Access Statement for Raise View

Introduction

At Raise View House we aim to provide comfortable Bed & Breakfast accommodation and to endeavour to cater for all the needs of our guests. We always do our best to exceed the expectations of all our visitors.
Please let us know if you have any particular requirements that we can help with.
Raise View House is a traditional Lakeland stone semi-detached house built in the late 1900’s. The accommodation is over two floors.

The following information is provided to help to decide if Raise View House is suitable for your needs.

Pre-Arrival

  • Raise View House has its own car park – entrance to the house at lower level and is within walking distance to Grasmere village centre. Approximately 6 minutes walk to the village centre.
  • Public transport is available from directly opposite to Windermere station and in front of the house to Keswick.
  • Bus timetables available for guests.
  • Taxis can be pre-ordered for guests.
  • The nearest Shop mobility scheme is in Kendal (20 miles away)

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • Raise View House has a gravel stone car park with sufficient spaces for all rooms. Cars have to be double parked as the car parking is restricted.
  • The house is signed Raise View House and the phone number is on the sign.
  • There are no steps or barriers from the car park to the entrance of the house.
  • The car park has security lighting.
  • We can assist guests with luggage as long as it’s not over 20kg

Main Entrance & Hallway

  • Our front door Guest entrance is onto Pye Lane.
  • One step approx 10cm leads to the hallway.
  • The front door is always locked and a doorbell is available. Guests have their own front door key.
  • The front door width is approx 87cm.
  • The hallway area (W120cm x L500cm) leads to the main staircase. The dining room is to the left and the guest lounge is to the right as you enter.

Public Areas - General (Internal)

  • As previously described the house is over two floors. Access is from Pye Lane with a 10cm step. The front door width is 87cm. There are no lifts or stair lifts in the building. The ground floor gives access to the guest lounge and dining room.
  • All areas are well lit with maintained lighting in the hallway and on the top floor.
  • All areas have professionally fitted carpets.
  • The guest lounge has comfortable seating.
  • Furniture is arranged in the public rooms to allow free access around the rooms.
  • Door closures are fitted on all doors.
  • Free password protected wi-fi in all rooms.
  • Raise View House is licensed and has an honesty bar for our guests.
  • The guest lounge has a Gazco remote controlled gas fire, two small fridges, plus reading material, local maps and games.

Dining Room

  • Breakfast is served in the dining room on the ground floor.
  • Chairs and tables are moved to suit the room and combinations of guest staying. There are sufficient tables so each guest will have their own table. All chairs are professionally upholstered.
  • A printed breakfast menu is available.
  • Special diets and allergies are catered for with prior arrangement. Vegetarian breakfast is always available
  • We normally play background music in the dining room.

Public Areas WC

  • None. All bedrooms are en-suite.

Guest Garden

  • A small guest’s patio area and a garden is situated at the rear of the car park. A selection of garden chairs and tables are always available. The patio area is flagged with Lakeland stone and the border is infilled with Lakeland chippings. There are raised edging stones leading onto the small lawn.

Restaurants

  • We are happy to advise on local restaurants to suit all tastes and requirements. Our ‘Village Eating Guide’ can be found in the guest’s information folder in each room. We will always make bookings for guests if required.

Laundry

  • We cannot offer laundry facilities but are happy to help with drying wet clothing and to provide an iron if required. The nearest launderettes are Ambleside 5 miles and Keswick and Windermere both 12miles.

Leisure Facilities

  • We do not have our own leisure facilities but are happy to advise on facilities available in the area.

Bedrooms

  • We have a total of five bedrooms.
  • All rooms have central heating radiators and are fitted with temperature control valves.
  • All rooms are professionally carpeted.
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee making facilities are provided in each room.
  • Hairdryers are provided in each room.

First Floor Bedrooms

  • There are eleven stairs leading to a small landing. A further four stairs to another landing where the first-floor bedrooms are located.
  • The stairs are 80cm wide and 18cm deep there is a bannister to the right-hand side.
  • Doors widths are 76cm
  • Flat screen Freeview televisions with remote control and Teletext are provided in all rooms.
  • Free password protected wi-fi is available in all rooms.

Silver How Suite

  • King size double bed.(No end)
  • At least 60cm access between bed and furniture.
  • Furniture can be moved on request.
  • The bed is approximately 60cm in height.
  • Two bedside tables are provided.
  • Door widths are 76cm
  • The Ensuite bathroom has walk-in shower, bath, WC & two heated towel rails.
  • One leather tub chair with footstool and one easy chair, dressing table and stool

Wordsworth Bedroom

  • King size double bed. (No end)
  • At least 60cm access between bed and furniture.
  • Furniture can be moved on request.
  • The bed is approximately 60cm in height.
  • Two bedside tables are provided.
  • Door widths are 76cm
  • Ensuite with walk-in shower
  • One tub chair and one upright chair provided.
  • Heated towel rail in en-suite

Easedale Bedroom

  • King sized double bed. (No end)
  • At least 60cm access between bed and furniture.
  • Furniture can be moved on request.
  • The bed is approximately 60cm in height.
  • Two bedside tables are provided.
  • Door widths are 76cm
  • The en-suite shower room has WC, basin and shower with hinged screen.
  • Radiator in en-suite
  • One upright chair provided. 

Second Floor Bedrooms

  • There are ten stairs leading to a small landing. A further five stairs to another landing where the second-floor bedrooms are located.
  • The stairs are 80cm wide and 18cm deep there is a bannister to the right-hand side.
  • Doors widths are 76cm
  • Flat screen Freeview televisions with remote control and Teletext are provided in all rooms.
  • Free password protected wi-fi is available in all rooms.

Helm Crag Bedroom

  • King size feature wrought iron double bed.
  • At least 60cm access between bed and furniture.
  • Furniture can be moved on request.
  • Bed is approximately 60cm in height.
  • Two bedside tables are provided.
  • Door widths are 76cm
  • The en-suite shower room has WC, basin and shower with sliding screen.
  • One tub chair provided.
  • Heated towel rail in en-suite

The Rothay Suite

  • Super king double, or twin bedded room
  • En-suite shower room with walk-in shower
  • The suite contains two easy chairs and a dressing table
  • There is at least 60m between the bed and furniture
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Free Superfast broadband
  • Second floor - Views of Helm Crag
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Fluffy white towels
  • Hairdryer

Additional Information

  • Mobile phone service is generally available throughout the house but this does vary depending on network coverage.
  • We operate a strict non-smoking policy throughout all parts of the house and garden.
  • A fire alarm is fitted with call points, smoke and heat detectors. A bell sounds if evacuation is needed.
  • We have a limited amount of space in our main fridge for medications and other special need on request (Not available 24 hours)

Contact Information

Raise View House
White Bridge
Grasmere
Cambria
LA229RQ
Tel: 015394 35215
E-mail stay@raiseview.uk
Web: www.raiseview.uk

Future Plans

TBA


We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 015394 35215 or
Email stay@raiseview.uk

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Contact

Raise View House
White Bridge
Grasmere
Cumbria, LA22 9RQ

Phone: 015394 35215
Email: stay@raiseview.uk

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Awards

Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 B&B of the Year WinnerQuality Cumbria AccommodationQC superior award

Booking.com Rating of 9.5