Accessibility Guide for The Stables Broadgate Farm Cottages

 
The Stables
This cottages does have a ground floor bedroom and adjacent wet room. There are no grab rails or mobility aids in the cottage, shower stool on request.
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
front of the stablesEntrances
The main entrance is at the front of the house close to the parking area
The entrance door is 115 cm wide and 202 cm high, there is a step to the front door 20cm high. The door is hinged to the right and the keyhole is 113 cm high. NB THERE IS AN ALTERNATIVE ENTRANCE AT THE SIDE THAT DOES NOT HAVE A STEP.
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 135 cm from the ground.
This entrance door opens into the sitting room, the light switch is located to the left of door 115 cm from the floor.
The door mat is recessed into a matwell.
Stairs
The stairs to the first floor lead from the hall
There is one step of 18 cm high to an area 89 x 83 cm then 12 stairs wind round to reach the first floor landing
The height of each step is 18 cm high and the width varies with the winders.
There is a handrail to the left at a height of 90 cm
The stairway and landing has a short pile carpet. The approach to the stairway is travertine tiles.
The landing is 2.1m x 203m with a sloping roof
Living and diningGround floor
The ground floor is all on one level and door openings are a minimum of 82cm wide
The flooring is natural stone in the hall, downstairs bathroom, kitchen & dining area.
The flooring in the living area is oak floor boards with a short piled rug
The flooring in the downstairs bedroom is short piled carpet
The door from the hall to the kitchen/ living area is 197 cm high, 82 cm wide
The door from the hall to the ground floor bedroom 197 cm high , 82 cm wide, there is a very small threshold from the tile to the carpeted flooring
The door from the hall to the downstairs bathroom is 197 cm high, 82 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
The rear door opens into the hallway – dimensions 1.2m x 4.5m
To the left is a door to the living room, it opens to the left, there is no threshold. Door width 82cm
The flooring through the hall is natural travertine, it continues through to the living area with no threshold
There is a door to the downstairs bedroom 82 cm wide, the flooring changes at this door from stone to carpet with a brass strip
There is a door to the downstairs bathroom/wet room 82 cm wide, the flooring is tiled with no threshold.
wet room in the stablesDownstairs bathroom/wet room
Toilet seat height 41cm
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
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
No grab rails
downstairs bedroom - twin or extra kingDownstairs Bedroom – Twin Zip & Link
Next door to the downstairs bathroom/wet room
Door width 82 cm , hinged to the left
The room has a wardrobe, chest of drawers and two nightstands
Twin beds provided - 91.5cm (36") x 190.cm (75").
Bed height 67cm 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
kitchen in the StablesSelf-Catering Kitchen /dining area
Kitchen open plan with Dining area
Fitted continuous worktops in kitchen area , worktop height 89 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 89 cm high with cupboards underneath
Gas Hob is 89 cm high
Microwave is positioned on the worktop
Flooring is natural stone
Kitchen has string spotlights that cast light across the kitchen and dining area, there is also good natural light from 2 windows
The washer drier is fitted into a unit below the worktop
The dishwasher is fitted under the worktop
There is a fridge with small freezer compartment positioned in a large cupboard – height 142 cm
The room is heated by underfloor heating
There is a dining table with chairs and a low level cupboard 80 cm high
Internet access point in this room by the table
There is a cupboard with vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc
sitting roomSitting Area
This area leads off the kitchen dining area
The flooring is oak boards with short pile rugs
The heating is underfloor heating
Additional heating by means of the wood burning stove
There are 3 windows in the room, this together with the lighting, central chandelier and several lamps provides good illumination
The front door to the property leads out of this area to a step 20 cm high & concrete paths
The furniture consists of 2 x two seater sofas, a bookcase and several occasional tables
2nd floor
The two upstairs rooms open off the landing
Upstairs king bedroomUpstairs Bedroom - King
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
Large upstairs bathroomBathroom
Door width 74 cm , hinged to the left opens out
Light switch outside the bathroom
There is a bath 169 x 75 cm 63 cm high
There is a shower cubicle 83 x 118 cm with sliding door &thermostatically controlled shower on a slide rail
The Basin is 81 cm high and 60 cm wide
The toilet seat is 41 cm high
There are ceiling mounted down lighters, a light over the wash basin and a shaver socket
There is a timed ventilation fan
courtyard gardenGrounds and Gardens
Large patio with table & chairs
Surrounded by 7’ wall, 6’ high fence and buildings on three sides, gate on 4th side to allow access
Planting around edges
Additional Information
Information folder and numerous leaflets in living area
Good mobile phone reception, it will deoend upon your network - 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