Access Statement for Felin Glais, Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys.
Felin Glais is a converted 16c Barn and Beast house renovated between 1976 and the present time, situated in open countryside, 4 miles from Brecon centre. The physical limitations of the building impose some constraints, however it is our intention to make the scheme as accessible as possible in line with the spirit of the disability Discrimination Act (DDA) requirements. The following statement is a matter of fact description of the house and gardens.
Access to Brecon From M4 ,M5 A465, A40. Directions available by email mail, post or on website. Specific directions to Felin Glais from Brecon included. There are no local authority signposts from Brecon to Aberyscir.
1 bus per day in each direction from Brecon or Sennybridge. 200m inclined walk from bus stop to house.
Available at all times from Brecon.
Abergavenny station [Hereford to Newport line] 20miles by bus or taxi to Brecon. Merthyr Tydfil [Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil line] 25miles by bus or taxi to Brecon. Both Bus Terminus 15min walk from station, taxiís are available.
4 bar gate [open on request] access to loose gravelled driveway and parking area. 100mm threshold to flagstone entrance hall 800mm door followed by 200mm step to reception. 800mm door.
Ground floor dining and sitting rooms  50mm step to dining area from entrance hall and lounge 1 [Beast house] wooden floor. Lounge 2 [Barn] 800mm door to carpeted room.
Additional warm weather dining area located in conservatory adjacent to beast house 900mm double door. Restricted space due to furniture in Conservatory.
There is a downstairs toilet [tiled natural stone floor] and wash hand basin on level access from reception area via carpet and wooden floors. 3 doorways minimum width 710mm.
Accessible via a doglegged carpeted staircase of standard construction 12 treads 770mm wide.
660mm doorway with en suite shower, wc and wash hand basin 660mm doorway There is insufficient space for assisted showering.
Accessible via a steel oak treaded spiral staircase 11 treads 750mm wide. Both bedrooms and their ensuite facilities have 750mm doorways. Floor finish is natural wood with loose rugs.
Double en suite:
Superking bedded room with excellent space. Ensuite facilities include spa bath, wc, bidet, 2wash hand basins and separate shower. There is sufficient space for assisted bathing showering etc..
Twin en suite:
Twin beds with ensuite shower, wc and wash hand basin. There is limited space for assisted showering.
Adjacent to car parking area, access via 2 steps to view only herb garden, rose bed and seasonal plants. Stepping stone pathways.
Access via 3 wide steps or 5 steps depending on route. Inclined lawned area with some pathways, slippery in wet weather.
Level access to garden furniture via side entrance off gravelled path and 750mm gate. Also accessible from conservatory via 250mm step.
There are no public facilities in Aberyscir. The nearest pubs, hotels restaurants and shopping facilities are in Brecon however we do provide evening meals. [48hrs notice]
When funds permit we intend to create a down stairs en suite bedroom, this is linked to the completion of our new kitchen facility.