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Windrush  |  Coniston

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Windrush Access Statement

Access Statement for Windrush, Coniston

Introduction

Windrush is a fairly modern detached family house located in a

quiet Cul-de-Sac within Coniston Village.

The property is on two levels. The ground floor contains the

entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, dining room, a utility room with

laundry facilities and a shower room with toilet. The first floor has

four bedrooms and a bathroom with a toilet.

Both entrances to the house have steps to gain access. There is

a large area of raised decking at the back of the house. This is

gated and is a very safe area for small children to play outside.

There are fully enclosed gardens to the front and rear mainly laid

to lawn.

Pre-Arrival

•We have a basic website which will be continually improved with

more detailed information about the property.

• Bookings / enquiries can be made through our agent, Lakeland

Cottage Company either through their website at www.lakelandcottage-

company.co.uk or by telephone to 015395 38180.

• Guests are provided with written directions to the cottage at a

suitable time before their holiday.

• The nearest bus stop is on Tilberthwaite Avenue next to the

Tourist Information Centre, about 250m away.

• The nearest railway station are at Windermere (about 12 miles

away) and Ulverston ( about 14 miles away).

• The nearest RADAR toilet is in Tilberthwaite Avenue next to the

Tourist Information Centre, 250m away.

• Taxis can be called by phoning Coniston Cabs on

015394 41171.

• This access statement will be available on our website and is

available from The Lakeland Cottage Company.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• Private parking is available on the front drive of the property. The

dimensions of the drive area are 20m long and 3m at the

narrowest point, 4.5m at the widest point. There is ample space

for three cars.

• The driveway is surfaced with slate chippings, about 3cm - 5cm

in size.

• The driveway slopes down towards the house at an angle of

about 4°.

• The house keys, one front door key and one back door key.

Main Entrance & Reception

• There are two entrance doors into the property, one at the front

and one at the side of the house.

Front Entrance:

• Three stone steps lead to the front door from the path. The

lowest step is 12cm high, 244cm wide and 36cm deep. The

middle step is 16cm high, 178cm wide and 36 deep. The top

step is 16cm high, 112cm wide and 36cm deep. There is also a

threshold into the house from the top step which is 4cm high.

• The path to the front door is 85cm wide and surfaced with slate

chippings about 3cm - 5cm in size. The path is 2m from drive to

the first step. The front door is has a clear opening of 78cm

wide and 200cm high with the hinge on the left.

• There is a lever door handle which is 100cm from the top of the

threshold and the keyhole is just below the door handle.

• The front door opens into the entrance hall.

Side Entrance:

• Two concrete steps lead to the side door from the drive. The

lowest step is 12cm high, 102cm wide and 30cm deep. The

upper step is 18cm high, 102cm wide and 27cm deep. The

threshold into the house from the top step is 11cm high.

• The door has a clear opening of 74cm and 200cm high. There is

a lever door handle which is 92cm from the top of the threshold

and the keyhole is just below the door handle.

• The side door opens into the utility room (laundry / cloakroom).

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs & Landing

Entrance Hall:

• The entrance hall provides direct access to the lounge, kitchen,

staircase to the first floor and an under stairs cupboard where

the electrical consumer unit (fuse box) is located. The hall is

151cm wide by the front door and widens to 177cm by the

staircase and 256cm at the entrance to the lounge and kitchen.

The floor is wood laminate and the only furniture is a half moon

table which is positioned against the wall next to the door to the

kitchen.

• The under stair cupboard door is kept locked. The key hangs in

the kitchen, on the left hand side of the window frame.

Stairs:

• The stairs are covered with a burgundy red short pile carpet.

Five steps lead from the ground floor to a halfway landing to

make a 180° turn. A further eight steps lead to the landing on

the first floor.

• The steps from the ground floor to the half way landing are 78cm

wide, 21cm high, and 22cm deep. There is a wooden bannister

hand rail on right as you go up which is 84 to 90cm high. The

halfway landing is 83cm wide by 180cm long. The steps from

the half way landing to the first floor are 21cm high, 25cm deep

and 83cm wide. The wooden bannister hand rail on right and

between 84 to 92cm high.

• A removable stair gate is available in the house for the top and

bottom of the stairs. These are stored in a cupboard to the right

at the top of the stairs.

Landing:

• The available space immediately at the top of the staircase is

87cm by 87cm. After a 90° turn to the left, this space opens up

onto the landing. The landing leads to all four bedrooms and the

bathroom. Immediately right of the the staircase is a cupboard

containing equipment for babies and young children.

• The landing is 485cm long and varies in width. It is widest close

to the top of the staircase (190cm) where Bedroom 2 (twin bed),

Bedroom 3 (double bed) and Bedroom 4 (bunk bed) are

accessed. At the opposite end of the landing, the width is 84cm

by the entrance to the bathroom and Bedroom 1 (Twin or double

bed).

