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For details of disabled and wheelchair access to Cherry Tree Lodge,    click here.
For details of disabled and wheelchair access to Cherry Garden Suite, click here.
For details of disabled and wheelchair access to Conifer Cottage,       click here.
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Disabled and Wheelchair Access Statement

Cherry Tree Cottage

Access to Right Hand Front Door

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Access to the private house drive is via an electrically operated remotely controlled gate.  At the top
of the drive are twin garages with electrically operated remotely controlled doors.  In front of the
garage doors and in front of the two front doors to the house, is a 6 metre by 8 metre paved level area
ideal for dropping-off and picking-up from a car, taxi or minibus.  There are 2 front doors.  These notes
describe access via the right hand front door - the door nearest the garages, but access by either front
door is similar

The front door step is 170mm high and the doors are 800mm wide.  Robust grab handles are
positioned either side of the doorway.  A 600mmm wide metal framed timber surfaced ramp and
a 1,000mm wide metal ramp are both available for access to the front door. 
The doors are well lit and in addition lights are fitted above the doors.  All light
switches are 1,200mm above the floor throughout the house, and all ground floor doors are 800mm wide.
All rooms are illuminated by both natural and artificial light.  All internal doors have lever action handles.
The hallway is 1,400mm by 1,700mm with an 800mm toilet shower room door at 45 degrees to the corner.

Toilet Shower Room

There are 2 toilet shower rooms on the ground floor, built especially for wheelchair access.

This Toilet Shower Room is an "L" shape with a washing machine at one end of the "L", a shower at
the other end of the "L" and a toilet at the corner of the "L". The washing machine end of the "L" is
2,700mm long and 900mm wide, and the shower end of the "L" is 2,300mm long and 1,000mm wide. 
In addition, an 800mm wide door at 45 degrees across the inside corner of the "L" increases the size
of the room making turning easier.  The clear distance between the door and the toilet is 900mm.
Grab handles are 1,000mm above the floor, vertical grab handles extend from 1,000mm to 1,500mm
above the floor.  Shower controls are 1,000mm above the floor and the basin is 900mm above the floor.

2nd Kitchen

The 2nd kitchen is fully equipped with sink drainer, refrigerator, worktop, cupboards, electric hobs,
microwave, electric kettle, coffee maker, toaster, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for 4 guests.
Everything is readily accessible at standard worktop height (900mm above the ground). All light
switches are 1,200mm above the floor throughout the house, and all ground floor doors are 800mm wide.
All rooms are illuminated by both natural and artificial light.

Garden Bedroom

Connecting to the Kitchen Dining Area is the double aspect Garden Bedroom with a DVD television,
a double sofa bed an extra large double sofa bed, a clothes hanging rail and a chest of drawers.
The DVD TV is on a low coffee table, and both TV and DVD have remote controls.   Broadband WiFi
internet connection is provided.  All light switches are 1,200mm above the floor throughout the house,
and all ground floor doors are 800mm wide. All rooms are illuminated by both natural and artificial light.

An 800mm wide door gives access through from the 2nd Kitchen to the Hallway, Orchard Room,
Main Kitchen and Front Room.

Main Kitchen

The bright, double aspect kitchen
is fully equipped with sink drainer,
dishwasher, refrigerator, worktop,
cupboards, electric oven, gas hobs,
microwave, electric kettle, coffee
maker, toaster, crockery, cutlery
and cooking utensils for 10 guests.
Click here for details of 2nd kitchen

Everything is readily accessible at
standard worktop height (900mm
above the ground) with the exception
of one wall mounted cupboard
containing crockery.  The contents
of this wall mounted cupboard can be
moved to a floor level cupboard prior
to Guest arrival, on request.

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Dining Area

The Dining Area is open plan to the kitchen and extends into a garden bay.  A large dining table and ten stackable dining chairs are provided.

 

Front Room

Double glass doors connect the Dining Area to the Front Room which includes a double sofa bed and an extra large double sofa bed, a television with  DVD, a fixed line phone and cordless telephone and an ADSL WiFi broadband internet connection.  Two patio doors lead out to the garden.

Orchard Room

Double glass doors connect the Entrance Hall to the Orchard Room which includes 2 extra large double sofa beds
and a book case with an assortment of books.  Double patio doors lead to the garden and barbeque.  The top 2 pictures
below are looking from the Front Door to the Orchard Room, the bottom 2 from the Orchard Room to the Front Door.
Full length curtains over the double glass doors provide privacy when the Orchard Room is used as a bedroom

 

Toilet Shower Room on Ground Floor

There are two toilet shower rooms on the Ground Floor.  Both  have been especially built for wheelchair and disabled
use with roll-in showers and 800mm wide doors.  Grab handles and shower seats are included.

Special note - if your holiday is before 2008/04/01 then please click here

Upstairs

Upstairs are 3 Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.  These have not been included in this Access Statement.

Garden and Barbeque

A level paved path runs right around the outside of the Cottage.  Drain covers in front of the bay
window make the path slightly uneven.  Almost the entire garden is accessible from the same level.

     

Comparing Cottages

Conifer Cottage

Cherry Tree Cottage

Cherry Garden Suite

Cherry Tree Lodge

6+1 bedrooms 4+2 bedrooms 1 bedroom 3+2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms, 3 toilets 3 bathrooms, 3 toilets 1 bathroom, 1 toilet 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets
1 kitchen, 1 garage 2 kitchens, 2 garages 1 kitchen, 1 garage 1 kitchen, 1 garage
1-8 Guests from 50/night 1-6 Guests from 40/night 1-2 Guests from 15/night 1-5 Guests from 30/night
9-18 Guests from 6/Guest 7-14 Guests from 6/Guest 3-4 Guests from 6/Guest 6-12 Guests from 6/Guest
Ground floor is convenient for wheelchair & disabled Ground floor has full wheelchair access with 800mm doors etc Entire suite designed and built for full wheelchair access Ground floor has full wheelchair access with 800mm doors etc
Kitchen is convenient Both Kitchens wheelchair compliant Kitchen designed for wheelchair Kitchen wheelchair compliant
Toilet not adapted for wheelchair access (details) 2 toilet shower rooms designed and built for wheelchair access (details) Toilet shower room designed for wheelchair access (details) Toilet shower room designed for wheelchair access (details)
Details of Conifer Cottage Details of Cherry Tree Cottage Details of Cherry Garden Suite Details of Cherry Tree Lodge
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