Access statement for Garden Cottage
If you have any queries please contact the owner
Between bookings there are 7 days where Garden cottage is not occupied. This is protect our guests and cleaning staff from any possible exposure to corona virus. All cleaning staff wear PPE (masks & gloves) and Garden Cottage will be throughly cleaned prior to your arrival
Mobile phone reception: Good for EE and Three, less good for O2 and Vodafone.
Internet access: Free WiFi is provided.
Groceries can be bought from several food shops and delicatessens in Newcastle Emlyn. It is a short (8 minute) walk down the hill (limited pavements) and over the bridge to the centre of Newcastle Emlyn, and a brisk walk back up the hill. Parking is available in the centre of the town (limited on road parking and a pay and display car park).
ARRIVAL AND CAR PARKING
Postcode SA38 9EL. The cottage is located on the right as you drive out of Newcastle Emlyn towards Ffostrassol, on the steep part of Adpar Hill. There is off road parking for one car on the gravelled area in front of the garage (which is not accessible to guests).
There are 5 unevenly spaced steps running beside the road down to the level of the house. From this there are 2 steps up to the front door and 3 down to the road. Please take care with excited children.
There is an outside light. The switch for this is in the entrance hall. The front door canopy hangs down at the sides - mind your head!
Kitchen/diner: This is to the left as you enter through the entrance hall. There is a dining table and 6 chairs. There is an electric oven, dishwasher, and microwave. One window looks out over the front of the house, the road and the Teifi valley. A smaller one looks towards the garden. The floor is tiled with quarry tiles. There is a back door leading to a small sun room. There is a telephone for emergency calls only.
Sitting room: This is to the right as you enter though the entrance hall. It contains 2 two seater sofas, an armchair, a smart tv and an open fireplace. There is a coffee table. There are two windows, one looking on to the garden, and the other looking over the road and across the valley. There is a wireless thermostat that controls the oil fired central heating.
Utility room: This area is reached from the kitchen/diner and contains the Fridge/freezer, washing machine, Belfast sink, drying rack and a store room. There is a window onto the garden.
WC: Downstairs WC
Sun room: This small, unheated room leads to the rear garden.
Stairs: These lead upstairs from the kitchen/diner. They are carpeted and have two sharp turns. There is no hand rail. The stairs lead to a landing. The landing gives access to all the upstairs rooms. There is a full length mirror on the landing.
Bedroom 1: This room has a king size double bed. There is one window that looks downhill to with a view of the garden and the road. The other is a Velux window. There are two chests of drawers and a walk in cupboard with hanging space.
Bedroom 2: This is reached by a short passage with one step down. There are two full size single beds. The bedroom has a pitched ceiling and one set of supporting beams cross the room. Mind your head. There is plenty of headroom in most of the room. There is a Velux window looking out over the road and the valley in which Newcastle Emlyn lies. Another Velux window looks on to the garden. There is a chest of drawers, and a wash basin. There is not any hanging space for clothes.
Bathroom: This has a bath, separate shower cubicle, washbasin, and a Velux window.
WC: Separate WC.
There is a garden which can be reached from the sun room or from gates at either end of the house. There is a large patio area laid with irregular slates. There are many steps and different levels and care should be taken in when walking between them.
Specifically there is a large step up when going from the rear path to the sun room. When you go from the sun room into the main house there are two steps going down, one just before the back door and one where the back door is.
The grass area is on a slope and leads onto a wooded area. If you look carefully among the trees you may find a long abandoned tennis court!
The lower part of the garden has a hedge that has gaps in it and that leads to a drop and then a grass verge and the road. It is not child or dog proof.
There is a garden table. Garden chairs are kept in the sun room.