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Wimborne Cottages

Fripps Cottage

Fripps Cottage – Access Statement 


Fripps Cottage is a bungalow built in approximately 1970. The property is ideally suited for visitors with restricted mobility and young children, with easy access to the gardens and all living areas and bedrooms.

• We have a website at
• Bookings can be made by telephone or e-mail.
• The nearest bus stop (The Square, Wimborne Minster) is located approximately 2 miles from Fripps Cottage and there is a taxi rank at the bus stop.
• The nearest train station (Poole) is located approximately 6 miles from Fripps Cottage and there is a taxi rank at the station.
• We can arrange for information in large print if required.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities
• There is off street parking for two vehicles at Fripps Cottage within a single driveway to the side of the property.
• There is a level walk of approximately 3 metres from the driveway to the front door. The driveway and footpaths are 20mm shingle of depth 40mm laid on a concrete base.

Main Entrance
• There is a step of height 30mm to the front door, and then a stop of 40mm across the threshold.
• The front door is hinged on the right. The height of the lock is 1.4m and the width of the open door is 80cm.
• The main entrance leads in to a hallway with doors leading to bedrooms (2), lounge/dining room, kitchen and bathroom.

Internal Features
• All internal doors are of width 70cn.
• All areas are laid to short pile wool carpet with the exception of the kitchen and bathroom which are laid with a vinyl floor covering.

Lounge/Dining Room
• Lighting is a mixture of ceiling lights and a Mother/Daughter floor lamp.
• There is good colour contrast between the walls and the furniture.
• Rectangular pine dining table (length 150 cm, width 100cm, height 90 cm) with fixed l-shaped bench seating to one side and one end of the table and movable dining chairs (without arms) to the other side and end of the table.
• Three seat armed sofa (seat height 50cm), two armed seat sofa (seat height 50cm) and foot stool – fabric covering/moveable/feather free.
• Log burning stove.
• TV, DVD, VCR, Radio/CD player all with remote controls.
• There is a free space 3 metres x 2 metres clear of doors and furniture. 

Self-Catering Kitchen
• Fitted continuous worktop (height 90cm, length 180cm) with dishwasher, freezer and fridge under worktop
• Fitted continuous worktop (height 90cm, length 200cm) with fitted sink/drainer. Cupboards under worktop and washing machine/tumble dryer
• Floor to ceiling double door larder cupboard
• Electric hob/grill/oven (hob height 90cm). Oven is drop down door with height of lowest shelf 30cm)
• Microwave
• Spot lights
• Left hand hinged, inward opening door to driveway and garden (width ) with 40mm step down across threshold.
• Free space 3.5m x 1.8m clear of doors and furniture

• Bath with fitted handles, mixer taps and shower head fitted on riser (length 1.6m, side height 50cm)
• Pedestal sink (height 85cm)
• Toilet (seat height 40cm)
• Mirror with overhead light/shaver socket (socket height 1.75m)
• Extractor fan (operates by humidity levels)
• Towel rail over radiator
• Ceiling Light
• Free space 1.2m x 1.2 m clear of doors and furniture

Bedroom 1
• Double bed provided (width 1.5m, length 1.9m)
• Bed height 70cm floor to top of mattress
• Hypo-allergenic begging – non-feather duvets and pillows provided
• Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are poly/cotton
• Beds are moveable
• 2 x teak bedside tables
• Teak dressing table with stool.
• Fitted teak wardrobes (frontal length 4 m)
• Ceiling light and bedside lamps
• Largest transfer space to left of bed of 100cm.
• Free space 1.6m x 4 m clear of doors and furniture

Bedroom 2
• Single divan bed (width 92cm, length 1.9m)
• Bed height 70cm floor to top of mattress
• Bunk Beds with ladder and guard rail to top bunk (width 92cn, length 1.9m)
• Bed height - bottom bunk 70cm floor to top of mattress, top bunk 160cm floor to top of mattress
• Pine double door wardrobe with three drawers
• Two pine bedside cabinets with drawers.
• Ceiling light and three bedside lights
• Largest transfer space to left of bed of 120cm.
• Free space 1.5m x 2 m clear of doors and furniture

• The garden is laid to grass with hedges to all sides of garden.
• Accessible to visitors with restricted mobility and children.
• There is a small patio with wooden table, two wooden benches (with arms) and two wooden seats with arms.
• Locked garden shed containing a bar-be-que and storage space for bicycles.
• The garden overlooks fields which can be used by visitors.

Additional Information
• Fripps Cottage is a no smoking property
• We allow well behaved dogs who are not left unattended.
• Directions will be sent upon receipt of balance

Contact Information: Stoneleigh House, 2 Rowlands Hill, Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 1AN

Telephone: 01202 884908


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Local Equipment hire companies
British Red Cross, Medial Loans Service – 0845 331 3331

Local Taxi Companies
Wimborne Minster Cars and Taxis – 01202 888888

Local Public transport numbers
Dorset and Wilts Bus Company – 01202 673555
South-West Trains – 0845 6000 650
Shopmobility – 01202 661770

Activities & Places to Go

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