Fuzzy Orchard Accessibility

Fuzzy Orchard - 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 Fuzzy Orchard 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.


Fuzzy Orchard is a timber framed lodge that offers spacious and luxurious self catering holiday accommodation for up to 14 guests. There's an indoor swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, BBQ lodge, games room and children's play equipment.

Pre Arrival: 

Groceries: These can be delivered by Tesco, Asda, Waitrose, Sainsburys or COOK by pre-ordering on-line.

Getting Here: 

By Road: You will find detailed directions in your Check In information which can be viewed after you have made a booking.
Buses:  The nearest bus station is at Taunton – 10 miles away. Buses run from Taunton to the nearest town of Wellington, just 4 miles distant. Taxis are readily available from the centre of Taunton bus station or from Wellington.
Trains:  The usual train station is at Taunton, though Tiverton Parkway is also an option. Both are 10 miles away. Taxis are usually available at both stations.

Arrival and Car Parking

From the road there is a 1/2 mile gravel drive leading you to a large parking and turning area. It is possible to get a vehicle right up to the ramp by the front door.

From the car park area to the front door there is a gentle paved ramp with a 1m square paved area before the front door.


Ground Floor

The ground floor is level stone flooring throughout.

The entrance door is 800mm wide with a 5mm threshold and it takes you straight into the downstairs games room which measures 13m x 7m. This room has a large TV, a DVD player, iPod dock, pool table, table football, 2 armchairs and a 5 seater sofa.

Off the games room are 2 ground floor bedrooms, both measuring 4m x 4.5m, with 800mm doorways. Both of these bedrooms have a walk in wet room accessed through an 800mm doorway. The ensuite for Bedroom 1 measures 1.60m x 4.5m and that for Bedroom 2 is 1.10m x 4.5m. Both en suites are fully tiled throughout with toilets that are 420mm high.

NB: We can provide a shower chair for use in the ensuite for Bedroom 1. You will need to request this on the equipment section of your booking. We are also able to offer a wheelchair ramp for access out onto the patio. Again, this must be requested in advance.

Two sets of bi-fold doors 1.6m wide with a 200mm step lead from the games room out to a patio.

From the games room through to the kitchen/dining room is open plan. Here there is a central island with an inset induction hob. There are 2 fan assisted ovens, 2 microwave/combi ovens, a fridge/freezer, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks and lots of storage. There is a bar area and a  large table (800mm high) and chairs to comfortably seat 14 people. Around the island and the table there is space of at least 1.6m.

Two sets of bi-fold doors 1.6m wide with a 200mm step lead from the kitchen out to the patio area.

From the kitchen an 800mm doorway takes you to a hallway leading to a laundry room via a 800mm doorway. The laundry room has a WC, washer dryer and ironing facilities. The hallway also gives access to the parking area  through an 800mm doorway with a 200mm step.

At the end of the hall is the pool room, through a doorway 800mm wide. The pool measures 10m x 5m and has a constant dept of 1.20m. There is ample room around the pool for people to sit, with a few loungers provided. There are steps at one corner of the pool to aid access into the pool; these are 200mm deep and have a handrail. The sauna is to one end the pool hall, through a heat repellent glass door of 700mm. Along one side of the pool room there are bifold doors and a separate door 800mm wide - all open onto level decking outside. There is a 200mm step down from the large decked area to the patio. On the patio is the sunken hot tub, which has capacity for 10 people and is covered by a wheeled dome, which is easy to manoeuvre and retract. 

First Floor

The first floor has level oak flooring throughout.

From the games room an oak staircase with open treads of 200mm risers, takes you up 7 steps to a half landing, followed by a turn and then a further 7 steps to the first floor living room. The staircase is 800mm wide with a double handrail on the first 7 steps and a wall with single handrail on the second flight.

The living room measures 6m x 9m and has a wall mounted TV and 3 large sofas to seat 12 people in total. This room has soft wall lighting and side tables with lamps.

Off the living room are Bedrooms 3-6, all measuring 4m x 4.5m. Bedroom 4 and Bedroom 6 have walk in wet rooms and Bedrooms 3 and 5 have bathrooms with a bath and a walk in wet area.

All bath/shower rooms are fully tiled, with 420mm high toilets and 900mm high sinks. There are low and high level shower attachments. The baths are 600mm high.


Outside there is a large lawned area with children's play equipment and a large netted trampoline. There is a large patio area with garden furniture for 12 people, and a gas barbecue. From the patio a short gravelled path leads to the BBQ lodge, which measures 4.4m x 4.8m and is accessed via a door 900mm wide and a 200mm step down into the lodge. Inside there is fixed seating around the edge of the room, and a fire pit/bbq area in the centre, with a chimney. The area between the seating and the bbq is no smaller than 900mm.

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