Guests have their own lounge (also the reception area) where they can take their time, have a drink and relax with plenty reading materials and a wide selection of board games.
- For our younger guests we have opened up our own grandchildren's play area, where guests children can give their parents and grandparents a few moments to themselves. This area has many toys and books to entertain them and has proved very popular.
- Feeding the hens and collecting the eggs always goes down well
The entry from Front Street is via a small porch into the Guest's Lounge with a slate tiled floor. Access to the hallway at the bottom of the stairs has a small step up (15 cms).
The Rear entry from the private car park is through the kitchen door (85cms wide) into the Kitchen, which has a tiled floor then into the Dining Room with a wooden floor. The doorway from the kitchen to the Dining Room is slightly narrower (73cms). The doorway from the Dining Room into the hallway at the bottom of the stairs is 78cms leading to a small step down (18cms).
Public Areas - Hall Stairs, Landings and Corridor
All public areas, hall, stairs and landings are well lit. The staircase to the bedrooms has seven stairs on the first flight and eight on the second, neither of which are steep. There is a handrail on the right hand side. All 3 bedrooms lead from the top landing.
The Penny Red and Penny Black have ceiling halogen-spot lighting along with 4 lamps. The Two Pence Blue room has a bright ceiling light with 3 lamps and an additional light by the refreshment tray.
There are smoke detectors situated between the kitchen and dining room, at the base and top of the stairs and in the playroom. There is a powder extinguisher on the landing for easy access from each room. In addition, each room has a Fire Blanket located in the wardrobe. The kitchen is equipped with a large CO2 extinguisher and a Fire Blanket. The principle fire exit is through the front door with an assembly area opposite the house. There are fire notices in each of the guest rooms detailing what to do in the event of a fire and a verbal explanation of the fire equipment is given on arrival. If you think that you would need additional support in the event of an emergency evacuation, please discuss this when booking and we will be able to advise you as to the suitability of the accommodation.