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Haven House Accessibility Statement

Introduction: Haven House is a detached family house situated in the Barbican Hill area of East Looe. It is access by 15 steps and two off road parking spaces. There is no on road parking in the road outside the property and Barbican Hill is a narrow steep hill with some passing spaces. The nearest long stay pay and display parking is in the town of Looe at the Mill pool car park which is 10/15 minutes by car. There is also a short stay shoppers car park close by on Buller Quay. The Looe railway station is approx 1 -1.5 miles by car. The local Looe bus services operate from a bus stop near the Spar shop on Barbican Road which is a 10 minute walk from the property or from East Looe end of the bridge about 6 -7 minute walk away. The nearest public telephone is outside the Guildhall, Fore Street, East Looe approx a 5 minute walk away. Looe’s main sandy beach is approx a 4 minute walk away.

Exterior: There are 3 entrance doors to the property, the side door is the most frequently used as it is nearest to the parking at the bottom of the steps and is 83cm wide. There is access to the kitchen at the rear of the property with 2 steps both 17cm high over the threshold. There is a concrete path with 15 paces leading to the front of the house and patio area with 2 steps down 15cm high. There is patio furniture available for the use of guests.

Living Areas: The back door accesses the kitchen. From the kitchen you access the dining room through a hallway which is (74cm) wide. There is a small step down between the kitchen to the hallway of 7.5cm. The hallway and dining room have laminate flooring and the dining room has dining suite. The electric sockets in the dining room are at skirting board level. There is a door to the lounge from the hallway which is 83cm wide with no threshold step. The lounge facilities include remote controlled Sky TV and DVD and it has carpet flooring. The hall is also accessed from the front door & has a door of width 83cm. In the hall the light switches are 56in (132cm) in height. The stairs to the first floor ascend from the hall with a right angle turn & are carpeted. There are 15 stairs each 17cm in height, with a banister rail in place, and a width of 73cm. The light switches in the lounge 132cm in height.

Kitchen: The kitchen has vinyl flooring and a range of high and low level fitted units. The sink drainer has cupboards beneath. Facilities include built in electric double oven and integrated 4 ring gas hob. There is a built-in fridge and dishwasher . The washing machine, tumble dryer and chest freezer are located in a separate fully titled utility room off the kitchen. The light switch is 132cm in height and the sockets are 25cm above the work surface. The work surface height is 90cm.

Bedrooms: There are 3 bedrooms, a family bedroom 1 double bedroom and single room on the first floor. All bedrooms have carpet flooring. All entry doors are 83cm wide, all beds have access fro both sides. The light switch is 130cm and the electric sockets are 10cm high.

Bathrooms: There is a bathroom on the first floor. The door to the bathroom from the hall is 83cm wide it has vinyl flooring, there is a bath, basin, toilet and power shower over with pull cord.

Additional Notes: This accommodation is suitable for mobile adults and children of all ages. It is also suitable for disabled guests with assistance and those with limited mobility if the access steps are not an issue.

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