Accessibility Guide for The Granary Broadgate Farm Cottages

 
The Granary
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 granary
The main entrance is at the front of the house - the parking area is opposite the house on a tarmaced area with a tarmac/concrete path to the house (approx 7-15m away from the cottage. It is possible to park outside the cottage for loading/unloading.
The entrance door is 97 cm wide and 194 cm high, the door is hinged to the left and the keyhole is 92 cm high. There is a threshold lip of 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 140 cm from the ground.
This entrance door opens into the kitchen/hall, the light switch is located to the right of door 115 cm from the floor.
The door mat is recessed into a matwell.
There is another entrance door to the rear of the property from the hallway giving access to the patio/ garden. The door is 95 cm wide and 217 cm high and the keyhole is 93 cm high. There is a threshold lip of 2cm.
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 privacy
The door mat is thin and easily removed if required.
Stairs  staircase in the granary
The stairs to the first floor lead from the hall
There are 13 steps that wind round towards the top of the stairs to reach the first floor landing
The height of each step is 19 cm high and the width varies with the winders but most are 24cm deep.
There is a handrail to the left at a height of 80 cm
The stairway and landing are hard wood. The approach to the stairway is travertine tiles.
The landing is 8.3m long and the width varies between 87cm & 2.2m
Ground floor
The door from the hall to the cloakroom is 197 cm high , 82 cm wide.
The ground floor is all on one level and door openings are a minimum of 81cm wide
The flooring is natural stone in the hall, downstairs cloakroom & kitchen.
The flooring in the living area is oak floor boards with a short piled rugs
The door from the hall to the living area is 198 cm high, 81 cm 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 kitchen – these torches light up when the power is cut.
Hallway/kitchen  
The front door opens into the hallway – dimensions 4.6m x 6m  granary kitchen
To the left is a door to the living room, it opens to the left, there is no threshold. Door width 81cm
The flooring through the hall/kitchen is natural travertine, it continues through to the cloakroom with no threshold
Kitchen open plan with hall area
Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 93 cm
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
Sink is 93 cm high with cupboards underneath
Gas Hob is 93 cm high
Microwave is positioned on the worktop
Flooring is natural stone
Kitchen has string spotlights that cast light across the kitchen and hall area, there is also good natural light from the window
The washer drier is fitted into a unit below the worktop
The dishwasher is fitted under the worktop
There is a fridge freezer height 137cm
There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc
Sitting Area  granary living
This area leads off the hall
The flooring is oak boards with short pile rugs
Additional heating by means of the wood burning stove
There are 3 windows in the room, this together with the lighting, string lights, spotlights and several lamps provides good illumination
The furniture consists of 1 four seater sofa, 1 two seater sofa, a chair, bookcase, sideboard, table with 6 chairs and several occasional tables
Internet access point in this room by the coffee table
 
2nd floor  landing in the garnary
The three upstairs bedrooms and bathroom open off the landing  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upstairs twin bedroom – green Zip & Link  green room in the granary
Next door to the bathroom
Door width 74cm , hinged to the right
The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with 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
Upstairs twin bedroom – amber Zip & Link  amber room in the granary
Next door to the bathroom
Door width 74cm , 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  bathroom
Door width 74 cm , hinged to the left opens in
Light switch outside the bathroom
There is a bath 169 x 70 cm 55cm high
There is a shower cubicle 76 x 79cm 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 are ceiling mounted down lighters, a light over the wash basin and a shaver socket
There is a timed ventilation fan
Upstairs Bedroom - King  king bedroom in the granary
Door width 74 cm, hinged to the right
The room has a wardrobe, dressing table with chair 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 are ceiling mounted down lighters and lamps
Ensuite
Door width 74 cm , hinged to the left opens in
Light switch outside the bathroom
There is a shower cubicle 73 x 116cm with sliding 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
Grounds and Gardens  courtyard garden
Large patio with table & benches
Surrounded by 7’ wall & 6’ high fence to provide privacy
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