Samuel Whiskers, accessed via 14 external steps to the 1st floor living area. Sleeps 6 and is comprised of 1 master bedroom on the ground floor (via internal stairs) with ensuite, a further double bedroom on the second floor a bunk room and family bathroom all on the same floor. An open plan kitchen/dining room and lounge (with log burner) are all on the 1st floor (main entrance). A private gated patio with furniture and private hot tub is accessed via 1 step down from the lounge on the 1st floor with a slope down from the patio to the general garden areas.
There is level access from the main entrance to:Samuel Whiskers loungeSamuel Whiskers kitchenAll Shared GardensChildren's Farm
Access with steps
There are steps from the main entrance to:Main ReceptionBedroomGuest laundry2nd floor twin bedroom2nd floor bunk room2nd floor family bathroom1st floor private garden area with hot tubGames room/Play barn
Travel by public transport
We benefit from the seclusion of being part of the natural rural landscape of North Devon. Access to the site is possible by public transport with the addition of a taxi, however, the use of a car whilst not essential would be a better option for travelling around the area.
Travel by taxi
We are always happy to help organise taxis so please speak to us if you require any help.
Guests with limited mobility are able to park their car outside their cottage. Please be sure to discuss your requirements with us before booking your cottage as we will be able to help provide additional information which may help with your choice of cottage. When you arrive/depart we are happy to help you with your bags should you need assistance.
Please let us know if you wish to order your shopping using an online grocery service and we will put it away in your cottage ready for your arrival.
Path to main entrance
Guests with limited mobility are welcome to park their car outside (or near) their cottage. We will always offer to help with baggage both when you arrive and depart.
We will also put away your online grocery order (please let us know in advance) ready for your arrival.
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Our reception has 3 steps to the door where there are 2 door bells, one at 1.2m from ground level (accessible without using steps) and one at 1.4m from the top step.
Once inside there are a further 3 steps before entering the main reception area.
We will be happy to speak to you outside if you are unable to access our reception or we will come to your cottage if you wish to call us on the land line.
The guest laundry has 2 front loading washing machines and 1 front loading tumble dryer. Each cottage has it's own ironing board/iron. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers, Squirrel Nutkin and Jeremy Fisher all have their own washing machine. Jeremy Fisher also has it's own tumble dryer. Bio/Non Bio washing products can be bought from reception if required.
Self catering kitchen
Samuel Whiskers kitchen
Samuel Whiskers lounge
2nd floor twin bedroom
A twin bedroom is accessed via an internal staircase. The bedroom can be reconfigured to have the beds pushed together.
2nd floor bunk room
A bunk room is situated on the 2nd floor next to the twin room.
2nd floor family bathroom
A family bathroom is situated on the 2nd floor and comprises a bath with shower attachment, toilet and basin with light shaving mirror.
Getting around outside
All Shared Gardens
There are two lawned gardens. Both are undulating and may have tree roots in places. One of the garden areas is on a slope with access via 16 steps or via a high gradient 2 meter wide path leading from the car park.
1st floor private garden area with hot tub
The private gated garden is accessed from the lounge with1 step down to a gravelled surface. A private hot tub is also situated in this area as well as patio furniture.
Games room/Play barn
Three 2 meter wide steps with handrail lead up to the games room/play barn. A door with threshold gives access to both rooms. Once in the games room a further 4 steps provides access to the pool table room.
The children's farm has been built to provide good access, safe and clean areas and undercover space from the elements. All paths and open spaces are of concrete with the exception of the riding area which is of sand.
Our beauty and holistic therapy treatment room is situated approx 30m just off the main court yard. Access is via a flat gravelled 2m wide path.
The entrance to the room is over a low threshold strip of 10mm height.
The main door is 770mm wide but can be opened further to enable a 1230mm wide entrance. Internal doors are all 820mm wide.
The reception/beauty area is 1700 x 2080 and has dimable lighting
An ambulant toilet facility is located off the reception. 1700 x 1000.
The main treatment room is off the reception and is 3200 x 3400 and has dimable lighting. There is clear space from the door to the treatment couch of 1700.
A stepup is available to help with getting on to the massage couch.
Customer care support
We can provide access for charging batteries via either indoor or outdoor socket.
Emergency evacuation procedures
All cottages have wired fire detectors and are connected back to our farm house which is situated on site. This alerts us to any potential incident alowing us to attend to the specific cottage within minutes. We will let ourselves in to the cottage as required to determine the reason for the alarm and assist with your evacuation if required.
Customer care support
We live on site and are available to assist as the need arises.