Access Statement

Introduction

Bisoi offers B&B accommodation in two guest suites, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor.

Pre Arrival

The nearest railway station is at Penrith which is 20 miles from Braithwaite along the A66. The X5 bus service picks up at the railway station and stops in Braithwaite approx 30mtrs level walk from Bisoi. There is a good taxi service within the Keswick area.

Arrival and Car Parking

The property is approached by a gently sloping tarmac drive which flattens on the approach to the front door. Guests can drive right up to the front door to deposit their luggage before parking their vehicle adjacent to the garage.
There is a regular bus service passing the property and a reliable taxi service from Keswick.

Main Entrance

The main entrance is reached via 3 steps. The first step has a rise of 140mm and the remaining two have a rise of 200mm. The front door is 800mm wide and has a raised threshold of 60mm. The front door will normally be locked and each guest will be provided with a key.

Hallways and Stairs.

The Hall has an oak floor partly covered by a wool rug. The stairs are fully carpeted and are 840mm wide with a rise of 200mm. They lead to an upper hallway with an oak floor partly covered by a wool rug.

Suites: The Latrigg Suite

The Latrigg Suite is accessed from the ground floor hall through a door measuring 800mm with a low threshold but no steps. This door leads into the lounge of the suite which has an oak floor with a rug. This is a spacious room with a dining table where guests will eat breakfast, as well as comfortable seating areas. Patio doors lead to an exterior decked patio area with four steps (all 190mm high) leading down to the front drive. There is no hand rail fitted due to the design of the steps.The decking can be slippery when wet.
A door leads from the lounge into the bedroom, this door is 690mm wide with a very low threshold. The bedroom is fully carpeted and centrally heated. There is a king sized bed which is 640mm high and has access on both sides. There are cabinets and bedside lamps on both sides of the bed. There is a further door which leads out to the hallway and is 830mm wide, but is usually kept locked while guests are in residence.
A 690mm door lead to the fully tiled ensuite bathroom which has under floor heating in addition to a heated towel rail. There is a walk in shower measuring 1750 x 750mm with a small access step measuring 100mm. There is an aqualisa thermostatically controlled power shower, shower mats are provided for safety.

The Skiddaw Suite

The Skiddaw Suite is situated on the first floor. It is accessed via a door measuring 760mm with a low threshold. . This door leads into the lounge of the suite which has an oak floor with a rug. This is a spacious room with a dining table where guests will eat breakfast as well as comfortable seating areas.
A door leads from the lounge into the bedroom, this is 760mm wide with a very low threshold. The bedroom is fully carpeted and centrally heated. There is a king sized bed which is 620mm high and has access on both sides. There are cabinets and bedside lights on both sides of the bed. There is a further door which leads out to the hallway but is usually kept locked while guests are in residence, this also measures 760mm.
A 690mm door leads to the fully tiled ensuite bathroom which has under floor heating in addition to a heated towel rail. There is a large bath positioned under a slightly sloping roof resulting in some height restriction for taller guests. A separate shower cubicle measures 800×750 with a step and threshold of 150mm. There is an aqualisa thermostatically controlled power shower, shower mats are provided for safety.

There is a decking area outside the property which is available for the sole use of guests staying in the Skiddaw Suite, this is approached by walking half way down the drive and across the lawn. The lawn and decking can be slightly slippery when wet.

Contact Information

Address: Judith & Stewart Tauber, Bisoi, Braithwaite, Keswick. CA12 5RY

Tel: 017687 78532 or Mobile: 07768 391922 / 07719353017

Email: enquiries@bisoi.co.uk | Website: www.bisoi.co.uk

 
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