Yew Tree House | Access Statement
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Access Statement

Access Statement

Yew Tree House is a part 17th century house situated on a quiet lane within walking distance of Berrow beach. Berrow is a small village in-between the coastal resorts of Brean and Burnham on Sea. We offer bed and breakfast accommodation throughout the year excluding Christmas.

 

There are 7 rooms in total, 4 rooms on the first floor of the house and 3 ground floor rooms in the converted stables. All our bed rooms are en-suite with showers, one room in the house has a bath and a shower.

 

We serve breakfast in the dining room on the ground floor of the main house and we can accommodate 1 person to groups of 12 guests at their own table. There is a guest lounge next to the dinning room where guest may sit and relax at any time during their stay. We have an enclosed back garden with a large patio area and plenty of chairs, tables and loungers for use during the day or on warm summer evenings.

 

The house and all bedrooms are totally no smoking. Smokers may smoke in the garden as long as it does not affect other guests and they place their cigarette ends in the ash trays provided.

Public Transport Links

There is a bus the Coaster 20 service that has a stop at the end of Hurn Lane, approx 300yds from the house. The bus times vary with the season the best way to get current bus times is to check on your phone. The bus runs between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare. A bus to Bridgwater and Taunton can be caught in Burnham-on-Sea.

There are two main line railway stations locally, Weston-super-Mare and Highbridge. The Coaster 20 services stops outside Weston-super-Mare station.

We have a list of local taxi firms in all rooms and this can be forwarded to guests if required.

Our local airport is Bristol airport, it is a 35 minute drive from here on the A38.

 

Approach and car parking

Leave the M5 motorway at Junction 22 signed Burnham-on-Sea. Go straight on at the first & second roundabouts (there is approx 2 miles between roundabouts) following the signs to Berrow & Brean. Continue on for about 1 mile until you come to a mini roundabout. Bear right here towards Berrow & Brean and drive through Burnham until you reach Berrow. Half a mile after Berrow village you will pass a church set back on the left hand side. After a further half a mile, turn right into Hurn Lane and you will find Yew Tree House some 300 yards on the left hand side.

Alternatively leave Weston-super-Mare on the A370, when you reach Bleadon turn off to the right between The Anchor pub and The Tandori Cottage signposted Berrow and Brean. Follow the road for a couple of miles, pass the sign to the Batch Hotel and turn right at the next turning to the right signposted Berrow and Brean. Follow the very bendy road for a couple of miles and turn left into Red Road sign posted Animal Farm. Pass Animal Farm on the left, Brean Golf Course on the right. Turn right into Hurn Lane (just after a campsite on the right). Yew Tree House is about 500yds on the right.

If you arrive from the Coast Road turn into the left just after you have passed Yew Tree House. If you arrive from Red Road turn right by the first sign for Yew Tree House. This turning takes you straight into the front car park which I immediately on your left where there are 4 are car parking spaces, if you carry straight on there are a further 6 parking spaces at the rear of the house for guest and one bay only reserved for Magnolia Cottage.

On arrival please come to the front door and ring the bell. You can reach the front door from the front car park, take the level path under the arch way and this leads to the front door.

 

Reception

On entering Yew Tree House through the front door which is 94cm wide  (no steps) you come into a wide hall where you will be asked to sign in and then taken to your room. Either straight on and to the left and out through the back door to the ground floor garden rooms or up 12 (18cm deep stairs) with banister rail on the left to the first floor rooms. There is a guest loo to the right of the back door.

 

Breakfast Room

The breakfast room is reached via an opening from the hall in the main house. Guest in the garden rooms reach the dining room via the back door entrance and into a small porch where we keep many of our information leaflets. The back door into the porch is 73cm wide and then on the right there is another door 74cm which takes you into the hall this entrance is not suitable for wheelchair users. Wheelchair users need to come in via the front door travelling through the back garden and car parks because the porch is not wide enough for a wheelchair. First floor guests come down the stairs and turn right into the breakfast room. All guest have their own tables and we can seat guest from a person on their own to a party of twelve at their own tables.

 

Guest Lounge

There is an open entrance from the breakfast room to the guest lounge. The guest lounge has a 3 seater settee, an armchair, 3 wooden chairs, a coffee table and a TV.

 

Ground-floor bedrooms

Our three ground floor garden rooms (rooms 5,6 and 7) are in the converted stables and may be reached from the back door of the house or by a path from the rear car into the back garden. The rooms all open onto a patio and have a garden table and chairs outside. The access to the the patio to the bedroom. The entrance door is 80cm wide (this Room 5 is an en-suite double room. The bed is a king size wooden bed, 68cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a large amount of space either side of the bed but at the bottom right hand corner of the bed there a gap of only 38cm between the bed and the chest of draws with the hospitality tray on it. The en-suite shower room has a shower, a basin and loo and is not big enough for a wheelchair. The entrance to the shower room is 74cm wide and the room is 120cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 17cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 108cm above the shower tray, there is grab rail to help guest enter and leave the shower.  The basin is 83cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat and it has a grab rail on the right with a heated towel rail on the left.

