Access Statement

Access Statement for Reading Room House

Parking for two vehicles is adjacent to the house; it is level and wide enough to fully open all doors of the vehicle with no obstructions. From the parking area there is a 1.2m wide ramp with a continuous hand rail to the main entrance door and level access into the hallway of the house. The main entrance door and all doors throughout the property are a minimum width of 820mm from frame to frame.

The house is single storey but split level, the kitchen, hallway, bedrooms and bathrooms are on the upper level. The large lounge and dining area are open plan to the hallway and kitchen but are on a lower level accessed by 3 steps, each step has a 200mm riser and a 300mm tread. Flooring to the hallway, kitchen, dining area and bathrooms are tiles, lounge area and bedrooms are carpeted.

Doors to both bathrooms are outward opening, the en-suit bathroom to the front bedroom has a level access walk in wet room shower with a glass screen, access width between the wall and the glass screen is 530mm.

There is a 5 metre wide bi-fold door which gives level access to a large timber decked area with garden seating. There are 3 steps built within the decking area that lead down to a small patio and further seating. Each step has a 180mm riser and a large tread area of 1000mm.

Both bedrooms have wall mounted TV’s with DVD players on remote controls. There is a pillar box type gas fire in the lounge area which can be operated by a remote control.

Cooking facilities include a gas hob located within the work top, a double oven and grill, and a microwave oven located in one of the kitchen cupboards. Upper oven/grill door height is at 1200mm and the lower oven door is at 900mm. The Microwave door height is 1400mm. The kitchen has a built in washer, dishwasher and large fridge, all cupboards are easily accessible with the exception of one high wall cupboard containing glasses, (these can easily be relocated to a lower cupboard on request)

In accordance with the current regulations all wall electrical sockets are at 450mm and all light switches are at 1200mm. The property has good lighting in all rooms and external lighting to the decking/patio area, entrance door, access ramp and parking area.

Access Statement for Orchard House

We aim to make all our guests feel comfortable in our home whatever disability may or may not be evident. The accommodation is on two levels with the bedrooms located on the first floor. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to call us. The cottage has full central heating with thematically controlled radiator.


  • Bookings/enquiries can be made via email or phone.
  • The nearest bus stop is located 300 yards away.
  • The nearest train stations are, Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells approximately 5 miles away;
  • A welcome pack is provided for your convenience.
  • We can provide information in large print on request.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is off road parking for two cars.
  • The car parking space is level tarmac and accessed through a farm type gate.
  • Area is well lit plus security lights.
  • There are additional parking spaces for extra vehicles within 80m.


  • Entrance to the property is through a small double glazed porch with outward opening double doors 1.06m wide with a threshold 90mm in height.
  • The Kitchen/Dining area is then entered via a wide but low barn door with 1.8m head room.

Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Open plan with Dining area.
  • Worktop height 95cm.
  • Oven door is pull open and the height of lowest shelf 26cm.
  • Sink is 95cm high with cupboards underneath.
  • Electric cooking rings are 95cm high.
  • Flooring is laminated timber with a small rug.
  • Evenly lit kitchen with spot lights above work surfaces.


  • Original clay tiled floor with a small 90mm access step.
  • Fully automatic washing machine fitted under a 95cm high tiled work surface.
  • Small insert Belfast sink within tiled work surface.


  • Fully carpeted with small rug.
  • Log burner.
  • Remote control TV, DVD and Video recorder.

Access to the First Floor

  • Hallway containing under stairs cupboard.
  • Three small flights of carpeted stairs with two landing/change of direction platforms, with a continuous handrail to first floor.
  • Small carpeted landing area giving access to the two bedrooms.

Bedroom one with en-suite bathroom

  • Bedroom is fully carpeted with additional rugs.
  • Double bed – 91.5cm (36”) x (75”).
  • Bed height 55cm (21.5”) floor to top of mattress.
  • Hypo-allergenic mattress and pillow protectors – non-feather duvets and pillowsprovided.


  • Flooring is laminated timber.
  • Toilet seat height 40cm (16”).
  • Round fronted pedestal washbasin is 86cm (34”) high.
  • Shower is over the bath, non slip bath mat provided.
  • Shaver point.

Bedroom two with en-suite bathroom

  • Flooring is fully carpeted with additional rugs.
  • Beds are movable


  • Flooring is laminated timber
  • Toilet seat height 40cm (16”).
  • Corner shower cubicle with slide doors.
  • Round fronted pedestal washbasin is 86cm (34”) high.
  • Heated towel rail.
  • Time extractor fan.

Mainly laid to lawn with trees and shrubs, two very small steps to access main garden area.