Access Statement

Poppy Cottages

Poppy Cottages and Ivy Cottage Farm are situated on Main Street,  Carleton-in-Craven,  Approaching the village from Skipton, the property is on the left-hand side of the main street. It is a long, garden fronted building in an elevated position and is constructed of stone with a stone slate roof.  The accommodation for guest use is made up of two attached cottages, with 2 floors to each cottage and stairs in both.  In Poppy Cottage No. 2 there is a ground floor shower room with toilet and wash basin and a ground floor pull-out sofa bed.  The cottages are not suitable for wheelchair users. 
Cottages are available from 3 pm on the day of arrival or earlier by pre-arrangement only. It is recommended that guests inform us of any special needs that they might have when making an enquiry or booking. Please advise us of your anticipated arrival time this will ensure that we are here to give any assistance if required. 
Arrival and car parking facilities 
There is good visible signage on the front wall identifying guests to the drive and parking area for Poppy Cottages.  Crossing over a gravelled cattle-grid and onto a tarmac drive,  Poppy Cottages No. 1 &2 and the 4 parking bays, are to the right.  The parking area is well-lit at night and the car park and driveway are monitored, for security, with the use of a CCTV system.  We would kindly ask guests to respect our neighbours' privacy and keep within our forecourt when using the car park and drive. 

Poppy Cottage No. 1
From the parking area, it is approx 2 meters to the entrance of Poppy Cottage No. 1.  One small stone step leads to the entrance door of Poppy Cottage No. 1 which is 90cm wide, with a small threshold onto a hard wearing floor surface to the hallway.  Internal doors into the cottage are 80cm wide. The staircase is 70cm wide and is a return staircase with 11 steps with handrail to the first floor.  The kitchen, living and dining area is all open-planned. There is a downstairs w.c. and hand basin accessed from the hallway with a door 60cm wide. Access to the garden is through double patio doors into a small conservatory and double patio doors lead onto a small step which then leads to the patio garden which is constructed with stone flags.  
The staircase to the first floor is 70cm wide and is a return staircase with 11 steps with handrail. The bedroom and bathroom are on the first floor.  The bathroom has a bath with shower over the bath, fitted shower screen and handrail, toilet and wash basin.  
Poppy Cottage No. 2 
From the parking area, it is approx 2 meters to the entrance of Poppy Cottage No. 2.  Access to Poppy Cottage No. 2 is through a door which is 80cm wide into a small cloakroom.  To the right and accessed through a doorway which is 70cm wide is the shower room with corner shower, toilet, and hand basin. The kitchen is accessed through a doorway from the cloakroom which is 80cm wide.  From the kitchen to the lounge, there are two stone steps. The lounge is accessed through a door which is 70cm wide.  There is a pull out sofa bed to the lounge for guests who require ground floor sleeping arrangements and a  ground floor shower room facilities with walk-in shower cubicle, w.c. and wash basin as mentioned above.  The garden/sitting out area is accessed through a stable door which is 80cm wide.  There is one small step to the garden area which is gravelled.  The path from the garden ramps down to the driveway and parking area. 
The staircase to the first floor has 11 steps and is 80cm wide with hand rail. There are two bedroooms to the first floor;a double bedroom sleeping 2 people with twin beds which can be arranged as a superking bed and a single bedroom sleeping 1 person. The bathroom to the first floor consists of a large bath with handrail, separate walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin.  There is one step in the bathroom to the walk-in shower cubicle.  

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