Access Statement for Bach Cottage.


The Approach

There is a gravel driveway from the road up to the yard. The driveway is on a slope and there is a slight slope on the yard.



There is a gravel yard in front of the building. Parking for one car is available in a nearby garage. The garage is approximately 6 metres from the main entrance. There is also room to park an additional car on the yard.


Paths and Patio Area

There is a flagstone pathway around much of the perimeter of the building. This pathway is level from Bachs main entrance with one step down that is 18cm in height.  This pathway leads to a flat patio area.


The Layout of Bach

The main entrance leads into the open plan kitchen and dining area. There are two steps between the kitchen and dining areas. The step tread is 15cm in height and 27.5cm in depth. The dining area leads to the living room, the entrance between these two rooms is 81.5cm wide and the height is 175.5cm. There is an external entrance from the living room to the outside pathway leading to the patio area. The living room has additional lighting and remote TV controls.


There is a wooden staircase accessed from the dining area which provides access to the upstairs double bedroom and shower room. There are twelve steps on the staircase with a tread depth of 25cm and height of 21cm.


The Shower Room

There is a small upstairs shower room. The shower room has a stand up shower and the height of the shower controls are 1 metre from the floor. There is a toilet and also a hand basin. The hand basin is 81cm from the floor. The basin has a mixer tap with a lever handle.  The toilet has a push button flush.


The internal doors

The internal doors are both 76cm across in width and open inwards. These doors have Suffolk latches.


The external doors

The door at the main entrance is 90cm wide and opens inwards.


The door from the living room out to the pathway leading to the patio area is 107.5cm in width and opens inwards.


Switches and sockets

The light switches are a height of 101.2cm from the floor. The sockets are 55cm from the floor.



There are two smoke alarms fitted in Bach. One alarm is situated on the dining area ceiling and the other is situated on the ceiling above the landing.



There is very limited public transport in this area.



One well behaved dog is welcome to stay. However, please be aware that Bach is situated on a sheep farm and also that the guests staying next door may not be used to dogs. Guide/ assistance dogs are welcome.



There is very limited mobile phone reception. There is a public phone box approximately a mile and a half away (following the road when you turn right from Tybach).


Shared Facilities:


  • The Laundry Room

Guests staying at Bach can access this room from Bachs garage. The approach to the Laundry room is via two steps. The first step is 18cm in height and 61cm in depth and the second step up is 29cm in height. The laundry room floor is tiled throughout and contains a washing machine and tumble drier. There are also two sinks and the worktop is 91cm in height from the floor.


  • The Outside Wetroom

This is a large room with ample space for a wheelchair user. The room is approached by a wide concrete ramp. The door opens inwards with a 4cm high sub frame step.  There is a toilet, shower and handbasin. The toilet can be accessed from either side and the toilet has a push button flush. The basin taps have lever handles.





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