• The floor is burgundy red short pile carpet. Light switches are

on the walls and 140cm high.

• There is a 91cm high wooden bannister rail next to the stairs.

Public Areas - Lounge & Dining Room

Lounge:

• The lounge can be reached from the entrance hall. Access is via

a doorway that is 72cm wide. A lever door handle is 107cm

high. The light switch is push-in dimmer switch, and located on

the wall near to the door, 143cm high from the floor.

• The lounge measures 556cm by 363cm. The carpet is a

burgundy red short pile carpet with matching floor to ceiling

curtains. There is a small patterned rug next to the fireplace.

• The moveable furniture in the room includes a four-seater sofa,

three-seater sofa, arm chair, pouf, nested tables, round

occasional table, and floor standing lamp. Other furniture in the

room includes a pine bookcase with books, and a pine TV stand

on which sits the TV and separate Sky box. Remote controls

are available for the TV, DVD, video and Sky. The sofas,

armchair and pouf are leather and the sofa cushions are made

of synthetic filling.

• There is a gas fired stove in the fireplace. The stove is lit by an

ignition knob at right hand side of stove, 47cm from edge of

hearth. Immediately in front of the stove is a moveable

decorative fireguard.

• The windows looking out onto the back garden can be opened.

Two patio doors also open out onto a large area of balcony

decking at the back of the house. Lockable door handles are

111cm high from the floor. The width of a single door opening is

64cm. When both doors are open the width is 134cm. The

height of threshold from carpet is 5cm and the drop down onto

the decking from the threshold is 22cm.

Dining Room:

• The dining room can be reached from the kitchen and the utility

room (laundry / cloakroom). A 120cm wide entrance, with no

door or change in floor level, provides good access between the

kitchen and the dining room.

• The door between the utility room and the dining room is 77cm

wide with a lever door handle 100cm high.

• The dining room measures 442cm by 396cm and is carpeted

with a speckled pale beige short piled carpet.

• The moveable furniture includes a large pine dining table with 8

chairs (including 2 carver chairs), a two-seater sofa and floor

standing lamp. Other furniture in the room includes three pine

bookcases with books and a mini hi-fi which includes radio, CD

and tape.

• Two high stairs are available for young children and a third high

chair is for babies. These are stored in a cupboard to the right at

the top of the staircase.

• The dining table is 106cm wide, 229cm long and 77cm high, and

the free space around the table, when the chairs are tucked in

under the table, is 60cm, 70cm 70cm and 96cm.

• The light switch is push-in dimmer, and located on the wall near

the entrance to the kitchen, 132cm high from floor level.

• There is a window and two patio doors that open out onto a

large area of balcony decking at the back of the house. The

lockable handle on the window is 175cm high. The width of a

single door opening is 64cm. When both doors are open the

width is 134cm. There is a wooden weather-board in front of the

patio door. This board is 3.5cm higher than the carpet. The

threshold from the weather-board over the patio doors is 5cm

and the drop down to the decking from the threshold is 22cm.

Kitchen

• The kitchen can be reached from the entrance hall, or the utility

room via the dining room. The door way from the entrance hall

is 72cm wide with a lever door handle at a height of 107cm.

• The kitchen light switch is wall mounted and located behind the

door at a height of 140cm from the floor. A second light switch

for the kitchen is also on the dining room wall.

• The floor is wood laminate.

• The kitchen is 460cm by 340cm. The working area between the

worktops is 140cm by 140cm and there is a walkway through to

the dining room 120cm wide.

• The worktops are 90cm high and 60cm deep. A double sink and

drainer is set into the worktop in front of a large window that

looks out onto the back garden and surrounding scenery.

• A four-ring hob is set into the worktop with controls along the

right hand side. Above is an extractor hood and light which

operates by opening a wooden door that is hinged along the top.

The controls are at a height of approximately 175cm.

• A dishwasher and two fridges are located under the worktops.

The height of the highest shelves in the fridge is 62cm.

• A double gas oven is built into the units and positioned between

74cm and 164cm high. The height of the door handles is 115cm

to the main fan oven and 145cm to the small conventional oven

above. Both oven door hinges are at the bottom and they open

from the top. The height of the lowest shelf in the lower fan oven

is 83cm. The oven controls are above the handle of the top

oven, at a height of approximately 155cm.

• The kitchen has a large pine Welsh dresser along the wall

between the kitchen door and the entrance into the dining room.

The main shelf of the dresser is 92cm high, below which are four

cupboards and four drawers. Above the main shelf are narrower

shelves containing some crookery and ornamental plates. The

height of the highest shelf is 172cm.

