This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.
Flossy Brook is a purose built lodge offering spacious and luxurious self catering accommodation.
Pre Arrival:We have a detailed website giving directions by road. Bookings can be made on line or by phone. Here you can view the gallery of all our photographs.
Buses: The nearest bus station is at Taunton – 11 miles away
Buses run from Taunton to Chard, which is the nearest town, just 5 miles distant.
A daily bus also runs from Taunton to Bishopswood
Taxis are readily available from the centre of Taunton and Chard.
Trains: The nearest train station is at Taunton – 11 miles away – taxis readily available here
Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway is 15 miles – taxis readily available here
Groceries: Can be delivered by Tesco or Sainsburys by pre-ordering on-line.
Arrival and Car Parking: From the road a double gate leads to a large parking area. It is possible to get a vehicle right up to the paved path that leads around the building to the front door.
From the car park area to the front door there is a gentle paved ramp with a 1m square paved area before the front door. Here you cross a 5mm threshold through an 800m doorway directly into the downstairs hallway. There are three doors and a staircase leading off this hallway.
The ground floor is level throughout with all stone flooring.
From the hallway, to the right you enter the swimming pool through a doorway 800mm wide and over a small ramped threshold. The pool is 7m x 4m and has a constant dept of 1.4m. There is a large area around two sides of the pool with room to sit, with some seating provided. The steps are located on one side of the pool with railings to allow for easy access. A door 750mm wide with a 170mm step allows you out of the pool area to the patio. The patio area is fenced for safety.
Leading off 2nd left from the hall, past a clockroom recess, a 800m doorway leads you through to Bedroom 1, which is 4m x 4m and has a walk in wet room through an 800mm doorway and over a small ramped threshold. The en suite for Bedroom 1 is 2.4m x 2.8m at the widest point. This room is fully tiled throughout with a toilet at 420mm high and a sink at 810mm high. The shower has low and high level adjustment.
To the left of the entrance hall stairway, through a 770mm door is a small cloakroom WC.
Under the stairs a cupboard contains a washer-dryer and ironing facilities.
To the left of the entrance hallway a staircase of 11 steps with a single hand rail leads to a half landing. From the half landing a further 2 steps take you to the upper hallway. To the left is Bedroom 4 which is 3.6 x 2.5 and 3.8 at the widest point. To the right is a bathroom with a tiled floor and panelling. The toilet is 420mm high, the bath is 550mm high and has a hands free shower, and the sink is 810mm. To the right of the bathroom is Bedroom 5 which is 5.6 x 3.7
First left from the entrance hall, through an 800m doorway, is the kitchen. Here there is a central island with a small fridge and at least 1.6m of space to all sides, an electric range cooker incorporating a large hob with a fan assisted oven and a conventional oven, a microwave, a larder fridge, a freezer, 2 dishwashers, a sink and lots of storage. The kitchen is open plan through to a dining and living area which is 9m x 5.5m.The dining area has a large table (800mm high) and chairs to comfortably seat all guests. The lounge area has a large flat screen TV, one large corner sofa, another sofa and two arm chairs, a large coffee table and side tables with lamps.
There are two sets of French doors leading outside from the lounge/diner to a patio. The doors open to 1.6m wide with a 170mm step.
From the lounge-diner a second staircase of 11 steps leads to a landing. From here 2 extra steps lead off to the right and left. To the left the first door on the left leads to a bathroom. This is 2m x 1.5m with a tiled floor and panelling. The toilet is 420mm high, the bath is 550mm high and has a hands free shower, and the sink is 810mm. Straight ahead a door leads you into Bedroom 3 which is 4.3m x 3.7m.
From the stairs to the right is a gallery measuring 3.2m x 3.7m; this leads to Bedroom 2 which is 3.5m x 3.7m. This room has an en suite bathroom which is 3.7m x 1.6m and has a tiled floor and panelling. The toilet is 420mm high, the bath is 550mmmm high and has a hands free shower, and the sink is 810mm.
Both sides of the first floor have level oak veneer flooring throughout.
All bath/shower rooms have low and high level shower attachments.
Outside there are two lawned areas, one with childrens play equipment and a large netted trampoline. There is a large patio area with garden furniture and a barbecue.
There is also a fenced wildlife area with a pond