Award winning self catering accommodation in Worcestershire

Access Statement for Hop Pickers Cabin

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors. 

Introduction

Hop Pickers Cabin is a luxury log cabin which is located in the grounds of Pigeon House Farm , at the end of a rural No Through Road. Approximately 6 miles between Worcester and Great Malvern.  The owners live on site in the old farmhouse.  There is one additional self catering unit which sleeps up to 5 guests and shares the outdoor facilities available and also a Shepherd's hut just for 2.

The Cabin sleeps up to 4 guests in 2 bedrooms, all accommodation is on one level. built in mid 2014 it is officially graded by Visit England as 4 star with the Gold Award.  It is nestled in a quiet corner of the old orchard surrounded by spacious gardens.

We look forward to welcoming you.  If you have any queries or require any assistance please telephone 01886 833668 or e mail enquiries@hoppickersbarn.co.uk

Pre Arrival

For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the location plan on the website.  The postcode is WR6 5JX, final directions will be sent with your booking confirmation.

The nearest railway station is Malvern Link which is 6 miles away.  Taxis are available at this station, if you require an accessible taxi this can be booked through Access Taxis Phone: 07749621594. There is only 1 bus per day from the end of Dingle Road.

The final 300 yards of your journey are on an unsurfaced farm track before entering the main gravel driveway of Pigeon House Farm. The cabin has its own gated  flat gravel parking area which will take up to 4 cars.  There is external lighting on a motion sensor.

Key collection, Welcome

The cabin is available from 4pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure (unless otherwise agreed)

Please advise your approximate arrival time to ensure that you will be greeted and shown around the property.

Entrance to The Cabin

Access in to the Cabin is up a ramp with a handrail.  The door is 83 cm wide.

The half glazed door is hinged on the right and opens outwards with a steel hook to hold it open if necessary.  The door leads in to an open plan kitchen/lounge/diner which is all on one level, all the lights can be controlled from inside this door.

Kitchen

The kitchen is a fully fitted Charles Rennie Mackintosh which has sage green oak fronted units with steel knob handles and slate grey laminate worktops at a height of 90cm. The Franke sink has 1 full size bowl with pull out mixer tap. Neff Double electric oven and Neff 4 gas ring hob. Neff fully integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge.  There is a separate chest freezer located in the shed opposite the cabin. (Shed approx. 25m from cabin)

The floor is covered with a cushioned flagstone effect laminate.

The units are all lit with directional low energy spotlights.

Appliances include a matching Russell Hobbs heritage cream kettle, toaster and microwave.

Lounge/Dining area

The pine floorboards are sealed with a Teflon coating and are covered by 2 large short pile rugs defining the 2 areas.

The dining area has a large pine table height 75cm to seat 6/8 with 4 chairs with padded seats and arms.  Additional chairs available on request. There is a central lamp over the table and an additional lamp on the sidetable where there is a Denon CD/Radio sound system with remote control.  Heating is provided from an electric convector heater with a timer and thermostatic controls.  There is a set of shelves with a variety of books and games and extensive local tourist information , the cabin appliance guides and welcome folder.

The lounge area has 2 x 2 seater leather sofas plus a large ‘Fatboy’ beanbag, a small nest of tables and a 40” Smart TV with Freeview, remote control and DVD player.  Wi Fi is provided but please note that we are on a rural network and sometimes it can be quite slow.

Low energy GU10 spotlights are on 2 circuits.

Scandinavian Log Burner in the lounge area.  Matching full length quality lined curtains cover the 2 French double doors which have a width of 145cm, 1 leads on to the decking veranda and 1 leads on to the outdoor seating area.

Bedrooms

The 2 bedrooms lead off the kitchen, both with pine doors with steel handles, they are 68cm wide.  Both have electric wall mounted convector heaters.

Both bedrooms are carpeted with a short pile fully fitted cream carpet and both have a central pendant light.  Both bedrooms have French doors facing the gardens with full length interlined curtains.

Bedding and pillows are non feather hypo-allergenic

Bedroom 1 has a King size bed which is 66cm high, there are 2 matching bedside tables with matching bedside lamps and a pine wardrobe with a mirrored front and a large drawer.

Bedroom 2 has 2 full size 3’ single beds which may also be zipped up to a superking, the height is 59cm.  There is a bedside drawer unit with 1 bedside lamp.

