Access Statement For Chestnut Cottage (DRIFT COTTAGE FARM)


Chestnut Cottage : all rooms are on the ground floor. There are no thresholds inside the cottage (except the front door) and there is an en-suite shower room, making this property ideal for people with some mobility problems.

We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please phone or e-mail.  We look forward to welcoming you.


  • We have a website where photo's and floor plans can be viewed.

  • Bookings / enquiries can be made online, via email or phone

  • The nearest bus stop is at the end of the lane (300Mtrs) from our cottages, where there is a bus into Cromer once a day.

  • The nearest train station, in Cromer is 2.5 miles away; there are accessible taxis at the station

  • You can arrange for shopping to be delivered on arrival. Many of the major supermarkets will deliver orders placed online.

  • Directions are given in a pre-arrival letter.

  • We can provide information in large print on request

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is a space for one car just outside Chestnut Cottage in the courtyard.

  • The parking area is flat and gravelled, there are 3 paving slabs by the front door (3cm high). The size of the paving slabs is 136cm wide x 47cm deep)

  • There is lighting just outside the courtyard on a dusk to dawn basis. On entering the courtyard there is P.I.R. security lighting.

  • There is a keysafe to the left of the front door. Guests will have been given the code in their pre-arrival letter.

  • We will be pleased to help you with your luggage.

Main Entrance

  • The entrance threshold is 19cm high – Door entrance is 75cm wide, hinged on the right with the door handle being 109 cm high

  • The door opens into a inner hallway with a large coir fitted mat (148cm wide x 117cm deep)

  • There is another small threshold of 2 cm when entering the hallway of the cottage.

The Hallway

     .   There is another door (stable door) for entry into the hallway. The door opening is 79cm wide, hinged on the                    right with the handle being 93cm high

  • The hallway is 61cm wide and 300cm long with a non-slip entrance mat.

  • There is a door on the left, which leads into the Lounge area, Kitchen and dining area, bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

General (Internal)

  • Lounge area. Decor is white walls, white skirting and white doors, contrasting with dark wooden floors

  • Kitchen/dining area. Decor is white walls, white skirting and white doors, contrasting with dark wooden floors

  • Bedroom: Decor is white walls, white skirting and white door, contrasting with dark wooden floors

  • Bathroom: Decor is white walls, white skirting and white door, contrasting with dark blue non-slip flooring

  • Lighting: Lounge area : mix of ceiling, spot wall lighting and freestanding lights. Kitchen has a fluorescent strip and a ceiling light. Bedroom has a ceiling light and bedside lamps. Bathroom has 4 spotlights.

  • Smoke alarm (Fire Angel) is mains wired and fitted in lounge area.

Lounge Area

      . The entrance door is 74cm wide, hinged on the right (with spring loaded closer). The door handle is                 85cm high

  • One 3 seater leather settee with arms (height of seat is 41cm) and a freestanding moveable chair with wooden arms (IKEA Poang chair) (Height of seat 41cm)

  • Non-slip rug in the centre area of the lounge

  • There are two moveable small coffee tables.

  • A TV cabinet with TV, DVD Player, (all with remote controls) and a radio

  • a Dutch dresser and a bookcase.

  • There is plenty of free space of 120cm wide x 320cm long to go into the Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Door into Kitchen / dining area – 72cm wide, hinged on the left


Kitchen / Dining Area

     .   Chairs (moveable) – 2 chairs with padded seats and no arms.

        .    Small dining table – 74cm x 74cm x 75cm high with 65cm space under table

  • Worktop height 94cm, depth 60cm.

  • Oven door is front opening – when open door is 38cm from floor - height of lowest shelf 50cm

  • Electric hob is 90cm high.

  • Sink is 90cm high

  • Fridge / Freezer is 135cm high with fridge at the bottom (up to 78cm high) and freezer above. Highest shelf in fridge 52cm

  • Microwave on top of Fridge/freezer – 160cm high – can be moved to sit on worktop on request

  • Wardrobe with ironing board, iron, hoover etc

  • Freestanding clothes drier rack

  • Plenty of free space between all furniture and worktops

  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces ..


  • Door into bedroom, hinged on the left, width 72 cm

  • King size bed provided – 150cm wide - 2000 pocket sprung

  • Bed height 67cm from floor to top of mattress.

  • Non Feather duvets and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are Egyptian cotton

  • Floor to ceiling wardrobe with shelves and hangers inside

  • Transfer space available right of bed is 57cm and to the left of the bed is 86cm

  • Two bedside table – height 55cm – with table lamps

  • Dressing table with chair

  • Door to en-suite walk in bathroom

Bathroom & WC

  • Door width 72cm

  • Total bathroom area 217 cm x 180 cm

  • Shower area between curtains is 120cm x 90cm

  • Toilet seat height 48 cm

  • Space to right of toilet is 23cm. Plenty of space to the left.

  • Washbasin height is 84cm, with lever mixing tap

  • Flooring is non slip Altro marine wet room flooring

  • Good colour contrast between floor and walls,


Courtyard Garden

  • Gravelled Courtyard garden, all level, with a small bistro table and two chairs.


  • There is a separate laundry with front loading washing machine situated in a building / shed on the large field approx 100 Mtrs from the cottage, access via the campsite.

  • There is one step 18 cm high and a 2cm door threshold.

  • The entrance door is 87cm wide.

  • Worktop – 90cm high, 60 cm deep

  • Freespace in the area is 210cm x 210cm

  • Storage box with garden games and toys

  • Outside is a rotary drier for all guests' use.

Outdoor Facilities

  • 1.5 acres of gardens laid out to lawns and shrubs.

  • Because of the nature of the site there are some hazards (tree roots, rabbit holes, molehills etc.) care must be taken, however the site is open to visitors to roam.

Additional Information

  • Information folder is produced in size 14 font (larger font or audio on request)

  • Mobile phone reception variable in cottages depending on network.

  • Good WiFi coverage is available throughout the cottage.

  • Evacuation of cottages as in accordance with "Fire risk Assessment". Individuals are responsible for their own cottage and ensuring that procedures are adhered to.

  • The cottage is no smoking.

Contact Information

  • Address: Drift Cottage Farm, The Driftway, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 8PL

  • Telephone: 01263 513765

  • Email:

  • Website:

  • |Hours of operation: Phones – 8:30 to 21:00 Hrs all week

  • Local public transport numbers: Bus Line: Sanders Coaches 01263 712800

  • Train 0345 600 7245 – managed by Greater Anglia

  • Local accessible taxi numbers: 1st Call Cabs 01263 519010

  • Mobility Centre – 01263 513631(Mobility products for hire)

Future Plans

  • We will be conducting a guest survey to establish any areas that may need improvement. Analysis of any comments made in the visitors' book will be taken into consideration.

  • We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve – if you have any comments please phone 01263 513765 or email


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