Access statement for Cryddion

Pre Arrival
The property is easily accessible by public transport, train or coach into Carmarthen then the local bus (227) from Carmarthen bus station to Llansteffan. The bus stop is less than a minutes walk to the cottage, this is predominantly on level pavement, access to the front door of the property is on a hard gravel surface.

Mobile signal is generally OK dependant on service provider, internet access is good. Grocery delivery service is available from Tesco in Carmarthen.

Arrival and car parking
Vehicle unloading can be done directly outside the front door, this is a level surface. The car can be parked in the Chapel car park directly opposite the cottage over the road, this is the first space on the right as you go into the car park. There is a gentle upward slope from the carpark back to the property which is about 30 metres.

There is an outside light which is operated via an automatic sensor. There are 2 steps up into the property, there is no handrail.

Inside the property

There is a slightly recessed mat area as you go through the wide front door, with light switch on the wall to the right, then onto hardwood level floor area. The lounge dining and kitchen area is one room which is fairly compact and is not suitable for wheelchair use. In the lounge area there is a small dining table with 4 chairs, a 2 seater sofa, which is fairly low down, a side table, a TV with remote on a table opposite the sofa and the wood burner is on the left as you come through the main entrance.

The kitchen work surface is at standard height 900mm from floor level. There is a plate rack on the wall above the sink, tap is lever operated. The 2 ring halogen hob is recessed into the work surface. There is a combination microwave which serves as the oven and grill which is on the work surface. Fridge is built into the kitchen units. Toaster and cordless kettle are mounted on the work surface. All storage cupboards are at low level. Controls for the radiators are at low level.

The bathroom is off the lounge with the door opening on to yourself, the floor is tiled, there is a quadrant 900mm shower cubicle with double doors with a slight step. Removable grab rails for the shower can be provided if required.
There is a mirrored cabinet above the toilet, the basin is set within a cupboard with storage below and illuminated mirror above. Light switches are at 1200mm above floor level just outside the bathroom. There is a heated towel rail adjacent to the basin. Tap is lever operated.

Entrance to the bedroom is from the living area, the door opens onto yourself with the lightswitch on your left. The bed is king size with 2 small tables either side of the bed with table lamps operated via rocker switches. There is 0.5m space either side of the bed. There is a full height wardrobe opposite the bed with a chest of drawers to the side and mirror above. All sockets are at low level.

There is a bench which seats 2, there is lockable storage below the bench which contains cushions, a small table and a parasol, this faces a small garden. The ground surface here is pebbles. The bench and garden area sits alongside the stream below, which is fenced/walled but not suitable for small children.