Access Statement for The Old Rectory

Introduction

We have 6 self catering apartments located within this Georgian Mansion built in the 1820s. One apartment on the ground floor has a separate entrance, with the remaining apartments accessed from the car park through the main front door and entrance lobby. These are all on the first or second floor.  If you require any further information, please do contact us by telephone or e-mail. We look forward to welcoming you.

Pre-Arrival

• We have our own website www.oldrectory-lanreath.co.uk
• We are listed on other websites such as visitcornwall and secta
• Bookings and enquiries may be made by telephone or e-mail
• Lanreath has no bus service and a holiday here really needs a car. The closest bus runs to Looe from Pelynt, 2 miles away
• There is a train station in Looe (6 miles - a branch line to Liskeard) and Liskeard (11 miles)
• Shopping can be pre-ordered from food4myholiday.com and will be delivered pre arrival

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• The Old Rectory has a courtyard at the front with parking in marked spaces for 6 cars (one per apartment) Access is up a single track driveway.
• The entrance is at the front and is level access into a slate lobby.

Main Entrance & Reception

• Access is level without steps
• Inside the front entrance is an L-shaped hall. This main reception area contains the pay-phone and 2 fire extinguishers.

Public Areas - General (Internal)

• The stairs to the upper floors are at the end of the reception area as is the access to the owners apartment (clearly labelled doorbell available)
• Apart from Caerhays, which has its own access directly from the carpark, our remaining 5 apartments are all accessed from reception via a flight of stairs (Heligan apartment requires an additional flight of stairs to be climbed)
• The main staircase has 19 stairs, which turn through 90 degrees at the top of the flight over 4 stairs ascent. There is a handrail to the left.
• There is one further step up to Fowey and Gorran apartments.
• There is one step down to Daymer, Epphaven and Heligan apartments.
• The corridor has a fire alarm bell and extinguisher.

Laundry

• There are 2 shallow steps up into the laundry and then a step down.
• The door opens outwards
• There are 2 front loading washing machines and a front loading tumble dryer.

Shop

•The village shop is located approx 200m down the driveway.

Outdoor Facilities

• Access to the children's play area is off the east lawn through an archway and down some shallow steps
• A table tennis table is available on the east lawn.
• A barbeque is available on the east lawn
• The outdoor heated swimming pool is available from end May to early September. It is accessed by crossing the slightly sloping East lawn and through a gate which opens outwards. The pool is completely enclosed by wrought iron fencing. Access further requires descent of 2 flights of stone steps. Loungers are available on the south terrace pool area.

Grounds and Gardens

• The large East Lawn is available for guest use. There is a slight slope present at one point, with steps around the garden to further areas of planting.
• The south terrace is available during the times of swimming pool opening (usually 10am-7pm). In the rare event that the proprietors are both called off the premises the pool will be unavailable and the gates locked.

Additional Information

• An information folder is provided in all apartments.
• Light switches are at a sensible height to reach from the sitting or standing position. Most powerpoints are located above the skirting boards.
• Information leaflets on local attractions are available in reception and in a basket in each apartment.

Contact Information

• Address: The Old Rectory, Lanreath, Looe, Cornwall. PL13 2NU
• Telephone: 01503 220247
• Fax: not available
• Email: [email protected]
• Website: www.oldrectory-lanreath.co.uk
• Hours of operation: Phones 8.30-9.30pm all week. An answerphone is available if we are not



Access Statement For Caerhays

Caerhays apartment is located on the ground floor, with direct access from the car park. The apartment sleeps 2 in a double bed.

• The entrance door to the apartment opens off the courtyard.
• There are 2 steps up from the gravelled car park and the entrance door to the apartment opens inwards directly into the lounge.
• There is a 2 seater chesterfield sofa and armchair, dining table with seating for 4, TV with freeview box and DVD player. Stereo with CD and Tape.

• The bedroom is accessed from an inner lobby off the lounge.
• There is a large double wardrobe, chest of drawers and double bed with metal frame.

• The shower is located over the bath, with a shower screen.
• There is a support rail to the left of the shower

• The galley-style kitchen is located off the inner lobby to the right of the rear lounge door.
• Larder fridge freezer, microwave, toaster etc available.




Access Statement For Daymer

Daymer is a one or two bedroomed apartment located off the first floor landing. It is south and west facing and has stunning views from the lounge and bedrooms.

• There are two steps up to the main entrance of Daymer apartment from the first floor landing. The door opens inwards to the right hand side and gives onto a hallway. The bathroom, kitchen and lounge open off this hallway. Both the double and twin bedrooms are accessed from the lounge, with the doors on opposite walls.
• The lounge has a two seater sofa and two armchairs, with a dropleaf dining table and seating for 4 people.
• TV provided with freeview box and DVD player. Stereo with CD and Tape.

