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Access Statement for Gilpin Mill

Introduction
Gilpin Mill is situated down leafy lanes in the countryside just outside the village of Crook, near Bowness, Cumbria and offers three guest bedrooms. All the bedrooms are en-suite and are on the first floor.
Because Gilpin Mill is a new build it complies with current building regulations

Pre-Arrival
Full directions how to find us and a grid reference can be found on the Location page.
Gilpin Mill is 14km from Oxenholme railway station and is not on a bus route.
Guests can contact Gilpin Mill by email, telephone or letter. Large print can be used on request.
Booking is available on line through the Go Lakes website or by phone: 015395 68405.

Arrival and Car Parking
There are guest parking spaces in an area a short walk from the house along a slate gravelled drive. There is a drop off point at the bottom of the steps by the entrance.
The drive, car park and access to the house are well lit by a motion sensor.
Three slate steps (200mm H, 620mm Deep, 2700mm W) lead onto a level slated area (1840mm Deep, 2700mm W), three more slate steps lead onto the flat, slate terrace 3430mm from the main door. There is no handrail.
The front door is 9300mm wide
Assistance is given with luggage.

Welcome Area
Guests are welcomed in the hallway that is level throughout.
The floor is Lakeland slate and has a rug on the floor between the entrance door and the stairs.
Prior communication will make sure guests are assisted with any special needs on arrival.
The area is well lit with natural light, recessed down lighters in the ceilings, wall lights and table lamps.
Guests are shown the guest sitting room, the dinning hall and their bedroom.

Bedrooms
Our guest bedrooms are accessed by means of stairs. There are three treads, a small landing, 7 treads, another small landing and three more treads. Each tread is 200mm. There is a rail on the right hand side of the stairs.
All our beds are made up with feather duvets and cotton bed linen, the pillows are feather and down. Alternatives are available by prior communication.
All our bedrooms have super king zip and link beds that can be split into 3ft single beds if required.
There is a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, bedside tables and bedside lamps in each room. Bedrooms 1 and 3 have seating.
All the bedrooms have recessed down lighters and bedside lights.

Bathrooms
All our bedrooms are en-suite.

Bedroom 1
The access from the bedroom to the bathroom is level and the door opening width is 620mm.
There is a walk in shower with a step up to it of 130mm and a horizontal grab rail on the wall.
This en-suite has a bath.
Walls and floor are limestone tiles.
The bathroom is well lit with natural light, recessed ceiling lights and fluorescent mirror lights.
The lavatory is 400mm from the floor.

Bedroom 2
The access from the bedroom to the bathroom is level and the door opening width is 610mm.
There is a walk in shower with a step up to it of 160mm and a horizontal grab rail on the wall.
Walls and floor are travertine tiles.
The bathroom is well lit with natural light, recessed ceiling lights and fluorescent mirror lights.
The lavatory is 400mm from the floor.

Bedroom 3
The access from the bedroom to the bathroom is level and the door opening width is 620mm.
There is a walk in shower with a step up to it of 140mm and a horizontal grab rail on the wall.
Walls and floor are travertine tiles.
The bathroom is well lit with recessed ceiling lights and fluorescent mirror lights.
The lavatory is 400mm from the floor.

Public Areas:
Hall, Stairs, Landings, Corridor
All public areas, hall, stairs, landing and bedrooms are well lit using a combination of natural light, recessed ceiling lights and wall lights.
There is short pile 100% wool carpet on the stairs, landing and in the bedrooms.

Guest Sitting Room
This room is situated on the ground floor with level entry from the hall.
It has a double door opening of 1500mm wide.
The seating is two sofas and two single upholstered chairs.
There is an open fire.
The flooring is 100% wool short pile carpet.
Lighting is natural daylight, recessed ceiling lights controlled by dimmer switch and table lamps.
There is a wide screen, digital television with remote control and a Blueray DVD player with remote control and a library of DVD's for guest use.

Public Lavatory
The lavatory has level access and is situated off the hall.
The door is 800mm wide and the space between the lavatory and hand basin measures 440mm
The lavatory is 400mm high from the floor.

Dining Hall
Guests eat breakfast around a large oak table in the dinning hall seated on upright mahogany chairs with upholstered pads.
The tablecloth is white, the crockery is white with a floral pattern around the edge.
The dining hall is heated by under floor heating with an open fire in the winter.
The level floor is Lakeland slate.
Lighting is natural daylight, recessed ceiling lights, wall lights and table lamps.
Guests are able to help themselves to cereal, yoghurt, fruit and fruit juice the cooked breakfast and toast is served.
Dietary requirements can be catered for by prior arrangement.

Garden
There is a slate terrace in front of the house accessed from the front door, where afternoon tea and, on occasion breakfast, can be had.
The garden, which slopes away from the house down to the slate gravel drive, has various productive flowerbeds, shrubs and an apple tree.
There is a millpond to the left of the entrance gate and driveway that is 66m long, 25m wide and 3m at its deepest point.

 
Gilpin Mill, Crook, Cumbria, LA8 8LN  |  Tel: +44 (0)15395 68405  |  Email
 

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