Check-in - 4pm (if there is no check-out that morning then an earlier check-in can be arranged)
Check-out - 10am
Car parking for two cars
Central heating and good Wi Fi through-out.
Kitchen: Open plan kitchen and dining table. The kitchen is well stocked with all the usual pans, crockery, glassware, utensils and baking equipment. We provide store cupboard supplies including coffee, tea bags (a selection of fruit teas and hot chocolate sachets), sugar, sweeteners, salt and pepper, vegetable cooking oil spray, tin foil, cling film and sandwich bags. See also the appliance list further below.
Laundry & Cleaning: Clothes washing capsules (non-biological), iron, ironing board, clothes maiden, radiator airer, kitchen paper towels, tea towels, dish cloth, washing-up gloves and various cleaning products are all provided. All our cleaning products are bio-degradable and suitable for the septic tank. A mop and bucket, broom and vacuum cleaner are also provided.
Bathroom: Coles of London shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hand wash and lotion, toilet paper, facial wipes, cotton wool, ear buds, disposable shower cap, shower/bath slip mat. Two terry towelling bathrobes, two complimentary pairs of slippers and slipper bags (you are welcome to take the slippers and slipper bag home as a small gift from us). Two hand drying towels, two of each bath sheets, bath towels, hand towels. There is a shower cubicle as well as a roll top bath with over bath mixer taps.
Living room: Three seater sofa, two armchairs, foot rest, coffee and side tables, electric stove wood effect fire, Smart TV (Netflix accessible using your own account) and throws. There are a selection of games, jigsaws, playing cards, coffee table/fiction books as well as a good selection of local walking/guide books.
Bedroom: King size bed, two bedside tables/lights, dressing table (writing desk), wardrobe (plenty of coat hangers), chest of drawers, armchair, full length mirror, hairdryer/diffuser. We do not use feather bedding as some people have allergies. The bed linen, which is of good quality, is either John Lewis or Fogarty and the pillows and mattress all have protectors (different style pillows are available).
Appliances: Cooker (electric oven/gas hob), washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave (combi), toaster, kettle, cafeteria, Nutri-Bullet blender, slow cooker, handheld electric mixer, vacuum cleaner, hairdryer, iron, television, 6-in-1 music system which plays radio, CD player, LP’s, cassettes, Bluetooth connection to your own devices.
Garden: Covered gazebo, two garden tables and chair sets, parasol, two wooden steamer reclining chairs, BBQ, solar lanterns and portable radio. There is an outside dirty boots metal storage trunk and a water tap located next to the front door for washing off muddy walking boots.
Bikes: A lockable bike store and bike pump.
Dog: A dog bed/cushion as well as a dog blanket, feeding/water bowls and waste bags are provided. Three acre paddock adjoining The Lodge provides plenty of exercise space.
Out and about: Picnic basket (crockery/cutlery), tupperware, blanket, beach bag, beach towels, flask, cool bag, sandwich bags and ice packs.
Odds and sods: Paper, pens, spare batteries/light bulbs, sewing kit, safety pins, extension lead, double adapter, iPhone charger.
Recycling: Instructions are in your welcome pack and we have hopefully made recycling an easy chore.
Health and Safety: We do not use feather bedding as some people have allergies. The gas boiler and the electrical appliances are checked/serviced annually and every room has a mains powered fire alarm with battery back-up and two carbon monoxide sensors. There are two indoor sensor lights with removable torches, which provide light for up to 15 hours during a power failure. A small pocket torch is provided for when walking home at night and there are two outside sensor lights.
CCTV covers the driveway approach and car park.
At the property there is a first aid kit as well as a fire blanket and fire extinguisher.
Disability: The cottage is all on one level but there is a small step threshold for each of the external doors. Sadly not all the doors are wide enough for wheelchair access. The private driveway is up hill and the entrance approach via the The Lodge gate is gravel.