• Daymer has one double bedroom with a double bed, large double wardrobe and two armachairs.
• As a two bedroom option Daymer also has a twin room which has standard 3 foot beds, two double wardrobes (rail height 2m) and two armchairs.

•The electric shower is located over the bath, with a shower screen.
• There is a heated towel rail.

• The kitchen opens from the hallway. It has an electric cooker, fridge/freezer microwave and toaster.



Access Statement For Epphaven

Epphaven apartment is located on the first floor. It has a double bedroom and a large twin bedroom which can accommodate additional beds.

• Please see the detailed description in the general area of the access statement for details of access to the first floor landing from the car park.
• Epphaven is located at the end of the first floor landing
• The entrance door opens directly into the lounge.
which has an integral kitchen. There is a three seater sofa and two armchairs, a sideboard and table with 6 chairs. There is a TV provided with freeview box and DVD player. Stereo with CD and Tape.

• Both the double and twin bedrooms open off the lounge.
• The double bedroom has a standard double bed with excellent all round access.
• The twin bedroom has two standard 3ft twin beds with access on all sides. There are two single wardrobes and a double sofa bed.
• If Epphaven is chosen as a three bedroom option, the door to the third bedroom (Gorran double) opens from the twin bedroom. There are steps up. The whole of Gorran apartment becomes available with this option and details of the remaining additional facilities can be found in the access statement for Gorran.

• The bathroom is accessed from a small inner corridor reached from the end of the lounge/kitchen area. There are 2 steps up to this corridor, with a grab rail to the right.
• There is a shower over the bath and heated towel rail.

• The Kitchen is galley style and integral within the lounge. It has an electric cooker, fridge/freezer microwave and toaster.




Access Statement For Fowey

Fowey is a two or three bedroom apartment on the first floor with views both over the east lawn and over the south terrace and valley beyond

• Please see the detailed description in the general area of the access statement for details of access to the first floor landing from the car park.
• Fowey is located up one step on the first floor landing close to the head of the stairs.
• The entrance door opens into a hallway with all rooms opening from this hallway apart from the third bedroom if required which is accessed from the lounge.
• The lounge is at the end of the corridor and has a three seater sofa and three armchairs, with a table and six padded dining chairs. TV provided has a freeview box, video recorder and DVD player. There is a stereo with CD and Tape.
• The third bedroom, a twin, is accessed from the lounge.

• The double bedroom has a standard 4ft 6 double bed and double wardrobe. • The twin bedroom has two standard twin beds and two single wardrobes. The room also has a fitted sink.

• There is a shower over the bath and heated towel rail.

Self-Catering Kitchen

• The kitchen opens directly from the hall and has an electric cooker, fridge/freezer microwave and toaster.




Access Statement For Gorran

Gorran is a one bedroom apartment located on the first floor. The lounge has views over the east lawn of the garden.

• Please see the detailed description in the general area of the access statement for details of access to the first floor landing from the car park.
• Gorran is located up one step on the first floor landing close to the head of the stairs.
• The main door to the apartment leads to a hallway, from which all other rooms are accessed.
• The lounge has a two seater sofa bed and armchair, with table which can accommodate 4 chairs.
• TV provided with free view box and DVD player. Stereo with CD and Tape.

• The bedroom opens from the end of the hall with a super king bed which can be converted to two 3ft singles if required. • The double wardrobe has easy access. Rail height is 2m.
• If this apartment forms part of Epphaven as a three bedroom option, the door to Epphaven twin is located in the corner. There are 2 steps down to the twin bedroom. This door is locked with a soundproof divider when not in use.

• There is a shower over the bath.

• The galley style kitchen is open plan to the lounge/dining area. It has an electric cooker, fridge/freezer microwave and toaster.



Access Statement For Heligan

Heligan is a two bedroom apartment located on the second floor of the house. The main staircase must be ascended and then another stairway beyond the apartment door.

• Please see the detailed description in the general area of the access statement for details of access to the first floor landing from the car park. The doorway to Heligan is half way along the first floor landing, giving directly onto the stairs to the apartment. The top of the stairs is fitted with a door-like stairgate and leads onto an L-shaped hallway with a lobby to the right leading to the bathroom and twin bedroom.
• In general, this apartment has lower ceilings than the rest of the apartments, which benefit from high ceilings. The ceilings in this apartment tend to be beamed and slope at the edges into the eaves.
• The lounge is accessed off the hallway. It has a two seater cottage style sofa and two armchairs. The round table has 4 chairs.

• The double bedroom has a standard pine framed double bed and double and single wardrobe.
• The twin has two standard pine twin beds and two single wardrobes.

• There is a shower over the bath

• Kitchen access is from the lounge, with no door. The kitchen is large and galley style.
• The freestanding cooker has a drop down door and integral grill.
• The fridge is above the freezer which has three deep drawers.


We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01503 220247 or email [email protected]

Updated 03/08/2013