Access Statement for Corner Barn, Church Farm Barns
Corner Barn is self catering accommodation on the ground and first floor and is one of 3 barns around a courtyard. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries, please feel free to telephone. We look forward to welcoming you.
We have a basic website.
Bookings/enquiries can be made by phone, letter or email.
We can provide information in large print format on request.
We are in a rural area and it can be difficult to get around by public transport.
The nearest bus stop is approximately 2 miles away in Calthorpe or Aldborough.
The nearest train station, Cromer, is 6 miles away; there are accessible taxis at the station.
There is a RADAR toilet facility in Cromer at the Tourist Information Office.
We provide a basic pack of provisions for your arrival.
The nearest shop is in Aldborough.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
There is a car park to the side of the barns which is accessed from Regent Street.
The car park is shingle and on a slight slope; there is a 1 metre wide paving stone path into and round the courtyard area. There is a gentle slope up to the front door.
Parking is about 50 metres from the Barn.
The entrance to Corner Barn is in the far corner of the courtyard.
Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc
The threshold to Corner Barn is 4mm height.
The hall area on the ground floor is 2.5 metres wide.
The decor is contrasting with dark flooring, the doors and skirting boards are natural wood and the walls are white.
The floor is tiled.
There are stairs which are carpeted with a short pile carpet.
There is a smoke alarm fitted upstairs on the landing.
All the rooms on the ground floor are on one level.
The lighting uses low energy light bulbs so a few moments are required to reach full brightness.
There is a carpeted staircase to the first floor.
The first floor is carpeted in shortpile carpet throughout with a large rug in the galleried area.
There are sloping ceilings/walls to the galleried room which opens out above the sitting room downstairs.
Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
The sitting room is on one level and can be reached either through the inward opening, glazed double doors from the hall area or through the kitchen/dining area (also access from the end of the hall area).
It is approximately 6 m x 6 m.
It is carpeted in short pile carpet and there is a large rug in the seating area in front of the fireplace.
Some of the lighting is provided by low energy lighting and some is provided by spotlights.
The television can be adjusted to provide subtitles and can be controlled remotely. (Also available are DVD, stereo with CD, radio and tape).
There are two sofas and 3 arm chairs, one of which is upright and has a high back. There is a coffee table.
All the furniture is moveable and is non leather.
Galleried room upstairs
There is a sloping ceiling leading into the galleried area.
There is a double sofa bed upstairs in the gallery which sleeps 2 people.
Inside Corner Barn, there is a small cloakroom from the hall area.
The door opens inwards.
There is a 10 cm step to a plinth where the toilet and hand basin are located. The step is clearly marked by a safety strip.
The basin has pipes underneath.
The flooring is dark tiles with clearly contrasts with the skirting boards and door, and white walls.
There is an automatic front loading washing machine in the Open Barn across the courtyard. There is shingle underfoot.
There is also a front loading drier above the washing machine which can be used for drying.
There is a table tennis table with bats and balls available for use in the Open Barn.
The area is lit by daylight.
There is shingle on the ground.
There is a garden table and chairs outside in the courtyard. It is placed on shingle and there is a slight drop of 10 cms from the paved terrace area outside the door of Corner Barn.
It can be reached by following the path down the slight slope to the bench.
Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas
The bedroom on the ground floor is level with the hall area and is carpeted in short pile carpet.
The door and skirting boards are natural wood with white walls.
The inward opening door is 79 cm wide.
There is a double bed which is 5ft wide (king size) and 60 cm height floor to the top of the mattress.
Largest transfer space available to the left of the bed is 1.6 metres.
The bed is moveable to provide more space on one side or the other.
The lighting is low energy recessed lighting with individual bedside lights on both sides of the bed.
Non feather duvets and pillows provided.
The duvet cover and pillow cases are cotton with the fitted sheet of mixed fabrics. Towels provided are cotton.
There is a television and dvd player which has remote controls.
The bathroom is en-suite.
Bedroom 2 upstairs
There is a double bed (4ft 6in wide) and the height is 55cm from floor to the top of the mattress.
Non feather duvets and pillows are provided.
The duvet cover and pillow cases are cotton and the fitted sheets are made of mixed fabrics. Towels provided are cotton.
The lighting is low energy recessed lighting with individual bedside lights on each side of the bed.
There are 3 rooflights (velux windows) and these open outwards. They are a means of escape onto the roof in the event of fire.
