Access Statement

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Short breaks are OFTEN available - minimum booking of two nights @ £200-00. 

Please note that booking directly through this website allows you the best price.  We cannot accept direct payment by credit or debit cards - if you wish to pay with a card, please book via Airbnb or Tripadvisor/Holiday Lettings.  However there will be additional booking charges and commission fees to pay through these sites.

Green Man Cottage is a single storey building situated in the grounds of the owners’ Grade II listed cottage.  We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement; please feel free to contact us if you have further questions.

Pre-arrival 

  • We have a basic website www.greenmancottage.co.uk which has a page showing internal and external photographs of the property and its garden.      
  • We can be contacted by telephone or email (see below).       
  •  The postcode is NG13 0GB (no.8), should you require it for satellite navigation or a Tesco/Asda delivery (please confirm convenient delivery time with the owner prior to booking).     
  •   We are situated adjacent to the Peacock Inn on Church Corner, Redmile.  
  • Our entrance is on the right hand side just before the Peacock Inn’s car park.  
  • Proceed down the drive past the owners’ cottage and follow the ‘Car Park’ sign.  
  • Green Man Cottage is on your right.      
  •  Mobile phone reception in Redmile is very ‘patchy’ – you may have to walk around both inside and/or outside to find reception for your network.       
  • There is wi-fi reception but this can also be patchy as we are at the outer limits of broadband reception.  The access code is in the visitor information booklet.
  • The nearest railway station is three miles away at Bottesford.

 Arrival, Unloading and Car Parking 

  • We ask that arrival is after 3pm unless otherwise agreed.  Up to two cars can be accommodated.  
  • To help with unloading/loading, vehicles can be backed up to the front door.  
  • We suggest that you park your car facing towards the exit as this makes it easier when leaving the property.
  • The cottage will be unlocked, with a key inside the door and someone will normally be available to meet and greet all guests. 
  • In exceptional circumstances the key will be posted out in advance  
  • Upon arrival the ‘welcome pack’ will include tea, coffee, sugar, butter, milk, bread, preserves, cereals and fresh local free-range eggs (when available) to see you through your end of journey snack or first breakfast.  
  • Fresh flowers and/or house plants are always in place throughout the property.

Main Entrance and Hallway

  •  The front door of the cottage is 73cm wide and has a single step of 16cm height which leads directly into the hallway.
  • To the left is the L-shaped kitchen/dining/living area and both this and the hall have a solid pine continuous floor.
  • On the hall table can be found instructions for all the appliances, a welcome folder with emergency contact details, inventory, places of interest (including a map of Bottesford, the nearest village) etc, a folder with details of local walks, the visitors book and a small book for you to leave details of the places you have enjoyed visiting during your stay.
  • The hall has a window either side of the front door, each with curtains.  
  • Between the left hand window and the living area is a small dresser housing books on shelves and in the cupboard below can be found table linen, mats etc.

Kitchen area 

  • In the kitchen area the work surfaces are all at a height of 90cm. 
  • There is a clear access space of 119cm by 150cm in the work area.  The oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine are all under the work surface. 
  • The overhead storage cupboards are at a height of 145cm and the electricity trip switches are situated in the cupboard furthest to the left. 
  • To the right of the front door are five hooks on the wall, at a height of 162cm for coats etc as well as a mat underneath for outside shoes.
  • At the end of the hall corridor is an old pew from the village church.
  • The cottage is all at ground level, but there is a shallow slope to the bedroom corridor.
  • A mains operated smoke alarm is fitted to the ceiling along this part of the corridor.

 Dining Area

  • The dining table, which sits on a coir mat, is at a height of 76cm and measures 90cm by 140cm.  There are four dining chairs
  • .A set of free-standing shelves houses books for visitors’ use.

 Living Area

  • The living area has two leather settees, which can seat six people.  
  • There is a log-burning stove with fire irons and a guard.  
  • The television has a 36”screen, surround sound, Freeview and a DVD player and sits on a wood stand.
  • There is a table lamp for subdued lighting, to the left of the fireplace.
  • There is a tiled coffee table to match the TV stand which sits on a  mat
  • There is a set of French doors which lead onto the decked area and garden at the rear of the property.  This window has floor length curtains.

Shower Room and WC

  • The doorway is 87cm wide.The heated towel rail is wall mounted, just inside the door on the left hand side. 
  • There is a step of 25cm high to walk into the quadrant shower cubicle.
  • The floor is ‘bathroom quality’ water resistant synthetic wood. 
  • There is a toilet and a wall mounted wash hand basin, which has a mixer tap.  In the corner to the right of the door is a cupboard housing the hot water tank, above which is the shaver point.  
  • There is a mirror above the sink.
  • The room is naturally lit by a ‘Velux’ window in the sloping roof.
  • There is plenty of clear, unobstructed floor space, a row of hooks at a height of 160cm on the wall to the right of the door and a chair.
  • Outside the shower room is a built in cupboard; one side of which houses various games for rainy days or evenings in front of the fire and the other side contains cleaning items, spare toiletries, a clothes airier and a hair dryer.

Double Bedroom 

  • This is accessed from the end of the corridor and the door is 74cm wide.
  • There is a double bed with all round clearance and a bedside shelf and reading light at each side.  There is a wardrobe, set of drawers, dressing table with mirror, lamp and chair.  
  • A china pedestal stands in the corner with a decanter and glasses. 
  •  An electric cooling fan is stored inside the wardrobe. 
  • The window is an ‘emergency escape’ type which, when opened, has no centre pillar and therefore can be used as an escape route in case of fire etc.
  • The window measures 80cm by 90cm and is curtained.  
  • The window sill is 124cm from the floor.  WiFi internet access is best obtained from this window sill –  the code is in the information folder on the hall table. 

Twin Bedroom

  •  This is accessed from the bedroom corridor and the door is 75cm wide.
  • There are twin single beds with a bedside shelf between them with a reading light.  
  • There is a space of 48cm between the beds.  
  • There are also ‘over bed’ wall lights and a centre pendant light.
  • There is a built in wardrobe behind the door, a set of drawers with lamp and a dressing table with mirror and stool under.  
  • A decanter and two glasses are provided on the set of drawers.
  • The window measures 165cm by 90cm and is curtained.  The window sill is 74cm from the floor 

Grounds and garden 

  • Green Man Cottage has its own garden which is for the sole use of the cottage occupants.  
  • Double doors lead from the living area down a step of 15cm out onto a decked area with a table and chairs and then down a further two steps of 15cm and 18cm onto a gravelled area with a picnic table and parasol.  
  • Three steps of 15cm, 15cm and 17cm lead down from the decked area onto a gravel path which can be used to exit the garden and enter the car parking area.
  • There is outside lighting for the decked area – the switch is inside the property to the right hand side of the patio doors at a height of 141cm.
  • To the front of the property (outside the double bedroom window) is a small paved area with a wooden picnic table.  Although this is the owners’ area, visitors are welcome to use this space – especially if they require internet access (in good weather!).
  • Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the building.  There is an ashtray provided on one of the garden tables.

Departure

  •  Departure by 10.00am.   
  • Please post keys through the owners’ letter box if no-one is available. 
  • We would appreciate it if the cottage were left in a clean and tidy condition.

Contact Information

Mrs Martha Lowther, 4 Church Corner, Redmile, Nottingham, NG13 0GB

Telephone: 01949 843847

Email: greenmancottage@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.greenmancottage.co.uk

 

Your feedback is always welcome in order for us to update and improve our facilities.  Please phone or email as above.