Access statement for the Railway Tavern Cottages
Holly Cottage - (2 Storey) & Westerby Lodge - (Single Storey)
Both cottages are accessed from the road via the Railway Tavern Car Park. There is a hard standing area for two cars in front of Westerby Lodge, with block paving to the front door. This also continues around the side of the building to allow access to the fenced garden area with patio.
Parking for Holly Cottage is on the gravelled area, block paving to the door of the property. The property is fenced with front gate. From the block paving there is a grassed area that leads round to rear garden with garden furniture.
Both properties have wide doorways - Westerby Lodge has a wide hallway that leads to the open living area that is tiled and underfloor heated. The tiles are textured and the internal doorways are also wide. There are patio doors to the garden but there is a step down at this point. The kitchen units are slightly lowered and furniture is positioned to allow easy access around the whole area.
The bedrooms are spacious with room around the beds these are both carpeted throughout. A fully tiled wet room again with wide door is at the end of the corridor. Fitted with a full Doc M pack with the exception of the bathroom sink, this is slightly larger and fitted with a plug. This has been positioned slightly lower. A showering seat is available should it be required, there is a fixed head and sliding bar shower also.
Holly Cottage the doorway leads straight into the kitchen area of the open plan living area. This area is tiled with textured tiles and is underfloor heated. There is a carpeted staircase leading from the dining area. The staircase is quite wide with handrail and bends round to the left as you climb to the top. Upstairs the landing and bedrooms are both carpeted. One is King size the other a twin room, the bathroom has a tiled floor and has bath with a shower over the bath.
The King Size room has side opening window fitted that can be used as Fire Exit in emergency.
Both cottages have smoke/heat alarms fitted. Torches are available in each bedroom in the event of power failure these are located in the bedside table one in each room. There is block paved pathway from both cottages to the public house as well as vehicle access from parking area to public house car park.