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Sara's Cottage

Carrine Farm, Kea, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6EB

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Accommodation Overview

  • About View
    • Sara's Cottage is a detached holiday letting residence.
    • There are 3 bedrooms in total.
    • There is step-free level access to all bedrooms.
    • There is 1 bedroom with adaptations.
    • None of the bedrooms with adaptations have adjoining rooms.
    • The bedroom with adaptations has an ensuite with a wheel-in shower.
    • Dogs are welcomed at this venue.
    • Shared facilities include: a bathroom, a kitchen, a lounge and a laundry room.
  • Parking and Public Transport View
  • Getting In and Around View
    • There is step-free access via a very easy slope at the most accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free level access throughout.
    • Access throughout may include manual doors.
    • The following facilities are available: a seat/chair, a hearing assistance system, a deaf alert system, bed raisers, bath steps, bath mats, raised toilet seats, an assistance dog spending area, a water bowl for assistance dogs, shower chairs, commodes, over bed tables and standing frames. Please check in advance for charges and if you need to pre-book.
    • Additional equipment which can be borrowed or hired includes: a stand-assist available for the sofa.
    • The venue can provide large print documents.

Parking

  • The car park is located at the front of the cottage.
  • The car park is open air/surface.
  • There are no designated Blue Badge parking bays available.
  • Parking is free for all users.

Entrance

  • This entrance is located at the front of the cottage.
  • There is step-free access via a very easy slope at the entrance.
  • There is a single manual door at this entrance.
  • The door opens away from you.
  • The width of the opening is 81cm.

Lounge (Living Room)

  • The lounge is located next to the kitchen.
  • There is step-free level access into the lounge.
  • Furniture can be moved to enable a manoeuvring space for a wheelchair user.
  • Seating available in the lounge includes: armchairs, sofas and riser recliner chairs.
  • Furniture available in the lounge includes: coffee tables.
  • There is a TV with subtitles.

Kitchen

  • The kitchen is located to the left as you enter the cottage.
  • There is step-free level access into the kitchen.
  • The width of the opening is 81cm.
  • Furniture can be moved to enable a manoeuvring space for a wheelchair user.
  • The kitchen has overhead cupboards and under counter cupboards.
  • The work surface is 90cm from the floor.
  • The hob is 90cm from the floor.
  • The oven is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
  • The sink is 88cm from the floor.
  • The sink has a lever mixer tap.
  • Facilities within the kitchen include a dishwasher, easy grip cutlery, a fridge freezer, a kettle, a microwave and a toaster.
  • Seating available in the kitchen includes: chairs with armrests and chairs without armrests.
  • Furniture available in the kitchen includes: tables.
  • There is a high contrast placemat, a high contrast mug holder, plastic high contrast glasses and a hands free tin opener available in the kitchen.

Bedroom with Adaptations (Bedroom 2)

  • Location and Access View
    • The bedroom surveyed is located to the right as you enter the cottage.
    • The most accessible route to the bedroom has step-free level access.
    • There is step-free level access into the bedroom.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The bedroom has a double bed.
    • The top of the mattress is 51cm from the floor.
    • The space under the bed is 4cm from the floor.
    • Furniture can be moved to enable a manoeuvring space next to the bed.
    • The following is available in this bedroom: wardrobes for seated users, a TV with subtitles, a desk and a chair with armrests.
    • There is no emergency alarm.
    • This bedroom does not have an adjoining room.
    • The bed in this room can be configured into either a super king or two single beds.
      There are doors leading out onto the patio from this room.

Ensuite with Adaptations (Bedroom 2)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free level access into the ensuite.
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door opening to the ensuite is 82cm.
  • Dimensions and Features View
    • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • There is a lateral transfer space to the right as you face the toilet.
    • The lateral transfer space is 175cm (from the side of the toilet pan to the wall).
    • There is a lever flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal grab rail on the non-transfer side.
    • There is no vertical grab rail for the toilet.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The toilet seat is 50cm from the floor.
    • There is a wall mounted toilet roll holder, a wash basin, a soap dispenser and a hand towel available.
    • The wash basin has a lever tap.
    • The vertical grab rail is on the right as you face the wash basin.
    • There is a pull cord emergency alarm within 10cm from the floor.
    • The ensuite has a waste bin.
    • Additional features include: a mirror.
    • The ensuite has a wheel-in shower.
    • There is not room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre in the shower.
    • The shower has an adjustable shower head which can be detached and wall-mounted grab rails.
    • The shower controls are twist/turn.
    • There is a shower chair available on request.

Standard Bedroom (Bedroom 1)

  • The bedroom surveyed is located the the far left as you enter the cottage.
  • The most accessible route to the bedroom has step-free level access.
  • There is step-free level access into the bedroom.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The bedroom has a double bed.
  • The top of the mattress is 60cm from the floor.
  • The space under the bed is 28cm from the floor.
  • There are doors leading out onto the patio from this room.

Standard Ensuite (Bedroom 1)

  • There is step-free level access into the ensuite.
  • The ensuite door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door opening is 74cm.
  • There is a wall mounted toilet roll holder, a wash basin, a soap dispenser and a hand towel available.
  • The wash basin has a twist/turn tap.
  • Additional features include: a mirror.
  • The ensuite has a shower with a step.
  • The shower has an adjustable shower head which can be detached and a wall-mounted grab rail.
  • The shower controls are twist/turn.

Standard Bedroom (Bedroom 3)

  • The bedroom surveyed is located to your right as you enter the cotage.
  • The most accessible route to the bedroom has step-free level access.
  • There is step-free level access into the bedroom.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The bedroom has a double bed.
  • The top of the mattress is 70cm from the floor.
  • The space under the bed is 4cm from the floor.
  • The following is available in this bedroom: a chair without armrests, a desk and a TV with subtitles.
  • The bed can be configured into either a super king or two single beds.
    There are doors leading out onto the patio from this room.

Standard Bathroom

  • The bathroom surveyed is located to the right as you enter the cottage.
  • The most accessible route to the bathroom has step-free level access.
  • There is step-free level access into the bathroom.
  • The bathroom door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a wall mounted toilet roll holder, a wash basin, a soap dispenser and a hand towel available.
  • The wash basin has a twist/turn tap.
  • Additional features include: a mirror.
  • The bathroom has a bath with an overhead shower.
  • The bath controls are twist/turn.
  • The shower has an adjustable shower head which can be detached and a wall-mounted grab rail.
  • The shower controls are twist/turn.

Lounge (The Garden Room)

  • The lounge is located to the rear of the cottage.
  • There is step-free level access into the lounge.
  • There are double manual doors which open away from you.
  • The width of the opening is 108cm.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Seating available in the lounge includes: stools and sofas.
  • Furniture available in the lounge includes: coffee tables.
  • There is a TV with subtitles.

Seating Area (Outdoor Seating)

  • The seating area is located on the patio at the rear of the cottage.
  • The seating area is uncovered.
  • The most accessible route to the seating area has ramps or slopes.
  • There is step-free level access throughout the seating area.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Seating available in this area includes: chairs with armrests.
  • Furniture available in this area includes: tables.
  • Access to the patio is through the Garden Room.

Laundry Room

  • The laundry room is located on the opposite side of the car park.
  • There is step-free access via ramp into the laundry room.
  • The ramp is between 75cm and 150cm wide with no handrails.
  • There is a single manual door which opens towards you.
  • The width of the opening is 90cm.
  • There is not room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Facilities within the room include a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
  • The following machines are at a suitable height for a wheelchair user: tumble dryer and washing machine.