The Old Rectory Accessibility Statement
This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.
Access Statement for The Old Rectory
The Old Rectory offers self catering accommodation for 18 guests and brings you modern luxury in a wonderful period setting close to the Somerset coast.
The property has 9 bedrooms, a games room, a courtyard patio with a hot tub, large grounds and play equipment.
By train - The nearest train station is at Taunton, approximately 15 miles distant, with a taxi service available.
By bus - The nearest bus station is at Taunton, approximately 15 miles away. Bus number 23B
By car - We have detailed directions by road on our website.
No Ramps available
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 manager and will be given a tour.
From the road there is a tarmac drive leading to a private flat car parking area. The parking area can accommodate 10-14 cars.
There is lighting in this area.
Entrance to Property
1 x 8cm step into the tiled front porch =- No Ramp
The front door is 1 mtr wide
The internal areas are very well lit with wall lights, and pendant lights.
Ground Floor Cloack room
Door Width 2 x 74cm
Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways
Stairs are carpeted 74cm and wood width - 13cm approx.
Lounge area 5m 48cm x 4m 94cm ,
The floor surface is tiled and level throughout.
Wood burner (logs provided)
There is a television with remote control and option for subtitles/audio description.
The area is well lit during daylight by natural light. At night there are ample spotlights and overhead lighting,
Length 5m 64cm x Width 5m 44cm
Tiled floor with lighting
Entrance width 74.0cm
Ceiling mounted spotlights and lights over mirrors
Height of toilet 42.5cm
Height of sink 86.5cm
The kitchen area measures 6m 70cm x 3m and has a tiled floor, ceiling mounted spotlights and 3 pendants lamps.
Height of worksurface and central island 91.0cm
Width of entrance 86.5cm
The floor is the same level from the Lounge/Dining area.
1st Floor corridor 118cm which narrows to 83cm
2nd Floor corridor 127cm
Ground floor corridor 127cm
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
Hellier Suite - entrance 89.0cm wide, ceiling light and 5 arm pendant - Ensuite - entrance 77.5cm, toilet height 40cm, sink height 85.0cm, height of bath 60.0cm, height of shower 185.0cm, width of shower entrance 77.8cm.
Billington Suite - entrance 89.5cm, 2 bedside lamps and celing lights. Ensuite entrance 78.0cms, height of toilet 40.0cm, height of sink 93.0cm, height of bath 59.0cm, height of shower 188.0cm, width of shower entrance 60.0cm, height of shower entrance 2.5m.
Stannard Suite - entrance 78.0cm wide and entrance to ensuite. 77.5cm, ceiling lights and pendants, carpet, height of toilet 40.0cm, height of sink 94.5cm, height of bath 61.0cm, height of fixed shower 185.5cm, width of shower entrance 77.5cm and height of shower entrance 2.5cm.
Angus Vernon Bedroom - Entrance width 78.5cm. Ceiling and single pendant lighting, carpet.
Charles Alford Bedroom - bathroom shared with Elizabeth Alford Bedroom (see below). Width of entrance 86.5cm, ceilng and mounted spotlights, carpet in bedroom, and tiled floor in ensuite, height of toilet 40.5cm, height of sink 92.0cm, height of bath 59.5cm, height of shower head 189.0cm, width of shower entrance 60.0cm, height of shower entrance 2.5m.
Elizabeth Alford Bedroom - Width of entrance 78.5cm. ceiling light and single pendant, carpet flooring.
Charles Elrington Bedroom - Width of entrance 83.0cm, carpet, ceiling light.
Bathroom shared - entrance width 71.0cm, height of toilet 39.0cm, height of sink 84cm, height of toilet 39.0cm, height of bath 60.0cm, height of shower head 187.5cm, width of shower entrance 54.0cm height of shower entrance 2.5m.
Emily Elrington Bedroom- Width of entrance 78.5cm, ceiling light pendant, carpet.
There is a paved patio area with a hot tub and outdoor seating
There is an area with play equipment at the top of the garden
Paved walkway with part level and part raised garden, with steps to upper garden
2 steps into tub surrounded by paved area.
Size 230cm2 Depth 78cms