Accessibility Guide for Foldyard Broadgate Farm Cottages

 
Foldyard
This cottage has two ground floor bedrooms and an adjacent wet room. The cottage does not have any grab rails or mobility aids.
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 by the side of the cottage - there is alternative parking on a tarmac area  Foldyard and other cottages
  • The alternative parking area is hard standing, approx 10yds from the cottage (although you can park outside by path for loading unloading) 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 right and the keyhole is 95cm high. Small threshold 2cm. It enters into the kitchen.
  • 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 (from the hall) to provide access to the patio/ garden. The door is 84cm wide and 212cm high and the keyhole is 89cm high. There is a threshold lip of 2cm and a ramp 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 to provide some privacy
  • The door mat is thin and easily removed if required.
Ground floor
  • The cottage is all on the ground floor and door openings are a minimum of 81cm wide
  • The flooring is natural stone in the kitchen & wet room
  • The rest of the cottage has oak floor boards with short piled rugs – rugs can be removed on request.
  • The door from the living area to the downstairs bedrooms is 199cm high, 82cm 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 in the hall
  • Rechargeable security light in the hall – this torch light up when the power is cut.
Self-Catering Kitchen
Kitchen diner  Kitchen
  • Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 91cm
  • Oven is a single oven fitted into the kitchen units below the work surface, the door is drop down, height of lowest shelf 40 cm
  • The sink is 91cm high with cupboards underneath
  • Gas Hob is 91cm 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 into a unit under the worktop
  • There is a fridge freezer – height 128cm
  • The room is heated by underfloor heating
  • Table with 4 chairs
  • There are 3 windows and the main door to outside
  • Opening to sitting room is 86cm wide with a small threshold of ½cm
Sitting room  Cosy living room
  • There are 2 windows in the room, this together with the overhead lighting and several lamps provides good illumination
  • The furniture consists of 2 sofas, 2 side table, bookcase and TV unit
  • Internet access point in this room by the sofa
  • Wood burning stove 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 sitting room, there is no threshold. Door width 82cm
  • Width of hall is a minimum of 90cm
  • 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.
  • Door to garden from hall
  • There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc
Downstairs master bedroom - Super king zip and link  Superking room
  • Door width 82cm, hinged to the left – opens out
  • The room has a wardrobe with shelves, dressing table with chair and two nightstands
  • There is a Super king size zip and link bed 183cm (72") x 197.5cm (78").
  • Bed height approx 70cm floor to top of mattress.
  • 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 – Zip & Link  Twin room
  • Door width 82cm , hinged to the right
  • The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair 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 flooring is oak boards with rugs
  • There are spotlights and lamps

Downstairs bathroom/wet room

  • Toilet seat height 44cm
  • Timed extractor fan
  • Light switch is outside the room
  • Wall hung washbasin is 81cm high 55 cm wide
  • Door width 82cm , hinged to the left – opens out
  • Thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail which can be used with the shower curtains provided
  • Small grab bar at lower level
  • The shower area is .75m x 1.65m
  • There are spot lights in the ceiling with an illuminated mirror above the wash basin and a shaver socket
  • The room is heated by underfloor heating and heated towel rail
Outside  Foldyard garden
  • The hall door opens onto the patio – there is a gentle slope to the patio. The patio area is large and spacious with a table and 4 chairs
  • There is a large area of lawn with a raised bed
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