Greenbank Farmhouse

Accessibility

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

Introduction

Situated about 20 minutes from the historic city of Lancaster in peaceful countryside this small B&B is the perfect place to stay whether visiting for business or pleasure. Located 5 miles from J.33 of the M6 we are not on a bus route so personal transport is essential.

We offer 3 bedrooms upstairs and one ground floor one. For breakfast, we serve locally sourced ingredients including home grown eggs, homemade bread and marmalade and cater for varying dietary requirements where possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to Greenbank; if you have any queries please don’t hesitate to ring 01524 792062 or email; Sally@greenbankfarmhouse.co.uk

Pre-Arrival

For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the direction on our website.

Car Parking and Arrival

As a former cheese dairy and working farm there is plenty of flat parking to the front and a slight threshold step/door strip into the house. A motion sensor light illuminates the yard at night.

Welcome Area

Guests are welcomed into the hallway with door mat leading to short pile carpet.

The stairway is immediately on the right. The guests are then shown to their rooms.

Public Areas

The hall and stairs and landing are all carpeted in short pile carpet. The stairs are 4 steps to a return with hand rail to the right then 9 steps to the top with handrail to the left. All these areas are well lit with down lighters or after 10pm upstairs there is a low energy lamp left on all night at the top of the stairs and an emergency light at the other end of the landing.

Bedrooms

Sparrow Gill

At the top of the stairs there is 1 further step to the left to, a twin or super king bed with a small en-suite with a step(9”/22.5cm high) into the shower. Pedestal basin (33”/84cm high)and standard WC (16”/40.5cm high).The room has a single central pendant light and a lamp for each bed. (all with energy saving light bulbs).

There are 2 wicker easy chairs.

A wall mounted TV which can play DVD's and remote control giving subtitles is present.

Bedroom has short pile carpet, shower room, floor tiles.

Catshaw Greave

A kingsize bed with central pendant light and bedside lamps (all with energy saving bulbs).

A wall mounted TV with remote control giving subtitles and DVD playable.

The en-suite is on the same level with inset vanity unit with light and shaver socket above, bath with shower over (bath side is 22”/56cm high)and standard WC.

There are two wicker easy chairs.

The bedroom has a short pile carpet and the bathroom has tile flooring.

Damas Gill

A twin/double beds with down lighters and a lamp for each bed.

The TV is on a table , can play DVD’s and has a remote control.

There are two easy chairs and the carpet is short pile.

The en-suite has a shower over the bath (bath side is 22”/56cm high), twin pedestal basins (35”/90cm high)and standard WC (16.5”/42cm high), tile floor with under floor heating. Well lit with down lighters.

If guests need assistance during the night there is a cow bell at the top of the stairs.

Harris End

Twin/double bed room accessed from the rear of the house on the patio through french doors, there is a marginal step/door seal. Tile floor has under floor heating, down lighters through out , bedside lights fastened to the headboards. Large shower cubilce (not accessible with wheelchair) shower chair and lavatory seat raiser available on request. High step into conservatory from patio for breakfast. Alternative route back around to front of house all level.

Dining Room/Conservatory

Breakfast is served in the conservatory to the rear of the property,with very low doorway. Well lit with downlighters. There is a further seating area at the end.

We can help with dietary requirements where possible, please advise when booking.

Guests help themselves to cereal, juice, fruit and toast but the cooked breakfast is served.

Garden

The ground is level on side path from front to back with a paved patio and garden furniture available in the summer.

There is a step down onto the lawn from the patio or no step from the side path. The lawn is large but in places uneven.

Additional Information

Lancaster is roughly 20 minutes away by car with the Lakes and Dales a further hour.

There is an A&E department at Lancaster Hospital at the southern end of the City.(the side nearest to us).