Groves Dyke Holiday Cottage was National Accessibility Scheme (NAS): Mobility Level 1 and has been made more suitable for people with sufficient mobility to climb one flight of stairs. Various fixtures and fittings for people with disabilities include:
Support rails on both sides by the 2 steps (up) from the vehicle set-down point to the front door (about 8 paces).
Conservatory and decking (all on one level) immediately outside the front door. There are 2 wooden arm chairs and a coffee table in the conservatory. The plastic table and 5 plastic chairs on the deck outside can be moved indoors or out, as the weather permits.
Support rail by the 1 step (up) from the conservatory to the hall.
The ground floor of the house is all on one level with no internal steps.
The hall floor is kept free of clutter to reduce trip hazards.
Shower room with: shower, shower stool, slip-resistant support rail. Toilet with slip-resistant support rail. Wash basin with lever taps.
Recliner arm chair in the sitting room.
Digital flat screen TV / DVD and remote control in the sitting room.
Full length picture windows (great views!) in sitting room and dining room.
Integrated dining room and kitchen, separated by a serving bar. Fridge-freezer in adjoining Larder.
Perching stool in the kitchen. Sink with lever taps. Gas hob, electric fan oven and dish washer. D-handles on all kitchen cupboards.
Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer a third toilet is just outside (1 small step up from conservatory level).
First Floor (*these items can also be moved downstairs, as required):
Stairs: 12 steps up (banister rail on both sides) to 3 bedrooms and bathroom.
Bathroom: bath with lever taps, slip-resistant support rails, bath board and bath stool, non-slip mat for inside the bath. Wash basin with lever taps. Toilet with support rail on wall; toilet frame* and booster* seat.
Full length mirror in twin bedroom.
Landing floor kept free of clutter to reduce trip hazards.
Sadly, Groves Dyke is NOT suitable for wheelchairs because the doorways are just too narrow.
I will be very pleased to help with any specific questions or requests you may have.