Sheldon Cottage access statement

Introduction



* A ramp (less than 1:20) leads up to the threshold of the cottage, with a handrail on the right
* The front door is 90cm x 190cm, with the hinge on the left
* The front door opens into the open plan kitchen/living room/dining room area.
 
Entrance
* There is a light switch on the right hand side door casing for the first set of spotlights.
* The floor area is covered with dark grey non slip ceramic tiles
* On the table is the 'Welcome Pack' which has details about the cottage
 
Kitchen area 
* To the left of the front door is the kitchen.
* The floor area is covered with dark grey non slip ceramic tiles
* The work surface, sink & hob are at 90cm high. Above the hob is an extractor unit. A microwave is above the fridge/freezer
* Denby crockery, glasses & cooking equipment are in cupboards above the work surfaces
* The electric oven/grill is under the worktop.
* The fridge/freezer is to the right of the units with the 4* ice box at 140cm and the highest shelf at 76cm
* The kitchen is lit by spotlights.
* The fire extinguisher is 150cm high to the right of the fridge/freezer
 
Dining Room & Lounge Area

* The floor area is covered with dark grey non slip ceramic tiles
* Ahead is the lounge area with a 3-seater settee, and 2 separate armchairs. There is a free-standing lamp and a footstool; the chairs and settee are movable.
* TV with remote control, video and DVD players & a CD/radio with Ipod docking.
* By the kitchen is the dining area. The round oak table (106cm diameter) has four chairs
* A dining chair with arms is also available in the cottage (usually in bedroom 2)

* At the far corner of the living room is the corridor leading to the bedrooms and shower rooms. The corridor is 120cm wide
 
Bedroom 1
* Door 80cm x 197 cm - hinged on the left.
* Carpet is light brown, 80% wool
* There 2 single beds 107cm (3’ 6”) wide each with a memory foam bed topper (height 68cm).
* One of the bed bases has clearance of 18.5cm to allow for a hoist.
* The beds can be linked to make a super king size bed
* All bedding is cotton percale with non feather pillows and quilts
* The space to the left of the bed is 183cm; the space right of the bed is 140cm
* The main light has a switch at the door & by each bedside. There are also separate reading lights for each bed
* A large armchair provides a place to sit
 
Bedroom 2
* Door 80cm x 197cm - hinged on the left.
* Carpet is short 80% wool pile
* There 2 single beds 3’ 6” wide each with a memory foam bed topper (height 68cm). The beds can be linked to make a super king size bed 6’ wide.
* All bedding is cotton percale with non feather pillows and quilts
* The distance to the left of the bed is 55cm; to the right of the bed is 150cm
* The main light has a switch at the door & by each bedside. There are also separate reading lights for each bed

Ensuite Shower in Bedroom 2
* Door 84 cm wide x 197cm high
* The flooring is sand-coloured non-slip tiles
* Toilet seat height 40cm
* Distance to the left of the toilet 12cm
* Distance to the right of the toilet 18cm
* Sink height 80cm
* Free floor space 110cm x 90cm
* Shower cubicle 750mm quad
* The room has a wall mounted heated towel rail

Main Shower Room
* Door 80 cm wide x 197cm high
* The flooring is sand-coloured non-slip tiles
* Toilet seat height 48cm
* Distance to the left of the toilet 166cm
* Distance to the right of the toilet 32cm
* Sink height 74cm
* Free floor space 220cm x 230cm
* Shower is all floor level
* A shower seat is available
* The room has a wall mounted heated towel rail
* A drying rack is available

Outdoor Facilities 
* Level access from the door in the main bedroom leads to a private patio measuring 3.5m x 3.5m
* The door is 82cm x 191cm
* There is no step out to the patio
* The patio is built of flat paving stones. Patio furniture is available for guests to use
* The patio exits on to a gravel path, beyond which is a walled grassy area which is steeply sloping. The path goes right around the barn in both directions.
 
Accessible Items
 
The following are also available on request for your stay:
* Shower stool
* Shower chair
* Waterproof mattress protector
* Grabber
* Bell


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