Accessibility

Introduction

Prince’s Barn is ideal for those who wish for a really memorable self catering holiday. It is a Norfolk red brick thatched barn built in the 1800’s and was fully renovated in 2012. It was formerly used for stabling the heavy horses and is named after one of the last heavy horses to work on the farm.

Prince’s Barn is located in the Norfolk Broads, 1 mile from the centre of Neatishead village and I mile from Horning. The coast is about 7 miles away and Norwich city 12 miles away.

The barn sleeps up to 7 people and has 4 bedrooms; two on the ground floor, one of these has an ensuite shower, the other a single bedroom with a step free level entry wet room suitable for the less mobile guests.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01692 630276 or email fbaugh@netcom.co.uk.

Pre-Arrival

  • For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the directions section of our website. Alternatively you can plan your journey by car or public transport using www.transportdirect.info simply enter your postcode and ours, which is NR12 8XX to get directions.
  • Local taxis are available, Wroxham Taxis 01603 782925
  • The nearest railway station is Wroxham 3 miles away taxis can be booked in advance (see above)
  • The nearest bus stop is 1 mile away at Horning, details available on request, First Eastern Counties Omnibus Co Ltd., 0845 6020121
  • Collins Care Ltd., 01603 483883 can provide equipment for disabled 12 miles away in Norwich www.collinscare.co.uk
  • The barn is 45m from the rural road with a splayed entrance with a level concrete roadway 3.3m wide.

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking

  • Key collection, arrival and greeting details will be pre-arranged with the guests.
  • Ample parking is available next to the property for all vehicles on a level concrete surface, wall lamps either side of the front door provide lighting in this area.

Entrance to Property

  • The property is approached from the level parking area by a ramp which is 1.2m/47.5 inches wide and 2.7m/107.25inches long rising 230mm with a raised brick edge which is125mm high. From the ramp to the end of the access is 3.66m/146 inches. The surface is made of 60x60cm concrete paving slabs.
  • The front door handle is 1.09m/43.6inches from the floor and the door width is 850mm/34inches. There is no step, just a water bar.
  • There are two external lights either side of the front door.

Halls, Stairs, Landings, Passageways

  • The hall, stairs and landings are well lit using a combination of ceiling and wall lights.
  • The passageway to the ground floor single bedroom is 1.16m/46.4 inches wide and to the sitting/dining room is 960mm/38.4 inches.
  • The flooring is oak and the surface is level.
  • There is one removable carpet runner in this area.
  • The staircase is L shaped with 12 steps, each 210mm/8.4inches high, the minimum width of the staircase is 760mm/30.4 inches
  • The banisters are wooden rail and spindle construction.

Sitting Room/Lounge

  • The sitting/dining room is situated on the ground floor with level entry oak flooring from the hallway through an 810mm/32.4inches wide glazed door.
  • The Sitting Area
  • This has a mixture of seating with a sofa and soft chairs with non-feather cushions
  • There is a nest of 3 occasional tables
  • The furniture can be moved
  • There is a wide screen digital television with access to Sky with remote control, subtitles and a DVD/Blu-ray player
  • Lighting is natural daylight and by night levels are controlled by dimmer switches. There is 1 free standing dual halogen uplighter and reading light
  • There is one rug which can be moved
  • The Dining area
  • There is a rectangular table with 630mm/25.2 inches from floor to lowest point of table (under space) and is 800mm/31.5 inches from the floor to the table top.
  • There is free space around the table
  • Chairs all moveable- 8 chairs with padded seats that have no arms

Kitchen

  • The kitchen is situated on the ground floor with step free, level access oak flooring, from the sitting/dining room and from the Garden bedroom.
  • The twin glazed double doors from the dining room have a minimum width 580mm – maximum width 1120 mm.
  • The dual oven has an upper oven/grill, the door drops down and the handle is 1450mm/58ins above the floor and the base of the oven is 1250mm/50ins above the floor. The main oven door drops down and the handle is 1160mm/46.4ins above the floor and the base is 810mm/32.4ins above the floor. The hob is 900mm/36 ins above the floor.
  • The worktop and sink are 900mm/36 ins above the floor.
  • Fridge freezer available, highest shelf in fridge is 500mm/20ins and lowest drawer 260mm/10.4ins and the freezer box is 680mm/27.2ins from the floor.
  • A 1m diameter circular table provided – it is 760mm/30.4ins with 660mm/26.4ins from floor to lowest point of table (under space). It has 4 upright chairs with no arms or cushions.
  • Glasses and crockery can be moved from wall cupboards on request.
  • The kitchen is evenly lit with wall lights and four wall cupboard LED spotlights.
  • There is a non slip ‘turtle’ mat in front of the hob.

Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas

  • On the ground floor there is one single bedroom and one double bedroom.
  • The single bedroom has step free level access from the hallway and the door width is 770mm/30.8ins.
  • There is a single bed with a maximum clear space of 1050mm/42ins between the bed and wall, the height of the bed from the top of the mattress to the floor is 600mm/24ins, clear space below the bed is 180mm/7.2ins.
  • The furniture can be moved or rearranged.
  • Lighting is natural daylight and at night all lighting can be controlled by dimmer switches including bedside lamp.
  • There is a fitted lit wardrobe with shelf storage and an adjustable clothes rail.
  • Floors and doors are oak wood with pale cream walls and white towels.
  • The ground floor double bedroom is entered though the door from the kitchen which is 820mm/32.8ins wide with step free level access.
  • The bed is a zip linked twin/super king.
  • The height of the bed from the top of the mattress to the floor is 680mm/27.2ins; there is no space below the bed.
  • The maximum space between the bed and the wall is 1metre when the beds are placed as singles.
  • Lighting is natural daylight and at night all lights can be controlled by dimmer switches including bedside lamps.
  • There are two fitted lit cupboards with rails and shelving in each.
  • There is a wall mounted TV/DVD with access to Sky with remote control and sub-title access.
  • Furniture can be easily moved or rearranged in this bedroom.
  • The floor is oak, the walls are pale yellow and the towels are white.
  • This bedroom has an en-suite shower room which has the following, step free level access, door opening is 710mm/28.4ins,
  • A stand alone shower unit with a 150mm/6ins step into an 870mm/34.8ins x 970mm/38.8ins cubicle.
  • A power shower with dial controls.
  • Toilet is 430mm/17.2ins high.
  • Washbasin 860mm/34.4ins high with a clear 180mm/7.2ins space below sink to the pedestal with a lever mixer tap.
  • Well lit with overhead lights with a wall light above the sink which includes an integral shaver socket.
  • The door is oak and the flooring and walls are beige non slip tiles with white towels.
  • There are two double bedrooms on the first floor with access from the landing which is reached by the stairs only. Both rooms have beige carpets.
  • Master bedroom is step free level access.
  • Door opening is 740mm//29.6ins wide.
  • Furniture can be easily removed / rearranged.
  • King sized bed.
  • Maximum space between the bed and the wall is 1000mm/40ins.
  • The height of the bed from the top of the mattress to the floor is 600mm/24ins, with a clear space below bed of 230mm/9.2ins.
  • There are three wall lights and two bedside lamps all dimmable.
  • Fitted lit wardrobe with clothes rail.
  • There is a four drawer free standing chest with a free standing upright cheval mirror and two bedside cabinets.
  • The walls are cream; the door is oak with white towels.
  • Bedroom 2 is step free level access.
  • Door opening is 740mm/29.6ins wide.
  • Furniture can be easily removed / rearranged.
  • King sized bed.
  • Maximum space between the bed and the wall is 1000mm/40ins.
  • The height of the bed from the top of the mattress to the floor is 700mm/28ins with a clear space below of 370mm/14.8ins.
  • There are two wall lights and two bedside lamps all dimmable and a dressing table lamp.
  • There is fitted lit wardrobe with shelving and a clothes rail.
  • There is a three drawer dressing table with a stool, a free standing mirror and two bedside cabinets.
  • The walls are cream, the door is oak and the towels are white.

Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets

  • The ground floor has a wet room which has the following:
  • Step free level access from the hall passageway
  • Door opening 780mm/31.2ins wide
  • Non slip travertine mosaic tiled floor
  • A level entry, step free shower with barrel controls 1160mm/46ins from the floor with a hinged shower screen.
  • A shower seat and raising frame are available where required
  • Toilet 430mm/17.2ins high
  • Washbasin 820mm/32.8ins high with a 150mm/6ins space between the edge of the washbasin to the pedestal.
  • The washbasin has a lever mixer tap
  • Well lit with overhead lights and a fluorescent light over mirror
  • The door opening to the shared bathroom upstairs is 710mm/28.4ins
  • Step free level access
  • The shower is over an offset shaped bath sharing barrel shaped integrated controls
  • The bath is 600mm/24ins high
  • Toilet is 430mm/17.2ins high
  • Washbasin is 800mm/32ins high, with a clear space between the front of the basin and the vanity unit of 170mm/6.8ins. It has a lever mixer tap.
  • Well lit with overhead lights and a fluorescent light over mirror

Garden

  • The garden is a patio garden with shingle beds enclosed within a wattle fence and gate. It is all level.
  • The garden has three access points from the barn as follows:
  • From the sitting room through double glazed doors 1450mm/58ins wide with a single 130mm/5.2ins step
  • From the sitting room through double glazed doors 1160mm/46.4ins wide with a paved ramp.
  • From the kitchen with a door 1550mm/62ins wide
  • From the parking area it can be accessed from a 1200mm/48ins wide ramp through a gate of the same width as is the footpath leading to the patio.
  • The footpath is paved with 600mmx600mm, (24insx24ins) slabs
  • There is a wooden garden bench and a table and chairs to seat 8 guests.
  • A gas barbecue is available

Additional Information

  • Pets are welcome.
  • Cyclists and walkers are welcome. There is a boot and wet clothes drying room available.
  • There is a secure cycle store.
  • Mobile phone reception can be poor – Vodaphone is best
  • Wi Fi is available on a fair usage basis only, for e-mails and web browsing only
  • The nearest Doctors surgery is 3 miles away and the nearest General hospital with an A&E unit is 15 miles away. Further information is in the welcome pack.

Contact Information

Address (Inc postcode): Neatishead Hall Hall Road Neatishead Norwich Norfolk NR12 8XX
Telephone: 01692 630276
Email: fbaugh@netcom.co.uk
Hours Of Operation: 8am – 7pm
Local Carers: N/A
Local Equipment Hire: Collins Care Limited (see above for details)
Local Accessible Taxi: Wroxham Taxis (see above for details)
Local Public Transport: First Bus (see above)

National Grid Reference TG 35411 18777