This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Access Statement for Cockercombe

 

Introduction


SOMERSET

Sleeps 14 in luxury holiday lodge with 6 en suites and indoor swimming pool.
Cockercombe is a timber frame building offering luxury accommodation in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty called the Quantock Hills.
The property has 6 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms on the ground floor with a further 3 bedrooms to the first floor accessed via an oak glazed staircase.

 

Pre-Arrival

TRAINS - Taunton 8 miles with taxi service available.

BUSES - Nearest bus station is 8 miles away in Taunton. Route 18 bus runs every 30mins. Bus stop is Severn Ash by the West Bagborough Turn.

CAR - We have detailed directions by road on our website.

Accessible equipment can be hired and arrange upon request in advance of arrival.

 

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

The property key is held in an external key safe next to the main entrance door. Details of the key safe combination will be given prior to arrival.

All keys are the responsibility of the rental guests and we advise that you use the key safe during your stay.

All guests will be welcomed by a property manager and a given a tour.

From the road there is a 70 meter track leading to a private car park area. The parking area can accommodate 6 cars.

From the car park area you have a gentle sloping path 1 meter wide leading to a level paved area 12m x 6m.

The pathed areas are well lit at night by motion sensor lights.

 

Entrance to Property

Wheelchair access can be made through double doors (1 meter wide) which is accessed by a gentle slope with 25mm rise into bedroom one.

Portable ramps can be requested.

The front door as a 40mm rise and is 1.2m wide.

The internal areas are very well lit with ceiling spotlights, lamps and pendants.

All floor areas on the ground floor are tiled with short pile carpets and short pile carpets to the first floor.

 

Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways

All halls, stairs, landings and passageways are very well lit by ceiling spotlights.

The stairs has 3 child safety gates. One at the bottom and two at the top.

All passageways are minimum width for wheelchair access.

All ground floor hallways are tiled floors, the hallway and landing areas on the first floor are carpet.

 

Sitting Room/Lounge

Access to the open plan lounge, dining and kitchen areas are via the main entrance hall.

Room measures 12m x 4m.

All areas are evenly lit with spot lights and lamps.

Floor surface is tiled and level throughout.

The open plan room has a mixture of chairs and sofas.

Furniture can be moved.

There is a television with remote control and option for subtitles/Audio description.

The area is well lit during daylight by natural light. At night there is ample spotlights and overhead lighting along with a floor standing light.

 

Kitchen

The kitchen is open plan through from the Lounge/Dining area on the ground floor.

The room measures 2.55m x 2.3m.

The floor is the same level from the Lounge/Dining area.

The flooring is tiled throughout.

 

Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas

All bedrooms have zip link double beds.

Bed 1 - accessed through door 800mm wide into room measuring 5.5 x 3.2m. En suite shower room accessed through door measuring 750mm measuring 3.2m x 5.5m.

Bed 2 - accessed through door 800mm wide into room measuring 4.35m x 2.85m. En suite shower room accessed through door measuring 750m. Two doors access this shower room (one from the bedroom and one from the hallway).  This shower room has been adapted to DDA regulations which comprises of a fully accessible wet room shower, hand rails, Mira shower with care kit including extra long hose and riser rail, low level basin and w.c.

Bed 3 - accessed through door 800mm wide into room measuring 2.2m x 1.7m. En suite shower room accessed through door measuring 800m

Bed 4 - accessed through door 750mm wide into room measuring 5.65m x 3.5m. En suite shower room accessed through door measuring 700mm to room measuring 2.8m x 1.45m

Bed 5 - accessed through door measuring 750mm wide into room measuring 3.2m x 3.5m. En suite bathroom accessed through door measuring 700mm wide to room measuring 1.5m x 2.85m

Bed 6 - accessed through door measuring 750mm wide into room measuring 4.7m x 3.5m. En suite shower room accessed through door measuring 700mm wide to room measuring 2.2m x 2.65m

 

Garden

There is a paved patio area which can be access from bedroom one and the lounge/dining area.

There is an artificial lawn area.

There is ample patio chairs for 14 people with a table.

 

Swimming Pool

Access to the pool is through a set of double doors which MUST be kept locked at all times unless in use when children MUST BE SUPERVISED AT

ALL TIMES.

Access surrounding the pool is a minimum width of 1.2m widening to 1.9m.

The pool is a constant depth of 1.2m measuring 8m x 4.5m.

Additional Information

Free internet access is available. A booster has been installed to improve signal for EE mobile users.

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