Notes to guests
Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.
Utilities: All utilities, bedding and towels provided. A cot and high chair are provided.
Pets: A well-behaved pet welcome.
Parking: Private parking is to the front of the cottage for one car and additional on-street parking nearby.
ACCESS STATEMENT – SOUTH VIEW COTTAGE, SLEIGHTS, WHITBY
South View Cottage is a detached house in Sleights village with an enclosed south facing rear garden.
Arrival and Car Parking
South View Cottage is located in a small court just off Coach Road. There is unrestricted on-street parking immediately outside the house. The front garden is gravelled and has parking for two cars.
Entrance and Ground Floor
Access to the house is through the front porch. The door has a clear opening of 75cm. The lever handles and lock are 115cm from floor level. There is a 15cm step up into the porch. The porch has a tiled floor and measures 1.4M by 1.7M. The main door into the house has a clear opening of 70cm with the handle and lock being 95cm from floor level. The porch door, main front door and back door all operate from the same key.
The internal timber doors have round knob handles and are all around 125cm from floor level.
The house has central heating, a gas fire in the dining room and log burner to the lounge.
The porch opens into the kitchen which has limestone flooring and measures 1.7M by 5.7M. The kitchen has floor and wall cupboards and a granite worktop which is 92cm from floor level. The large free-standing electric oven has a 5 burner hob at worktop height. The fridge and dishwasher are below worktop height. The kitchen contains a door that leads to an under stairs storage cupboard. The kitchen leads through to the utility room which has the same limestone flooring and measures 1.6M by 1.7M. The freezer and washing machine sit below the timber worktop, which is at 92cm. A microwave sits on top of the worktop.
The utility leads through to a downstairs WC, which is accessed via a door with an opening width of 63cm. The limestone flooring continues into this room.
The kitchen leads to the dining room through a door with an opening width of 71cm. The room has an oak floor and measures 3.4M by 3.6M. The dining table is in the centre of the room and the table top is 78cm. There are 5 chairs. The space around the table varies between sides from 1.4M to 50cm. The room contains a gas fire that is modelled on a log burner and sits on a tiled hearth.
The dining room leads through a 71cm doorway to the bottom of the stairs, which in turn gives access to the lounge and the rear garden. The oak flooring from the dining room leads through this area and on into the lounge.
The lounge is accessed via a doorway that is 71cm wide. The room measures 3.4M by 4.4M. The room contains two sofas, a single armchair, a TV unit and a central coffee table that sits on a loose rug that measures 1.7M by 2.5M. The room has a log burner that sits in the original fireplace and is on a stone tiled hearth.
The rear garden is accessed the back door which is 75cm wide. The door leads out to 8 stone steps down to the patio area. The steps are 20cm tall. The steps have a clear opening width of 95cm and have metal handrails to both sides with a handrail height of 1M. The flagstone patio measures 3M by 5M and contains a table with 6 chairs and a charcoal barbecue. The patio steps down to the sloping rear garden that is mainly laid to lawn with well planted borders. The lawn measures around 15M by 20M.
Access to the first floor is via the ground floor hall. There are 16 carpeted steps that lead to the first floor landing. The stairs have a clear width of 80cm and a handrail on the right at 1M from floor level. The height of each step is 18cm.
The first floor U shaped landing is carpeted and is 2.4M by 3M There are spindles and handrails at the top of the stairs with a handrail height of 85cm. The first floor landing gives access to the following rooms.
The back double bedroom has a door opening of 70cm. There are stained floorboards and 4 loose rugs to this room. The room measures 3M by 4.5M and contains a double bed, a double wardrobe, a chest of drawers and two bedside tables. The mattress height is 62cm. The space around the bed is 1.5M to the right and 75cm to the left but narrows to 30cm near the chest of drawers.
The back twin room has a door opening of 72cm. The room has stained floorboards with one loose rug and measures 3.2M by 3.3M. The room contains two single beds, one double wardrobe and two bedside tables. The mattresses are 60cm from floor level. The beds are both against opposite walls and have a gap of 1M between them.
The front twin bunk room has a door opening of 73cm. The room is carpeted and measures 2.3M by 2.5M. The room contains bunk beds, which have mattress heights of 54cm and 1.3M. The top bunk bed is accessed via an inbuilt ladder. There is a gap at the side of the bed of 1.5M. The room also contains a chest of drawers.
The bathroom has a 72 cm wide doorway, has a tiled floor and measures 2.2M by 2.3M. The room contains a bath, WC, a wash basin and a quadrant shower enclosure. The shower enclosure measures 1.2M by 75cm and has a door opening width of 60cm. The tiled floor of the bathroom and shower enclosure is all at the same level.