Access Statement


This is a self-catering accommodation which sleeps two people.  It is located within the grounds and garden of my thatched cottage home.  The following statement is a summary of my provision.  If you have any specific questions please feel free to contact me and I shall endeavour to help.


  • Local transport is very limited
  • I have a website:
  • You can contact me, preferably via email ( or telephone, details below)

Arrival & Car Parking

  •  The property is on the main road through the village
  • There is an allocated paved parking area on the side of the road, immediately outside the double entrance gates to the driveway
  • The surface of the drive is level, flat & gravel
  • Guests can be assisted with luggage

Main Entrance

  • The front door and side door have one step,15cm high x 91cm wide (6” x 36”)
  • On entry to the front door there is a hallway (approx.7.5ft long x 4ft wide)    
  • The floor is tiled

General (Internal)

  • The shower room & WC are on ground level
  • The kitchen is on ground level
  • An illuminated stair-way of 11 steps, 73cm wide (29”) leads from the hallway to the first floor which accommodates a suite comprising a living area & sleeping area for two people

Self-Catering / Kitchen & Dining Area

  • There is a breakfast bar with two chairs within the kitchen
  • It is a self-catering facility
  • There is a door leading to the outside and garden from the kitchen
  • There is also a self-closing fire-door leading from the kitchen into the hallway

Shower Room & WC

  • A walk-in shower, access 58cm (23”) with non-slip tray and deflector panel
  • Hand basin and cupboard
  • WC
  • Heated towel rail
  • Illuminated mirror with shaving socket
  • Tiled floor
  • Door width 66cm (26”)

Living Area

  • TV & DVD
  • TV stand
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2-seater sofa plus 3-seater sofa
  • Rug on floor
  • Wooden floor
  • Flame-effect electric stove

Sleeping Area

  • King-size bed (complies with BS7177, ISO 9011 Quality Assurance, Posturepedic, Bug Shield)
  • Bedside drawers & lamp (each side of bed)
  • Dressing table with mirror & stool
  • Bedside rugs (each side of bed)

Laundry Facilities

  • Integrated washer / dryer in kitchen
  • Outdoor washing line available upon request

Outdoor Facilities, Grounds & Garden

  • Seating areas in various areas of private garden
  • BBQ provided upon request
  • Stunning views of the Lake District, Pennines and Scottish Border hills.
  • Private and not overlooked
  • Private parking
  • Large cottage garden and lawns


  • None available in Laversdale village, but please ask, if you have forgotten anything

Additional Information

  • Able to use front door and kitchen door if evacuation is needed. Residents will be personally alerted if evacuation is necessary.
  • This is strictly a no-smoking accommodation
  • No pets allowed

Contact details

Address: Hideaway Loft (@ Tithe Barn), Laversdale, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4PJ

Mobile: 07966524302



Hours of operation: Arrivals: 3:00 – 9:00 pm Departures: By 11:00 am

I welcome your feedback to help me to continuously improve. If you have any comments, please ring or email me as shown above.