide and 204cm high. The door is hinged to the right and the keyhole is 97cm high. Small threshold 1cm.
· The keys to the cottage are in a secure box located to the left of the door (the code for this is issued to our guests before arrival). The box is 135cm from the ground.
· This entrance door opens into the living area, the light switch is located to the left of door.
· There is a door at the rear of the building to provide access to the patio/ garden. The door is 169cm wide and 201cm high and the handle is 104cm high. There is a threshold lip of 3cm and a small ramp to the garden.
· Immediately outside there is a large area of paving. There is an area of planting & lawn.
· The outside area is surrounded by a 6’ high fence – 4’ to the field
· The door mat is thin and easily removed if required.

Ground floor – all accommodation is on one level  Cart House main living area· The ground floor is all on one level and door openings are a minimum of 83cm wide
· The flooring is natural stone/tile in the kitchens & bathrooms
· The flooring in the living area is oak floor boards with a short piled rug

Security lighting, smoke & heat alarms
· Heat alarm located in the kitchen
· Smoke alarm located in the living area and each bedroom
· Rechargeable security lights are positioned outside the bedrooms – these torches light up when the power is cut.

Self-Catering Kitchen
Kitchen open plan with living area Cart House kitchen and dining· Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 92cm
· Oven is a double range oven fitted between the kitchen units, the oven doors are bottom hinged. The height of the lowest shelf is 40cm.
· The sink is 92cm high with cupboards underneath
· Gas Hob is 92cm high
· Microwave is positioned on the worktop
· Flooring is tile
· Kitchen has spotlights that cast light across the kitchen and lighting under the wall units
· The washing machine is fitted into a unit below the worktop
· The dishwasher is fitted under the worktop
· There is a fridge – height 176cm   Kitchen and dining area· There is an undercounter freezer
· The room is heated by underfloor heating

Dining Area
· This area leads off the kitchen
· The flooring is oak boards
· Table with 10 chairs (extras available) – additional seating at the island


Sitting area
· There are 3 windows in the room, this together with the lighting and several lamps provides good illumination  sitting area in the cart house· The furniture consists of 3 sofas, 3 side tables, bookcase and sideboard
· Internet access point in this room
· Flooring is oak boards with a rug
· There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc

 

 

 

Bedrooms off the Living area

Field view King Bedroom & ensuite  king bedroom in the cart house· Door width 82cm, hinged to the right
· The room has a wardrobe with drawer, dressing table with chair and two nightstands
· There is a king size bed 5ft wide – 77cm high
· Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
· Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are cotton
· The flooring is carpeted
· There is a central light and lamps

ensuite
· Toilet seat height 48cm   ensuite shower room· Timed extractor fan
· Light switch is outside the room
· Square fronted washbasin is 89cm high 60cm wide
· Door width xcm , hinged to the left
· Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail – walk in with glass screen
· The shower area is 1m x 1.8m
· There are ceiling lights and an illuminated mirror above the wash basin with shaver socket
· The room is heated by underfloor heating

 

Blue room Twin / Extra King & ensuite  Blue room twin or extra king· Door width 82cm, hinged to the left
· The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair, chest of drawers and two nightstands
· There is an Extra king size zip and link bed 6ft wide - 77cm high
· Can be configured as Twin beds 2 x 3ft beds
· Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
· Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are cotton
· The flooring is carpeted
· There is a central light and lamps

ensuite
· Toilet seat height 43cm ensuite bathroom· Timed extractor fan
· Light switch is outside the room
· Washbasin is 84cm high 60cm wide
· Door width 82cm , hinged to the left
· Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail - walk in shower with glass screen
· The shower area is 1m x 1.8m
· Bath
· Ceiling lights with an illuminated mirror above the wash basin and a shaver socket
· The room is heated by underfloor heating

Hallway to 2 further bedrooms
· Double door system to the hallway hinges to the right, there is no threshold. Door width 82cm hallway to the bedrooms· The flooring through the hall is oak, it continues through to the living area.
· The doors to the downstairs bedrooms are 82cm wide.
· The flooring is oak boards with rugs
· There are 2 central lights
· Bookcase in the hall
· The Hall is 1.25m wide
· There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc

 

 

 

Twin / Extra King & ensuite  superking bedroom· Door width 82cm, hinged to the left
· The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair, chest of drawers and two nightstands
· There is an Super king size zip and link bed 6ft wide – 77cm high
· Can be configured as Twin beds 2 x 3ft beds
· Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
· Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are cotton
· The flooring is carpeted
· There is a central light and lamps

ensuite
· Toilet seat height 43cm ensuite shower room for superking bedroom· Timed extractor fan
· Light switch is outside the room
· Washbasin is 82cm high 55cm wide
· Door width 82cm , hinged to the right
· Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail - quadrant shower enclosure raised 19cm
· Ceiling lights with an illuminated mirror above the wash basin and a shaver socket
· The room is heated by underfloor heating

 

 

Family room & ensuite  family room· Door width 82cm, hinged to the right
· The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair, chest of drawers and three nightstands
· There is an Superking king size zip and link bed 6ft wide – 77cm high
· Can be configured as Twin beds 2 x 3ft beds
· Further single bed 3ft – 77cm high children’s step available
· Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
· Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are cotton
· The flooring is carpeted
· There is a central light, wall light by single bed and lamps

ensuite
· Toilet seat height 45cm  easy access wet room ensuite to family room· Timed extractor fan
· Light switch is outside the room
· Washbasin is 86cm high 60cm wide
· Door width 82cm , hinged to the right
· Second door to the corridor door width 82cm, hinged to the right from the inside
· Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail - walk in shower with optional shower curtains. Small rail in shower area
· The shower area is 1.1m x 1.25m
· Ceiling lights with an illuminated mirror above the wash basin and a shaver socket
· The room is heated by underfloor heating

Smaller sitting room  courtyard living area· Door width 82 cm , hinged to the right opens into room
· Back doors Double – 169cm x 201cm with 3cm threshold
· Doors to parking Double – 169cm x 201cm with 4cm threshold
· The flooring is oak boards with rugs
· Table with 8 chairs
· There are 4 windows in the room, this together with the lighting and several lamps provides good illumination
· The furniture consists of 2 sofas, 3 side tables, tv stand and console
· Internet access point in this room

Grounds and Gardens
· Large patio with table & chairs, grassed area  Garden furniture· Surrounded by 6’ high fence and buildings on three sides, fence to the field is 4ft high
· Planting around edges

Additional Information
Information folder and numerous leaflets in living area
Good mobile phone reception, if not in the building outside
Evacuation of cottage is by the nearest room or exit; please inform on arrival of individual requirements in case of evacuation. Fire blanket in the kitchen
Emergency lighting is provided by means of a rechargeable torch that illuminate when the power is cut, it is located in the hall by the bedrooms
There is no smoking at all, on or off the premises, including the curtilage of the property