Access Statement For Borrowdale Self Catering Holidays

Introduction

Borrowdale Self Catering Holidays provides 4 self catering apartments and a cottage at Kiln How, a converted farmhouse in Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, the Lake District.

Pre-Arrival

o Don and Gillian Brocklesby
o 017687 77356
o info@kilnhow.com
o Nearest station Penrith - 25 miles
o Bus service from Penrith to Keswick
o Local buses from Keswick to Rosthwaite approx hourly in winter, half hourly in summer holidays
o Keswick 6 miles
o Rosthwaite bus stop approx 300 yards from Kiln How
o Local taxi firms in Keswick
o Local shop 300 yards from Kiln How
o Bar with bar meals 150 yards from Kiln How
o Provisions provided on request
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

o Private drive 100 yards, 2 speed bumps to old wooden 'Kiln How' sign and
o Lower car park for 4-5 cars, up slate steps - 5 risers max.200mm, 4 treads min.300mm - lit at night, to
o Upper car park and unloading point for 2 cars, 3 yards across level gravel to
o Front entrance.
o Dedicated parking space for Kiln How cottage

Main Entrance & Reception

o Low, broad slate step to raised threshold and
o Front door 930mm wide, always unlocked.
o Level laminate flooring and non slip mats to
o Ground floor apartment 1 on left and owners accommodation on right.
o Information table and bench for boot removal give minimum width of 1030mm
o Dado rail lends hand support at 940mm
o Kiln How cottage: Porch 1000mm x 1100mm to front door 750mm wide and
o Carpeted entrance hall

Public Areas - General (Internal)

o Carpeted stairs with handrails on left - 6 treads 320mm wide, 7 risers 200mm high, 1060 wide to half landing 2080 x 970 and return stairs - 6 treads 320mm wide, 7 risers 200mm high to full landing 2080 x 1800 and entrances to
o First floor apartments 2,3 and 4

Public Areas - WC

o Not applicable

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

o Local pubs for good quality food and refreshment

Laundry

o Owners are happy to do washing for guests by arrangement

Shop

o Local shop 300 yards from Kiln How

Treatment room/s

o Not applicable

Leisure Facilities

o Not applicable

Outdoor Facilities

o Major fells all within a day's walk

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

o Not applicable

Bedrooms

o GENERAL
o All duvets and pillows are non-feather
o There is a smoke alarm in each bedroom
o All bedroom doors have self closers and 30 minute fire resistance
o Lighting is by pendant light and bedside lamps with the exception of apartment 4 single rooms which have wall lights and bedside lamps.

o APARTMENT 1: DOUBLE BEDROOM
o Door width - 715mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6" x 550 high
o Transfer space left - 530mm
o Transfer space right - 530mm
o Freespace clear of doors and furniture - 3.7sq m
o Decor - co-ordinated in soft green with natural waxed pine furniture

o APARTMENT 2: DOUBLE BEDROOM
o Door width - 720mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6" x 480 high
o Transfer space left - 1000mm (minimum)
o Transfer space right - 540mm
o Free space clear of doors and furniture - 5.86sq m
o Fitted hand washbasin
o Decor - co-ordinated in lilac with woodwashed pine furniture

o APARTMENT 3: TWIN BEDROOM
o Door width - 720mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed sizes - 3'0" x 460mm high
o Transfer space left - 800 mm
o Transfer space right - 370mm. Between beds 470mm
o Freespace clear of doors and furniture - 3.88sq m
o Fitted hand washbasin
o Decor - co-ordinated in desert sand with natural waxed pine furniture

o APARTMENT 3: DOUBLE BEDROOM
o Door width - 730mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6" x 480mm high
o Transfer space left - 380mm
o Transfer space right - 470mm
o Free space clear of doors and furniture - 4.32sq m
o Fitted hand washbasin
o Decor - co-ordinated in oatmeal with natural varnished pine furniture

o APARTMENT 4: DOUBLE BEDROOM 1
o Door width - 765mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6" x 450mm high
o Transfer space left - 1200mm
o Transfer space right - 1150mm
o Free space clear of doors and furniture - 4.41sq.m
o Fitted hand washbasin
o Decor - soft pink walls with older style mixed furniture
o Angled beams result in restricted headroom at the far side of the room

o APARTMENT 4: DOUBLE BEDROOM 2
o Door width - 765mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6"x 470mm high
o Transfer space left - 1320mm
o Transfer space right - 810mm
o Free space clear of doors and furniture - 4.4sq m
o Fitted hand washbasin
o Decor - co-ordinated rose pink with cleanly styled dark mahogany furniture
o Angled beams result in restricted headroom at the far side of the room


o APARTMENT 4: SINGLE BEDROOM 1
o Door width - 695mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 3'0" x 540mm high
o Transfer space left - 0mm
o Transfer space right - 560mm(minimum)
o Freespace clear of doors and furniture - 2.93sq m
o Decor - co-ordinated in soft fauna with natural waxed pine furniture
o Angled beams result in restricted headroom in this room

o APARTMENT 4: SINGLE BEDROOM 2
o Door width - 730mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 3'0" x 540mm high
o Transfer space left - 0mm
o Transfer space right - 1400mm
o Freespace clear of doors and furniture - 3.84sq m
o Decor - co-ordinated in soft fauna with natural waxed pine furniture
Angled beams result in restricted headroom in this room

o KILN HOW COTTAGE:
o Door width - 720mm
o Flooring - short pile carpet
o Bed size - 4'6" x 430mm high
o Transfer space left - 1350mm
o Transfer space right - 1050mm
o Free space clear of doors and furniture - 4.93sq m
o Decor - co-ordinated in blush pink with natural waxed pine furniture

