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.
Ham Bottom is a timber framed property offering spacious and luxurious accommodation.
Pre Arrival: You'll find all you need on our website, including detailed directions by road and a gallery of all our photographs.
Groceries: These can be delivered by Tesco, Asda, Waitrose or Sainsburys by pre-ordering on-line.
Buses: The nearest bus station is at Taunton – 10 miles distant. Buses run from Taunton to Wellington, which is our nearest town, just 4 miles away. Taxis are readily available from the centre of Wellington.
Trains: Taunton station is 10 miles away, with taxis readily available.
Tiverton Parkway is also 10 miles away, with taxis readily available.
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 at 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. There is a 5mm threshold through an 800mm doorway directly into the downstairs games room (13m x 7m). In the games room is a large flat screen TV, DVD, ipod dock, pool table, table football, two armchairs and a 5 seater sofa.
The ground floor has level stone flooring throughout.
Off the games room there are 2 x ground floor bedrooms (4m x 4.5m), both with 800mm doorways.
Both of these bedrooms have walk in wet rooms accessed through an 800mm doorway. The en suite for Bedroom 1 measures 1.60m x 4.5m and the en suite for Bedroom 2 is 1.10m x 4.5m. Both are fully tiled throughout with toilets at 420mm high.
A shower chair can be provided for use in the en suite to Bedroom 1. Please request this on the Equipment section of My Booking.
Two sets of French doors measuring 1.6m wide with a 200mm step lead from the games room to the patio. You can request a wheelchair ramp for access out onto the patio - please use the Equipment section of My Booking to do this.
From the games room through to the kitchen is open plan. The kitchen has a central island with an inset induction hob. There are 2 fan assisted ovens, 2 microwaves, a fridge/freezer, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks and lots of storage. There is a large table (800mm high) and chairs to comfortably seat 12 people. Around the island and the table there is at least 1.6m.
There are 2 pairs of bifold doors off the kitchen that lead to the patio over a 200mm step.
The kitchen leads through an 800mm doorway to a hallway where you can access the car parking area over a 200mm step. You can also access the laundry room from the hallway, again through an 800mm doorway. The laundry room has a WC, washer dryer and ironing facilities.
At the end of this hallway you enter 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 some seating provided. The steps at the corner of the pool are 200mm deep and allow easy access into the pool. The sauna is located within the pool hall via a heat repellent glass door of 700mm. Down most of one side of the pool room there are bifold doors which open onto level decking outside. There is also a door 800mm wide which goes out onto the decking. 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. The hot tub is covered by a wheeled dome, which is easy to manoeuvre and retract.
From the games room there is an oak staircase with open treads of 200mm risers, and 7 steps to the landing, followed by a turn and a further 7 steps to the first floor lounge. 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 lounge is 6m x 9m with a large bifold door out onto a balcony. The room has a wall mounted flat screen TV and 3 large sofas to seat 12 people. There is ambient wall lighting and side tables with lamps.
The first floor has level oak flooring throughout.
Off the lounge are 4 bedrooms, all measuring 4m x 4.5m. 2 have walk in wet rooms and 2 have bathrooms that include a walk in wet area.
All bath/shower rooms are fully tiled, with 420mm high toilets and 900mm high sinks. There are low level shower attachments as well as high level, and the 2 baths are 600mm high.
Outside there is a large lawned area with children’s climbing equipment and a large netted trampoline, and a large patio area with garden furniture for 12 people, and a barbecue.
There is also a barbecue lodge which can be reached via a gravel path. This lodge is 4.4m x 4.8m with a door width of 900mm and a 200mm step into the lodge. Once inside there is fixed seating around the perimeter and a fire pit/bbq with a chimney in the centre of the lodge; the area between the seating and the BBQ is never smaller than 900mm.