ACCESS STATEMENT

INTRODUCTION

We are a family run 6 bedroomed Bed & Breakfast which is also our home. Built over 120 years ago we aim to provide quality en-suite accommodation among the many original features the house still has. We endeavour to cater for all needs and are happy to discuss any specific requirements you have , so please just give us a call.

PRE-ARRIVAL

•  The nearest train station to Keswick is Penrith some 20 miles away .

•  There is a frequent bus service running from outside the train station to Keswick bus station.

•  Keswick bus station is approx 10 minute walk from the house , but there are taxis available there and we can book an accessible taxi should that be required.

ARRIVAL & CAR PARKING

•  Although we do not have a private car park there is plenty of street parking all around us. With the exception of one small area , street parking is unrestricted and free.

•  Rooms are available to check in from 4-6pm but we are happy to arrange a more suitable time for our guest , just give us a quick call.

•  For the comfort of our guests please note we do not accept arrivals after 9.30pm

ENTRANCE & HALLWAY

•  There are 4 steps leading up to the front door.

•  Steps are 17cm high and 138cm wide.

•  There is a handrail on the left hand side .

•  The door bell is situated at the top of the steps on the right.

•  The front door is locked at all times . Once guests have registered they are provided with their own keys to access the house whenever they want . It is not double locked at any time.

•  Door is 160cm wide and there is a glass panel from 101cm

•  Seating is available in the hallway.

•  The hallway leads to our private quarters and also the Breakfast room

STAIRS

•  Both the hallway and the stairs are carpeted in entirety .

•  Stairs are 15cm high , 105cm wide and 27cm depth

•  There are 9 stairs to a small 3.5ft square landing turn then 3 more to another 3.5ft square landing turn then 6 more to the 1 st floor landing .

•  Rooms 2 and 3 go off this landing

•  There are then 8 stairs to another 3.5ft square landing turn ,then 3 to the next 3.5ft square landing turn , then 6 to the 2 nd floor landing.

•  Room 5 & 6 go off this landing

•  There are lamps on every landing and in the hallway which are controlled on timer switches.

•  There are also main lights on each landing if you require to use any of them.

•  There is a solid wood banister runs up the entire stairs on the right hand side.

DINING ROOM

•  Situated on the ground floor , off the entrance hall.

•  Door is 90cm wide , opening into the dining room.

•  Dining room is carpeted

•  Tables are free standing and can be moved on request.

•  Tables are 72cm high with legs on each corner.

•  Chairs do not have arms and are 45cm high with a padded cushion.

•  It is self service for cereals , fruit and juices , but we are more than happy to offer assistance should it be required.

•  Radio 2 is played in the background throughtout breakfast service.

GENERAL INFORMATION ON BEDROOMS

•  All bedrooms are carpeted

•  Allen-suite shower/bath rooms have cushioned flooring in.

•  All Bedroom doors open into the rooms

•  Furniture in all rooms is free standing so can be moved if required.

•  All rooms have remote controlled teletext TVs

•  All beds are accessible from both sides.

ROOM 1 --- SINGLE WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER

•  Accessed by 6 stairs from 2 nd square landing turn

•  Bedroom door 76cm

•  Single divan bed 57cm high

•  Single chair with arms 44cm high

•  Hospitality try on cabinet 60cm high

•  En-suite door opens into bedroom and is 60cm wide

•  En-suite shower tray step is 14cm

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm, clear underneath

•  Toilet 45cm high

ROOM 2 --- DOUBLE WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER

•  Accessed from 1 st floor landing

•  Bedroom door 83cm

•  King size divan bed 62cm high

•  2 x chairs with arms height 44cm

•  Hospitality tray on chest of drawers 77cm high

•  En-suite door opens into bedroom and is 60 cm wide

•  En-suite shower tray step is 15cm high

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm high , clear underneath

•  Toilet 45cm high

ROOM 3 --- DOUBLE WITH EN-SUITE BATH & SHOWER

•  Accessed from 1 st floor landing

•  Bedroom door is 86cm wide

•  King size divan bed 62cm high

•  2 x chairs with arms height 44cm

•  Hospitality tray on table 74cm high

•  En-suite door opens into bedroom and is 60cm wide

•  Height of bath sides 54cm , shower over bath

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm high with moveable storage unit below

•  Toilet 45cm high

ROOM 4 --- SINGLE WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER

•  Accessed by 6 steps from 4 th square landing turn

•  Bedroom door is 76cm wide

•  Single divan bed 57cm high

•  1 x chair with arms height 44cm

•  Hospitality tray on desk 74cm high

•  En-suite door opens into the bedroom and is 55cm wide

•  Shower tray step is 10cm

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm clear underneath

•  Toilet 45cm high

ROOM 5 --- TWIN BEDS WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER

•  Accessed from 2 nd floor landing

•  Bedroom door 80cm wide

•  2 x single divan beds

•  2 x chairs with arms height 44cm

•  Hospitality tray on desk 65 cm high

•  En-suite door opens into bedroom and is 61cm wide

•  En-suite shower tray step is 19cm high

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm clear underneath

•  Toilet 45cm high

ROOM 6 --- DOUBLE WITH EN-SUITE SHOWER

•  Accessed from 2 nd floor landing

•  Bedroom door is 75cm wide

•  Double divan bed 67cm high

•  2 x large easy chairs with arms 55cm high

•  Hospitality tray on desk 87cm high

•  En-suite door opens into en-suite and is 61cm wide

•  En-suite shower tray step is 9cm high

•  Rounded front pedestal basin 76cm high clear underneath

•  Toilet 45cm high

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

•  Mobile phone reception is usually good in the town , however in the valleys and on the fells it can be poor, or none at all.

•  Fire safety notices are posted in the rooms and we do ask Guests to make themselves familiar with these.

•  Heat detectors and sirens are fitted to each bedroom as Well as the hallway & stairs.

•  Should you think you may require assistance in the event Of the building being evacuated then please inform us on your arrival.

•  We have storage facilities for 2 cycles , please check these Are available when you book.

•  We are happy to store any medication / food you require , but ask you to note that this is not a 24hour service so need to arrange times for collection etc

•  We are happy to assist you with any luggage you have.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address : 29 Southey Street
Keswick Cumbria
CA12 4EE

•  Opening times : Closed 24 th & 25 th December

This is our home so we are invariably around most of the time. Just knock on Kitchen door to get us.

•  Check in is between 4-6pm but we can alter this is suit guests , just call to arrange it.

•  No arrivals accepted after 9.30pm

USEFUL NUMBERS

Tourist information Centre : 017687 72645

Local accessible taxis ( Davis ) : 017687 72676

Local bus company (Stagecoach) : 0871 200 22 33

Keswick Hospital : 017687 67000

Keswick motor company

( hire of mobility scooters) : 017687 72064

Keswick Mountain Bikes : 017687 75202


Feel free to telephone us on 017687 74634 at any reasonable hour.
If calling from outside the UK dial 00 44 1 7687 74634
or e-mail us enquiries@goodwinhouse.co.uk