Welcome to Ivy Farm Cottages

Access Statement

Ivy Farm Cottages
Poppy Cottages and The Granary are attached to Ivy Cottage Farm, Main Street,  Carleton-in-Craven, Skipton.   Approaching the village from Skipton, Ivy Cottage Farm is on the left-hand side of the main street. It is a long, garden fronted building, in an elevated position and is constructed of stone with a stone slate roof.   The accommodation for guest use is made up of two attached cottages, with 2 floors to each cottage and stairs in both.  The Granary is a ground floor annexe attached to Ivy Cottage Farm.  There are just 3 steps from the front door of Ivy Cottage Farm to entrance door for The Granary.  The Granary may be suitable to some people who have difficulties with walking and can manage a few steps.  Once inside the entrance porch there are 3 steps, with handrail, to The Granary main door;  this might prove difficult for wheelchair users.  The cottages are not suitable for wheelchair users and have full stairs to the bedrooms.   Poppy Cottage No. 2 has a pull-out sofa/bed in the lounge and a ground floor shower room with toilet and wash basin.  There are no steps into this cottage although there are two steps from the kitchen to the lounge.
Car parking facilities 
There is good visible signage on the front wall identifying guests to the drive and parking area for Poppy Cottages and The Granary. Access to the parking area is across the gravelled cattle-grid and onto a tarmac drive,  The parking area for Poppy Cottages No. 1 & 2 and The Granary are on the right and there are 4 parking bays.  The parking area is well-lit at night and the car park and driveway are monitored, for security,  by a CCTV system.  We would kindly ask guests to respect our neighbours' privacy and keep within our forecourt when using the car park and drive. 

Accessibility for Poppy Cottage No. 1
From the parking area, it is approx 2 meters to the entrance of Poppy Cottage No. 1.  One small stone step leads to the entrance door of Poppy Cottage No. 1 which is 90cm wide, with a small threshold onto a hard wearing floor surface to the hallway.  Internal doors into the cottage are 80cm wide. The staircase is 70cm wide and is a return staircase with 11 steps with handrail to the first floor.  The kitchen, living and dining area is all open-planned. There is a downstairs w.c. and hand basin accessed from the hallway with a door 60cm wide. Access to the garden is through double patio doors into a small conservatory and double patio doors lead onto a small step which then leads to the patio garden which is constructed with stone flags.  
The staircase to the first floor is 70cm wide and is a return staircase with 11 steps with handrail. The bedroom and bathroom are on the first floor.  The bathroom has a bath with shower over the bath, fitted shower screen and handrail, toilet and wash basin.  
Accessibility for The Granary

The Granary is all on one level internally.  To get into The Granary from the parking area, you will need to climb 5 outdoor steps and once inside the foyer area there are 3 steps to the main door of The Granary.  All internal doors are 80cm wide and the bi-folding doors give level access to the outdoor seated area.


Our Facilities

  • Adult Only
  • Country Retreat
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Freeview
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Luxury
  • Netflix
  • Parking On-site
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Rural Location
  • Self-catering
  • Walking Holidays
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Dishwasher
  • Fuel And Power Included
  • Garden / Patio
  • Towels Included
  • Woodburning Stove