Access Statement for Claxton Hall Cottage

We aim to cater for the needs of all our visitors here at Claxton Hall Cottage, if there is anything you may need assistance with to make your stay comfortable please let us know and we will do our best to oblige. Hopefully we should have covered any questions you may have but if anything is missing please let us know, we are keen to improve.

Arrival
We have ample parking for the property with two off road parking areas, both are gravelled, level areas, parking is also available at the front of the property on the private lane. If you have mobility issues parking is possible next to the main entrance to the property, please let us know prior to your arrival and we can make sure the space closest to the door is available for your arrival. Because we are in the countryside there are no streetlights but we have a light at the front of the property and a porch light. The front door is accessed through an oak porch (1m wide) the front door is 72cm wide with a 6cm threshold step. Access through the front door is via a digital keypad with a code.

Hallway
The reception lighting is left on overnight, level flooring with a wooden floor and rug, hand bell for summoning attention when we are in the property, a mobile phone number is given to guests if we are not available in the property. Hardwired smoke alarm

The hallway leads into the dining room (80cm wide door)

Dining Room
80cm wide door, with an archway max height 1.88m, short pile carpeted floor. Hardwired smoke alarm. Upholstered dining chairs, no arms, seat height 46cm. Individual table lighting. Table service, assistance can be given for help with cereals from the buffet, full English breakfast is cooked to order and served at your table.

Archway (1.88m) into guest lounge

Guest Lounge
Level flooring, shortpile carpet, lighting left on overnight. Three sofas (40cm seat height) easy chair 35cm seat height. Hardwired smoke alarm

Doorway through to innerhallway, 73cm wide leading to groundfloor rooms, 4 and 5. Additional exterior door 80cm wide opening onto second gravelled parking area, some guests with mobility issues prefer using this entrance door as it is nearer to the groundfloor rooms 4 and 5 and does not necessitate going through the main reception and public rooms (dining and lounge) to reach their room.

Room 4  (Ground floor room)
Doorway 80cm wide, level floor, shortpile carpet. Hardwired smoke alarm, wall lighting, table lamps. Four poster bed, mattress height 58cm, bedside lights, two easy chairs, seat height 46cm. Doorway into bathroom (80cm wide), level floor, carpeted, shower cubicle with 23cm step. Standard washbasin and toilet, 

Room 5  (Ground floor room)
Doorway 80cm wide, level floor, shortpile carpet. Hardwired smoke alarm, wall lighting, table lamps. Four poster bed, mattress height 58cm, bedside lights. Settee 42cm seat height. Doorway into bathroom (80cm wide), level floor, carpeted, shower cubicle with 23cm step. Standard washbasin and toilet,  Patio doors 1.15 width onto wooden decking area 1.7m x 2.8m with table and two chairs (seat height 40cm) Step off the decking onto the lawn 23cm.

Stairs (from the guest lounge) to rooms 1, 2 and 3
First step onto base of stairs 20cm high. 11 further steps 19cm high, final step onto landing 20cm high, 13 steps in total

Room 1 (First floor)
Doorway 80cm wide, level floor, shortpile carpet. Hardwired smoke alarm, wall lighting, table lamps. Four poster bed, mattress height 58cm, bedside lights, two easy chairs, seat height 46cm. Doorway into bathroom (80cm wide), level floor, carpeted, shower cubicle with 22cm step. Standard washbasin and toilet,

Room 2 (First floor)
Doorway 80cm wide, level floor, shortpile carpet. Hardwired smoke alarm, wall lighting, table lamps. Two single beds, mattress height 53cm, bedside lights, two easy chairs, seat height 41cm. Doorway into bathroom (80cm wide), level floor, carpeted, shower cubicle with 10cm step. Standard washbasin and toilet

Room 3 (first floor)
Doorway 76cm wide, level floor, shortpile carpet. Hardwired smoke alarm, wall lighting, table lamps. Double bed, mattress height 58cm, bedside lights, desk with chair, seat height 43cm . Doorway into bathroom (73cm wide), level floor, carpeted, shower cubicle with 17cm step. Standard washbasin and toilet

Gardens
We have a one acre garden at the rear of the property which you are welcome to use, although level, the ground can be quite uneven so care needs to be taken if you have mobility issues. There is a paved patio area with a pond

Dietary Requirements
Apart from the full English breakfast that we serve, we can also cater for dietary requirements if notified before arrival

Medical Issues
If you have any medical issues that you think we should know about, please inform us in advance, we want your stay here to be as comfortable as possible. We have a fridge that you are welcome to use if you need to refrigerate medicines.

Assistance Dogs
We welcome assistance dogs, if possible please let us know on booking

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