Disabled access self catering holiday in Lancashire
Whilst exploring the country lanes of Mawdesley in Lancashire, you will discoverApplecroft Cottage. A delightful, new, accessible log holiday cottage owned by John & Liz Scarisbrick which nestles between a traditional orchard and beautiful meadow on their family run beef, sheep and arable farm.
After recognising a lack of accessible holiday accommodation in the local area Applecroft cottage was designed and built to be inclusive of all guests. National Accessible Scheme guidelines were used in the design by the builders Finlog, to optimise inclusive features for people with mobility issues. The logs were sawn in Finland & shipped over to Mawdesley, where craftsmen constructed the building over a 6 week period. The cottage was finished in April 2012, inspected by Quality in Tourism in May 2012 & awarded a 4 star rating with M1 accessibility.
Applecroft is single storey, fully wheelchair accessible with a ramp access, wide doorways & wet room. A covered verandah with garden furniture offers charming views of the surrounding countryside. Private parking is adjacent to the cottage on a tarmac surface.
The spacious wet room features a level access shower, wheelchair accessible washbasin & raised toilet all complete with grab rails. A shower chair is available for guests.
The open plan living room comprises of a comfortable lounge area with TV & DVD, a dining area & kitchen. The well-equipped accessible kitchen includes a microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, electric oven, plus sink & electric hob with clear space underneath. Should you need a washing machine, condenser drier, iron & ironing board, these can all be found in the utility room.
There are two spacious bedrooms with a king size bed in one & twin single beds in the second, both having fitted wardrobes with low level hanging rails. All beds can be raised to accommodate the use of a hoist if required by guests. Gas central heating, bed linen & towels are included.
In the local area you will find fantastic award winning pubs and restaurants plus many accessible attractions such as WWT Martin Mere, Cedar Farm Galleries and Heskin Hall. For any keen anglers there are two coarse fishing pits with wheelchair accessible pegs within a mile of Applecroft. You can also visit the beautiful coastal resort of Southport, the cultural cities of Liverpool and Manchester as well as the beautiful landscapes of the West Pennine Moors and the Ribble Valley.
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Sleeps: 4 (Self-Catering)
- Level Access Shower
- No smoking
- Pool Hoist
- Support Dogs
- Disabled Parking
- Transfer Available
Applecroft cottage is a 4 star, well appointed, single storey, self catering holiday cottage situated in the peaceful, country village of Mawdesley, Lancashire. Applecroft is a light and spacious two bedroom cottage, sleeping up to 4 adults, with a sumptuous wet room, fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Applecroft is also fully accessed for disabled guests and wheelchair users with level access throughout and has a M1 mobility rating.