Access Statement

ACCESS STATEMENT FOR ASHMOUNT COUNTRY HOUSE, HAWORTH, WEST YORKSHIRE

INTRODUCTION

Mr and Mrs Capeling welcome you to their guest house, located in the beautiful village of Haworth, famous for its connections with the Bronte family. Indeed, Ashmount is actually the former home of Dr Amos Ingham, physician to Charlotte Bronte and her father Patrick.

This is a summary of the facilities available at Ashmount Country House. The decor throughout is individual to each room and the accommodation is well lit through natural daylight and good electric lighting. There is full central heating throughout. The floor covering is short-pile carpet throughout our guest house. Each room has remote controlled colour TV and refreshment tray.

PRE-ARRIVAL

We are located on Mytholmes Lane only a gentle stroll from Bronte Parsonage and the village centre. We should inform you, if you haven’t previously visited Haworth, the village is situated on a hillside location and the main street is quite a steep hill with cobbled road. We have a website http://www.ashmounthaworth.co.uk and can be contacted by email: enquiries@ashmounthaworth.co.uk or by telephone: 01535 645726.

ARRIVAL AND CAR PARKING FACILITIES

We have a car park and there is also free on-street parking. The drive is tarmac and is level to the entrance.

MAIN ENTRANCE

The entrance is to the rear of the property. There are 2 stone steps, the first, 9cm high and 47cm deep, up to a further step, 13cm high bringing you to the main entrance door. There is a door bell located 1.5m high. The doorway is 86cm wide and there is a 12cm step bringing you into the hall and reception area.

RECEPTION

The floor covering is the original tiling from when the property was built. Our two breakfast rooms are located off the hall as well as the main staircase to the first floor.

BREAKFAST ROOM 1

This breakfast room is accessed via a door, 86cm wide opening into the room. There are 5 tables, one seating 4 which is 75cm high and the others seating 2 which are 72cm high. The chairs at these tables are between 42cm and 46cm high.

BREAKFAST ROOM 2

This breakfast room is accessed via a door, 86cm wide opening into the room. There are 3 tables, 1 seating 6 which is 74cm high and the others seating 4 which are 75cm high. The chairs at these tables are between 42cm and 46cm high.

BEDROOMS

We have 11 letting bedrooms – 3 four-poster doubles, 4 doubles and 1 triple in the main building. We also have a further double and 2 twin or king-size doubles located in a separate property opposite.

Our rooms are all individual and have names rather than numbers. Amos Ingham’s, The Greenwood Room, The Honeypot, The Dispensary and Dr McCracken’s are all located on the first floor. This is accessed via a main stairway from the entrance hall. There are 14 stairs, 18cm high, 27cm deep and 100cm wide up to a landing then a further 6 stairs of the same dimensions bringing you to the first floor.

Amos Ingham’s

A four-poster double room accessed via a door 78cm wide opening into the bedroom. The bed is 63cm high and has bedside units to either side with lamps. There is a 2-seat sofa and chair, 49cm high, wardrobe and dressing table with mirror. Access to the en-suite shower room is via door 77cm wide. The basin is 84cm high with a mirror and light above. There is a 21cm step up to the WC which is 43cm high and the shower cubicle which has a double-head power shower. There is 10cm step up into the shower unit through a doorway 53cm wide. The room overlooks the garden and surrounding countryside.

The Greenwood Room

A four-poster double room accessed via a door 76cm wide opening into the bedroom. The bed is 67cm high and has bedside units to either side with lamps. There is a chaise longue, 36cm high, 2 chairs, 38cm high, clothes cupboard and dresser with mirror. Access to the en-suite shower room is via door 77cm wide. The basin is 85cm high with a mirror and light above. There is a 22cm step up to the WC which is 43cm high. The shower cubicle, which has a double-head power shower, is accessed up a 10cm step through a doorway 53cm wide. The room overlooks the garden and surrounding countryside.

The Honeypot

A four-poster double room accessed via a door 76cm wide opening into the bedroom. The bed is 69cm high and has bedside units to either side with lamps. There is a wardrobe, 4 drawer unit and 2 chairs, one 36cm high and one 39cm high. Access to the en-suite bath and shower room is via door 62cm wide. There is a 2-person spa bath which is 62cm high. The basin is 83cm high with a mirror and light above and the WC is 42cm high. There is also a walk in shower cubicle, which has a shower and is accessed up a 7cm step through double opening doors. The room overlooks the village and surrounding countryside.

The Dispensary

A double room accessed via a door 75cm wide opening into the bedroom. The bed is 61cm high and has bedside units to either side with lamps. There is a wardrobe, dressing table with mirror, occasional table and 2 chairs, 34cm high. This room has a private bathroom which is located across the hall and is accessed via a door 63cm wide. There is a combined bath with shower and the bath height is 55cm. The basin is 85cm high with a mirror and light above and the WC is 42cm high. The room overlooks the garden and surrounding countryside.

