Bed & Breakfast at Birdwood Villa Farm


Birdwood
Huntley
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL19 3EQ
Tel/Fax: 01452 750451
E-Mail

Access Statement for Birdwood Villa Farm Bed and Breakfast

Introduction

We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home based 2 bedroom bed and breakfast. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

Pre-Arrival
•There is a bus stop 500 meters from our front gates and there is a frequent bus service to Gloucester and to Ross on Wye (No 33) and to Gloucester and Cinderford (No 24).
•The main train station is Gloucester and is 20 minutes away by car.
•There is a local taxi service that has accessible taxis if required, we can make a booking for you.
•Menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement
•We have a basic website
•You can contact us via phone, fax, or email (details below)

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
•On Arrival to the property access is via a narrow lane off of the A40
•There are marked parking bays and ample room for all cars.
•The surface is level, flat tarmac, however there is a footpath made of York Stone which covers the length from the parking to the front entrance.
•We can assist guests with luggage

Main Entrance & Reception
•The front door has 3 steps ranging from 10cm to 15cm in height.
•The door is 93cm wide.
•On entry into our home there is a hallway that is 73cm wide at the narrowest point.
•There is short pile carpet flooring throughout the ground floor

Public Areas - General (Internal)
•Our corridors to the ground floor bedroom and breakfast room are a minimum of 73cm wide.
•Corridors have a good colour contrast and are well lit
•The flooring on all corridors on the ground floor are short pile carpet.
•The covering on stairs and upstairs corridors is short pile carpet
•Dog water bowl and food bowl (and food if requested in advance) are available on request
•The breakfast room is on the ground floor.
•There are 15 stairs to the first floor bedroom.
•The stairs are 18cm high, 24cm deep, 77cm wide

Public Areas - WC
•Bedrooms are en suite but no public WC available

Breakfast Room
•Breakfast is served in the breakfast room on the ground floor. There are no steps
•Furniture is flexible and can be moved on request.
•Tables have under -space of 65cm high by 135cm wide and height of 76cm (legs on each corner). Chairs can be moved to accommodate.
•Menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement
•We do not play background music in any area of the B&B

Laundry
• Not available

Shop
• We have a small farm shop selling local and home- made produce and free range eggs.

Leisure Facilities
•Not available.

Outdoor Facilities
•Not available on the farm but fishing and golf courses within 1.5 miles
Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment
•Not available

Bedrooms
•There are 2 bedrooms situated on the first floor.
•There are 15 stairs leading to the first floor bedrooms.
•The stairs are 18cm high, 24cm deep, 78cm wide
•Door widths (main and bathroom) are 78cm wide
•Furniture is moveable on request
•Beds are between 50cm and 56cm depending on type of bed.
•Television with remote control and teletext
•Two pine chairs are provided in the room
•There is an ensuite shower room (see below for details)
•Fitted short pile carpet on the floor

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [En-suite
•Door width 78cm, inward opening, with grab rail on the back
•Free floor space clear of door is 155cm x 165cm
•The shower cubicle has a step/edge of 14cm high. There is one grab rail to the left of the controls
•The bath edge is 47cm high
•The bath has a shower attachment and both horizontal rail on the opposite side to entry and also vertical rails to the side of the shower attachment.
•A bath seat is available.
•The basin is flat fronted and has clear under-space. It is 86cm high.
•The toilet has left side transfer with available free space of 91cm. The toilet is 46cm high
•There is a horizontal rail beside the toilet (opposite side to transfer) and 2 vertical rails either side of the toilets cistern tank.
•Good colour contrast of floors, walls, fittings and fixtures

First floor bedroom en-suite
•Door width 76cm wide opening outwards.
•Shower cubicle edge/step is 14cm high. There is a grab rail to the left of the step.
•Free floor space 95cm x 170cm
•Basin is rounded at the front and is on a vanity unit 86cm high
•Toilet is 46cm high
•Good colour contrast of walls, floor and fittings.

Grounds and Gardens
•We have a large garden (flower border and lawn) for residents which is available to sit in (seats and table available) or to let dogs out if required. (owners required to clean up after their dogs)

Additional Information
•Assistance dogs are welcomed.
•Mobile phone reception is generally good
•We are able to use the front and back doors in the need of evacuation. If you require more assistance for evacuating please notify us on arrival and we will ensure you are evacuated safely e.g. hearing impairment.
•We are a no smoking building (smoking is allowed in the large garden which has level entry and bins are provided)

Contact Information
• Address: Birdwood Villa Farm, Birdwood, Huntley, Gloucester,
Gloucestershire, GL19 3EQ
• Telephone: 01452 750451
• Email: birdwood.villafarm@virgin.net
• Website: www.birdwoodvillafarm.co.uk
• Dates of operation: 365 days a year. Hours flexible to business, the B&B is our home so occupied 24 hours. Mainline telephone answered 8am-9pm
• Local public transport numbers: Bus 01452 418630. Train 0845 700 0125
• Local dentist = Mr Barker 01452 760662
• Local Hospital 01452 528555

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone01452 750451 or email birdwood.villafarm@virgin.net



Meals are served in the breakfast room, opposite the kitchen at a time to suit you between 7am and 9am. We are renowned for our English Breakfasts but do cater for any requirements if given prior notice. A selection of cereals, fruit juice, tea and coffee, and toast are also served. We are open 365 days of the year. We accept cash, cheques backed up by a current bankers card, up to the guaranteed value, and some credit cards, as methods of payment.

 

 

 

We are situated on the A40, 6 miles west of Gloucester. Travelling towards Ross on Wye, Birdwood Villa Farm is the first property on the left in the village of Birdwood. Our B&B sign is prominently displayed on the grass verge. There is adequate parking at the side of the house for all our guests.