Pitsworthy Access Statement

Pitsworthy- 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 Pitsworthy and therefore Sleeps12 do not accept responsibility for any omissions or inaccuracies. Please contact us at info@sleeps12.com if you have any questions regarding the accessibility of this property that are not answered within this statement.


Pitsworthy offers luxury self catering accommodation to large groups. 6 en suite bedrooms sleep up to 14 guests; there’s a games room, a wood fired hot tub and outdoor kitchen.

Getting Here:

Pre Arrival:

Trains: There is a train station at Taunton, approximately 28 miles away (for trains from Paddington). Taxis are usually available at the station.

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


Groceries: On line groceries can be delivered by Tesco, Sainburys, Asda, and Morrisons by pre ordering on line. You can also arrange to have food delivered from COOK and Dart Fresh by ordering from their websites. The local shop in Exford, The Exmoor Stores, will also deliver to the house.

Equipment: Ramps can be provided to aid access into the property.

Arrival and Car Parking:

A long private, tarmac drive leads to Pitsworthy where you will find parking for up to 10 cars in the yard outside of the property.

From the car parking area it is no more than 40m to the door. There is a very gentle slope but no steps. A ramp can be arranged to aid access over the threshold into the house. There is outdoor sensor lighting in the yard.

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

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

The Property:

Pitsworthy is a traditional Somerset farmhouse that has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard throughout.

The main entrance door from the car park is 100mm wide and has three steps down to the hall, each being 16cm high (a ramp can be arranged if required). The hallway has flagstone floors which, as a natural product, have some unevenness. The hall is lit by ceiling lights.

On the ground floor at Pitsworthy are the kitchen/dining room, the sitting room, a WC, and Bedroom 5, which has an en suite wet room. Upstairs are Bedrooms 1-4 and across the yard, in a separate building is the games room, a ground floor shower room, and upstairs, Bedroom 6.

All internal doorways are 800mm.

There are ceiling lights and table lamps throughout the property.

All bedrooms are carpeted.

Bedroom 5

Bedroom 5 has an en suite shower room.

The door to the en suite is 64cm wide and the shower door is 47cm wide.

Kitchen/dining room

The kitchen has a flagstone floor; fitted units run round on two sides of the room, in the middle is the dining table and chairs.  

Sitting Room

The sitting room has an even wooded floor and a door through to the kitchen/dining room. There is a Free Sat TV, and a large inglenook fireplace which houses a user-friendly wood-burner (logs supplied).


At the end of the hall stairs lead to Bedrooms 1-4. The stair treads are 100cm wide.

Bedroom 1 has an en suite shower room. 

Bedroom 2 has an en suite bathroom with a bath and separate shower.

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

Bedroom 4 has an en suite shower room.

All en suite bathrooms have a comfort height WC.

Games Room

The games room is in a separate building across the yard. On the ground floor there is a pool table and a table tennis table; off to the right is a shower room. On the mezzanine floor there’s a sofa, TV, table football and gaming zone; off the mezzanine is Bedroom 6.


The garden is to the back and side of the house and is lawned with gravel paths. There is a wood fired hot tub and a covered outdoor kitchen area with a wood fired pizza oven, barbecue and smoker all in one. Note that an unfenced stream runs along the boundary of the garden so children must be supervised at all times. Next to the house there is a fenced in field for exercising dogs and a short walk along the track there is a private lake (unfenced).

Hot Tub

There are steps to the hot tub which is 90cm deep and seats 8-10 people.

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