Awards for Oakgrove Holiday Cottage

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit


  • Oakgrove Cottage, Brockweir Common, Chepstow, Monmouthshire Self-catering accommodation Access to the cottage is from a single track country lane (about 1 mile uphill from Brockweir village). The cottage is set back from the driveway on a mildly sloping garden. Luggage can be unloaded outside the cottage – on the driveway. Parking is 15 metres away. Public transport (bus stop) is on the main A466 about a mile or so away. Access to Oakgrove is via the front door which has 2 steps on the entrance. Alternatively access is possible from the patio door, involving a step into the lounge. The area around the cottage is grass, or flagstones outside the patio door, and is therefore unsuitable for a wheelchair or for parking vehicles. Inside the cottage, all accommodation is on one level. Door widths are standard. A tiled entrance hall leads to the tiled shower room. It has a hinge- opening shower cubicle, with a step to enter. The shower has flexible height adjustment. There are no handrails or seat. Toilet and washbasin are standard height. There is an extractor fan. To the right of the entrance is a double bedroom, carpeted. Non-feather pillows and duvet with polycotton bedlinen are provided. Under the bed is room for storage of the vacuum cleaner, relaxing loungers, and a clothes airer. There is a chest or drawers (with mirror) and wardrobe for clothes storage, a chair, a bedside table and the room benefits from a main window with two openings and one small feature window set high up. There is a central ceiling light and two wall-mounted lights above each side of the bed. To the left of the entrance is the open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area comprising: • Sitting area with small sofa and 1 single leather high backed chair. Remote control TV video and DVD. Central ceiling light and plug-in uplighter with detachable reading light. One large window with two openings. Access to the garden via large patio door (one step from sitting room, where there is a plastic patio table and chair. • Dining area with circular drop-leaf table and two dining chairs. • Galley-style kitchen with standard height worktops and round sink. It has an under work-surface fridge with ice compartment, a four ringed electric hob, carousel storage unit, and two cupboards for pots & pans and storage. Above work-top level there are two high cupboards with crockery, glasses etc. A combination microwave/convection oven/grill sits on a shelf at the same height as the wall units. A strip light under the unit provides additional lighting, and there is an extractor fan. Tea towels, dish cloth and washing up liquid are provided. • Light switches and power points are 140cm high. There are security lights for access to the cottage and electric panel heating is provided in all rooms.


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles


  • YesService dogs not accepted: