Shires Accessibility Statement

Access Statement for Shires

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 Shires 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.


Shires is an old Wagon shed in  Devon and stands in glorious countryside overlooking the Yarty Valley.

Fanastic indoor pool, sauna, hot tub and access friendly


By train - The nearest train station is at Honiton approximately 9 miles distant. Axminster train station approx 7 miles 

Taxis are usually available fromt he station. Pinewood Cars or Woods Taxi 

By car - You will find detailed directions in your check-in information once you have made a booking.

This property offers 1 x shower chair and 1 x hoist for bedroom 4 and the Hot Tub


Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

level concrete drive to with parking for up to 10 cars with automatic lighting

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.

Level access to front door with a wheelchair threshold 15mm on the fron door.

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 manager and will be given a tour.

The paths are well lit at night by light sensor lights.


Entrance to Property

Front door width 1000mm

hard floors in all downstair rooms 

pendant lighting or down lighters with emergency lighting.


Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways

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

The stairs have Carpet treads

All passageways are the minimum width for wheelchair access.

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


Games Room


with pool table, table football and TV



4.7m x 5.1m without TV

Cinema Room

4.5m x 4.4 m with 75" THX sound quality and internet TV

Sitting Room/Lounge

All areas are evenly lit with spotlights and lamps.

The floor surface is tiled and level throughout with under floor heating 

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

Furniture can be moved, but on your departure it must be returned to its original position.

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



The kitchen/diner is 9.7m x 3.7m

With TV.

The flooring is tiled throughout.


Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas

All bedrooms have zip and link beds that can be arranged as superkings or twins.

Bedroom 1 -

Bedroom 2 -

Bedroom 3 -

Bedroom 4 - On ground floor with door width 840mm, 3,2m x 4.4mm with hoist from bed to toilet. with choice of beds. wet room 1.7m x 3.3m with adjustable shower chair. 

Bedroom 5 - On ground floor with Width of door 740mm 2.9mmx3mm.  Shower 750mm x 1200mm.

With freeview TV 

Bedroom 6 - Freeview TV


Level garden with anti slip decking.

Play fort with slide , football goal and access lift to balcony 



Swimming Pool  (NB: Children must be supervised at all times)

Pool is 10m x 5mm - constant depth of 1.2m deep.

Surround steps 1.8m in pool are 200mx500mm.

pool to decking has a 25mm threshold.

Pool entrance door 860mm.

Hot Tub

2.5 x 3.8m


1.5m x2m