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Access Statement For The Old Pump House

Introduction

Conversion of part of a Victorian Rectory, used as a holiday let. Ideally suited for two people.

Pre-Arrival

  • Website - www.oldrectorycottagesflixton.co.uk
  • The address is- The Old Rectory, Abbey Road, Flixton, NR35 1NL
  • Nearest shops are in Bungay (3 miles from The Old Rectory)
  • Delivery of provisions – Tesco will deliver if requested – set up an account at www.tesco.com in advance
  • Taxi – D Way Travel (01986 895375) & Goldline (01502 711611) provide a local service
  • A detailed map and directions are available on our website www.oldrectorycottagesflixton.co.uk
  • If you are using a sat nav please enter our postcode NR35 1NL
  • The nearest train stations are in Beccles (8 miles) and Diss (15 miles). Taxis are available at both stations
  • The nearest main bus stop is Bungay which is 3 miles away. Taxis are available there by arrangement

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Park

  • There is a reception at The Old Rectory with a doorbell. All guests should report to reception on arrival and are shown to their cottage, the facilities are explained and they are given their key
  • A member of the owner’s family is always present to welcome guests
  • The Cottage is 400 metres from the road and is reached via an unmade drive
  • Parking is available at the side of the property on private land
  • There are currently no designated parking bays
  • Luggage can be unloaded in the car park and help is available if required
  • The surface of the parking area consists of a layer of shingle.
  • The Parking is situated on a level surface and is well lit during the hours of low light and darkness.

Entrance to the Property

  • The main entrance of the property is accessed via a set of 13 steps in to a courtyard consisting of brick paving, which is generally even
  • The steps have 2 metal rails on the left-hand side, whilst the right-hand side is enclosed by a brick wall
  • The steps have a tread of approximately 240 mm and a drop of approximately 160 mm and are approximately 820mm wide
  • The steps do not currently incorporate colour contrasted step nosing
  • There is one door into the property
  • The entrance door is single leaf, with a clear opening of 750mm in width. The door contrasts in colour to its surrounding walls and incorporates a contrasting lever action handle at a height of 1350 mm.
  • Access to the Front Door is via a stone riser measuring 20 mm high, and a door threshold of 35 mm
  • There is external lighting at the front of the property

The Kitchen/Lounge/Dining Area

  • Access to this room is via the Front Door off the Courtyard
  • The kitchen area contains floor mounted units
  • Units are Beech wood in colour with contrasting knob handles
  • This area is all on one level and open plan
  • The floor covering consists of dark grey coloured ceramic tiles
  • The walls are magnolia and light grey in colour.
  • Kitchen worktop surface is 900 mm high and 590 mm in depth
  • The Microwave oven is located on the worktop surface
  • The electric hob controls are located on the top of the hob, which is inset in to the worktop
  • The electric oven is at floor level and the controls are on the front of the oven
  • Fridge/Freezer at floor level
  • Dishwasher at floor level
  • The Kitchen also has a cordless kettle and twist action mixer tap
  • The floor covering consists of dark grey coloured ceramic tiles, partially covered with a short pile rug
  • The Dining area contains a table and chairs with firm back support, but no arms
  • Furniture in the Lounge area consists of two armchairs
  • Remote control television with teletext, DVD player
  • Lighting within the room is by a combination of natural and artificial sources.

The Bedroom

  • Access to this room is via a single leaf door off the lounge
  • The lounge door has a clear opening of 800 mm in width and contrasts in colour to the surrounding door frame and walls
  • The door has a contrasting latch action handle at a height of 1300 mm
  • This area is all on one level and open plan
  • The floor covering consists of short pile carpet
  • The walls are magnolia in colour
  • Lighting within the room is by a combination of natural and artificial sources
  • Furniture consists of a super-king bed, bedside tables, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers

The Wet Room

  • Access to this room is via a single leaf door off the bedroom
  • The door has a clear opening of 800 mm in width and contrasts in colour to the surrounding door frame and walls
  • The door has a contrasting coloured latch action handle at a height of 1300 mm
  • The wet room has magnolia coloured walls and a non-slip flooring in a contrasting colour
  • The wet room offers a level access shower which incorporates a height adjustable shower head which adjusts down to a height of 1560mm and controls at a height of 1300mm
  • The wet room includes a toilet that contrasts in colour to the floor with the seat at a height of 440mm
  • The hand wash basin contrasts in colour to the floor and incorporates silver turn action taps. Within the wet room there is a combination of both natural and artificial light
  • A perching stall is available on request for use in the Wet Room

External Areas:

  • The property is sited within grounds of approximately 6 acres which are available for the enjoyment of guests
  • The grounds are mostly grass with no footpaths
  • There are benches within the grounds for guests to use
  • The grounds contain a large, deep wildlife pond

Other:

  • The business operates a no-smoking policy in all accommodation
  • A Fire Risk Assessment is undertaken regularly.
  • Emergency telephone number for local doctors, vets, hospitals and directions to the shops in Bungay are included in the Information Folder in the Lounge.
  • A large print information folder is available on request
  • Non-feather pillows and duvets are available
  • A copy of this Access Statement is available on our website and in paper format on request
  • Norwich (16 Miles) offers a Shop-mobility Scheme, further details can be provided on request
  • Our Website has been designed so that it complies with WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • Guests are encouraged to comment on our Access Statement and comments are incorporated in to the Statement.
The Old Rectory,
Abbey Road,
Flixton,
Bungay,
Suffolk
NR35 1NL

Tel: 01986 893133

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