• Glassware, mugs, cups and saucers are stored in wall

cupboards above the worktop. Cutlery and kitchen utensils are

stored in drawers below the worktop and in drawers of the Welsh

dresser. Serving dishes, pots and pans are stored in the

cupboards below the worktop. Plates and bowls are stored in

the Welsh dresser cupboards. An empty cupboard for guests to

store food is below the worktop.

• There is a microwave oven which is free standing on the worktop

next to the toaster.

Laundry / Cloakroom

• Facilities to wash and dry clothes are provided in the utility room.

The room can be reached from the dining room. The side

entrance into the house also leads into this room.

• The available space in the room is 190cm by 290cm. The floor

is a brown pattern gel-back short looped carpet. In front of the

door leading to the outside, is a wooden weatherboard which is

5cm high. The height of the threshold from the weather-board

over the door is 5cm.

• There are two light switches for this room. One is located on the

dining room wall and the second is located below the window

next to the side entrance door at a height of approximately 80cm

high from the floor.

• On the left wall when entering the room from the side entrance

door is a coat rack with eight coat hooks, approximately 180cm

high. Below, is a rack for storing shoes.

• To the right of the side entrance door is a fully fitted worktop

along the full length of the room, 60cm deep and 90cm high.

Under the worktop is a washing machine, dryer, freezer and two

cupboards. A double sink and drainer is fitted into the worktop

above.

• On the wall above the worktop is the gas boiler. The control

panel for the heating programmer is located just below the boiler,

approximately 20cm above the worktop.

Outdoor Facilities

• A garden shed in the corner of the garden contains a BBQ and

garden furniture (teak table with eight chairs) which guests are

welcome to use. Cushions for the chairs are also stored in the

shed.

• The shed is large enough for guests to securely store their own,

or hired, bicycles.

• The shed is kept locked and the key hangs in the utility room.

• An iron framed two-seater bench is on the patio.

Bedrooms

• The duvets and pillows in all the bedrooms have synthetic pillow

fibre fillings.

• The sheets and pillow cases are cotton and duvet covers are

polyester cotton.

• A travel cot is provided for babies and young children. This is

kept in a cupboard at the top of the staircase.

Bedroom 1 (Twin or double bed next to bathroom)

• The door opening into the bedroom is 71cm wide with a lever

door handle at a height of 107cm.

• The bedroom includes two divan beds which are normally made

up as two single beds, but can be moved together to make one

large double bed. A spare superking size duvet and duvet cover

are kept in the divan drawers for this purpose. Each divan bed

is 93cm wide, 200cm long and 64cm high from the floor to the

top of the mattress.

• The furniture in the bedroom is pine and the moveable items

includes a chair, two bedside tables, and a chest of drawers.

There is also a large wardrobe. Each bedside table has a table

lamp, and one also has a mains powered alarm clock / radio.

• The floor is a light beige short pile carpet with large wool rug in

the middle of the room. The free space when entering the room

is 300cm by 140cm. Between the divan beds is 32cm of free

space. The free space on either side of the divan bed is 40cm

and 50cm.

Bedroom 2 (Twin Room)

• The door opening into the bedroom is 73cm wide with a lever

door handle at a height of 107cm.

• The bedroom has two pine beds, 93cm wide, 200cm long and

54cm high from the floor to the top of the mattress.

• The furniture in the room is pine and the moveable items include

a chair and bedside table with table lamp between the two beds.

On the bedside table there is a mains powered alarm clock /

radio. There is also a chest of drawers and wardrobe in the

bedroom.

• The floor is a green short pile carpet. The free space when

entering the room is 83cm by 136cm. Between the two beds is

84cm of free space.

Bedroom 3 (Double Room)

• The door opening into the bedroom is 72cm with a lever door

handle at a height of 106cm.

• The bedroom has one pine king sized double bed, 150cm by

200cm and 54cm high from the floor to the top of the mattress.

• The furniture in the bedroom is pine and the moveable items

include two bedside tables, chair and chest of drawers. Each

bedside table has a table lamp, and one also has a mains

powered alarm clock / radio. The bedroom also has a large fully

fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors.

• The floor is a cream short pile carpet. The free space to the side

of the bed when entering the room is 93cm. Between the end of

the bed and the wardrobe is 89cm of free space, and between

the far side of the bed and the window is 44cm of free space.

Bedroom 4 (Bunk Beds)

• The door opening into the bedroom is 73cm with a lever door

handle at a height of 104cm.

• The bedroom has one set of pine bunk beds, each bed

measuring 93cm by 200cm. The height to the top of the lower

mattress from the floor is 51cm, and the height to the top of the

higher mattress from the floor is 136cm. The top bunk is

reached via a vertical ladder fixed to the bunk bed frame.

