Churchill 20 Access Statement

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services offered to all guests/visitors. This statement has been drawn up by the owner(s) of Churchill 20 and therefore Sleeps12 do not accept responsibility for any omissions or inaccuracies. Please call us on 01823 665500 if you have any questions regarding the accessibility of this property that are not answered within this statement.


Churchill 20 offers luxury self-catering accommodation to large groups. 10 en suite bedrooms sleep up to 20 guests and the property has a spa hall with a heated pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

Guests will be met by the owner upon arrival.

Getting Here

Pre Arrival

Trains: There is a train station at Taunton, approximately 12 miles away (for trains from Paddington). There is also a train station at Crewkerne, roughly 8 miles distant (for trains from Waterloo). Taxis are available from both stations.

Buses: The nearest bus station is at Taunton, approximately 12 miles away. Buses run from Taunton to Chard or Ilminster, which are both within 4 miles. Taxis are readily available from Chard and Ilminster town centres.

Taxis: There are several taxi companies operating in Chard, Ilminster and Crewkerne. The following are recommended: 
                                     Trevor:  07752 846997
                                     MP Taxis: 01460 73009
                                     C&S Taxis:   01460 279700
                                     Crewkerne Taxis: 01460 75088

Road: You'll find detailed directions by road in the Check In information provided after you've made your booking.

Groceries: Groceries can be delivered by Tesco, Sainburys, Asda, Morrisons, or Waitrose by pre ordering on line. You can also arrange to have food delivered from Dart Fresh and River Field and Forest by ordering from their websites.

Arrival and car parking:

There is a purpose built tarmac car park with room for about 20 vehicles and plenty of turning space. This is clearly sign posted from the lane. Churchill 20 is located directly behind the car park and is accessed via a pedestrian gate for a drop off point to unload before parking in the car park.
The car parking area is fully lit during the evening hours.
There are two electric charging ports in the car park; charging tokens can be purchased on site.

Key safe:

You will be given a code for the key safe prior to your arrival.
There are individual keys for each bedroom which guests may use if they wish.
All keys are the responsibility of the rental guests and we advise that you always use the key safe during your stay.

The Property - General

Churchill 20 comprises a mix of sympathetically converted traditional barns and a contemporary glass fronted new build.
All internal doorways are minimum of 900mm with 1200mm wider corridors.
All paths between the barns are lit during evening hours.
There are wall lights, downlights and LED lighting throughout the property.
Accommodation is mostly at ground floor level with a game rooms and cinema room on the lower ground floor, and 2 bedrooms on the first floor.
Floors are level internally except for two slightly ramped corridors.
There is a stairlift to the lower ground floor.
All flooring is Karndean.
All bedrooms have their own TVs, Sky/Sports Full Package

The Property – Rooms

The main entrance door leads to a lobby/cloakroom and access friendly WC.

Kitchen/dining room/snug

The open plan kitchen, dining room and snug measures 20m x 6 m and has access to a large balcony via 6m sliding doors.
The kitchen is to one end of the room; it has 6 ovens, 3 dishwashers, a fridge-freezer, ice maker and drinks fridges.
The dining area has a 9m x 1.2m table that can seat 30 adults comfortably.
At the other end of the room is the snug area, with sofas and chairs and a TV with full Sky/sports package.

A 1.4m wide commercial staircase leads from the main hall down to the games room and cinema room.

Games Room

The games room has an 8ft American pool table, a 7ft air hockey table, table tennis and table football. To one end is a sink, dishwasher and fridge. This room also has some comfy seating, a Bluetooth sound system, and a TV with full Sky package and BT Sports.

Cinema Room

This room has a big U-shape seating arrangement and comfortable stools. There is a remote controlled projector which creates a 3m wide picture (corner to corner) on the wall.

The open plan kitchen, dining room and snug, the games room and the cinema room all have TVs and individual Bluetooth music systems with ceiling speakers. There is a full Sky/BT Sports package at Churchill 20.


All bedrooms have zip and link beds which can be arranged as super kings or twins.

Bedrooms 1 to 3 are on the ground floor of the main part of main house:

Bedroom 1 is access friendly and can sleep up to 3 people. The entrance door is 1100mm wide and there is a huge walk in wet room with a deluge shower head and a hand held attachment.  A shower chair and toilet frame can be supplied but this must be requested on the equipment section of your booking.

Bedroom 2 has an en suite bathroom with a shower.

Bedroom 3 has an en suite bathroom with a bath and shower.

Bedrooms 4 and 5 are on the first floor, accessed via a 1.2m concrete staircase:

Bedroom 4 has an en suite shower room.

Bedroom 5 also has an en suite shower room.

Bedrooms 6 and 7 are on the ground floor; both have en suite shower rooms.

Bedrooms 8, 9 and 10 are also on the ground floor and are accessed individually from the garden. Each has an en suite shower room.

All bathrooms have a comfort height WC, sink and heated towel rails.

Spa Hall (NB: Children must be supervised at all times)

A corridor from the kitchen area leads to the Spa Hall.
The door to the hall is self-closing and can be locked with a high-level sliding bolt and lock.


The pool measures 11m x 4.5m and has a constant depth of 1.2m; it is heated to a comfortable 30 degrees. Wide corner steps allow for easy access.
There is a 1.8m surround on one side of the pool, with anti-slip tiles for safe pedestrian use, and at the far end there are loungers for relaxation.
There is a wall mounted shower for use before and after swimming.

Hot Tub

The sunken hot tub is made of stainless steel and measures 3.8m x 2.6m. It can seat 10 people and has a handrail for safe entry and exit via Roman steps. The water is constantly heated to 38 degrees.


The glass fronted sauna is to the right of the pool. It measures 2.5m x 2m and can accommodate 8 people at a time on two benches; it has a 8kw commercial heater.

Both the pool and hot tub have internal LED lighting for evening use.
The Spa Hall has emergency lighting that works in the event of a power failure.
French doors at the far end of the spa hall open onto an artificial grassed area. These doors can also be locked internally, for safety purposes.


To the front of the house there is a large patio area with garden furniture and a play train.  At the back is a huge partly covered, glass-fronted balcony with a gas BBQ and pizza oven for year round use (gas provided). 

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