Accessibility Guide for Courtyard Broadgate Farm Cottages

 

Courtyard – sometimes let as a separate 2 bedroom let

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 Picture of the entrance to Courtyard cottage
· The parking area is outside the cottage on a gravelled area
· There is a paved path to the entrance doors, it is possible to park adjacent to the path
· The main entrance is at the front of the house
· The entrance door is 169cm wide and 201cm high. The door is hinged to the right and the keyhole is 97cm high. Threshold 4cm.
· 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 right 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
· The door mat is thin and easily removed if required.

Ground floor – all accommodation is on one level
· The ground floor is all on one level and door openings are a minimum of 82cm 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
· All heated by underfloor heating

Sitting roomLiving area
· Door to hall/bedrooms width 82 cm , hinged to the left opens into room
· Back doors Double – 169cm x 201cm with 3cm 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

Self-Catering Kitchen
Kitchen open plan with living area
· Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 92cm
· Oven is undercounter, the oven door is bottom hinged. The height of the lowest shelf is 42cm.
· 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 freezer

Hallway to bedrooms Hallway
· 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· 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
· Door width 82cm, hinged to the right family room· 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· 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

Grounds and Gardens
· Large patio with table & chairs, grassed area  outdoor 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. Depends upon network.
· Evacuation of cottage is by the nearest room or exit; please inform on arrival of individual requirements in case of evacuation. Fire extinguisher is in the kitchen
· Emergency lighting is provided by means of rechargeable torches that illuminate when the power is cut, they are located outside the bedrooms please do not move them
· There is no smoking at all, on or off the premises, including the curtilage of the property