Access Statement for Cowscot House B&B

All of our guest rooms are located on the ground floor. The following information is provided to assist those with specific access requirements to assess the suitability of Cowscot House. If you have requirements not covered here then please get in touch.

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Approach and Parking

Cowscot House B&B - entrance in Back Lane

The approach to Cowscot House is down Back Lane, which is very narrow and bumpy in places. The driveway is gravelled. There are no marked bays. Parking in front of the garage is permitted. At busy times there is a parking bay for one car on Back Lane. Should you have any difficulties, or are unsure of where to park, we will be on hand.

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Access to Cowscot House

Cowscot House B&B - Path to Entrance

There is a gravelled pathway leading to the main entrance to the house, where there is a 4-inch step to a paved area. There is then a 5” step into the main house, which is entered through a large barn door, 39” wide.

There is plenty of outside lighting, which is normally on until the last guests are in for the night.

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Entrance Hall

Cowscot House B&B - Hallway

The front door opens onto the main hall, which has solid wood floorboards. The hallway is well lit, both naturally and by lighting, and leads through to bedrooms 1 and 2, and the guest dining room.

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Dining Room

Cowscot House B&B - dining room from doorway

The dining room is located on the ground floor, accessed directly off the hallway. The doorway is 32 inches wide and the room is carpeted. There is one large dining table and guests sit together. There is a printed menu, both in the dining room and in the information folders in each room.

Hot breakfasts, toast and hot beverages are produced to order and cereals, fruit juices, yoghurts, etc are self-service from the sideboard.

There is plenty of colour contrast between furniture, wall finishes, furnishings, napery and crockery.

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Bedroom 1, double king size with en-suite bathroom

Cowscot House B&B - bedroom 1 from bathroom
  • This bedroom is accessed directly off the main hallway by a 31” doorway.
  • The double bedroom measures 12’0” by 10’ 4”, with a king size bed, 23” high.
  • There is a bedside table with a hand touch table lamp and radio alarm.
  • The walls are painted in a light colour and there is a central light fitting.
  • The flooring is smooth antique pine boards; bedside mats are available.
  • There is a small table with both tea making facilities and a digital colour TV.
  • There is a wardrobe, in which there is a spare double blanket.

The bathroom is en-suite with a standard bath with shower over, which is mains fed, with a glass screen. There is a standard wash hand basin and WC.
There is also a heated towel rail and lit mirror with a shaver point. An extractor fan is situated in the ceiling. It comes on automatically when the light is on and should remain switched on. It goes off automatically shortly after the light is switched off.

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Bedroom 2, double king size with en-suite bathroom

Cowscot House B&B - bedroom 2 from doorway
  • This bedroom is accessed directly off the main hallway by a 31” doorway.
  • The double bedroom measures 12’0” by 11’ 6”, with a king size bed, 23” high.
  • There are two bedside tables with hand touch table lamps and radio alarm.
  • The walls are painted in a light colour and there are two central light fittings.
  • The flooring is smooth antique pine boards; bedside mats are available.
  • There is a small table with both tea making facilities and a digital colour TV.
  • There is a fitted wardrobe, in which there is a spare double blanket.

The bathroom is en-suite with a standard bath with shower over, which is mains fed, with a glass screen. There is a standard wash hand basin and WC.
There is also a heated towel rail and a lit mirror with a shaver point. An extractor fan is situated in the ceiling. It comes on automatically when the light is on and should remain switched on. It goes off automatically shortly after the light is switched off.

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Bedroom 3, double king size with en-suite shower room

Cowscot House B&B - bedroom 3 from doorway
  • This bedroom is accessed from outside, up a 5“ step, through a 31” doorway.
  • The double bedroom measures 14’5” by 12’ 0”, with a king size bed, 21” high.
  • There are two bedside tables with hand touch table lamps and radio alarm.
  • The walls are painted in a light colour and there is a central light fitting.
  • The floor is carpeted with a small doormat at the doorway.
  • There is a dressing table with tea making facilities and a digital colour TV.
  • There is a wardrobe, in which there is a spare double blanket.

The shower room is en-suite with a shower, with a 30” by 30”shower tray, which has an electrically operated shower. It has a bi-fold glass screen. There is a standard wash hand basin and WC. The light and shower switches are pull cord. There is also a heated towel rail and a lit mirror with a shaver point.

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Bedroom 4, twin bedded room with en-suite shower room

Cowscot House B&B - bedroom 4 from window
  • This bedroom is accessed from outside, up a 5” step and through a 31” doorway.
  • The bedroom measures 14’0” by 12’ 0”, with two single beds, 24” high.
  • There is a bedside table with a hand touch table lamp and radio alarm.
  • The walls are painted in a light colour and there is a central light fitting.
  • The floor is carpeted, with a small doormat at the doorway.
  • There is a chest of drawers with tea making facilities and a digital colour TV.
  • There is a wardrobe, in which there is a spare double blanket.
  • All electrical sockets are situated at waist height.

The shower room is en-suite with an electrically operated shower, with a triple sliding glass screen to maximise access and a 30” by 45” shower tray. There is a standard wash hand basin and WC. A shower stool is available by request.
There is also a heated towel rail, lit mirror, with a shaver point. The light and shower have pull cord switches. There is a heated towel rail and a lit mirror with shaver point.

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Fire Alarms

The house is hard wired throughout with smoke detectors, on the landings and outside the dining room. General fire instructions can be found in the Guest folders in the bedrooms.

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Gardens

Cowscot House B&B - garden and seating

The gardens at Cowscot House are flat and mainly lawned, with flower borders and patio seating areas, which can be used by guests in fine weather. The pathway is gravel.

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