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Property and holiday accommodation with wheelchair access


Property ID: #26936

The Hytte, Bingfield, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4HR

Self-catering, Sleeps 8
4 accessible bedroom(s)

Holiday accommodation: 500-£1000 short break/week

Accessible Property Plus

Access Features and Adaptations

  • Step-free approach to property
  • Parking available
  • Level or ramped access
  • Entrance level WC
  • Ground level accessible bedroom(s)
  • Allergy-free accommodation available
  • Wide doorways, external 800mm, internal 750mm
  • Mid-height switches/power sockets
  • Adapted kitchen
  • Level entry (roll-in) shower/wet-room
  • Wheeled shower chair available
  • Lowered hanging space in wardrobes
  • Mobile hoist available
  • Clearance under bed for mobile hoist
  • Profiling bed(s)
  • Personal care assistance can be booked
  • Level/ramped access to garden/grounds
  • Information available in large print
  • Emergency assistance alarm call
  • Access statement available

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The Hytte is close to Hexham and Hadrian's Wall, this unique property is fully accessible and provides the ideal country retreat for friends and family "get together's" with the added luxury of a sauna and hot-tub spa. The Hytte has been built in the style of a Norwegian timber lodge along with a turf roof, environmentally friendly, secluded with spacious gardens, play field, level parking, patio areas and views across open countryside.

The Hytte's philosophy is "Accessible to all".
Being fully accessible the Hytte was designed and adapted to be suitable for everyone to enjoy a holiday together.

We have been assessed as "Access Exceptional" by the National Accessible Scheme, achieving the standards for either independent wheelchair users or assisted wheelchair users and fulfils additional, more demanding requirements providing for several levels of mobility impairment (with reference to the British Standard BS 8300:2001).

Green Tourism Business Scheme "Gold Award".
Visit Britain Five Star Quality.

Wide ramps give wheelchair access to the Hytte from the large paved patio/parking area. Ground floor level throughout, with open plan living and dining areas providing ample space for wheelchairs to manoeuvre.  Flooring is wooden in all rooms with rugs, which can be removed for guests if required, wide patio doors provide level access to the decked veranda, front garden and play area.

All doorways are wider than standard at 850 mm (external) and 800 mm (internal).

Light switches and sockets are accessible

All windows where possible, have been lowered.

Level entry shower, and a shower chair (providing right and left transfer) with adequate hand and support rails, raised toilet at 49cms high, left and right hand transfer. Lowered hand basin (ideal for children!) 74cms high

Kitchen work surfaces are standard height with
wheelchair access under sink; hob and lowered worktop at 85cms high: accessible cupboard space at various heights to suit all needs, some with carousel shelving.

Bedrooms

All bed linens are supplied; beds are supplied with duvets and two pillows per person (non-allergenic) extra pillows or blankets available on request.

Bedrooms are furnished with wardrobes that have full-length mirrors, adjustable hanging and shelf space, bedside tables and bedside lamps, some with touch control.

The Hytte has 4 bedrooms

Two standard twin bedrooms suitable for wheelchair users (Suitable for an Independent wheelchair user) provides 1200mm turning space and unobstructed transfer space to bed on left or right side of 900mm.

Third twin room has height adjustable profiling beds, 1500mm turning space, with clear left or right transfer space and room for carer or mobile hoist.

The Fourth twin bedroom with teletext TV provides 1500mm turning space and room for carer or mobile hoist, with clear left or right transfer space and offers the choice of twin or king size electric beds 22"or 56cms high,

4" leg raisers available and can be fitted to any bed.

The Hytte has 4 electric profiling beds available in the two twin rooms.  Two of the beds are also height adjustable and cot sides are available.

An Electric Hoist is available for guest use and also to access the hot-tub.

For further information, availability, prices and detailed access statement please feel free to visit our website www.thehytte.com

Personal care assistance may be available. Please contact the following agency(s) directly to make your booking.

Tynedale Care - tel: 01434 608503
Unit 1 Burn Haugh Estate
Burn Lane
Hexham
NE46 3HS

Contact details

Name The Hytte (pronounced hut!)
Address
Bingfield Hexham Northumberland UK
Phone number 01434 672321
Contact Contact form (or e-mail sgregory001@tiscali.co.uk)