Rosemary Cottage

Self Catering Accommodation, Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Access Statement

Access Statement for Rosemary Cottage,Wirksworth


Rosemary Cottage is brick built semi detached cottage built in 1895. It is positioned half way along a dozen similar houses on an unmade up lane, which is at right angles to the main road into Wirksworth. The main road is called the (B5036 Cromford Road )

Arrival and Car Parking 

  • While it is possible to drive your car to the front of the property, there is no parking here and the entrance and exit to the man road are difficult for cars.
  • However there is a large, free public car park to the rear.
  • The surface of this area is flat and has a hardcore surface.
  • Entrance to the cottage from the public car park is through a brown wooden gate with a pottery plaque with a no. 7 fixed to it.
  • The width of this gate is 64cm.
  • There is a 19cm concrete step down into the flagged yard.
  • Access to the cottage is through the conservatory door (72 x 200cm hinge on left )
  • There is a 24 cm step up into the conservatory.
  • This area is covered with a short pile carpet. There is a mat just inside the conservatory door and another in front of the door leading into the kitchen. These are removable.
  • The next door (75 x 187cm, hinge on right) leads into the kitchen.
  • The lights for kitchen, porch and dining room are located opposite, to the left of the door on the immediate left  (75 x 194cm, hinge on the left) into the dining room.
  • The kitchen floor has a brown patterned cushion floor.
  • There is a door (67 X 198, hinge on the left) from the kitchen into a small utility area with washing machine.
  • This floor has quarry tiles.
  • A final door (66 X 199 cm, hinge on the left) leads into a WC with wash basin.
  • The yard has an iron table and two chairs and some plants. Two spare chairs are stored in the conservatory.
  • There is also a cane chair and bags for recycling in the conservatory.
  • Welcome note and welcome pack is left in the kitchen.
  • Leaflets about the area, as well as the information folder containing manufacturers’ instruction leaflets, is on the window sill in the dining room.
  • This cottage is a non smoking property.
  • Most pets are welcome by prior arrangement.


  • The kitchen has 3 doors leading into it, as described above.
  • The green wooden units are standard and covered with grey melamine tops.

  • The Belfast sink has a marble surround. Cleaning materials re stored under the sink.
  • There is a fire extinguisher and blanket on the wall to the left of the microwave.
  • The wall cupboards and a cupboard to the left of the fridge store the kitchen equipment.
  • There is a wooden two step stool to reach the wall cupboards if required, stored in the kitchen.
  • There is a gas double oven, dishwasher, central heating boiler and shelf for kettle and toaster. Here is a decorative wall unit for some dishes, plates and mugs.
  • There is a set of spot lights, an up lighter over the wall cupboards and a single light beyond the main kitchen area.

Dining Room 

  • The crockery and glasses are in a glass fronted wooden unit in the dining room.
  • The blue carpet has a short pile.
  • There is a pine round table (106cm  in diameter) and four pine chairs.
  • The door (72 x 195cm, hinge on left) leads into the lounge.


  • The pink carpet has a short pile. There is a large short pile patterned rug over the centre of the room that can be removed if required.
  • To the left is a two seater settee.
  • To the right  are 2 easy chairs and a standard lamp.
  • There is a further easy chair by the window.
  • There is a wooden coffee table in the centre of the room.
  • All the furniture is movable.
  • There is a TV and a DVD both with remote controls