Shower room

Pine door with steel handle and key lock (key currently removed and bolt provided on inside of door)  door width 68cm.

Large corner unit shower with Electric Mira sports shower and non slip mat.

Vanity unit with inset basin and mirrored double cabinet plus shaver socket,  unit height 84cm.

WC with button release and soft close seat, height 43cm.

Electric radiator towel rail with timer and thermostat control, the floor covering is non slip vinyl.

2 ceiling lights and extractor fan

Utility Room Shed

Approximately 25m from the cabin is a shed which contains a washing machine, chest freezer and an ironing station.  There is a cushioned vinyl floor and plenty of space for any additional storage.

Outside the shed are 2 rotary clothes airers and a clothes dryer.

Outside

A gravel path surrounds the cabin, the decking veranda has a table and chairs and the outside seating area has a table for 6 with a parasol.  There is a gas barbeque.  The cabin opens out on to approx. 1 acre of back lawn with assorted Worcestershire fruit trees.

There are footpaths directly from the property.

Leisure facilities

Shared with 1 self catering unit which sleeps 5 and a Shepherd's Hut and the owners family, there is a tennis court with small hut. (the court does need resurfacing so is not ideal for serious tennis players).

An outdoor heated swimming pool is in operation from the end of May to early September, this is unfenced.  Depth 1.5m

Trampoline (no safety net)  next to the swimming pool.

Games room with table tennis, darts, bar billiards and scalextric, this is accessed over the stable yard and is down 3 steps, the door width i s70cm.

The cabin is set in 8 acres of grounds with a woodland walk and a wildlife hide.  There are 3 unfenced ponds in the grounds which are all a few minutes walk from the cabin.

Additional Information

The cabin is a non smoking property

Well behaved dogs are welcome, no secure fencing.

There is a fire extinguisher, smoke alarm, fire blanket and carbon monoxide alarm

Free Wi Fi with superfast broadband.

Mobile networks available (not all services have a good signal)

Local Information provided

We are happy to print any of our notices in large print if requested

Assistance/familiarization tour is offered on request

Local Accessible Taxi Telephone number

Access Taxis have specially adapted vehicles to take wheelchairs.

Telephone 07749621594

Grid reference

SO769536

Floor Plan

Guest Comments
“Relaxing and peaceful in such an idyllic spot. Must book for next year”
Mr and Mrs Wardle, Totnes
“Lots to see and do in such a beautiful area, the owner was very welcoming and helpful in planning our days,”
Sue and Mark Brocklebank, Manchester
“Fabulous barn conversion - Total peace which is just what we wanted. The super kingsize bed was so comfortable. Overall an idyllic retreat with lovely walks from the doorstep.”
Mr and Mrs Brain, Richmond, Surrey
“The Barn is very well equipped & the owners have literally everything covered even to fresh bread, eggs ect on arrival. The barn is surrounded by woodland & there are some very good walks to choose from with or without our four legged friend....”
Tipton, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers is in such a beautiful part of rural Worcestershire. We cycled from the front door straight on to a green lane and then found a welcoming pub after a couple of miles. Hoppickers was well equipped, an absolute delight - we will definitely come again.”
Bob and Sue, Solihull
“If you want peace and quiet in a beautiful location then stay at hoppickers the accomodation is first class, they have thought of everything and the views are exceptional....”
Coventry, United Kingdom
“The building took our breath away a wonderful English setting in the grounds of a acres of heritage....”
Warwick, United Kingdom
“We thoroughly recommend Hop pickers Barn as a great family retreat.”
Andy L, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
“The photographs don't do it justice. This place is so lovely as are the owners. ”
Smethwick, United Kingdom
“The barn was warm and cosy, very well equipped and the beds were extremely comfortable.”
Susan, Truro, United Kingdom
“The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extremely helpful, lovely family.”
Jill, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
“Loved the location. Loved the Barn. Loved this weekend. Manager was lovely and really friendly!”
Canterbury, United Kingdom
“The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was peaceful and picturesque.”
London, United Kingdom
“The setting is beautiful and peaceful, and perfectly located for making the most of nearby Worcester and Malvern. We will certainly come again and I have already recommended to my friends and family.”
Hythe, Kent, United Kingdom
“We couldn't have hoped for a better break. The barn and grounds were beautiful.”
Sam, Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
“Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had.”
Lisa, Solihull, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers barn was amazing and so much more than we expected. We wished we were staying longer.”
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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