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Access Statement

Introduction

Ashton Cottages were transformed from milking parlours to two self-contained holiday homes that sit in the grounds of  New House Farm. These cottages are on one level.

Pre-Arrival

• We have our own website that offers information on our cottages and the surrounding area
• Bookings/enquiries can be made directly from website via email, or via telephone or by letter
• All guests are provided with written directions to the cottages
• The nearest bus stop is in Wedmore 1 mile
• Highbridge is the nearest train station 25 minutes drive
• The nearest RADAR toilet is in Wedmore village opposite The Borough Mall 1 mile
• We do have some local taxis services available
• The access statement is available on our website and in the ‘Welcome Folder’ in each cottage.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• There is parking for two cars directly outside each cottage 4.5m to gate
• car park is gravelled and on a slight slop
• The entrance into the shingled gardens has a 10cm step down, and the gate being 85cm wide
• Gardens are shingled with stepping-stones leading to the front main entrance, gate to main entrance 8.7m

Main Entrance & Reception

• The entrance has a step over of 9cm high and 10cm wide
• The key for this door is issued to our quests on arrival, the key hole being 86cm high
• The front main entrance door is 84cm wide and 210cm high (from shingled ground), cottage 1 door hinged to the left with light switch to the left and cottage 2 hinged to the right with light switch to the right
• Each cottage has a small mat on the inside of the main door which is rubber backed
• The front main door opens into the kitchen with the light switch on your left in cottage 1 and on the right in cottage 2

Public Areas – General (Internal)

• Not available

Public Areas – WC

• Not available

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Lounges, Take Away & Cafe

• DINING ROOM & LOUNGE
• The dining room is open plan with the lounge and kitchen
• Circular table with central legs coming down and out, table height 73cm
• There is one three seater sofa and one matching chair in cottage 1, and a three seater sofa and a two-seater matching sofa in cottage 2
• A  TV with remote control and DVD player that plays CD’s sits on a pine cabinet
• A round table height 65cm sits in between the two sofa’s in cottage one and two round tables height 62cm site one end of the three seater sofa and the other one sits in between the two sofa’s with a lamp light
• Flooring is a beige short pile carpet

Laundry

• There is no separate laundry but there is a standard size washing machine in the kitchen

Shop

• Not applicable

Treatment room/s

• Not applicable

Leisure Facilities

• Not applicable

Outdoor Facilities

• Not available

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

• Not applicable

Bedrooms

• COTTAGE 1 DOUBLE BEDROOM
• Door 74cm wide x 96cm high leading from lounge into hall way 66cm wide x 320cm long
• Double bedroom door 74cm wide x 96cm high
• Flooring short pile beige carpet
• Double bed 4’6 open-ended
• Three draw pine units height  cm on each side of the bed with lamp lights and one alarm clock
• Light switch on right hand side
• Bed height  60cm ( floor to top of mattress)
• All bedding is cotton or percale with non feather pillows and quilts
• Fitted wardrobe which includes shelving inside
• Space down each side of the bed is 49cm wide and in front of bed 116cm

COTTAGE 1 TWIN BEDROOM
• Door 74cm wide x 96cm high hinged to the left leading into a bedroom with two single pine beds
• Bed heights 53cm against the walls on both sides, space in between the bed is 26cm
• Pine cabinet 63cm high in between beds which holds a lamp light
• Space in front of beds (before fitted wardrobe) is 110cm
• Fitted wardrobe with shelving inside
• Flooring is a beige short pile carpet
• All bedding is cotton or percale with non feather pillows and quilts

COTTAGE 2 DOUBLE BEDROOM
• Door 74cm wide & 96cm high leading off of open plan lounge
• 4.6 double bed open-ended
• Three draw pine cabinets 56cm high on both sides of the bed with lamp lights and an alarm clock
• Light switch on right hand side
• All bedding is cotton or percale with non feather pillows and quilts
• Free standing double wardrobe with a long mirror next to it and a round table height 63cm
• Space between beds and walls are 49cm and space in front of bed is 216cm

COTTAGE 2 TWIN BEDROOM
• Door leading from hall way is 74cm wide x 96cm high
• Two single pine beds
• Bed heights 53cm against the walls on both sides, space in between the beds is 26cm
• Pine cabinet 63cm high in between beds which hold a lamp light
• Free standing chest of draws 93cm high with a mirror above
• Flooring is a short pile beige carpet
• All bed linen is cotton or percale with non feather pillows and quilts

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [En-suite or Shared]

• BOTH COTTAGES
• Accessed from hallway
• Door 74cm wide x 96cm high
• Flooring is ceramic tiles
• Wall mounted heated tail rail height 103cm (from floor to top)
• Bath 50cm high with hand rail
• Adjustable height shower over bath with folding shower screen
• Slip mats in baths
• The toilet seat is 43cm high
• Sink is 80cm high
• Mirror above sink with shaver point

Self-Catering Kitchen

• The kitchen is the first room you enter from the gardens/main entrance
• Open plan with dining area and lounge
• The width from door to work units is 210cm in both cottages
•  The height of kitchen work tops are 90cm and 60cm deep in both cottages
• Oven door is drop down with electric hob above
• Sink, hob and work tops are the same height 90cm
• Fridge is under work surface with a 4* ice box, height of the top shelve is 28cm and 45cm
• The kitchen is lit by a set of three spot lights
• A microwave sits on the work surface as does the toaster and kettle
• Floor space in kitchen is 210cm x 207cm
• Full range of cupboards under and above work units
• Glasses, cups and saucers are in wall units and knife, folks and spoons, plates and sauce pans are in draws in the lower units

Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

• Not applicable

Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)

• Not applicable

Boats – Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat

• Not applicable

Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)

• Not applicable

Grounds and Gardens

• Each cottage has its own private garden which is fenced
• Access from main entrance and car park
• Each garden has its own patio area with table, seating and BBQ
• These gardens are of a mediterranean style with small shingle, and lots of mature shrubs and plants
• Stepping stone form a path to and from the cottage

Additional Information

• A welcome folder is stored in a draw below the TV cabinet
• We do not accept pets at Ashton Cottages
• Our cottages are non smoking, but you are welcome to smoke outside

Contact Information

Ashton Cottages
New House Farm
Cheddar Road
Wedmore
Somerset
BS28 4HS

• Telephone: 01934 712 157 or 07880 540 738
• Email: info@ashtoncottages.co.uk
• Website: www.ashtoncottages.co.uk
• Hours of operation: Feb-Jan (we close for 4 weeks a year)
• Emergency number: As above

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve, if you have any comments please phone 01934 712157 or email info@ashtoncottages.co.uk