Rose Cottage is an eighteenth century character cottage. It has been added to over the centuries and has internal steps between some rooms on the ground floor.
- Due to our rural location there is no public transport on the door step.
- The nearest railway station is Bucknell.
- The nearest bus stop is at Brampton Bryan.
- The nearest towns are Knighton and Presteigne both approximately 4.5 miles away.
- Provisions may be pre-ordered before your arrival.
- The nearest shop-mobility schemes can be found in Leominster and Hereford City
- Accessible taxis are available in Knighton
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
- Well lit car parking is available adjacent to the property.
- The patio surface area is paving slabs with level joins to the adjacent tarmaced roadways and parking areas.
- The main entrance to Rose Cottage is up over the 82mm height threshold into a linoleum floored hallway through a 762mm doorway.
- The internal light switch is on the wall to the right of the doorway.
Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc
- All doors throughout the property are a minimum of 762mm wide.
- The floor covering in the ground floor hallways is linoleum.
- The staircase and upstairs corridor are carpeted.
- The staircase has 11 steps, step height is 190mm & depth 230mm.
- The staircase has a fixed handrail, 850mm vertical height from step.
Public Areas – Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
- The lounge area is accessed by one step up from the kitchen, 130mm high.
- The area is carpeted.
- In addition to the leather sofas in the lounge two high-seated wing chairs are provided.
- The Pool Barn designated disabled toilet is in the foyer.
- The swimming pool and changing areas are wheelchair accessible
- We do not have a poolside hoist – guests will need to be accompanied and assisted to use the pool.
- Guests have freedom of the farm, However as we are a working hill farm many areas beyond the farm yard will not be accessible to all.
- The old farmyard is sloped and assistance may be required to negotiate all areas of it.
- The main farmyard is reasonably level but is not all tarmacked, so some access to the animals may require assistance.
- The children’s play area is a barked area stepped into over a kerb.
- There are three bedrooms on the first floor
- All beds are accessible from both sides, however in the master bedroom the access width is restricted – 470mm wide.
Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]
- Both bathrooms have thermostatic showers over their easy access shower baths, the bath side height is 480mm.
- Both bathrooms have vertical grab rails to assist getting into and out of the bath.
- A shower seat with adjustable height seat is available.
- The Pool Barn shower room is a wet floor area. If guests are unable to use Rose Cottage’s bathroom facilities and wish to shower, in privacy, in the Pool Barn shower area this can easily be arranged.
- There is a downstairs toilet.
- The kitchen is accessed from the hallway up a step, 34mm high.
- The kitchen is accessed from the lounge down a step 130mm high.
- The kitchen in Rose Cottage has standard cooking appliances and the microwave is located on the work surface.
- Rose Cottage’s kitchen tap is lever mixer tap.
- The washing machine is low level in the utility room but the tumble drier is stacked.
- Equipment is stored in both floor and wall cupboards
- The floor covering is linoleum.
- It should be noted that mobile phone reception is very poor in this area. A payphone is available in each property which will accept incoming calls. The phone number is displayed on the phone. This number can be requested prior to your visit.
- Dogs are allowed in Rose Cottage but only service dogs are allowed in the Pool Barn
- Smoking is allowed in Rose Cottage but the Pool Barn is a designated non-smoking area.
- Fire notices are displayed in each bedroom outlining evacuation routes
Address: Hicks Farm Holidays
Telephone: 01544 260237
Grid reference: Ordnance Survey Map reference: SO 337 697 (Sheet number: 148 Landranger Series)
- Walks marked out on the farm with suitable resting/picnic areas.
- Stepped path through field from Orchard House to Rose Cottage.
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