Accessibility Guide

At Gable Cottage we want to make everyone’s stay as enjoyable as possible. We aim to accurately describe the layout of the cottage to give you the confidence that you are booking the right accommodation for your needs.

At a Glance

Gable Cottage is a three bedroom property over two floors. The kitchen, dining room, sitting room and downstairs cloakroom are on the ground floor. The bedrooms and main bathroom are on the first floor with staircase access. As it is a period cottage, some of the doorways can be quite narrow with limited turning radius for wheelchair users. Do please look at the individual room descriptions and pictures on our website to get a better idea of how accessible each room may be. The colour scheme throughout is muted. 

Outside Access

There is a private driveway adjoining the property with parking for up to two cars. The driveway slopes down to the roadside.

The front gate is 113 cm wide with four steps leading up to the cottage, the highest of which measures 19cm. There is also a handrail for support.

There is also access from the side gate off the driveway which is 85cm wide leading to four steps down to the cottage, the highest of which measures 21cm. There is a handrail for support.

The garden, which is to the front and side of the cottage, is graveled with paved access around the cottage itself, including the side courtyard garden.

Inside Access

The front door opens to a width of 79cm with a threshold measuring 5cm high. There is also a step up to the front door with a height of 3cm.

The door from the kitchen to the patio area opens to a width of 73cm with a threshold of 7cm in height. There is also a step up to the door from the kitchen side measuring 6cm high and a step down on to the courtyard garden side measuring 5cm high.

The door from the kitchen to the dining room opens to a width of 68cm.

The door to the sitting room opens to a width of 71cm.

The door to the downstairs cloakroom opens to a width of 63cm. Toilet seat height is 42cm. There is no grab rail

At its narrowest point the turn into the downstairs cloakroom or sitting room from the dining room is 72cm.

The bathroom has a separate walk in shower with a step up of 18cm and bath with a height of 52cm. Toilet seat height is 43cm. There are no grab rails. There is a small stool but no shower seat.

The flooring on the ground floor is wood and tiles. The stairs and first floor are carpeted and the main bathroom is tiled.

General Area and Facilities

Gable Cottage is located on a no-through road. Care should be taken if walking around the village as there are very few footpaths so please be aware of passing traffic. The local pub is a 150 yards walk and the nearest shop is a 5 minute drive away.