Accessibility Guide for The Barn House Broadgate Farm Cottages

 
The Barn House
This cottage has two ground floor bedrooms and an adjacent wet room. The cottage does not have any grab rails or mobility aids.
General
Doors have lever handles
Switches are at 113 cm height
Sockets are at 45 cm height
See cottage floor plans for information on layout and room sizes
Entrances  THe Barn and other cottages
The parking area is opposite the cottage on a tarmac area
Parking area is hard standing and there is a concrete path to the house
The main entrance is at the front of the house
The entrance door is 89cm wide and 208cm high. The door is hinged to the left and the keyhole is 95cm high. Small threshold 2cm.
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 140cm from the ground.
This entrance door opens into the living area, the light switch is located to the right of door 115cm from the floor.
The door mat is recessed into a matwell
There is a door at the rear of the building to provide access to the patio/ garden. The door is 89cm wide and 212cm high and the keyhole is 89cm high. There is a threshold lip of 2cm and a small step 14cm to the garden.
Immediately outside there is a large area of paving. There is an area of planting.
The outside area is surrounded by a 7’ high wall and 6’ high wooden fence to provide some privacy
The door mat is thin and easily removed if required.
Stairs  Living room
The stairs to the first floor lead from the living area
There are 5 steps to a half landing then 8 steps wind round to the landing
The height of each step is 19cm high and the width varies with the winders. Depth of a standard step is 24cm.
There is a handrail to the left at a height of 100cm
The stairway and landing is hard wood. The approach to the stairway is travertine tiles.
The landing is 1.1m x 2m
Ground floor
The ground floor is all on one level and door openings are a minimum of 81cm wide
The flooring is natural stone in the kitchen & wet room
The flooring in the living area is oak floor boards with a short piled rug
The door from the living area to the downstairs bedrooms is 199cm high, 84cm wide
The door from the hall to the wet room is 197cm high, 74cm wide
Security lighting, smoke & heat alarms
Heat alarm located in the kitchen
Smoke alarm located on the landing and in the hall
Rechargeable security lights on the landing and in the dining area – these torches light up when the power is cut.
Self-Catering Kitchen  kitchen in the barn
Kitchen open plan with living area
Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 93cm
Oven is a double range oven fitted between the kitchen units, the oven doors are side hinged and the grill and warmer have drop down doors. The height of the lowest shelf is 35cm.
The sink is 93cm high with cupboards underneath
Gas Hob is 93cm high
Microwave is positioned on the worktop
Flooring is natural stone
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 – height 128cm  Dining table
The room is heated by underfloor heating
There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc
Dining Area
This area leads off the kitchen
The flooring is oak boards
Table with 8 chairs
Sitting area
There are 3 windows in the room, this together with the lighting and several lamps provides good illumination  Barn House living
The furniture consists of 3 sofas and a chair, a side table, bookcase and several occasional tables
Internet access point in this room
Flooring is oak boards with a rug
Hallway to downstairs bedrooms
Door to the hallway hinges to the left and opens into the hallway, there is no threshold. Door width 84cm
The flooring through the hall is oak, it continues through to the living area and bedrooms with no threshold
The doors to the downstairs bedrooms are 82 cm wide.
Downstairs bathroom/wet room
Toilet seat height 41cm  ground floor wet room
Timed extractor fan
Light switch is outside the room
Round fronted wall hung washbasin is 80cm high 60 cm wide
Door width 82cm , hinged to the left please note the opening of this door is slightly restricted by the radiator behind
Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail which can be used with or without the shower curtains provided
The shower area is 1m x 1.8m
There is a central light with an illuminated mirror above the wash basin and a shaver socket
The room is heated by underfloor heating & towel rail
No grab rails fitted
Downstairs master bedroom - Super king zip and link  ground floor superking room
Door width 82cm, hinged to the right
The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair, chest of drawers and two nightstands
There is a Super king size zip and link bed 183cm (72") x 197.5cm (78").
Can be configured as Twin beds - 91.5cm (36") x 197.5cm (78").
Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton or cotton
The flooring is oak boards with rugs
There is a central light and lamps
Downstairs twin bedroom
Next door to the wet room  small twin room
Door width 82cm , hinged to the left
The room has a hanging rail, and two small chests of drawers
Twin beds provided - 91.5cm (36") x 190.cm (75").
Bed height approx 70cm floor to top of mattress.
Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton or cotton
The flooring is oak boards with rugs
There is a central light and lamps
2nd floor
The two upstairs rooms and the bathroom open off the landing
Upstairs Bedroom - King  king bedroom
Door width 75cm, hinged to the left
The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair, chest of drawers and two nightstands
The is a Kingsize oak bed with headboard & footboard
Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton or cotton
The room is carpeted – short pile
There is a central light and lamps
Ensuite
Door width 68cm , hinged to the right opens out  ensuite shower room
Light switch outside the bathroom
There is a shower cubicle 86 x 88 cm with bi fold door & thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail
The Basin is 85cm high and 60cm wide
The toilet seat is 43cm high
There is a central ceiling light, a light over the mirror and a shaver socket
There is a timed ventilation fan
 
 
Upstairs twin bedroom – amber Zip & Link
Next door to the bathroom  Upper twin or extra king
Door width 75cm , hinged to the left
The room has a wardrobe, dressing table, chest of drawers and two nightstands
Twin beds provided - 91.5cm (36") x 190.cm (75").
Bed height approx 70cm floor to top of mattress.
Can be configured as an Extra King bed - 183cm (72") x 190.cm (75").
Hypo-allergenic bedding - non-feather duvets and pillows provided. Feather pillows available on request
Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton or cotton
The room is carpeted – short pile
There is a central light fitting and lamps
Bathroom
Door width 74 cm , hinged to the right opens in bathroom
Light switch outside the bathroom
There is a corner bath 165 x 85 cm 60 cm high
There is a quadrant shower cubicle 95 x 115cm with sliding door &thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail
The Basin is 84 cm high and 62 cm wide
The toilet seat is 44 cm high
There are ceiling mounted down lighters, a light over the wash basin and a shaver socket
There is a timed ventilation fan
 
 
 
 
Grounds and Gardens
Large patio with table & chairs  courtyard garden
Surrounded by 7’ wall, 6’ high fence and buildings, gate to allow access
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 extinguisher is in the kitchen
Emergency lighting is provided by means of rechargeable torches that illuminate when the power is cut, one is located on the landing and a second in the kitchen
There is no smoking at all, on or off the premises, including the curtilage of the property