Orchard View Accessibility

Access Statement for Orchard View

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 Orchard View 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.


Orchard View is a contemporary Dutch Barn tucked away on a working farm in Somerset. It sleeps up to 13 guests in 6 bedrooms, and has a hot tub, pool table and table football.


By train - There are train stations at Taunton (15 miles), Bridgewater (10 miles) and Yeovil (14 miles), with a taxi service available from each
By bus -  The bus route runs only to Langport (3.5 miles) and Somerton (6 miles). You will need to book a taxi to bring you on to Orchard View.
By car -   You will find detailed directions in your check in information once you have made a booking

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

The key to the property 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 always use the key safe during your stay.
All guests will be welcomed by a property owner and will be given a tour and keys.

Orchard View is reached via a concrete drive, through gates just past the owner's house.
There is car parking in front of the barn for 4-5 cars.
The driveway and car parking area are level, leading to the front door of the property. There is outside lighting.

Entrance to Property

Enter through a large porch (no ramps) into a hallway with a level wooden floor. Off this are the kitchen/dining room, sitting room, Bedroom 5 and utillity room giving access to the downstairs wet room and to Bedroom 6. 

Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways

There are no steps on the ground floor, other than the stairs leading to Bedrooms 1 to 4.

Straight ahead of the hallway is the sitting room and to the right of the hallway is a large kitchen where there is a dining table and chairs to seat 12-14 people. All halls, stairs, landings and passageways are well lit.

Sitting Room/Lounge

All areas in the sitting room are evenly lit with pendant lights.
The floor surface is half tiled and half carpet, and level throughout.
The room is open plan with ample sofas and chairs.
There is a television with remote control and option for subtitles/audio description.
The area is well lit during the day by natural light. At night there is overhead lighting, along with a floor standing light.


The spacious kitchen/dining room is well equipped and has a central island with stools to one side. 
There is enough seating for 12-14 people around a large table. 
The floor is tiled throughout.

Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas

Bedroom 1 is an en suite room with zip and link beds that can be arranged as a superking or twin beds. There is room for an extra (charged) bed in this room.

Bedroom 2 has a double bed and shares the large main bathroom upstairs, which has a contemporary free standing bath and a very roomy shower.

Bedroom 3 has the option of being a superking or a twin room, and has use of the main bathroom. 

Bedroom 4 can be arranged as a superking or twin room; it has shared use of the big main bathroom.

Bedroom 5 is on the ground floor and can be either a superking or a twin room. It has an adjoining wet room, which can also be accessed from the utility room and is shared with Bedroom 6.

Bedroom 6 is a double room on the ground floor; it has shared use of the ground floor wet room (also used by Bedroom 5), which is accessed off the utility room.

All bedrooms have side lamps and are carpeted


There is a paved patio area which can be accessed from the lounge and from the utility room .
The hot tub is sited on a paved area and seats 6-7 guests. NB: CHILDREN MUST BE SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES
There is a lawned area. Although there is no play equipment there is a football net and there are bats and balls available. 
There is garden furniture to seat 12 guests.

Additional Information

Free internet access is available.

NOTE: There are no ramps at the property

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