Awards for Inglenook

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Inglenook cottage is the end cottage of of a row of four Victorian cottages. Inglenook has a large private south facing garden. A very small stream runs down the entire side of the garden. Whilst caution must always be exercised fencing and shrubs offer substancial protection. The lower garden half is accessed by two steps. The lower garden enjoys two large patios. Excellent for BBQ,s. Parking is on Old Church Lane. Cars have always been safe here; and space not usually a problem. The front garden is accessed up 5 steps and along a narrower lengthy path Therefore Inglenook is always best accessed at the back. Up five steps from the lane about 50 paces along a flat path, through Inglenooks gate, finds you in the court yard at the cottage back door. Opposite the back door and very much protected from the elements is the log shed. There is also a sizeable bike shed. Sensor lighting exists along the flat path. A permanent light is situated above inglenooks back door. Through Inglenooks back door leads into a small hall. Off to the left is a place to hang coats, leave shoes/boots/welles and buggies. Straight on finds the large lounge. The light switch immediately on the left through the back door is for the coat room. The other controlls the outside light. The lounge light is just on your right as you enter the lounge. Through the back door turning right finds you in a big kitchen. The lights for kitchen and stairs are between dresser and other kitchen door. Through other lounge/kichen doors leads into front hall with doors to front garden and up stairs. Up stairs leads to a sizeable landing. All are large rooms as is the separate bathroom. Directly off is the main bedroom with en suite, a double bedroom and a bedroom with two adult single beds. This bedroom has a velux window which should be operated by a responsible adult. The bathroom contains a full size bath with mixer taps and hand held shower, sink and toilet, The central heating controls are in the kitchen whilst the thermostat can be found at the bottom of the stairs in the hall. Hot water control is on the central heating panel. Inglenook is very user friendly. However it does not lend itself to persons with restricted mobility.