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

o GENERAL
o Each apartment has its own bathroom
o Water heating is by immersion heater set at 60c
o Space heating is by electric wall mounted fan heater and wall mounted heated towel rail.
o Each bathroom has a shaver point/light above a hand washbasin
o Lighting is by pendant light and shaver point light. Apartment 4 has additional spotlights
o The bathrooms are equipped as standard domestic bathrooms and have no special fixtures or fittings.


o APARTMENT 1
o Overall dimensions - 2830mm x 1770mm
o Free floor space - 2.2sq m
o Floor surface - Non-slip vinyl
o Shower - Above bath
o Bath edge height - 520mm
o WC seat height - 415mm

o APARTMENT 2
o Overall dimensions - 2830mm x 1970mm
o Free floor space - 3.55sq m
o Floor surface - Short pile carpet
o Shower - Above bath
o Bath edge height - 550mm
o Seperate WC, dimensions - 1220mm x 920mm
o WC seat height - 420mm

o APARTMENT 3
o Overall dimensions - 2530mm x 1520mm
o Free floor space - 1.97sq m
o Floor surface - Non-slip vinyl
o Shower - Above bath
o Bath edge height - 530mm
o WC seat height - 410mm

o APARTMENT 4
o Overall dimensions - 2630mm x 3300mm
o Free floor space - 3.81sq m
o Floor surface - Short pile carpet
o Shower - Walk in - step height 275mm
o Bath edge height - 520mm
o WC seat height - 440mm

o KILN HOW COTTAGE
o Overall dimensions - 2650mm x 1670mm
o Free floor space - 1.98sq m
o Floor surface - Short pile carpet
o Shower - Above bath
o Bath edge height - 520mm
o WC seat height - 400mm

Self-Catering Kitchen

o GENERAL
o Each apartment has its own kitchen as part of a lounge/kitchen/dining area
o The equipment, utensils etc are as those to be found in a standard domestic kitchen. There are no special fixtures or fittings.
o Water is heated by immersion heaters which are set at 60c
o Equipment includes microwave, toaster, cordless kettle

o APARTMENT 1
o Taps - Mixer type
o Work surface and sink height - 930mm
o Cooker - Electric hob with built under oven (bottom hinged door) and above hob extractor fan
o Kitchen dimensions - 2270mm x 1660mm
o Floor surface - Non slip vinyl
o Lighting - Ambient lighting plus under cupboard, above hob and above sink lighting
o Fridge only. For freezing ask Don or Gillian

o APARTMENT 2
o Taps - Mixer type
o Work surface and sink height - 910mm
o Cooker - Electric hob with built under oven (bottom hinged door) and above hob extractor fan
o Kitchen dimensions - 2320mm x 1640mm
o Floor surface - Non slip vinyl
o Lighting - Ambient lighting plus under cupboard, above hob and above sink lighting
o Fridge with 3 star feezing compartment

o APARTMENT 3
o Taps - Mixer type
o Work surface and sink height - 925mm
o Cooker - Electric hob with built under oven (bottom hinged door) and above hob extractor fan
o Kitchen dimensions - 2400mm x 1150mm
o Floor surface - Non slip vinyl
o Lighting - Ambient lighting plus under cupboard and above hob lighting
o Fridge with 3 star freezing compartment

o APARTMENT 4
o Taps - Mixer type
o Work surface and sink height - 905mm
o Cooker - Electric cooker with four rings, grill and oven with left hinged door
o Kitchen dimensions - 2300mm x 3600mm
o Floor surface - Kitchen quality carpet
o Lighting - Ambient lighting plus spotlights
o Fridge with 3 star freezing compartment

o KILN HOW COTTAGE
o Taps - Seperate hot and cold
o Work surface and sink height - 900mm
o Cooker - Electric hob with four hob plates, grill and oven (bottom hinged door) and above cooker extractor fan
o Kitchen dimensions - 2120mm x 1920mm
o Floor surface - Non slip vinyl
o Lighting - Ambient lighting plus ceiling mounted spotlights
o Fridge with 3 star freezing compartment

Grounds and Gardens

o Attractive lawned garden for guests with
o Summer house and
o Area for table and chairs.
o Layout and facilities commensurate with those of a private, domestic garden

Additional Information

o Access to apartment 4 is from the first floor landing via a fairly steep and narrow flight of stairs, 12 risers step height 200mm, 11 treads 230mm deep x 650mm wide.
o Angled beams restrict the head room in some areas of the apartment.
o At Kiln How we have a no smoking policy and regretfully are unable to accept pets in the apartments or cottage.

Contact Information

o Address: Don & Gillian Brocklesby, Kiln How, Rosthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XB
o Telephone: 017687 77356
o Fax: None
o Minicom: None
o Email: info@kilnhow.com
o Website: www.kilnhow.com

Future Plans

o Improved outside signage
o Linked fire alarm system (November 2007) Completed.
o Refurbishment of apartment 4 double bedroom 1 ( Winter 2007/Spring 2008)
o Replace flooring in apartment 4 bathroom (Winter 2007) Completed.
o Update kitchen area in apartment 4 (Spring 2008) Completed.
o Add labelling to electrical switches in kitchen areas (Winter 2007) Completed

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve, if you have any comments please phone 017687 77356 or email info@kilnhow.com

Address

Don & Gillian Brocklesby
Kiln How Self Catering
Rosthwaite
Keswick
Cumbria CA12 5XB

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