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Blue Tit Cottage - sleeps 4

Cottage | Bowes, United Kingdom

Step-free access

  • Check

    Entrance

  • Check

    Bedroom

  • Check

    Bathroom

Accessibility

  • Check

    Roll in Shower

  • Check

    Grab Rails

  • Check

    Hoist options

  • X

    Hearing Impaired

  • X

    Visually Impaired


Size

Accommodates
4

People

Bedrooms
2

Total

2

Step free

Bathrooms
1

Total

1

Adapted

Room Types

2 Room types

Twin or Double Room

General
Bed type
Two Single Beds
Accommodates
2 people
  • Step-free access
  • Door width at least 80cm
  • Interconnecting room
Beds
  • Clearance Under Bed
  • Clearance Beside Bed
  • Ceiling Hoist
No Ensuite Bathroom
  • Step Free Bathroom
  • Bathroom Doorway At Least 80cm
  • Roll In Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bathroom Ceiling Hoist
  • Emergency pull cord
  • Grab Rails
  • Shower Chair
Toilet height
false
Sink height
false
Amenities
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • TV

Double or Twin Room

General
Bed type
Single Bed
Accommodates
2 people
  • Step-free access
  • Door width at least 80cm
  • Interconnecting room
Beds
  • Clearance Under Bed
  • Clearance Beside Bed
  • Ceiling Hoist
No Ensuite Bathroom
  • Step Free Bathroom
  • Bathroom Doorway At Least 80cm
  • Roll In Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bathroom Ceiling Hoist
  • Emergency pull cord
  • Grab Rails
  • Shower Chair
Toilet height
false
Sink height
false
Amenities
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • TV

Standalone Bathrooms


Bathroom Step-free access Door width (at least 80cm) Roll-in shower Bath tub Ceiling hoist Grab rails Shower chair Sink height Toilet height Emergency pull cord
Spacious, Accessible Wet Room Check Check Check X X By shower/bathtub, toilet, sink Wall-mounted / fixed and wheeled freestanding shower chair Unknown Unknown X


Amenities & Facilities

General Amenities

  • Internet
  • Pet Friendly
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Other facilities

  • Swimming Pool
    • Step-free access to pool area
    • Pool Hoist
    • Heated Pool
  • Gym
    • Step-free access to the gym
  • Restaurant
    • Step-free access to the restaurant
  • Garden
    • Step-free access to the garden
  • Patio
    • Step-free access to the patio
  • Parking

Equipment

Available

Provided:

  • Electric / adjustable bed

Available on request:

  • Mobile hoist
  • Manual wheelchair hire
  • Wheeled shower chair
  • Freestanding shower chair
  • Shower seat

Not available

  • Ceiling hoist
  • Scooter hire
  • Shower trolley

Unknown


Description

Blue Tit Cottage - Sleeps 4.

Blue Tit Cottage faces east and has been designed with exceptionally spacious living area upstairs so as to get the best views down the valley. This includes a dining area for at least 6 people, very useful when a family is sharing 2 cottages, whilst the sitting area has a large settee plus 2 arm chairs. The kitchen area contains the equipment which would be expected by the modern family. There is also a cloakroom upstairs. The two bedrooms downstairs have either double or twin beds subject to personal preference. Blue Tit Cottage has a very large wet room with shower, WC and hand basin. This cottage can be joined to Wren Cottage for a larger family gathering.

Blue Tit Cottage has a level entry front door and parking is at the front door. Assistance Dogs for Disabled Visitors are welcome in Blue Tit Cottage by prior arrangement.

•Awarded 4-star Gold by VisitEngland.
•Total flexibility on your arrival and departure days.
•Short breaks available.
•Free WiFi.
•Widescreen TV and DVD player.
•Very spacious cottage designed to give maximum possible access for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
•Exceptionally spacious living area in Blue Tit Cottage.
•Blue Tit Cottage has a through lift and a wet room.
•Prices include all linen, towels and heating costs.
•Quality ‘welcome pack'

Will the host be living at the property during a stay?

Yes (vendor lives on-site but in a separate property)


Accessibility

  • Lift
    • At least 80cm x 130cm (width x depth)

The property features step-free access with two accessible bedrooms. All doorways are between 85-90cm wide and all rooms have at least 1.5m turning circle. There is a through lift providing step free access to the upstairs areas. In the bathroom there is a roll-in shower as well as removable grab rails and other equipment available on request. The kitchen also features adaptations for accessibility such as roll under hob and sink areas and the work surfaces and oven are at wheelchair useable height. The living area also features reclining chairs for extra comfort.

The farm in general also features level, accessible footpaths throughout allowing everyone to enjoy the surrounding views.

Mellwaters Barn has been rated under the National Accessible scheme as suitable for:
•Older and less mobile guests
•Part-time wheelchair users
•Assisted wheelchair users

With our personal experience with dealing with disabilities we take great pleasure in welcoming people who may be in a wheelchair or just less able to walk without help.

DISABILITY EQUIPMENT ALL FREE OF CHARGE BUT YOU MUST LET US KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS WHEN YOU BOOK.

Terrain Around Property:

The area round the cottages is all tarmac and level. There are various purpose built footpaths on the farm which are wheelchair friendly. The terrain is not flat in all areas of the farm but any gradients are within the permitted slope for wheelchairs and are of short duration.


Attractions

We are situated in the Heart of the North Penines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty we have an abundance of attractions North, East, South and West to us some of these being;
Barnard Castle
High Force
Raby Castle
Durham Cathedral
Ullswater Steamers
Killhope Lead Mining Museum
Wensleydale creamery
Beamish
Locomotion Railway Museum Shildon
Tanfield Railway
Kiplin Hall
Eggleston Hall Nursery Gardens
Go Ape
Theakston Brewery Tap and Gift Shop
The Gayle Mill Experience
Beamish Wild
Diggerland
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal
Animal Fun Farm
Lake District
Whitby, Scarborough and East Coast Beaches
Hadrian's Wall


Transportation

Getting to and from property:

Car is recommended

Getting around the local area:

Mellwaters Barn Cottages are not within easy reach of any public transport system but there are taxis available from Barnard Castle which is approximately 6 miles from the farm. The nearest airport is Newcastle airport which is approximately 70 miles from the farm.


Length of stay

  • Short-term / Holiday rental ( less than 1 month )
  • Medium-term rental ( 1 - 6 months )
  • Long-term rental ( 6 months or more )


Price

Price Range:  450 - 520 GBP Weekly

Out of Season (Min Price) January 3rd - May 26th. September 2nd - December 16th. Peak (High Price) May 27th - September 1st. Dcember 17th - January 2nd.



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