Access Statement For Blencathra Cottage


Our self catering cottage is next door & adjoining our own cottage where we live. It is however completely seperate to our own with it's own front & back doors


• We have a basic website

• Bookings & enquiries can be made via email or phone

• The nearest bus stop is a quarter of a mile away from the cottage

• The nearest train station is at Penrith & is 10 miles away you can travel by bus or taxi

• The nearest town is Keswick & is 7 & half miles away you can travel by bus or taxi

• There is a small shop at the camp site next door but one however extensive shops & supermarkets at both Keswick & Penrith

• We can arrange for shopping to be delivered for your arrival

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• The cottage has it,s own car park for 2 vehicles at the front of the cottage

• The car park is level but made up of chippings

• There are no steps into the cottage just a small lip of 6 cms

• The door is 80cms wide 197 cms high the lock is 108 cms high

• The cottage has a large name plaque on the wall

• There is a light over the door

Main Entrance & Reception

• The front door is 80cms wide 197cms high & the lock is 108cms high

• The hallway is 89cms & 130 in length

• The doorway to the bathroom is on the left & the kitchen is to the right.

• The stairs are in front to the 2 bedrooms

• There are 11 stairs which are 84cms wide & 223 in length

• The hallway & stairs decor is in contrasting colours, door & skirting board & stairway green walls cream.

Public Areas - General (Internal)

• The carpet throughtout the cottage is short pile & is light brown in colour

• The Smoke alrms are radio linked & are situated one on the ground floor, kitchen & one on the upper hall way landing together with an emergency light.

• There are 2 fire extinguishers one next to the kitchen & one on the upper hallway landing

• Please note - Back door from porch into garden, head clearance 166cms

Public Areas - WC

• Not available

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Lounges, Take Away & Cafe

• Door from lounge to Porch width 77cms height 175cms

• Door from kitchen to lounge 73cms wide 190cms high

• Please note one beam in the lounge with head clearance at lowest point 178cms (5'10")

• Foldaway Butterfly table & Chairs set 98cms length & 45cms wide

• One leaf open 98cms wide & 88cms length 2 leaves open 136cms wide & 98cms length

• Chairs 90cms high. Seat height 48cms

• One large 3 seater sofa & one easy chair both armed

• Teletext TV provided with remote control. DVD with remote control. CD player


• A 24 hour laundry service is offered free of charge by the owner to guests.

• A tumble dryer is in the garage

• A freezer in the garage

• An extra fridge is in the garage

• A B-B-Q is in the garage


• Not available

Treatment room/s

• Not available

Leisure Facilities

• Not available

Outdoor Facilities

• There is a large garden at the rear of the property which is shared with the owners

• There is a large patio area just for the guests use

• There is a table, chairs & bench outside the cottage at the rear for guests use in the patio area

• There is a rotary dryer in the garden used by both guests & owner

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

• Not available


• Please note no ground floor bedroom

• Bedroom 1 door width 74cm Height 197cms

• Double bed 4'ft 6" wide

• Bed height 60cms

• Non feather duvets & pillows

• Sheets, duvet covers & pillowcases polycotton

• Bed space between wall & bed 45cms

• Bed space on the other wall at the narrowest point 50cms

• Bedroom 2 has same door measurements

• Bedroom is small with 3'ft bunk beds

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

• Please note bathroom is on the ground floor

• Door width 73cms door height 197cms

• Shower cubicle, no bath

• Free space in bathroom (free of opening doors) 60cms x 90cms

• Toilet seat height 40cms

• Space to right of seat 38cms space to left of seat 16cms

• Flooring is stone tiles

• Good colour contrast

• Release mechanism on outsite of locked door

• Some free space under wash hand basin as basin overhangs from vanity unit

Self-Catering Kitchen

• Kitchen entrance from hallway 77cms wide & 197cms high

• Kitchen entrance from lounge 73cms wide & 190cms high

• Worktop height 91cms

• Oven door is drop down height of lowest shelf 40cms

• Halogen hob 91cms high

• Sink 91cms high with cupboard underneath

• Flooring is stone tiles

• Good contrast between floor, cupboards & other surfaces

• Fridge with small freezer compartment highest shelf 75cms

Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

• Not applicable

Grounds and Gardens

• Shared large garden with owners

• Seperate patio area for guests only use equipped with table, chairs & bench

• Rotary dryer shared with owners

• Garage with extra facilities, tumble dryer, freezer & fridge

Additional Information

• Fairly good mobile signal varies from room to room & better upstairs

• The flat is no smoking

• One pet is allowed with prior consent of owners

Contact Information

• Address: Low House, Hutton Moor End, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0SX

• Telephone: 017687 79737

• Email:

• Website:

• Grid reference: 365271

• Hours of operation: 9am until 9pm all week

• Emergency number: 07833930013

• Local carers: Social Services Penrith 01768 22 22 00

• Local equipment hire companies: Help the aged

• Local public transport numbers: Stagecoach 0870 608 2 608, National Express 08705 80 80 80, National Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50

• Local accessible taxi numbers: Davies Taxis Keswick 017687 72676 A Taxis Penrith 01768 863354

• Shopmobility Carlisle 01228 625950

Future Plans

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