Emmett's Grange - Access Statement

Outside Entrance

The entrance to Emmett's Grange is accessed off the South Molton to Simonsbath road 2 miles out of Simonsbath. The entrance has 2 gates, one over a cattle grid, this gate normally open, the other with no cattle grid for livestock movement. There are removeable iron bars to facilitate artic entrance.

There is a ½ mile tarmac drive to a turning circle where you can either follow the signs to the right to ‘stables & deliveries' or straight ahead though gate posts to the ‘main house' There follows a 100-yard gravelled drive which opens out into a parking area adjacent to the house. Parking for about 10 cars is possible.

A gravel path 4' wide takes you to the front door where there is an 8'' step. The front door is 2' 10'' wide.

From the wide entrance hall there is access to the Morning Room, Library and the Dining room and an onward passage to Cloak room, stairs and Drawing Room.

ACCESS STATEMENT - GROUND FLOOR

Morning room

Door way is 2'3'' and the room is 26' long and 14' wide. The room is divided in two by a 6' wide arch. Features include an oak floor, bay window, log burner and a Steinway piano.

Library

Entered through a 2'10'' panelled door the room is 14'6'' x 17'.

Features of the room are book shelving, open fire and a bay window.

There are double doors, 5'10'' wide, leading through to the drawing room.

Dining Room

Entered through a 2'10''panelled door. The room is 17' x 12'6''

Features of the room include an open fireplace

Drawing room

Entered through a 2'10'' panelled door the room is 19' x 14' 4''

Features of the room include a large open fireplace.

There are double doors, 5'10'' wide, leading through to the library.

ACCESS STATEMENT - UPSTAIRS

Stairs

The main staircase is quite steep. They are 3' 7'' wide. There are 12 steps, each 9'' high.

The stairs lead on to a large landing.

The Knight Room (Double)

Entered through a 2' 6'' panelled door the main bedroom is 15' x 19' 4''

Features of the room include a fire place (disused), 2 windows looking south (Moorland view) and east. The bed is 6' wide and 6' 7'' long and 2' high

There is a 3' wide arched door leading to the bathroom which is 12' x 13'.

There are north and east facing windows.

The Fortescue Room (Double)

Entered through a 2' 6'' panelled door the main bedroom is 16' 6'' x 17' 6''

Features of the room include a window seat under one window looking south (Moorland view) The bed is an antique 4-poster. It is 5 ‘ wide and 6' 7'' long. The bed is 2' 4'' high.

There is a 2' 4'' wide door leading to the bathroom which is 12' x 13'.

There is a bath, WC, power shower and pedestal sink.There is a south-facing window.

The Josh Brown Room (Twin/double)

Entered through a 2' 5'' panelled door the main bedroom is 14' x 10'.

Features of the room include a 1 window looking South (Moorland view) folding table and a sofa. The bed is 6' wide and 6' 6'' long as a double, 3' x 6' 6'' long as a twin. The bed is 2' high.

The private bathroom is next door. It is 9' x 8' 5''. The ceiling slopes from 8' to 4'

There is a bath, WC and pedestal sink. No shower. There is a south-facing window.

An adjoining door can be opened to form a suite, adding a single room 9' x 9' . The bed is of an old iron type 6' 4'' long by 3'' wide. The bed is 2' 5'' high. There is a small window overlooking the court yard.

Derby Haddon Twin

Entered through a 2' 5'' panelled door the main bedroom is 10' x 15'

Features of the room include a 1 window looking north (courtyard view) The two antique beds are 3' wide and 6' 6'' long as a twin. The beds are 2' high.

The ensuite bathroom is reached through a 2' 5'' panelled door it is 7' x 5' 6''.

There is a bath, WC and pedestal sink. No shower.

ACCESS STATEMENT - THE LINHAY

Is accessed from the courtyard. There is level parking immediately outside.

You might encounter our children, pet dogs and chickens.

The front door is 2' 9'' wide and opens into a small porch 4' x 4' complete with 4 hanging pegs.

A second 2' 5'' wide door leads in to the main room which is 17' x 16'. The floor is of a marble type with 2 rugs. There is a double bed 6' 5'' long x 5' wide and 2' high. Features of the room include wardrobe, table and 4 chairs, sofa, TV and a log burner. There are 5'-wide French windows opening out onto rear gravelled area and tennis court. A livestock handling area and barns are close by and very occasionally could be noisy and present a hazard to unsupervised children and pets

3 x 3' 6'' wide steps, each 8'' high, lead to the bathroom and kitchen. There is a hand rail.

The Bathroom is 8'' x 5' 4''. There is a bath with shower above, pedestal sink and WC. There is a window looking out onto the courtyard.

The Kitchen is 8' 5'' x 7'. There is an electric cooker, microwave, fridge, sink and equipped with an electric kettle, cutlery and crockery

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