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Foxglove Cottage Accessibility

This cottage is the end barn conversion in an L shape of three.

This cottage sleeps 8 with four bedrooms, one downstairs twin room and bathroom, and three upstairs bedrooms, two double and one twin and two further bathrooms.

The cottage has full oil fired central heating with individual thermostatic valves on the radiators and a control system that is within the cottage. There are smoke alarms and a fire blanket and small extinguisher. There are small plug in emergency lighting lamps and a torch under the sink. All doors are Yale type and can be opened from the inside without keys.

Arrival and Car Parking

Luggage can be unloaded 10 meters from the front door. There is level access and the ground is either tarmac or paving. Car Parking is available 10 meters from the cottage door. A space can be reserved on the tarmac if requested. Otherwise car parking is on a solid tarmac car parking surface. The front door to the cottage has a metal threshold strip that is 2cm high. The door is 95cm wide. This leads into the kitchen.

The Cottage

  • The minimum width of the downstairs doorways is 85cm.
  • The ground floor is all on one level with no steps.


  • The kitchen is 395cm by 480cm and has a wooden floor.
  • There are units on two sides which are 90cm high.
  • The kitchen table is 130cm by 215cm and has a leg at each corner. It is 80cm high with an under table height (i.e. knee room) of 62cm.
  • There are wooden kitchen chairs without arms which have a seat height of 44cm.

Sitting Room

  • This room has a wooden floor.
  • It is 545cm by 480cm, with a short passageway (110cm wide) which leads to the bedroom and bathroom.
  • There are two sofas and two chairs which are 40cm high and a footstool. There is a TV with freeview, DVD and video with remote controls and subtitles.
  • There is an oak 2 seater bench with arms which is 52cm high.
  • There are patio doors which are 110cm wide with a 3cm threshold strip, leading onto a level patio with two steps (one 17cm and one 7cm 35cm deep and 110cm wide) leading onto the lawn. There are wooden table and chairs here.

Downstairs Twin Room

All beds have bedside lamps and a bedside switch for the main lights.

  • This is 480cm by 395cm wide and is fully carpeted.
  • It has 2 single beds (90cm by 195cm) which are 53cm high with a metal headboard and baseboard.
  • There is freestanding furniture consisting of a wardrobe, a chest of drawers and a dressing table.
  • There is 120cm between the beds and 60cm each side but the furniture is movable if more space is required.
  • There are patio doors as before.
  • There is a sofa bed which is 20cm high when in use and 35cm high when in normal use
  •  Access to store room

Downstairs Shower Room

  • This is 165cm by 205cm and has a tiled floor.
  • The shower has a curved glassed door 90cm by 90cm and has a 10cm step into it. The access door is 45cm wide. There is a grab rail inside.
  • The loo is 42cm high and has a 90cm space to the side. There is a rail to the side.
  • The sink has a vanity unit beneath and is 85cm high.


  • There are 2 steps to an 80cm by 80cm quarter landing and then 10 steps to the top. They are 20cm high and 25cm deep and 80cm wide. There is a banister rail on one side.
  • The stairs and all of the upstairs bedrooms are carpeted.
  • The upstairs corridor is 80cm at the narrowest point. The narrowest upstairs door is 80cm.

Upstairs Twin Room

  • This is 480cm by 400cm.
  • It has two single beds (90cm by 195cm) which are 50cm high and have wooden headboards.
  • There is a freestanding wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table which can be moved to make more space if necessary. There is a wicker chair with arms which has a seat height of 40cm.

Small Upstairs Double

  • This is 320cm by 400cm.
  • It has a double bed which is 140cm by 190cm and is 53cm high. It has a metal headboard and baseboard.
  • There is a freestanding wardrobe and dressing table and a chair with no arms with a seat height of 40cm.

Upstairs Shower Room

  • This is 175 by 230cm and has a vinyl floor.
  • The shower is 90cm by 90cm with a step in of 25cm.
  • The loo is 42cm.
  • The basin height is 83cm and a conventional pedestal.
  • There is a sturdy metal chair with a seat height of 40cm.

Upstairs Large Double

  • This is 480cm by 400cm.
  • There is a king sized bed which is 160cm wide by 200cm and is 50cm high. It has a wooden headboard and baseboard.
  • There is freestanding furniture consisting of a wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table and a wicker chair with arms and a seat height of 38cm.

En-suite Bathroom

  • It is 240cm by 180cm and has a vinyl floor.
  • It has a bath which is 53cm high. The loo is 42cm high and the basin is 83cm high with a conventional pedestal.