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PERRYCLIFF COTTAGE: You arrive at Perrycliff Cottage from a small lane off the B4221. There are electric oak gates for your security and you enter into an enclosed parking area with parking for at least 3 or 4 cars if necessary. The drive is mix of gravel and flagstones.
There is a designated space for less able guests next to a ramp which extends to the front door entrance hall. There is also a separate front door which goes into the kitchen/dining room. Each door has a small step to enter the cottage.
As you approach the cottage, there is an enclosed courtyard garden with table and chairs for dining/ seating. There are two steps from the dining area or car park onto the terrace or you can use the ramp.
The main entrance hall is spacious with a door leading into the living room with front terrace and spectacular views of Ross-on-Wye and the welsh mountains. From the hall there is a spacious laundry room and heated cupboard for drying walking or cycling gear and a separate twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom. These are all level travertine and oak floors save for the bedroom which has carpet with vinyl in the bathroom. There is a hand rail by the loo and in the shower. There are two rugs in the living room. There are handles on the wall by the entrance hall door to assist less able guests. There are thresholds to enter the house.
There are handles on the wall by the kitchen doors.
There are two steps from the large living room onto the terrace. There are two steps from the dining area onto the terrace. There is a handle on the wall.
The hall also leads into the kitchen/dining room. This is accessed via two travertine steps. There are handles to hold on to for older or less mobile guests. Alternatively you can enter the dining room directly from the terrace via one step. The kitchen is equipped with everything you will need for your stay. Please see our inventory for more information.
The kitchen contains a large dining table and chairs – and can seat up to ten- as well as an island area. There are two perching stools for older or less mobile guests. There are also chairs with arms which can be moved around the cottage if necessary. There is a door that leads to the outdoor front terrace with table and benches and access to the front terrace can also be via the living room where there is more seating. There are two steps onto the front terrace and a further two steps which lead to the large living room from the outside. Externally there is a mixture of gravel and flagstone. The kitchen leads into a second living room. The kitchen floor is covered in travertine. The stair case leads off the dining area to the two upstairs bedrooms and is carpeted.
The second smaller living room has an oak floor. It has a leather soft sofa. From here you enter the twin en suite bathroom and bedroom via one step. The bathroom is travertine and the bedroom is carpeted. There is handrail by the loo. There is handrail in the shower.
There is a staircase with handrail on to the first floor which has two further ensuite bedrooms. The master bedroom has an elm floor which is shiny and has one rug and the second bedroom is carpeted with vinyl in both the bathrooms. There is a hand rail in the bath.
All lighting is low energy LED. The kitchen/dining area and small living room have quite low ceilings with beams. The downstairs area is lit by ceiling spotlights and wall lights.
The large living room has plenty of movable seating and two large grey sofas with very firm cushions/seating and sofas and chairs with softer cushions/seating.
Outside in the rear courtyard is another table and benches and a gas Ooni pizza oven and BBQ/fire pit. There is an orchard across the lane with summer house and seating and the ground is uneven as it is a field.
The welcome pack and hamper are in the hall and contain all the information about the cottage including fire safety information.
THE STABLES: You arrive at The Stables from the same lane off the B4221. You come to electric gates at The Manor House for your security and you enter turning left after the tarmac / gravel into the designated parking area on the grassland. There is parking for 2 or 3 cars if necessary including parking near the entrance ramp for less able guests. The grassland is at the edge of the field and can be muddy in parts and uneven.
The hard stone ramp is suitable for wheelchair access and has rails and extends to the front door which has a low profile threshold. There are no internal thresholds in The Stables and the accommodation is all on the ground floor.
There are three further exit doors all with conventional thresholds on to soft wood chips.
There are steps to the outdoor bathroom.
There are handles to help you in each bathroom in the shower.
The floor is made of wood laminate.
All lighting is low energy LED including external low lighting.
The external area is a mix of wood chips, meadow and wood land and has outdoor tables and seating and BBQ/fire pit.
The living room has moveable seating. The welcome pack and hamper are in the kitchen area and contain all the information about The Stables including fire safety information.