Rosemount Access Statement

Rosemount Access Statement

Access Statement for The Glass Room at Rosemount (updated 2023)


This is an Arts and Crafts style bungalow, the original part of which was a First World War army hut in Swanage. Since then two extensions have been built at different times.

Pre – Arrival

Bookings and enquiries can be made directly from the website www.dhcottages.co.uk or by telephone to Dorset Cottage Holidays tel: 01929 481547 or fax: 01929 552714.

All guests are provided with directions to Rosemount.

The nearest mainline station is at Wareham, approx 5 miles away, and there is a bus service between Wareham, Corfe Castle and Swanage.

Arrival and car parking facilities

Rosemount is at the eastern end of Corfe Castle down a quiet unadopted road.

It is possible to stop at the front of the house to unload luggage.

There are two off road parking spaces at the right-hand side of the property.

There is level access, 90cm wide, from Jubilee Gardens or a narrow path along the front of the house with a step 22cm high.

Main Entrance and hallway

The front door is 76cm wide. The hinge is on the left.

The light switch is on the wall to the right of the front door.

There is an inner door 76cm wide.

Reception Hall

Light switches are to the right of the door.

This is a large room with many doors.

To the left is the kitchen.

Straight ahead is a corridor leading to the second bedroom, to the left, and the back door (62cm) wide directly in front.

To the right are doors to the shower room, a cupboard containing the boiler and to the main bedroom.

In the reception hall is a circular wood burner, which, unfortunately cannot be used for health and safety reasons. There are also a sofa bed and a table and chairs. The bedding for the sofa bed is in the blanket chest in the sitting room.

If you continue to the right up a very small step you will come to the main

Sitting Room

This room has large windows on two sides and Patio Doors on the third, giving access to a terrace with table and chairs, and steps down to the very attractive garden. There are a three-seater, two-seater sofa and an armchair in this room.

Bedroom One

Light switch to right of door (66cm)

Double bed with non-feather pillows and goose down duvet.

Non-feather duvet available in blanket chest in Sitting Room.

En suite bathroom containing bath, toilet and sink.

There is clothes closet with light in the bathroom. The light switches for both lights are outside the bathroom on the right-hand wall.

Bedroom Two

Light switch to right of door (72cm).

Twin beds with non-feather pillows and duvets.

Shower Room

Pull switch for light/fan to left of door.

Shower cubicle, toilet and sink.

Seat for shower in Utility Room.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Light switches to left of door (72cm).

Cooking area to right with gas cooker. Fridge, freezer (under counter), dish washer and cupboards under the wood work surface with stained glass splash back and more cupboards above. Microwave, kettle and toaster.

Dining area to right with long pitch pine table and pine dresser.

Through the sliding glass doors are the washing machine, tumble drier, ironing board, iron and airer. There is also plenty of room for boots, buckets and spades etc.

Bedrooms are carpeted but the reception areas have washable wood floors.

The premises are non-smoking and no pets are allowed.

Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms are fitted.


Level access from car park, steps from back door and patio doors.

Lawn, flowerbeds and seating area at bottom of garden as well as on terrace.