ACCESS STATEMENT FOR HOME FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGES

INTRODUCTION

We have two self catering cottages namely The Arches which is a 2 bedroomed cottage and The Stables which is a 3 bedroomed cottage. Both are single story dwellings and have been converted from barns in an old farm yard.

PRE - ARRIVAL

We have a website www.yorkshire-holiday-cottage.co.uk

Bookings can be made via e-mail through the website, by phone on 01653-628277 or by letter.

The nearest bus stop in Slingsby village is 400 metres away from the cottages. There is an hourly bus service which runs to Malton and Hovingham connecting with a service on to Helmsley.

The nearest train station is at Malton, our local market town which is 6 miles away.

There is a good taxi service from Malton station and town centre

We can arrange for shopping to be delivered on arrival and there is a good farm shop in the village selling milk, groceries, bread, home made cakes and many other things. Daily papers are also available there.

ARRIVAL AND CAR PARKING FACILITIES

There is car parking for both properties on hard standing close to the entrance doors of both properties.

There is undercover parking for the Arches which is 20 metres away.

Undercover parking for the Stables is 10 metres from the backdoor.

The entrance to The Arches has 2 steps.

The Stables has a ramped access with double handrail protection to the backdoor.

Home Farm Holiday Cottages are clearly signed from the road in Railway Street Slingsby.

A plan of the village is sent to everyone who books a stay with us.



THE ARCHES

MAIN ENTRANCE

The main entrance is the door from the drive. The key for this door is issued to guests on arrival. The front door is 82cm wide x 192cm high, hinged on the right. The keyhole is 120cm high. The step from the paved area is 90cm x 30cm and the step height is 12cm. The second step which is the door threshold is 4cms high and is the width of the door.

From the hallway there is a door off to the right giving access to the boiler room. It measures 74cm x 197cm. The door from the hall to the kitchen measures 74cm x 197cms and the floor covering is vinolay.

KITCHEN

The entrance to the kitchen, initially is from the hallway and the door measurement is 74cms x 197cms. The kitchen floorcovering is vinolay as in the hallway. To the left is a double glazed door measuring 116cms x 197 cms giving access to the sitting room.

The worktop height is 90cms x 60cms deep. The worktop is in a U shape around the room with a stainless steel single drainer with two taps. There is a free standing electric cooker which stands 90cm high with 4 solid hobs on the top. There is an extractor fan above the cooker. The main oven door is hinged on the left and it is 10cms from the kitchen floor to the cooker oven floor. There is a separate grill with a drop down door which is 57cms from floor level.

A microwave oven is also provided which sits on the worktop.

Under the worktop to the right of the sink is a dishwasher, automatic washing machine and a refrigerator. There is a small 'table top' freezer.

The kitchen is lit by a single fluorescent strip light.

There is a fire extinguisher situated behind the door from the hallway.

Crockery, drinking glasses and cutlery are provided in the wall cupboards and under the worktop.

SITTING/DINING ROOM

Door from kitchen to sitting/dining room is 116cm x 197cm.

Another door leads into the passage to the bedrooms and it is 74cm wide x 197cm high. Double French Doors lead into the garden area and they measure 120cm wide x 177cm high. The room is carpeted with a green, lightly patterned, 80% wool short pile carpet.

There is an open fire suitable for log or coal burning with a steel fireguard provided for safety. The room is lit by a single pendant light with 1 table lamp and 1 standard light.

There is a round dining table with drop down leaves. When fully extended the table is 104cm in diameter and stands 76cm high supported on a central pedestal.

There is a Freeview TV with remote control and combined DVD/Video player. There is also a radio/CD player.

PASSAGE TO THE BEDROOMS

The door into the passage is 74cm wide x 197cm high. The passage is 98cm at its narrowest point widening out to 107cm. It has a laminate floor covering. There is a door leading to the garden area which is 80cm wide x 196cm high. There are 2 steps down into the garden, the bottom step is 122cm wide x 30cm deep with a step height of 12 cm. The second step 14cm high x 80cm wide.

There is a step leading into bedroom 1 which is 9cm high x 82cm wide.

BEDROOM 1.

