Access statement for Hawthorn Cottage

• The property is approached via a single track lane through a gateway into an enclosed courtyard area with 9 other properties.
• Parking for one car on gravel area directly in front of the cottage.
• Stone cobble edging between lawn and parking area.
• Outside light to the entrance is infrared operation.
• Slightly raised stone paving and door threshold at entrance.
• Standard width main entrance door within storm porch opens directly into the kitchen.
• Coir entrance mat in porch, kitchen and conservatory floors are tiled. All other rooms are carpeted.

• Television and DVD player operated by remote control.
• The lounge is accessed from the kitchen and the downstairs ensuite bedroom is accessed directly from the sitting room with level access into each, there is a narrower than normal doorway into the bathroom.
• The bathroom has standard fittings and a vinyl floor.
• There is a slightly raised threshold to double doors into the fully glazed conservatory. Quarry tile floor.
• The kitchen has standard fittings including fridge/freezer, washing machine, hob and low-level built in oven. There is a cordless kettle and a low-level grill.

• Most of the garden is laid to lawn with a small gravelled area with picnic bench.
• The garden is fully enclosed and can be accessed via one step from the conservatory or via two steps through a gate at the side of the cottage.
• Stairs lead up from the kitchen to bedrooms 1 and 2 and the main bathroom.
• All carpeted with the exception of the bathroom which has vinyl flooring. Tiled step into the shower cubicle. Standard bath.
• There is a step up into bedroom 1.

• All electrical sockets and switches are at standard heights.
• Doors fitted with standard door handles.
• Audible smoke alarms fitted.
• Carbon monoxide alarm in the kitchen.
• No telephone available, however, mobile phone reception is good and wifi is available.
• Guide dog welcome.
• No public transport available.