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Access Statement

Access Statement For Kielder Cottage - A Small Self Catering unit


Introduction

Our three bedroom cottage has a ground floor and a first floor. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.


Pre-Arrival

  • We have a website at www.kieldercottage.co.uk
  • Bookings / enquiries can be made via email, telephone or post.
  • There is a post bus service which runs in the area, please ask for up to date information about this service.
  • The nearest train station is in Hexham, Northumberland. There are accessible taxis at the station.
  • It is possible for you to organise your shopping to be delivered for your stay at the cottage, a suggestion would be Tesco supermarket.
  • We can provide information in large print or voice files using the computer.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is a lay-by on the opposite side of the road for parking
  • The entrance at the front of the house has one small step 6 cm deep
  • The door is hinged on the left and is 82.5 cm wide
  • Parking is 16 metres from the door

Main Entrance & Reception

  • The door is 82.5 cm wide and the keyhole lock is 140 cm high
  • There is one flight of stairs in the house and they have a hand rail on the right hand side. The dimensions of the stairs are height 20 cm and width 81 cm.
  • There is a downstairs hall with doors leading to the living area and the bathroom/wc. The height and width of the bathroom door is 65 cm by 178 cm. The height and width of the living room door is 74 cm by 175 cm.

Public Areas - General (Internal)

  • Stairs are carpeted. There is a tiled area in the bathroom and also in the downstairs hall. The living room and the kitchen have a dark laminate floor.
  • Smoke alarm fitted in living room and upstairs hall.

Dining Room & Lounge

  • Door width 74 cm.
  • The living and dining area are in the same space.
  • There is a rectangular table with six padded chairs. The table is supported across the middle by a stand. The height of the table to the floor is 78 cm
  • The table can be pulled out to accommodate more space at the back but two of the chairs have free space behind.
  • There is a three seater sofa and an arm chair along with two foot rests.
  • Furniture is moveable and all are non feather.
  • Teletext TV provided with remote control (also available are DVD, with CD and radio).

Laundry

  • There is no separate laundry but there is a standard size washer dryer, which is front loading, provided in the kitchen.

Shop

  • Information on the nearest shops is provided at the cottage or information can be provided upon request.

Bedroom 1

  • Door width 60 cm.
  • Double bed provided – 5ft.
  • Bed height 59 cm floor to top of mattress.
  • Non Feather duvets and pillows provided.
  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton
  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 108 cm on one side and 29 cm on the other.
  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side
  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 213 cm by 108 cm.

Bedroom 2

  • Door width 74 cm
  • Double bed provided – 5ft
  • Bed height 52 cm floor to top of mattress
  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided
  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton
  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 25 cm on one side and 20 cm increasing to 217 cm on the other side.
  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 166 cm x 217 cm.

Bedroom 3

  • Door width 60 cm
  • Two single beds provided
  • Bed height 53 cm floor to top of mattress
  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided
  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton
  • Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is none on one side of first bed and 75 cm on other side. For second bed there is none on one side and 82 cm on the other side.
  • Largest free space clear of doors and furniture is 280 cm x 82 cm

Bathroom & WC

  • Door width 65 cm.
  • Roll top bath. Height of bath is 63 cm
  • Free space in bathroom (free of doors and furniture) is 67.5 cm going to 47.5 cm x 317.5 cm.
  • Toilet seat height 41 cm.
  • Space to right of toilet is 30 cm on the right and 40 cm on the left.
  • Flooring is tiled.
  • Height of lock on inside of the door 110 cm.
  • Space under washbasin is free (no pipes or vanity unit)

Self-Catering Kitchen

  • Separate kitchen.
  • Worktop height is 91 cm.
  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 50 cm, this can be accessed from the side
  • Sink is 88 cm high with cupboard underneath
  • Hob is 90 cm high.
  • Flooring is laminate wood
  • At least 125 cm x 225 cm free space between all furniture and worktops
  • Evenly lit kitchen with good quality lighting.
  • Fridge freezer available. Freezer at the bottom, fridge at the top. Highest shelf of fridge 146 cm.

Grounds and Gardens

There is an outdoor seat at the front of the house and also a decked area at the back of the house at two levels. There are two tables and six chairs available for use on the decked area at the back of the house. There are four steps taking you down to the lower decked area.


Additional Information

  • Information folder is produced in size 12 font – can be produced to size 24 on request (can also be audio on request)
  • Limited mobile phone reception – Land line available for guest use.
  • The house is no smoking
  • Pets and service dogs are welcome (maximum 2) – please inform us on booking as there is an additional charge, please see booking conditions.

Contact Information

  • Address: Kielder Cottage, 3 Yarrow Moor, Falstone, Northumberland, NE48 1BH
  • Cottage Telephone: 01434 240699
    Business Telephone: 0191 5487829
  • Email: kieldercottage@gmail.com
  • Website: www.kieldercottage.co.uk
  • Hours of operation: Phones business – 9.00-9:00 all week
  • Local public transport numbers:
      Bus – Postbus – for details visit www.royalmail.co.uk
      Train – Hexham Train Station 0845 00 00 125
  • Local accessible taxi numbers:
      The Accessible Taxi – Hadrian’s Wall Taxi’s (01434) 606565
     

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 0191 5487829 or email kieldercottage@gmail.com


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