The door into this bedroom is 82cmwide x 197cm high and is hinged on the right. The room is carpeted with a plain short pile carpet. There is a 5foot divan bed with 90cm of space to the left of the bed and 214cm to the right.

The largest clear space in the room is 3.2m x 2.0m.

The room is lit by 4 spotlights and 3 table/bedside lights. There is a heated towel rail and an en suite shower room.

EN-SUITE

Door leading to the shower room is 67cm wide x 197cm high.

There is a large shower cubicle 117cm wide x 73cm deep with an electric power shower. Access to the shower is by double sliding doors and the height of the shower base is 27cm. There are 2 grab handles to assist on entering and leaving the shower. Height of power shower unit is 122cm. Toilet seat height is 43cm. Space to the left of the toilet is 25cm and to the right is 98cm. Sink height is 60cm with individual hot and cold taps. The flooring is ceramic tiles with underfloor heating.

BEDROOM 2

The door into this room is 74cm wide x 198cm high, hinged to the left. It has 2 divan beds. Bed 1 is tight against the wall. Distance between beds is 65cm. Distance to the left of bed 2 is 46cm. The room is lit by a single pendant light with 1 reading lamp. The floor covering is plain short pile carpet.

HOUSE BATHROOM

Access door is 73cm wide x 198cm high and is hinged on the right.

The bath is 70cm x 170 cm and the bath height is 53cm. There is an Aqualisa shower over the bath with a glass shower door to the open side. There is an angled grab rail on the far side of the bath.

Toilet seat height is 43cm. Free space to the left of the toilet 22cm and on the right there is 50cm to the sink. Maximum free floor space is 90cm x 240cm. There is a wall mounted heated towel rail.

Floor covering is ceramic tiles with electric underfloor heating.

OUTDOOR AREA

The garden area measures 3m x 25m, it is totally enclosed with raised flower beds to one side. The area is gravelled and wooden garden furniture is provided

LAUNDRY

There is a front loading washing machine in the kitchen.

A retractable clothes line is provided in the garden and a tumble drier is in a separate shed 25 metres away.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

A box file is kept in the property with information leaflets on local hotels, inns and attractions. Smokers are invited to smoke outside the building.

We do not accept pets.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address… The Old Fold · Railway Street · Slingsby · York YO62 4AL

Telephone… 01653 628277

E-mail or through the website.

Website www.yorkshire-holiday-cottage.co.uk

Hours of operation Open all year .



THE STABLES

ARRIVAL & CAR PARKING FACILITIES

The cottage is accessed from Railway Street via a driveway which is 6o metres long. There is a large concrete area to the rear of The Stables with ample parking and a covered shed which is also available for parking.

The cottage is accessed by a ramp which is 109 cm wide and is protected by a double hand rail to the left side. The bottom rail is 47 cm high and the top one is 101 cm high from the ramp.

UTILITY ROOM

The back door leads into the utility room. The door is 83cm wide x 191cm high hinged on the right. The door handle height is 114 cm. In the utility are a chest freezer which is 84cm high, an automatic washer which is front loading. It is 86 cm high. There is a single drainer sink which is 90cm high. A fire extinguisher is situated behind the back door and is 140cm to the base. The flooring is stone flags with a rough surface. It is lit by a single pendant light.

SHOWER ROOM

This leads off from the utility via a door which is 76cm wide and 196 cm high, hinged on the right. On entry to the left is a shower cubicle which is 87 cms wide x 84 cms deep with a safety grab handle to the left. The shower has a double folding door and the lip into the shower is 13 cms high. It is an electric shower and the controls are 140 cms high to the base of the control unit. The wash basin is 80cms high. The toilet seat is 44cms high. There is 26cms to the left of the toilet and 28cms to the right. The floor covering is ceramic tiles. It is lit by 2 down lighters.

KITCHEN

The door from the utility to the kitchen is 80cms wide and 196 cms high. A fire blanket is situated to the right of the door 154 cms high. In the kitchen are a single drainer sink and worktop both of which are 92cms high. There is a microwave on the worktop. There is a freestanding electric cooker. It is 91 cms high. The oven door is hinged on the left. The cooker floor is 14 cms high. It has a grill with a drop down door which is 55cms high from the floor. Above the cooker is an extractor fan plus wall mounted kitchen units. A fridge and dishwasher are situated under the worktop.

