Firs Farm B&B Access Statement

Introduction
Firs Farm is a Grade II listed Traditional Farmhouse, with three Guest bedrooms and bathrooms on the first floor. The staircase has 12 steps with two half landings. The layout does create access issues to people with some disabilities, but we help where we can.

Pre-arrival
Limited Local Transport is available to Masham from Northallerton, Ripon and Bedale. We are approximately 3 miles from Masham, whilst Leyburn is 8 miles north-west.
Northallerton and Thirsk are the nearest railway stations, from which taxi’s can be booked.

Our website address is www.firsfarmbandb.co.uk.
You can contact us by telephone on 01765688910, mobile 07711209956 or
email 
sarah@firsfarmbandb.co.uk. 


Arrival and Car Parking Facilities
From the Masham Leyburn Road turn left towards Fearby and Healey, drive through Fearby and onto Healey, we are the last house on the left hand side in the village. There is a swinging sign outside the Front of the House. Off road private parking is available next to the house, and we are able to offer assistance from the car park to the front door. Parking is on Tarmac and gravel on a slight gradient sloping towards the road. From the Car Park to the front door it is approximately 15metres with one step.

Arrival between 4.30pm and 7pm is preferred. Please contact us in advance to enquire about early or later times. Departures by 10.30am on the day of departure.

Public Areas
The front door into the hallway is 93cm wide, with a threshold strip.
The carpeted staircase (90cm wide) to the guest bedrooms leads from the hallway with its quarry tiled floor as does the Lounge door which is 86cm wide.

The Lounge is carpeted with an open fire, used during the winter months. The carpeted Dining Room leads from the Lounge with a door 80cm wide. A Door 77cm wide from the Lounge leads to an inner porch with a door 90cm wide and 2 step 13cm and 20cm leading into the rear garden

Bedrooms
The bedrooms are on the first floor and carpeted
Bedroom 1 has a superking sized/twin bed, door access 80cm wide. A private bathroom with both bath and separate shower, door 46cm wide as well as a separate toilet, both with pine doors 73cm wide.

Bedroom 2 has a superking sized bed with ensuite shower room. The door to the bedroom is 80cm wide and the door to the ensuite is also 80cm wide. The shower door is 52cm wide.

Bedroom 3 has king sized bed with ensuite shower room. The door to the bedroom is 80cm wide. The shower is 1200mmx80mm with 600mm access

Additional Information
We are a non- smoking establishment.
Mobile reception can be limited in the dales depending on networks.
Bicycles and motor Bikes can be stored undercover.
Firs Farm has interlinked smoke alarms in each bedroom.
Fire Exit is through the front and back doors.
Fire Extinguishers are located on the landing.