• The furniture in the bedroom is pine and the moveable items

include a chair and chest of drawers. The bedroom also has a

wardrobe.

• The floor is a beige short pile carpet. The available space when

entering the room is between 61cm and 107cm. The free space

between the end of the bunk bed and the wardrobe is 93cm by

204cm.

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC

• The bathroom is on the first floor. There is also a separate WC

and shower-room on the ground floor next door to the utility

room (Laundry / Cloakroom).

First Floor Bathroom and WC

• The door opening into the bathroom is 70cm wide and hinged on

the right as you enter the room. The lever door handle is at a

height of 74cm which is lockable from the inside. The light

switch is mounted on the wall just outside the bathroom at a

height of approximately 130cm.

• The bathroom includes a bath with overhead shower,

washbasin, toilet and bidet. There is also a heated towel rail,

three moveable chrome stands for hanging towels, a pine chair

and a number of shelves for storing toiletries. The floor is

carpeted with beige soft short looped gel back carpet.

• The bath is 51cm high, 41cm deep inside, 70cm wide and

170cm long. A power shower is at one end of the bath with a

half length glass shower screen. There is a floor to ceiling

wooden grab pole to aid access into the bath, and a non-slip

rubber mat is provided for the bath.

• The toilet seat is 41cm above the floor.

• The bidet is 39cm above the floor.

• The wash basin is 81cm above the floor.

• The free space between the bath, toilet, wash basin and bidet

measures 250cm by 250cm.

• The free space on either side of the toilet is 37cm and 41cm.

• The free space on either side of the bidet is 41cm and 42cm.

Ground Floor Shower Room and WC

• The door opening to the ground floor shower room is 74cm and

hinged on the right as you enter the room. The lever door

handle is at a height of 100cm and there is a separate door lock

inside, located just below the door handle. The light switch is

mounted on the wall just outside the room at a height of 134cm.

• The room includes a walk in shower cubicle, small hand wash

basin, toilet. There is also a towel rail and shelf for storing

toiletries. The floor is carpeted with brown short looped gel

backed carpet.

• The shower entrance is 54cm wide with a door that pivots on the

left hand side as you enter. Inside, the cubicle measures 70cm

by 70cm at floor level which widens to 86cm by 86cm above the

shower tray. The shower tray has a non-slip surface. The

controls are mounted on the wall at a height of 132cm from the

shower tray.

• The hand wash basin is 78cm high.

• The toilet seat is 41cm high.

• The space to the left of the toilet is 17cm and to the right is

23cm.

Grounds & Garden

• There is a small front garden with flowers beds enclosing a small

lawn. At the back of the house is a large garden which is mainly

laid to lawn, which slopes gently down from the house to a dry

stone wall. The back garden is fully gated and enclosed.

• The elevation of the back garden is much lower than the front

garden and access is made by descending six wooden steps

from the balcony decking to a paved patio area. Each step is

90cm wide, 29cm deep and 20cm high. The patio is

approximately 5 m by 7 m large and from here are a further

three concrete steps leading down onto the lawn. Each step 28

to 29cm deep, 239cm wide and 20cm high.

• The balcony decking which runs along the back of the house is

level and flat. The balcony is 11 m long and 230cm wide

although this narrows to 90cm at the side of the house. Access

onto the decking can be made from the dining room and lounge

patio doors, and from the drive at the side of the house. Here

are two 90cm high wooden gates with simple latches to restrict

access onto the decking and down the wooden steps to the

patio.

Additional Information

• Comprehensive information folders are available in the house,

and will soon be on our website, giving full information about

how to the get the best out of your stay, including a detailed

inventory of house contents.

•We do not allow smoking anywhere on the premises (the house,

garden and drive).

•We do allow pets and the house is very thoroughly cleaned

afterwards to minimise the effect of previous pets on future

guests.

Contact Information

• Address:

Lakeland Cottage Company, Woodside, Charney Road,

Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6BP.

Telephone: 0870 4425814

• Lakeland Cottage Company website:

www.lakeland-cottage-company.co.uk

• Lakeland Cottage Co. email: user@lakelandcottageco.com

• Ownerʼs Website: www.windrushconiston.co.uk

• Days available: Windrush is available all year round.

• Emergency Contact numbers: Local manager Lynne Watson

(daytime 015394 41166; evening 015394 41287); owner Nigel

Goodship (01883 624613)

Future Plans

•We have an ongoing commitment to improve and replace

fixtures and fittings.

• Decoration and carpets will be replaced as necessary to

maintain a good standard of decor.

• The utility room and kitchen will be completely refurbished but

we currently donʼt have a specific timescale for this work.

Contact Telephone and Email Address

•We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve. If

you have any comments, please email:

feedback@windrushconiston.co.uk or phone Nigel Goodship

(01883 624613)