There is a round breakfast table which is 89 cms diameter and 77 cms high with 2 dining chairs. Crockery, glasses and cooking utensils are all in the wall and base units. It is lit by 4 spot lights and 2 strip lights under the wall units. The flooring is stone flags.

DINING ROOM

The dining room is open from the kitchen. It has oak flooring and is lit by 5 spotlights and 2 wall lights. There is a pine dining table which is 175cms long x 91cms wide and is 76 cms high. There are 6 dining chairs with it. The front door leads from the dining room to the outside and is 90cms wide, 2 metres high. The height of the door handle is 101cms. There is 1 shallow step on the outside. Leading from the dining room is a passageway to the sitting room which is lit by a single pendant light. The door leading to the sitting room is 76cms wide x 196cms high, hinged on the right.

SITTING ROOM

It has oak flooring and is lit by 5 double wall lights. It has a wood burning stove. There is TV with remote control. It has FREEVIEW and a combination video/dvd player.

Furniture is a 3 seater settee, a 2 seater settee and 1 arm chair. There are double glass doors leading to the Conservatory.

CONSERVATORY

There are double doors leading into this room which are 140cms wide x 199cms high. There is 1 step down into the conservatory which is18cms deep plus a lip for the door frame of 6cms. There are double doors leading out onto the patio which are 112cms wide x 199cms high. There is a step outside the door which is 17cms high plus a lip 2cms to the door.

BEDROOM 3

The door to this bedroom leads off the passageway to the sitting room and is 75cms wide x 196cms high, hinged on the left. It is lit by a single pendant light and by 2 table lamps. It has a short pile part wool carpet.

There is a single bed against the wall which is 206cms x 110cms with a second pull out bed underneath it of similar dimensions.

PASSAGE TO MAIN BEDROOMS

The door from the dining room to the passage is 75cms wide x 196cms high and is hinged on the left. The passage is 75cms at its narrowest point. The floor covering is short piled carpet.

BEDROOM 2

The door from the passageway is 75cms wide x 196cms high and is hinged on the left. It has a short piled carpet 80% wool. It contains 2 single beds. Bed 1. There is 60cms free space to the left and 46cms between the beds. From bed 2 to the wall there is 46cms of space. All bedding is poly cotton with non feather pillows and quilts. It is lit by a single pendant light with 2 bedside lights and a table lamp. There is a heated towel rail to the right of the door. The largest free space is 120cms x 356cms.

BEDROOM 1.

The door from the passage is 75cms wide x 197cms high and is hinged on the left. Floor covering is short piled carpet 80% wool. There is 1 divan bed 138cms wide. Space to the left of the bed is 66cms and to the right is 68cms. There are 2 pendant lights with 2 bedside lights and a table lamp. Largest free space is 264cms x 230cms. Bedding is poly cotton with non feather pillows and quilts.

BATHROOM

The door from the passage is 75cms wide x 197cms high and is hinged on the left. Floor covering is ceramic tiles. The bath is 166cms long x 68cms wide x 55cms high with mixer tap and hand held shower. The toilet seat is 43 cms high. Distance to the left of the toilet is 25cms and to the right is 26cms. Sink height is 81cms. Free floor space is 110cms x 184cms. There is a wall mounted heated towel rail. It is lit by 2 downlighters and has a shaver point and light over the sink.

OUTDOORS

There is a patio adjoining the conservatory 6m x 5m with a further are down the side of the conservatory. There is a lawned area adjoining this which is 5m x 16.5m.

LAUNDRY

There is a front loading washing machine in the utility room.

A retractable clothes line is provided in the garden and a tumble drier is in a separate building 10 metres away.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

A box file is kept in the property with information leaflets on local inns, restuarants and attractions.

Smokers are invited to smoke outside the building.

We do not accept pets.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address… The Old Fold · Railway Street · Slingsby · York YO62 4AL

Telephone… 01653 628277

E-mail or through the website.

Website www.yorkshire-holiday-cottage.co.uk

Hours of operation Open all year .