Accessibility

The house is M2 graded under the National Accessible Scheme. There is a ground level ensuite bedroom and paved slope to the front door.

The Approach

The Garden House is situated at the end of a private gravelled 500m farm drive. It is clearly signed and allows you to stop at the top of the sloped paved path to the terrace and front door. There are also wide shallow steps.

The Main Entrance

There is a storm guard ridge at the threshold which opens into a hallway where there is a coat hanging area. The front door has a black lever handle which contrasts with the pale green paintwork, 770mm wide. Lighting automatically comes on at night when you approach.

Internal Circulation

Once through the front door, you turn left and go through another door to the open plan living area: kitchen, dining and sitting area interconnect without doors. The flooring in this area is solid oak and there are 3 French doors opening onto a private walled garden with mixed gravel and paved areas, accessed by two steps. The décor is pale throughout with contrasting solid oak doors. The living area has 2 large supportive sofas and 2 armless armchairs. An armchair with arms will be provided on request. There is a home cinema system with surround sound plus TV, DVDs and tourist information. The central heating controls are located to the left hand side of the French doors at a height of 1.5m.

Kitchen

Integrated appliances and front loading washing machine. Black granite worktop at a height of 92cm, stainless steel sink, induction hob with touch controls at the front plus cordless kettle. The extractor fan operates automatically and the oven and grill doors are hinged horizontally at a height of 74cm, handle at 174cm. The microwave hinge is at a height of 67cm and the handle at 137cm

Bedroom and ensuite bathroom

The bedroom designated for less able bodied use has level access off the main living area. The door way is 82cm wide with lever door handle as is the door into the en suite wetroom. There is a firm zipped and linked 6’ bed which can convert into 2 twin beds and carpeted floor. Hi-loft non feather pillows are used with hypoallergenic goosedown duvets. The en suite open plan wetroom has no other access other than through this bedroom. There is no toilet seat adjuster or levered bar next to the toilet. There are two washbasins; one immediately adjacent to the toilet. The rim height of the main basin is at a height of 75cm with knee room underneath. A shower stool can be provided on request. The bathroom suite is white and the tiling is beige travertine, providing a good non-slip finish.

Outside Table with wine and Cheese
The Garden House
Tel: 01761 241080
Email: holidays@lilycombe.co.uk