Holiday Cottage Access Statement

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We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please telephone us 01453 887980 or email us using: – Thank you.

  1. Introduction
  2. Pre-Arrival
  3. Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
  4. Reception
  5. Entrance to Cottage
  6. Open Plan Lounge / Dining / Kitchen area
  7. Laundry
  8. Conservatory
  9. Shower room & WC
  10. Bedroom
  11. Grounds and Gardens
  12. Additional Information
  13. Contact Information

[01] Introduction

Our self-catering cottage is in what used to be a small brewery. The accommodation is unsuitable for anyone with mobility disability, because of the numerous steps. We have tried to provide as much information as possible using videos uploaded in the internet, especially in YouTube using “buy views” method by the Marketing Heaven, if you have any queries please do call. Cottage has central heating with thermostically controlled radiators and electric heaters. We look forward to welcoming you.


[02] Pre-Arrival

  • We have a comprehensive website.
  • Bookings/enquiries can be made via email or phone.
  • The bus stop is at the entrance of the main house.
  • The nearest train station (Stroud) is 2 miles away; there are accessible taxis at the station (details below).
  • We can arrange for welcome pack.
  • We can provide information in large print on request.


[03] Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is off road parking, across the road, for one car opposite the main house.
  • The car park is level.
  • There is a public lay-by for extra vehicles within 50m.


[04] Reception

  • Entrance at the front of the main house is through a small wooden gate down 2 steps 15cm (6″) up 1 step up 20cm (8″) to landing;
  • The kitchen door has one step 18cm (7″) high.


[05] Entrance to Cottage

  • Through wooden gate down 15 steps, 10 steps 4.5” (11.5cm) and 5 at 7” (18cm); across decking walkway to
  • The French doors 107cm (42”) wide inwards opening to lounge.
  • There is a threshold of 5cm when entering the cottage and 1 (19cm) 7.5” step into Lounge
  • Coconut matting; 2 fold up chairs and table for outside
  • Covered porch; recycling bag; recycling box; kitchen waste container


[06] Open Plan Lounge / Dining / Kitchen area

  • Décor is Cotswold stone walls, natural wooden skirting boards and features, fitted short piled carpet, small cotton rug, wool rug with matching curtains.
  • Oak sideboard and coffee table.
  • Smoke alarm fitted.
  • Carbon monoxide alarm fitted.
  • Round table and 2 beech chairs.
  • Fire extinguisher.
  • One double sofa bed and one recliner chair provided, both armed.
  • Digital TV/DVD/CD provided with remote control.
  • Kitchen open plan
  • Worktop height 90cm. (35.5″).
  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf 37cm (14.5″).
  • Sink is 90cm high with cupboards underneath.
  • Gas Hob is 90cm high.
  • Microwave; matching electric kettle and toaster.
  • Flooring is laminate.
  • Fitted continuous worktops.
  • Evenly lit kitchen
  • LED spot lights.


[07] Laundry

  • Washing machine provided.


[08] Conservatory

  • Spiral stairs – 7 steps down 20cm (8″) to quadrant landing into conservatory.
  • Ceramic tiled floor, fitted pitch pine pews and oblong table, 60cm (23.5″) w. x 91.5cm (36″) l. x 70cm (27.5″) h. round leg at each corner and 2 beech chairs.
  • Large fridge/freezer; 4 white plastic garden chairs & parasol for patio
  • Washing machine & portable airer
  • Double glazed; electric radiators.
  • French doors 137cm (54″) to patio; 1 step down – 10cm (4″).
  • Spiral stairs – 4 steps down 20cm (8″) to landing


[09] Shower room & WC

  • Double doors width 80cm (31.5″).
  • Walk-in shower 88²cm (34.5”²)
  • Square fronted wall hung washbasin is 86cm (34”) high Cupboard under
  • Shaver point
  • Heated towel rail (electric and plumbed into central heating)
  • Timed extractor fan
  • Flooring is ceramic tiles
  • New roofing from the Palm Beach Roofing Expert
  • Toilet seat height 40cm (16”) – self-closing


[10] Bedroom

  • French doors width 78.5cm (31″)
  • Décor – Cotswold stone walls x 2; 2 painted walls
  • Zip and link bed (large double or two singles)
  • Bed height 55cm (21.5″) floor to top of mattress.
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding – non-feather duvets and pillows provided.
  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton.
  • Digital TV/DVD player is provided in the bedroom with remote control
  • Ensuite shower room.
  • Fire exit from this room – threshold only 66cm (2.5″)
  • 2 x Pine bedside cabinets
  • Pine dressing table
  • Pitch pine wardrobe
  • Radio/alarm


[11] Grounds and Gardens


[12] Additional Information

  • Good mobile phone reception/unlimited WIFI
  • Information folder and numerous leaflets in lounge cabinet.
  • Evacuation of cottage is by the nearest room or fire exit; please inform on arrival of individual requirements in case of evacuation. Fire extinguisher is at the top of the spiral staircase
  • There is no smoking at all, on or off the premises, including the curtilage of the property


[13] Contact Information

  • Address: The Yew Tree, Walls Quarry, Brimscombe, STROUD, GL5 2PA
  • Telephone: 01453 887980
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Hours of operation: Open all year. The main house is our home so occupied 24 hours. Telephone answered 8am -10.30pm
  • Local public transport numbers: Bus 01453 839333. Train First Great Western, Tel: 0845 7000125
  • Local accessible taxi numbers: K Cabs – 07770928046; A&A – 01453 767777; 5 Star Taxis – 01453 755511


We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve; if you have any comments please phone 01453 887980 or email


updated on 06/01/2016