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Force Mill Barn

Force Mill - Near Satterthwaite

Key Information

Sleeps:2 Plus 2

Star Rating:VE 4 Star


Pets:Pets - See Property Inventory

Other: Wi-Fi Broadband

Force Mill Barn Access Statement

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Access Statement for Force Mill Barn



Introduction to Force Mill Barn available on The Lakeland Cottage Company Website.



  • For full details and maps of how to reach Force Mill Barn please see The Lakeland Cottage Company Website.
  • The property can be booked via The Lakeland Cottage Company
  • Nearest railway stations are Windermere 5.95 miles and Staveley 8.76 miles away. taxis are available at Windermere station. if you require an accessible taxi this can be booked in advance, see contact information for details.
  • There is no regular bus service to Satterthwaite.
  • Taxis from Hawkshead- pre-book via Tourist Information Centre
  • Nearest airports are Manchester (95 miles) and Liverpool (102 miles)
  • Nearest towns Hawkshead 15mins by car, Ulverston 25mins.
  • Food supplies can be found at Co-op in Hawkshead or Booths in Ulverston.
  • On-line shopping can be delivered via either Asda or Tesco.


Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

  • Parking is available for 1 car at the rear of the property - slate shingle parking area.
  • Key arrangement are made via The Lakeland Cottage Company


Entrance to Property

  • A slate shingle driveway around the edge of the property leads to the front door. Access is gained via 2 steps each 20cms high 95 cms wide. A wrought iron handrail is available on the lefthand side.
  • The area is lit by a light over the doorway.
  • The wooden front door width is 64cms
  • The floor covering inside the entrance is wood laminate flooring


Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways

  • The hall, stairs and landings are well lit using a combination of ceiling and wall lights.
  • Passageways are 177cms wide
  • The floor covering in the hall and passageways is wood laminate.
  • The staircases to both the first and lower floor levels are carpeted with a short pile carpet.
  • The staircase to the first floor has 14 steps each with a 19cms rise.
  • The staircase to the lower floor level has 13 steps each 19cms deep and 90cms wide.
  • Both staircases have a wooden handrail to one side.


Sitting Room/Lounge

  • The open plan sitting room/lounge is situated on the first floor with entry from the staircase.
  • The room has a mixture of seating with sofas and a chair all with non-feather cushions.
  • A low coffee table 118cms(l) x78cms(d) x52cms(h) is available.
  • There is a 95cms wide screen TV, a DVD player, and a CD/radio player available each with remote controls.
  • There is a wooden storage unit contain DVD, books games etc
  • Lighting is natural daylight and by night levels are controlled by a mixture of ceiling,table and floor lamps around the room.
  • The flooring is wood laminate.


Dining Room

  • The open plan dining area is situated on the first floor accessed from the staircase.
  • The wooden dining table is 222cms (l) x 75cms (w) x 100cms(h)
  • There is free space around the table.
  • Chairs (all moveable)- 8 with padded seats that have no arms.
  • Lighting is as the sitting / lounge area
  • Flooring is wood laminate



  • The open plan kitchen is on the first floor with access from the staircase.
  • The door of the oven drops down and the handle is 65cms above floor level. the 4 ring electric hob is 85cms above floor level.
  • Worktops and sink are 91cms above floor level.
  • A wooden butchers table is available for additional food preparation area 90cms (h) x 175cms (w) x 65cms (d). A utensils drawer is housed under the work surface.
  • A fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer are available each 85cms high.
  • The majority of crockery and cutlery is stored within floor units. Some additional glasses and cups are stored on shelving and may be moved to floor cupboards on request.
  • An extensive range of kitchen utensils is available.
  • Flooring is wood laminate.
  • An additional fridge/freezer is available on the lower ground floor.


Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas

  • There is one super king size bed on ground floor.
  • The door width to bedroom is 70cms.
  • Height of bed with mattress is 60cms.
  • 2 bedside tables with touch activated reading lamps are available.
  • Free standing wardrobe and drawer units are available.
  • The provision of a single bed for a personal assistant/carer can be made available on the lower ground floor. Contact The Lakeland Cottage Company to arrange this.
  • 50cms TV with remote control and a telephone are available in the bedroom.
  • Lighting is natural daylight with overhead lighting at night.
  • Flooring is wood laminate with rug at foot of bed.
  • There is a colour contrast between floors, doors and walls.
  • There is a twin bedroom on the lower ground floor.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds - height 50cm
  • One bed against the wall
  • Bedside table between beds
  • Touch activated bedside lamp
  • Freestanding single wardrobe and set of drawers
  • Door width 70cms
  • Lighting natural light + 2 overhead ceiling lights
  • Flooring - wood laminate with bedside rug


Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets

  • Ground floor bathroom has the following:
  • Step free, level access.
  • Door opening 74cms.
  • Large corner bath with step-over side height of 55cms.
  • Corner sited toilet 40cms high.
  • Wash basin 87cms high.
  • Non slip tiled flooring.
  • Electric ceiling lighting.
  • Lever mixer tap on wash basin
  • Lower ground shower room has the following:
  • Step-in shower cubicle- step 27cms, door opening 75cms
  • Toilet 44cms high
  • Wash basin 85cms high
  • Non-slip tiled floor


Additional Information

  • 2 dogs are welcome please arrange with Lakeland Cottage Company.
  • All areas in the property have good colour contrast between the floors, doors and walls. The doors and skirting boards are wood and walls are light in colour.
  • Mobile phone reception is poor however the property provides access to a landline phone. Guests are requested to monitor cost of outgoing telephone calls.
  • Free wifi is available within the property.
  • Information regarding access to medical help is available in the welcome pack. Nearest A& E hospital is Furness General (50 mins).
  • There is also information regarding local attractions, local facilities etc in the welcome pack.