Access Statement

Although surrounded by peaceful woodland with views over farmland to Dartmoor we're surprisingly accessible, less than 2 miles from the A38 dual carriageway and 10 minutes from the end of the M5. Nearby is the small town of Chudleigh, useful for the essentials of post office, chemist, dentist, two doctors' surgeries and two mini-supermarkets. The larger market town of Newton Abbot is 8 miles with a Minor Injuries Unit at the NHS hospital and the city of Exeter 10 miles away, with NHS walk-in centre and full Emergency Department at the NHS Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital.

Information before you arrive

For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the How to Find Us page.
The nearest railway stations are Newton Abbot 8 miles and Exeter St David's 11 miles away. Taxis are available at the stations.
The nearest bus stop is 0.8 miles on the B3344 for buses to/from Newton Abbot the number 182 and to Exeter and Newton Abbot the number 39.
The lane between the bus stop and the B&B does not have a pavement and is a derestricted speed limit.

When you arrive

It would be helpful for you to let us know when you plan to arrive, so that we can ensure we are here to greet you and to help with your luggage. You are invited to arrive between 4 pm and 8 pm, although these times can be flexible - just let us know. There is plenty of parking on the gravelled driveway to the front of the house within 10metres of the house's front door, access being down 2 shallow stone steps with one step up through the door. Door width is 84 cm. This area is well lit at night by a dusk to dawn light and a motion sensor light. From the house's hall there is a sweeping staircase to the landing of 15 stairs, average rise height of 17 cm with secure handrail.

Bedrooms

All bedrooms are accessed from the main house landing, with door widths of 73 cm.
Dartmoor has a "zip and link" super king double bed which can also be arranged as twin beds on request, mattress height from the ground 70 cm. The en suite bunk bedded room has 3' wide, standard length bunk beds, the upper being accessed by a short ladder. Mattress height from the ground for the lower bed is 30 cm and upper bed 130 cm.
Haytor has a king size bed, mattress height from the ground 65 cm.
Woodland has a standard double bed, mattress height from the ground 60 cm.
Bed linen is cotton, duvets are hollow fibre and available in 4.5, 9 and 13.5 tog, and 2 feather, and one hypoallergenic pillow are provided per person.
All rooms have fitted carpets. Rooms are bright and evenly lit. Overhead lighting (wall lighting in Haytor) is controlled at the door. Bedside lamps are in all rooms (except bunk bedded room) either side of the bed. Additional reading lamps are available on request.

Bathrooms, Shower room & Toilets

Dartmoor has a P shaped bath, height 60 cm with shower over, fixed head height 172 cm and hand held shower. It is supplied with an anti slip shower mat. Toilet height is 42 cm. Door opening to the bathroom is 66 cm. Flooring is vinyl.
Haytor has an en suite shower room with a shallow 11 cm step into the shower. It is supplied with an anti slip shower mat. Toilet height is 42 cm. Door opening to the bathroom is 66 cm. Flooring is vinyl.
Woodland has its own private bathroom (not en suite) accessed 4.8 metres across the landing including 2 steps of 17 cm and one of 8 cm.
The bath height is 57 cm, with overhead shower. It is supplied with an anti slip shower mat. Toilet height is 42 cm. Door opening to the bathroom is 66 cm.  Flooring is painted wood.
Ground Floor Cloakroom has a toilet of height 42 cm, wash hand basin and vinyl flooring.

Dining Room

The dining room is on the ground floor of the house, accessed from the hall through a door of width 74 cm.
Lighting is natural daylight from large French doors and wall lights and the room is generally very light. The flooring is oak with patterned rug over.
We are able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements - please advise us when booking. Breakfast is self-service for juice, cereal and toast with tea, coffee and additional choices served from the kitchen.

Guest Lounge

The guest lounge is on the ground floor of the house, accessed from the hall through a door of width 74 cm. Lighting is natural daylight from large French doors and wall lights and the room is generally very light. The flooring is fitted carpet and some rugs.
A variety of games are available to borrow. As televisions are provided in the bedrooms this has radio but no television.

Reading Room

Accessed via the Guest Lounge, door width this is a quiet and comfortable room in which to relax. It is lit by natural light from the glazed doors to the adjoining garden room, a side window, an overhead light and reading lights. The flooring is fitted carpet and a rug.

Garden Room

Also accessed via the Guest Lounge and Reading Room this half glazed room is a great place to enjoy panoramic views of the garden and surrounding countryside. Lighting is from natural light and wall lights. The flooring is wood with a rug.

Garden

There is a level lawn beyond the stone terrace area accessed from the French doors from the dining room and guest lounge.
Beyond this the garden has a sloping lawn, flower beds, trees and a small netted pond.

Fire Precautions

Amberley is a non-smoking house throughout for the comfort of other guests and to reduce the risk of fire. Smoke detectors are fitted throughout the property. An evacuation procedure is provided in all bedrooms. In the event of a fire or alarm assistance leaving the property will be offered.

Free WiFi Internet access is available and mobile phone signal is good for most networks.

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with specific access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer.

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