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Access Statement

Access Statement

Introduction

Everyone is welcome at Burradon Farm, so please let us know if there is any more that we can do to make your stay a pleasant one.  Below are features common to all of our properties that make for easier accessibility, then each cottage and house is examined in more detail.  If you have any queries or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.

General Site Access

  • Designated drop off and level parking areas, close to all houses and cottages.
  • Car parking areas are well lit and each house and cottage has a movement sensitive light outside back and front doors.
  • Pathways are either flat or gently sloped from car park to the property, and ramps can be provided for the 120mm-150mm step into each house or cottage.
  • Cottages are all on one level with predominantly laminate flooring for ease of movement. Houses are two storey.
  • Floor rugs can be removed on request.
  • Assistance dogs welcomed.
  • Reliable mobile phone coverage and excellent WIFI internet access.
  • Easy access to lawns and gardens where chairs and tables are provided.

Swallow Cottage Access

Wheatlands Cottage Access
  • Tiled entrance hall leads to open plan living/dining/outside raised patio area in Wheatlands Cottage. There is space for wheelchairs to manoeuvre comfortably.
  • All the bedrooms are sufficiently spacious to allow wheelchair transfer into bed and disabled guests have the choice of a single bed or a super kingsize bed.
  • Bedrooms have fitted wardrobes with adjustable hanging rails, dressing tables and chairs.
  • Lighting levels are bright, with accessible light switches and sockets.
  • The en suite bathroom in Wheatlands Cottage is very spacious with a separate bath with grab rails and a large wet-room area with wheelchair access.
  • Wheatlands Cottage has a raised thresh to access the sun room - an internal ramp is provided for wheelchair users to cross this thresh.
  • Wheatlands Cottage has a level garden area at the front and a ramp to access the front door.  Wheelchair users can access the raised patio area to the rear of the property via the kitchen or sun room, however there are two steps down to the enclosed rear garden.

Rose Cottage and Honeysuckle Cottage Access

  • Both are single storey cottages with some tiled and some carpeted floors.
  • One step to front door access and two steps at back door.
  • Living rooms and bedrooms are spacious but more limited space in the bathroom and galley kitchens.
  • Standard door sizes, but right hand bends into kitchen and bathroom.
  • Separate shower cubicle with step up into shower tray.
  • Traditional arched full length living room windows open out onto paved patio area with one step down into walled garden.

Maltpool and Buttermilk Cottage Access

  • Sloped paved pathway to cottage door.
  • Laminate floors throughout, all on one level.
  • 30’’ door space for easy access.
  • Generously proportioned rooms with more than adequate space for turning a wheelchair.
  • Separate shower cubicle with standard sized step up into shower.
  • One low step to access the front of the cottage, however three deeper steps at the rear of the property if using the back door.

Forge and Pele Cottages Access

  • Forge Cottage has 2 long shallow steps in the pathway leading to the front door.
  • For Pele Cottage, a car can be parked immediately outside the front door. One deep step to access the rear of the property/garden area.
  • Some tiled, some carpeted floors, all on one level.
  • Standard door sizes in both cottages, but overall Forge Cottage has easier access to each room.
  • Separate shower cubicle with standard sized step up into shower.

Jacobswell, Haselor, Chaff and Briarhill Houses and The Farm Cottages Access

  • All are 2 storey buildings with a staircase and no lift.
  • All bedrooms are upstairs, but all have a downstairs toilet.
  • All have spacious living, dining and kitchen areas.
  • Briarhill House has a double bedroom ensuite (bath with overhead shower) on the ground floor - this is ideal for families or groups where there is a less able member. There are 3 steps to access the downstairs living/dining area.