There is a rug at the end of the bed.
The walls and ceilings slope and there are wood beams.
The white walls contrast with the natural wood skirting and doors.
There is an en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 3 upstairs
There are 3 single (3ft wide) beds.
Non feather duvets and pillows provided.
The duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton and the fitted sheets are made of mixed fabrics. The towels provided are cotton.
There are two roof lights (velux windows) and these open outwards. These are a means of escape onto the roof in the event of fire.
There is low energy recessed lighting with bedside lights.
There are sloping ceilings above each of the beds and some low beams.
Short pile carpet is on the floor with good contrast provided by natural wood skirting boards and doors. The walls are white.
There is an en suite shower room & WC with the door opening outwards into the bedroom.
Shower-rooms & WCs
Ground floor bedroom:
The shower room and WC is en-suite.
The lighting is provided by low energy recessed lighting.
The floor is tiled in a dark colour, the walls are tiled in white. There is a rubber mat which can be used as necessary.
The door to the shower room opens outwards into the bedroom and is 79 cm wide.
The shower is a walk-in style and is level entry. There is an adjustable shower head on a riser rail and there is a lever-type tap is on the wall. The temperature is adjusted by turning the lever. There is a screen in front of the shower area and the gap between the screen and the wall is 75cm. The width in the shower between the wall and the screen is 83cm. There are two grab rails – one on the back wall and one in front of the shower. A stool is available.
The basin has pipes underneath, with a mixer tap in the centre of the basin.
The height of the toilet is 40cm. The space to the left of the toilet is 85 cm and there is no available space on the right side. A frame for the toilet is available on request.
First floor double bedroom en-suite shower room & WC
The door into the shower room opens outwards into the bedroom.The door is 60cm wide.
The lighting is low energy recessed lighting.
The floor and skirting is tiled with dark tiles; the walls are painted white or there are white wall tiles. The door is natural wood.
The ceiling slopes considerably at the far end of the room.
There is a step up into the shower tray.
A rubber mat is provided for use in the shower.
The shower cubicle is 90cm x 90 cm. The door of the cubicle opens outwards into the bathroom.
There is a fixed shower head over the shower area and the mixer tap is a lever style.
The basin has pipes underneath it.The toilet is 40cm high.
3rd Bedroom, first floor en-suite shower room & WC
The door opens outwards into the bedroom.
There is low energy recessed lighting with a bright light over the shower.
The toilet is 40cm high to the right of the shower cubicle.
The basin is to the left of the shower cubicle and has pipes beneath it.
There is a step up into the shower tray.
The shower cubicle is 90cm x 90cm.
The shower head is adjustable and there is a lever style mixer tap.
The flooring and skirting is dark tiles, with white tiles in the shower and white walls. The door is natural wood and the walls are white.
The open plan kitchen and dining area is off the hall area and leads through to the sitting room. It is 4m x 4m in size.
The door to the kitchen is 79 cm wide.
The worktop is 90cm high with cupboards underneath. There is also a fridge and dishwasher under the worktop.
The hob is halogen and is 90cm high. Underneath is the oven and grill. The oven door is drop down.
There is a basic microwave.
There is a sink with one full size sink and a half size sink. There is a single mixer tap between the two sinks.
Cutlery, pans, cooking utensils are stored in the cupboards beneath the worktop.
There are wall cupboards where china and glassware are stored.
The floor is dark tiling with a good contrast to the white walls and natural wood door and skirting.
There is recessed lighting using low energy bulbs.
There is a rectangular table 190 cm x 95 cm, 65 cm floor to the lowest point of table (underspace) with legs on each corner. The table is moveable.
Chairs (moveable) 10 chairs with padded seats, one with arms.
Grounds and Gardens
The courtyard has a pergola along each path. There are climbing plants growing up the posts.
The pathways are marked out by the flagstones. The pathway to Corner Barn is one metre wide whereas the flagstones are like stepping stones for the other paths.
The courtyard is shingle underfoot.
There are flower tubs and pots at various points around the courtyard.
There is a flower bed to the left of the front door of Corner Barn.
Information folder can be produced in a larger format if requested.
Pets and dogs are welcome but please inform us on booking.
Smoking is not permitted in the Barns.
In the event of fire, guests should leave by the nearest exit. Please discuss individual requirements with members of your party.
Wireless access for laptops is available.
Mobile phone networks vary according to service provider.