Dr McCracken’s Room

A triple room accessed via a door 76cm wide opening into the bedroom. There are 3 single beds in this room, all of which are 61cm high. There is a wardrobe, 4 drawer unit, dresser, table, mirror and 2 chairs, 36cm high. Access to the en-suite shower room is via a door 63cm wide opening into the shower room. There is a basin, 84cm high and WC 40cm high. The shower cubicle is accessed through a doorway 58cm and up a step 17cm high and has a double-head power shower. The room overlooks the village and surrounding countryside.

The Secret Garden Spa, The Sanctuary Spa and The Surgery are all ground floor rooms and can be accessed at ground floor level from the side of the property. From the main entrance, there is a level, tarmac and paved pathway to the side of the house where you will find a door bringing you into a hall off which are located these three rooms.

The Secret Garden Spa

A double room accessed up 3 steps, 16cm high and through a doorway 73cm wide opening into the bedroom. There is a double bed, 59cm high with bedside units and lamps. There is a wardrobe, two 4-drawer units and 2 chairs, 36cm high. Access to the en-suite shower room is via a door 64cm wide opening into the shower room. There is a 7cm step into a walk-in shower with power shower. There is basin, 83cm high, with a mirror and light above and a WC, 41cm high. From the bedroom there is direct access, via a doorway 74cm wide and down 2 steps, one 21cm high and 46cm deep and one 27cm high, bringing you down onto your own private patio with sun loungers, 36cm high and hot-tub. Access to the hot-tub is up wooden steps, one 20cm high, one 17cm high and finally a 45cm step up into the hot-tub.

The Surgery

A double room accessed via a door 80cm wide opening into the bedroom. The bed is 59cm high with a bedside unit and lamp to one side of the bed. There is a wardrobe, occasional table and 2 chairs, 45cm high. The en-suite shower room is accessed via a door 63cm wide. There is a basin, 84cm high with a mirror and light to the left of the basin and the WC is 42cm high. The shower cubicle is accessed up a step 7cm high through a double opening door. The room overlooks the garden and surrounding countryside.

The Sanctuary Spa

A double room accessed through a doorway 83cm wide opening into the bedroom. There is a double bed, 60cm high with bedside units and lamps. There is a built-in wardrobe, a 4-drawer unit and 2 chairs, 34cm high. Access to the en-suite bathroom is via a door 84cm wide opening into the bathroom. There is a combined bath with shower and the height of the bath is 55cm. There is basin, 84cm high, with a mirrored vanity unit and light above and a WC, 42cm high. From the bathroom there is direct access, via a doorway 66cm wide and up a 17cm step bringing you onto your own private decked patio with sun loungers, 36cm high and hot-tub. Access to the hot-tub is up wooden steps, one 20cm high, one 17cm high and finally a 45cm step up into the hot-tub.

Opposite the main building, we have a further 3 bedrooms located in a cottage setting. This is accessed by crossing the road and then entering through a gate onto a level pathway to the door. The property is accessed through a door 72cm wide and up a slight step which brings you into a small hallway. The Retreat is located left, off the hallway. Upstairs there are a further 2 bedrooms, which can either be twin or double, and a bathroom. There are 14 stairs – 18cm high, 25cm deep and 82cm wide.

The Retreat

A double room accessed through a doorway 71cm high with wooden flooring. The bed is 61cm high. There are two 2-seat sofas, 38cm high, an occasional table, dressing table and chair, 52cm high. The en-suite bathroom is accessed through a door 67cm wide. There is a 2-person spa bath which is 62cm high. There are also twin basins set in a marble top vanity unit which is 92cm high and with mirrors above. There is also a walk in shower cubicle, which has a shower and is accessed up a 20cm step through double opening doors. The WC is in a separate room, off the bathroom, through a door 65cm wide and the WC is 41cm high.

Front Bedroom

A double or twin room accessed through a doorway 70cm wide. The bed is 56cm high with bedside units and lamps. There is a wardrobe, 5 drawer unit, table and chair 46cm high.

Rear Bedroom

A double or twin room accessed through a doorway 70cm wide. The bed is 56cm high with bedside units and lamps. There is a wardrobe, cupboard and chair 38cm high.

These 2 rooms share a bathroom which is located on the same first floor landing. Access to the bathroom is through a doorway 70cm wide opening into the bathroom. There is a combined bath and shower and the height of the bath is 54cm. There is a basin, 79cm high and a WC, 41cm high.

GARDEN

From the main entrance and car park we have a large, well established garden on 2 levels. The garden is accessed down a gently sloping pathway to a lawn with tables and chairs. If you turn left at the top of the garden and take the pathway, this brings you down to the second lawn with sun loungers, table and chairs. This garden is accessed down 12 shallow steps.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are open all year.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: Mr & Mrs Capeling, Ashmount Country House, Mytholmes Lane, Haworth, West Yorkshire. BD22 8EZ.

Tel: 01535 645726

Email: enquiries@ashmounthaworth.co.uk
Web: www.ashmounthaworth.co.uk

In order to ensure we continue to meet the requirements of those with additional needs, we would welcome your feedback. If you feel there are any areas where improvements can be made, please let us know, either via email, telephone or in person.