Notes to guests
Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.
Utilities: All utilities (central heating/electrics etc.), bed linens and towels included.
Pets: 2 well-behaved pets allowed at a cost of £30 per pet per stay.
ACCESS STATEMENT – THE BLUE HOUSE, WHITBY,
The Blue House is a Victorian house and retains many of its original features.
Arrival and Car Parking
There are a few unrestricted on-street parking spaces immediately outside the house and further parking on the opposite side of the road, which is called Fishburn Road.
Entrance and Ground Floor
Access to the front door is through the front garden. There is a metal gate, with a clear opening width of 98cm which provides access to the front steps. There are 11 steps up to the front door. The steps are 20cm high and there is a handrail to the right at 1M from floor level. There is a small lawned garden which contains a metal bench which gives views over to a children’s play park. The front door has an opening width of 80cm and gives access to a small inner hall. The lock and handle are at 90cm from floor level. The inner porch has stained floorboards and gives access through a door with a 77cm opening. The door knob is at 80cm from floor level. The ground floor hallway is 1M by 6.3M and has stained floorboards.
Most of the internal timber doors in this property have round door knobs for handles and are all around 90cm from floor level.
Hallway has access on the left to the lounge/diner through a wooden door, which is 72 cm wide. The lounge is 3.6M by 4.3M and has stained floorboards. The room contains two 2 sofas, 2 single chairs a TV unit and an open fire with a tiled hearth and granite surround, along with a fireguard. The room retains an original bay window. A central coffee table sits on a large hessian rug. The dining area is 3.6M by 4M and has stained floorboards. There is a large dining table at 78cm tall that has seating for 10. There are units to both sides of the chimney breast, which contains a non working fireplace. There is a clear space around the table of at least 70cm on all sides. There are double outward opening doors with a clear width of 96cm that opens out into the back yard. The handle and lock are at 1.2M from floor level. There is a 20cm step up into the rear yard.
Opposite the lounge/diner is a small under stairs storage cupboard.
The hallway narrows to 60cm in places and leads to the kitchen. The kitchen is 2.1M by 5.5M and has a tiled floor. There are a number of wall and floor cupboards and a timber worktop at 94cm from floor level. This room has a double width electric oven with 6 burner hob, a washing machine and dishwasher below worktop, a tall fridge freezer and a microwave that sits on the worktop. The kitchen gives access through a 70cm wide door with lock and handle at 95cm and 110cm. There is a 15cm step up into the rear yard. The rear yard is level concrete and is 3.3M by 5M. The yard contains the wheelie bins and a table with seats for 4.
Access to the first floor is via the ground floor hall. All of the stairs throughout the property are 72cm wide with a 60cm wide carpet runner. The stairs are all around 18cm tall and have spindles and handrail at 90cm. There are 12 stairs up to a carpeted half landing, then a further 6 stairs up to the first floor carpeted landing.
The half landing is carpeted and is 1M by 2.7M. The half landing gives access through a 74cm wide door to a bathroom. This room has a linoleum floor and is 2.1M by 3.5M. The room contains a free standing bath with claw feet, a wash basin, WC and quadrant shower enclosure. The enclosure is 80cm by 80cm and has a 55cm door opening and a 10cm step into the shower. The half landing also has access to a cupboard that houses the immersion heater.
The main first floor landing is carpeted and measures 1M by 2M. The landing leads to the following:
The rear carpeted double bedroom is accessed through a 77cm doorway. This room is 3.2M by 3.9M and contains a large double bed, 2 built-in wardrobes, a chest of drawers and 2 bedside tables. Mattress top is 65cm from floor level. The spaces at sides of bed are 80cm to the left and 70cm to the right. This room also has a non-working fireplace.
The first floor front lounge is carpeted and accessed through a 74cm wide doorway. This room is 3.5M by 5.4M and contains 2 sofas, 2 single chairs, a central coffee table, a TV unit and original but non-working fireplace. This room has two windows, one of which is a large bay window.
Access to the second floor is via the first floor hallway and is via 10 stairs leading to a half landing and then a further 7 stairs up to the second floor landing. The carpeted half landing is 1M by 2M.
The front double bedroom is carpeted and is 3.6M by 3.1M. The doorway is 75cm wide. The room contains a king sized bed, a chest of drawers and 2 bedside tables. The mattress is 60cm from floor level. The space around the bed is 140cm to the left and 50cm to the right. The room contains an original but non-working fireplace.
The back twin room is carpeted and is 3.3M by 4M. The doorway is 76cm wide. The room contains 2 single beds, a chest of drawers and a bedside table. The mattress height is 55cm. The space around the beds is 35cm to the left, 120cm to the right and 60cm between. This room also has an original but non-working fireplace.
The second floor bathroom is accessed via a 75cm doorway. The room has linoleum flooring and is 1.9M by 2.4M. The room contains a bath with shower over, a wash basin and a WC.
Access to the third floor is via the second floor landing. There are 9 stairs up to a half landing then a further 6 stairs to the main third floor landing. The half landing is carpeted and is 1M by 2M. There is restricted head height as the ceiling slopes from 1.8M down to 1.1M. The third floor landing is carpeted and is 1M by 2.9M.
The front twin room is accessed via a 65cm doorway. The room is carpeted and is 2.7M by 5.3M. The room contains 2 single beds, a chest of drawers and a bedside table. The mattress top is 55cm from floor level. The space around the beds is nothing to the left as the bed is against the wall, 2.3M to the right and 80cm between. There is restricted head height in this room as the ceiling slopes from 2.1M to 1M.
The back single bedroom is accessed via a 65cm doorway. The room is carpeted and is 2M by 3.5M. The room contains a single bed, a bookshelf and a chest of drawers. The mattress top is 55cm from floor level. There is restricted head height in this room as the ceiling slopes from 2.1M to 1M.