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.
Access Statement for Ash Cottage
Ash Cottage is one of four self catering cottages to be found at Highfield Farm, along with a 5 star B+B. The cottages are in a courtyard setting around a gravel car park with the B+B house taking up one side.
For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the directions section of our website. The cottage is available from 4.30pm and ask guests to arrive by 8.30pm at the latest.
The nearest train station is 3 miles away at Sandy, with the mainline running to London/Peterborough every hour. Taxis are available at the station during the week but will need pre booking on the weekend.
A car is essential, there are no bus services running past the farm.
Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking
The cottage will be unlocked ready for you from 4.30pm and we can usually be found in the white farm house. Parking is in the bays in the gravel courtyard. There is parking for one car. A gently sloping ramp goes directly up to Ashs door. There is enough room for two cars to park on the ramp or one car if wheelchairs etc need to be used.
The ramp has two paths leading to the front doors of the cottages on either side.
Entrance to Property
The front door opens 31″, the small step into the property is 3″ high.
There is a small solar powered light that comes on when darkness fall and stays alight for @3 hours.
Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways
The entrance hall is 46″ wide. Once inside the property all of the polished hardwood floor is on one level.
The kitchen/dining/living room is all open plan, the door opens to 31″Double French doors open onto a n enclosed patio area. The step down is 8″, the doors open to 41″
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
The main bedroom door opens to 31″
The second bedroom door opens to 28″
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets
The main bathroom door opens to 31″, the bath is 22″ tall with a shower over and the toilet is 15″ tall
The en-suit to the main bedroom door opens to 31″. It has an M2 rating and is designed for those less able. It has a wheel in shower area, the toilet is 18.5″ tall with a right hand transfer. Grab rails are next to the toilet and shower.