Access Statement

Glebe House Access Statement



We try to meet the needs of all our visitors to Glebe House and the following information aims to answer any questions relating specifically to access.


Please feel free to contact us if you need to know anything further.


Before arriving

Grantham rail station is six miles away (London/Edinburgh Line)

Bottesford rail station is two miles away (Nottingham/Grantham/Skegness Line)


A1 North/South is four miles away.


A52 East/West is 400 yards away.


Parking & Arrival

Glebe House is approached by a wide, level drive to a large, level gravel forecourt, and there is ample space to park at all times.


Front door access is up four stone steps (each 18 cms high) and double-width door entry.


Rear door access is suitable for wheel chairs, with minimum variation in levels and wide doorways.


Ground floor levels are the same throughout the house with tiled, stone, wooden/carpeted floors.


Entrance Hall

Entry door 140 cm


Downstairs Corridor

Stone flagged floor.


Downstairs Toilet and Cloakroom

Tiled floor with wheelchair access adjacent to WC pedestal (door 75 cm)


Music Room & Dining Room

Wooden floors and carpet.

Table 73cms high underspace 60 cm


Rear access to garden

Double door (115cm) onto gravel drive and level lawns.


Main staircase

A wide uncarpeted wooden flight with a broad semi-circular sweep to the right going up.

A wooden handrail guides up the 24 steps (18cm high/30 cm deep)



Wooden, uncarpeted bears directly onto:


Georgian Suite

Close carpeted Bed 80cms high. Ample free space for access between all furniture (any of which can be moved on request)

Georgian Suite Bathroom

Two carpeted steps between bedroom and bathroom (12 cm and 20 cm high) via door 72cm wide. Bath 170 cm long Shower 210 cm wide step to shower 21cm. (Rubber mats are available/Bath has non slip surface)


Further bedrooms

Aaccessed from the landing at the top of the main staircase by two steps (each 15 cm high and 32 cm deep) to a long wide corridor.


Pink Bedroom

Close carpeted with wheelchair access to both sides of double bed (65cm high)


Pink Bedroom en-suite

Entrance door 72 cm wide. Shower tray 100 x 80 cm Step to shower tray 22 cm high (NB space between washbasin and wall 53 cm)


Green Room

Double bed 70 cm high: double four-poster – 60 cm high


Yellow Room

Twin beds 54 cm high.


Each room has its own wash hand basin and is served by the Blue bathroom.



In the event of an evacuation, there is an alternative (steep) back staircase, available to all residents, in addition to the main wooden staircase.



We have four acres of formal gardens, orchards, vegetable garden, stables etc. on either level or gently sloping land. All are accessible to wheelchairs over gravel paths.


More extensively there are a further two large fields of rough grazing land, without paths, but accessible to walkers without stiles or fences.


There are plenty of seats and garden furniture.


There is also including a terrace with summer house.


Additional information

Assistance dogs are welcome.

There are two fridges for medicines if required.

There are four downstairs exits from the house and smoke alarms are fitted throughout.

There is a hand bell in each bedroom should you require assistance during the night.

For more information, please Contact Us