Access Statement

Introduction

New Mill Farm is a 100 acre working farm with an ABRS approved riding stables.

The farm is accessed from the A39 by private drive and offers accommodation in three properties, New Mill Farm Bungalow and Riverside and New Mill Cottages. The site is located in a river valley with unfenced access to the River and sloping ground at the rear of the cottages.

Pre-arrival

New Mill Farm's website is comprehensive with photographs of properties and facilities.

Availability is normally checked online and then reserved by the guests by telephone, email or post Confirmations are sent by letter or email if preferred.

Maps, directions and check-in details are included on the confirmation letter/email issued when the deposit is paid. The balance is due six weeks before arrival.

Guests arriving by train or National Express should travel to Barnstaple. Taxis are available at both locations and journey time is approx. 35 minutes to New Mill Farm. Alternately the local bus can be used from Barnstaple (309 and 310) and the journey time is approx 1 hour, the bus will stop at the top of our drive.

Car Parking

Each property has it’s own car parking. The surface is level tarmac by the cottages and concrete/brick paving by the Bungalow, and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

External lighting

The external areas around the cottages are lit from dusk until 11.30pm.

Each cottage/bungalow has external lighting at all entrance doors which can be managed by the occupants.

Property details

All properties have standard height kitchens and normally fitted bathrooms.

All bathrooms have standard baths with showers over unless otherwise stated. Reference to "standard door entry" assumes a 5cm. high threshold plate and door width of not less than 70cm.

All steps are not more than 25cm high unless otherwise stated. All light switches are standard height (approx 1.2m from the floor). Duvets are hypoallergenic and majority of the pillows are synthetic.

Further information

There are full descriptions of the cottages and facilities including local information in the information booklet located in each cottage and on the website.

Unfortunately the properties at New Mill Farm were not original designed with the needs of the disabled or disadvantaged in mind.

Please let us know if any member of your party has special needs and we will make every effort to accommodate these.

Any further information, including specific measurements can be obtained by contacting us on 01598 753341 or by email to info@outovercott.co.uk

Riverside Cottage

Riverside has its own parking area situated approx 5m from the entrance but for unloading/loading the car can be parked in front of the entrance.

Standard door entry by key. The main living area, dining hall, sitting room, kitchen and ground floor bedroom (with four poster standard size double bed and standard size single bed) is on one level.

There is no ground floor cloakroom. There is a staircase to the first floor with standard steps and banister rail.

On the first floor there are two further bedrooms (one room with a standard size double bed and another room with three standard size single beds). All bedrooms have vanity units.

The bathroom has a corner bath with shower over and a basin and toilet. There is also a additional separate toilet. Access to the outside enclosed paved courtyard is through the kitchen door with a small 10cm raised step.

New Mill Cottage

New Mill has its own parking area situated approx 2m from the entrance.

Standard door entry by key. The front door has a 15cm step down into the cottage. The kitchen / lounge/dining room is level from the front door.

There is no ground floor cloakroom. Both bedrooms (one with a standard double bed and vanity unit and the other with a super king size bed which can be converted to a twin.

Bathroom with toilet, power shower over bath and a separate toilet are on the first floor accessed by a staircase to the first floor with standard steps and a hand rail.

The Granary

The Granary has its own parking area situated approx 2m from the entrance.

Standard door entry by key. The front door has a 15cm step down into the cottage. The kitchen / lounge/dining room is level from the front door.

There is no ground floor cloakroom. One bedroom with a super king size bed which can be converted to a twin, bathroom with toilet, power shower over bath and a separate toilet are on the first floor accessed by a staircase to the first floor with standard steps and a hand rail.

Caffyns Halt

Car parking is outside the bungalow approx 3m from the front door.

Standard door entry by key. There is a gently sloping concrete path to the front door which has two 20cm steps. The Bungalow is all on one level with standard door widths. The bungalow is situated in it’s own fenced in lawned garden which is slightly sloping towards the fence at the front.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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