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  • Byford Lodge

    Access Statement

  • 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 that we offer all our guests/visitors.
  • Byford lodge was converted into a luxury self-catering holiday destination in summer 2011 by us and a team of local architects and tradesmen. The lodge is situated next to our home Byford House but is completely private and self-contained.
  • The house and lodge are in a unique location, being a few minutes’ walk from Louth town centre and yet being completely private with large drive and ample secure parking.
  • The lodge has its own private terrace and garden and views over the owners extensive well established garden with its wonderful trees and established plants. Byford lodge sleeps 4 people and has 2 bedrooms both with private en suite bathrooms. The lodge is on one floor with no steps.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 07713 068405 or email enquiries@byfordlodge.co.uk.

  • For full details of how to find us please see the map and directions section of our website heavenlyhideaways.co.uk
  • The nearest railway stations are Grimsby or Market Rasen. Taxis are available at the station.
  • The keys can be collected from the owners property which is on the same site as the lodge.
  • Parking is available for 2 cars on the private gravel driveway and cars can be parked directly outside the lodge entrance for easy access.
  • The front door is 838mm/ 2ft 9" wide
  • There is a slight sill at the front door which is 9cms/3.5" deep.
  • The main part of the drive and access to the lodge entrance is gently sloping smooth surface.
  • The entrance has automatic sensor lighting.
  • There are no stairs at Byford Lodge it is all one level.
  • The lounge is directly accessed via the main entrance and is all on one level.
  • There is sufficient space between the 2 sofas for wheelchair access.
  • The room has 2 comfortable brown leather sofas with designer cushions as well as a leather coffee table and small foot stools.
  • The main lighting is halogen spotlights in the ceiling with an additional standard lamp and small table lamp.
  • The floor is mainly oak boards with a large rug in the centre of the room.
  • All furniture is moveable in the space.
  • There is a dining table and 4 chairs which can be moved to a suitable position for either working or dining. The dining table has slim legs at each corner and has curved corners. The chairs do not have arms and are also curved fitting snugly up to the table for storage. The clear height underneath the table is 70cms.
  • The dining room is part of the lounge area.
  • The kitchen is accessed from the lounge open plan style with a wide entrance and no door.
  • The floor is wood as per the lounge and all units are fully fitted along both sides of the kitchen 'galley' style.
  • The oven is an above counter fitted style with drop down door. The oven handle is 145cm from the floor.
  • The work surface and hob height is 90cm from the floor.
  • The fridge, freezer and washer are all integrated under worktop type.
  • The free space between the units is 82cm at the narrowest point and 92cms.
  • Any crockery and glasses in high up cupboards could be moved lower for guests with mobility difficulties.
  • The sink tap is a single lever with spray attachment.
  • The kettle is cordless and rotates 360 deg.
  • The lighting is ceiling halogen spots and there is also plinth level lighting and under cupboard strip led lights.
  • The 2 bedrooms are on the ground floor as the lodge is single storey.
  • One bedroom has a king size bed the other can be either a twin bedded room or zip linked to make a king size bed.
  • All doors to the bedrooms are 2ft9" wide /838mm suitable for wheelchair access.
  • Master King size bedroom -Space between the door and the bed is 120cms on one side, the other side is 50cms. Height to top of mattress is 62cms.
  • Bedroom 2 as a king has 135cm space between the door and the bed although this would be greatly increased set as a twin with beds against the wall leaving the floor space free for access. Height to top of mattress is 60cms.
  • The floor is short pile striped carpet in both bedrooms.
  • Pillows are non-allergenic goose feather. Duvets are not feather. All linen is Egyptian cotton.
  • Master bathroom - Doorway off master bedroom is 2ft9" wide /838mm suitable for wheelchair access with opaque glass panels. There is a pedestal sink height 84cms from floor and next to that is the back to the wall toilet - height of seat is 44cms. At the end of the bathroom there is a double ended roll top bath with central mixer tap and hand held shower.
  • The floor surface in the bathroom is tiled from floor to ceiling with mosaic tiles in a line down the centre to guide your eye to the bathroom 2.
  • The lighting in both bathrooms is halogen ceiling spotlights.
  • Bathroom 2 is accessed via a door from bedroom 2 it is 2ft9" wide /838mm suitable for wheelchair access with opaque glass panels. There is a walk in quadrant shower 1200 x 800mm size with a raised lip of 10cm/4". It has a pedestal sink height to sink 85cm. Toilet is again back to the wall and seat height 42cm.
  • Non slip bath mats, suction handles and a shower chair are all available for guests.
  • Laundry facilities are in the kitchen.
  • To the rear of the lodge is a large patio area which is paved with large Indian limestone pavers. There is access to the garden via the 8ft bifold sliding doors from the lounge where there is a small lip to step over and also there is level access from the master bedroom 5ft wide French doors on the smaller area of patio.
  • There is a table and chairs outside for guests use.
  • Details of local doctors and health care will be provided in the information folder in the lodge.
  • Wi fi is available throughout the lodge free of charge.
  • All TVs’ have subtitles.
  • Details of local facilities and access are available in the information pack.
  • Address : Byford Lodge 149a Eastgate Louth Lincolnshire LN11 9AJ
  • Telephone: 07713 068405
  • Email: enquiries@byfordlodge.co.uk
  • Website: heavenlyhideaways.co.uk
  • Grid Reference: OS TF326874
  • Hours Of Operation: 8am-8pm
  • Local Equipment Hire: Wheelfreedom 0800 0258005 Hire and delivery of wheelchairs etc.
  • Local Accessible Taxi: Streets Taxis of Louth Tel: 01507 608831 CRB checked drivers licensed by the East Lindsey District Council for disabled use.
  • Local Public Transport: Louth transport General Enquiries 01522 782070 Email us at accessibilityandpolicy@lincolnshire.gov.uk