Access statement for Higher Manaton.
Higher Manaton Farm House is an 18th century house, two-and-a-half miles northwest of Callington on the B3257 in the beautiful Cornish countryside on the Devon and Cornwall border. Offering accommodation for a maximum of six, it is open from April to November, providing delicious home-cooked food and a relaxing atmosphere.
Arrival and Car Parking
There is a large gravelled level car park immediately to the East of the farmhouse. The car park is illuminated during the evening. Access to the farmhouse is signposted from the car park and is approximately a 20m walk over a level tarmac surface.
The entrance to the farmhouse has a wide 900mm clear opening. There is a small weatherbar sill at the threshold.
The ground floor public accommodation comprises a large hallway with slate finish to floor, dining room and a large and welcoming living room. There is a single step of 140mm, down into the living room from the hallway which is clearly demarcated. All other areas are level and fully carpeted.
First floor accommodation consists of three bedrooms. All public areas are illuminated throughout the night.
The twin bedroom is located at the half landing which is reached by a wide staircase of 9 risers. The risers to the steps are shallow approx 180mm. The staircase has a 100mm handrail to one side. Washroom facilities to the twin room are in the original main bathroom of the house and are for the sole use of the visitor. There is a small rise at the threshold to the bathroom. The bathroom comprises a free standing bath and a walk in shower, a wash-hand basin and WC. Shaver socket with light over wash basin
The second bedroom is a double bedroom with double bed. The bedroom has an ensuite bathroom which comprises a shower (810 x 810) with a raised shower tray of 100mm, a wash-hand basin and WC and shaver socket with light over hand basin. The bedroom is located on the first floor via an easy staircase of two flights, of 9 and 6 steps respectively.
The third bedroom is the largest. It is provided with a king size bed. There is a small step, 80mm, into the bedroom. The bedroom has an ensuite bathroom which comprises a quadrant shower, a wash-hand basin and WC and shaver socket with light over hand basin. The bedroom is located on the first floor via an easy staircase of two flights, of 9 and 6 steps respectively.
There is a communal garden to the front of the farmhouse (south). Access to the garden is reached via a slight gradient.