Entrance Hall
Entrance Hall
Entrance Hall

Access Statement for Woodleigh Bed and Breakfast

Woodleigh is a Victorian, three-storey house situated in the small market town of Ilminster, offering bed and breakfast accommodation. The three guest rooms are all on the first floor of the property with the owner's accommodation on the second floor. Two of the three bedrooms are double rooms and one a single and all have en suite facilities. Woodleigh is a non-smoking establishment although guests are permitted to smoke in the garden at the rear of the property.

Public Transport Links
The nearest main line train station is approximately 13miles away and is on the main line between London and the West Country. There are buses running from Taunton to Ilminster on a regular basis, the 30 and 30A, and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes. Ilminster is also on the route for Berry's coaches which travel directly to London and stop in the Minster Square which is five minutes walk from Woodleigh.

Approach and Car Parking
Woodleigh is conveniently situated on the old main A303 road. An iron gate opens from the road onto a concrete path, which gently slopes, upwards to the house. There are two stone steps immediately by the gate and a further two at the top of the path, which is approximately 5 yards long. There is no handrail but the entrance is clearly illuminated by a bright outside light at the front door. There is no car parking on the property but cars can be parked in the road opposite or in a public car park approximately 400yards away.

Main Entrance and Reception
The entrance hall is tiled with one stone step at the end of the hallway, which leads out to the rear garden via a conservatory which guests are welcome to enjoy. The dining room is directly off the hallway with a level access into a carpeted room. Breakfast is served in this room around one large table. All bedrooms are on the first floor and are accessed via a carpeted staircase, which has a banister on one side. The stairs are divided into three flights. At the bottom there are two steps onto a small landing, which lead up a flight of eight steps, onto a second landing, two further steps to another landing then up five steps to the large open landing on the first floor. The banister runs the full length of the stairs. Overhead lighting is in place both in the entrance hall and on the landing with additional table lamps providing extra lighting.

Bedroom 1
This is the single guest room providing a single bed with access from both sides. The room is fully carpeted. The en suite shower room consists of a low level WC, washbasin, and a large shower with a glass sliding shower door. There is a small step of 5 inches into the shower. There is no seat or grab rail in the shower but there is a non-slip mat. The en suite flooring is fully tiled.

Bedroom 2
This is a double guest room consisting of a double bed with access from both sides. The room is fully carpeted. The ensuite shower room is as above in bedroom one.

Bedroom 3
This is a large double room consisting of a double bed with ample access from both sides of the bed. This room is also fully carpeted and has the option of an additional single bed and /or a futon on request with prior booking. The ensuite is as per bedroom one.

Special Diets
Guests with special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice. Dishes are freshly prepared using locally sourced ingredients where possible.

Our family have one small dog, two cats and chicken and fish in the garden. The pond is covered with netting.

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