Accessibility Guide for BarnCottage, Pitchcombe
Barn Cottage is a small Cotswold stone milking parlour which has been converted to a high standard holiday home utilising local building materials such as Cotswold stone and natural oak and ceramic floor tiles all within the building.
The dwelling is situated in the beautiful Painswick Valley and commands outstanding views over the Cotswolds. Its nearest towns of Painswick and Stroud are about 2 miles away whilst within short distances are the historic City of Gloucester with its excellent transport links and beautiful Cathedral, and Regency Cheltenham with its wonderful restaurants, shopping and famous race course.
Accommodation is for a maximum of 4 persons in lounge, dining room, kitchen and one double room and one twin room. A toilet/washbasin and a wet room.
Heating – Under floor
Cots and High chairs are available on request.
It is felt that with so many internal steps that this facility would not be suitable for any disabled person or small children.
There is a strict NO SMOKING policy in force.
BarnCottage is available all year.
Pets are not permitted.
We have an extensive website with details of the accommodation, photograph and tariff. Booking procedures and directions are available on request of booking.
Bookings and enquires can be made directly by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 07766514114.
All guests can be provided with directions to the cottage which is described on our web site.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
There is ample car parking area for up to two cars to the front of the cottage which is accessed via the main gate from the Wragg Castle Lane the connecting road running between the A 46 between Cheltenham and Stroud and the A 4173 between Gloucester and Stroud.
The finish to the car parking area being gravel.
Between the yard and the main door entrance there is 1 step down onto a paved path and then 1 step up into the cottage
The main entrance is in the front of the cottage.
The key for this door will be issued on arrival or instruction where to find it will be given if for any reason no one be available to greet the guests.
The front door has a step up as previously stated.
Near to the main door internally a standard alarm system is situated and instruction on how to use together with security code will be given when the key is handed over.
Ground Floor Accommodation. (See web site for description of rooms)
It needs to be stated that there are five different floor levels to the ground floor area of the cottage. The corridor running from the two bedrooms to the dining room is stone tiled as well as the lounge room. The dining room and two bedrooms are carpeted. The cottage is a single storey building.
After entering via the main door the sleeping arrangements are to your left hand side whilst the living arrangements are to your right. These consists of two bedrooms of which one has a dressing room, a wet room, toilet and wash room, kitchen, dining area and a lounge.
Along the corridor and at the end there are two steps down to the dining area. The dining area leads onto the lounge area with a double door out onto a small patio area.
From the dining area there is a door opening into a well equipped kitchen area which has 1 step up.
Kitchen is fully fitted including cooker and dishwasher. It has a large dining table and chairs. Floor is finish in tiled.
From the kitchen area there are 2 steps down to another level which accommodates the dining and lounge area. Floor finish is tiled.
A small service room accommodates the water heating unit and the boiler for the under floor heating system which are automatic and need not be touched.
It also offers Sky TV and Broadband.
At the front of the cottage there is a private stone flagged patio area with well established bushes. This is provided with table and chairs and a barbecue facility.
Clients to provide their own charcoal.
There are no plans to add or alter the building other than the general upkeep and painting which will be carried out at intervals when the facility is not occupied.
We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve our facility.
If you have any comments please phone, e-mail or alternatively write to us at our home address.