Room 6 is either an en-suite double room or en-suite twin room. The beds are two single divan beds with a wrought iron head boards they can be joined together to form a super king bed. The bed/beds are 61cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a reasonable amount of space either side of the bed/beds with a 40cm between the twin beds but at the bottom left hand corner there a gap of only 57cm between the bed and the chest of draws with the hospitality tray on it. The en-suite shower room has a shower, a basin and loo and is not big enough for a wheelchair. The entrance to the shower room is 74cm wide and the room is 120cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 17cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 108cm above the shower tray, there is grab rail to help guest enter and leave the shower. The basin is 83cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat and it has a grab rail on the left with a heated towel rail on the right

Room 7 is a family suite with a double room , twin room and en-suite shower room. The double bed is a wrought iron bed and is 65cm from floor to the top of the mattress, the twin beds are also wrought iron beds one is 64cm and the other is 76cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a large amount of space around the double bed, the twin room opens off the double room and the entrance is 74cm wide with limited space around the beds. The en-suite shower room is reached by 102cm passageway that turns left into a 79cm doorway and has a shower, a basin and loo and is not big enough for a wheelchair. The room is 148cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 17cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 108cm above the shower tray, there is grab rail to help guest enter and leave the shower. The basin is 83cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat and it has a grab rail on the left with a heated towel rail on the right.

 

First Floor Bedrooms

At the top of the stairs turn left, Room 1 is the first door on the right Room 2 is straight ahead of you and Room 3 and 4 are up four 15cm deep steeps to the right. Room 3 is on the left of the landing and Room 4 straight ahead.

Room 1 is a family suite with a double room , twin room and en-suite bath and shower room. The suite is entered with a small step up (10cm) through a 71cm wide fire door into a small corridor. The double room is on the left the entrance is 79cm wide and there is a 10cm step down into the room, this room is very spacious and has a pine framed bed 50cm from floor to top of the mattress. The twin room is straight ahead and is entered via 66cm wide door it has twin beds which are full sized single divans  one is 53cm and the other is 62cm from floor to the top of the mattress this room is small so there is not a lot of space to move around in. The en-suite bath/shower room is on the left via a 74cm doorway and it has a bath, a shower, a basin and loo. The room is ???cm wide. The shower is 90cm x 100cm, there is a 23cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 108cm above the shower tray. The bath is standard length and is 53cm high, it has standard taps and shower attachment at the wall end, the basin is 80cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat.

Room 2 is an en-suite family room reached via a 73cm wide fire door. The bed is a king sized wrought iron double bed, 55cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a reasonable amount of space either side of the bed, and the room is large so it has a small sofa and can accommodate 2 z-beds for children if required. The en-suite shower room has a shower, a basin and loo. The entrance to the shower room is 65cm wide and the room is ???cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 10cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 120cm above the shower tray. The basin is 80cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat.

Room 3 is an en-suite double room reached via a 74cm wide fire door. The bed is a wrought iron doublebed, 55cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a reasonable amount of space either side of and below the bed. The en-suite shower room has a shower, a basin and loo. The entrance to the shower room is 68cm wide and the room is 120cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 10cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 120cm above the shower tray. The basin is 80cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat.

 

Room 4 is an en-suite twin room reached via a 74cm wide fire door. The divan beds are 57cm from floor to the top of the mattress. There is a large amount of space between the beds which are pushed up against the walls on the left and right of the room. The en-suite shower room has a shower, a basin and loo. The entrance to the shower room is 65cm wide and the room is 120cm wide. The shower is 120cm wide, there is a 10cm step up to shower, the shower controls are 125cm above the shower tray. The basin is 80cm high, it has standard taps and a mirror above it. The loo is low level, 42cm from floor to seat.

 

Breakfast

Breakfast is usually served between 8.00 am and 9.30am it can be earlier by arrangement. We use mostly local produce and our menu is available on our web site and in the information folder in the bedrooms. We always cater for vegetarians and usually have soya milk and gluten free bread available. Guests with special dietary needs can usually be accommodated with advance notice.

 

Pets

No pets are allowed in any of the guest rooms or public areas in the house. We do have 3 dogs, 2 Labradors and a Fox Terrier but it is unlikely that guests will meet them.

 

If you have any additional queries that are not covered here, please let us know. We will be happy to answer any questions.