Wye Knot Apartment Access Statement

Access Statement for Wye Knot Apartment

Access Statement for Wye Knot,  Victoria Avenue, Swanage, BH19 1FF

Introduction and General Information

Wye Knot is a ground floor apartment in a newly converted Victorian house. It is equipped for 4 guests. It has a private and fully secured front garden to relax in.

The property is a 5 minute level walk to the seafront, beach and town centre, where you will find many shops, cafes, pubs and takeaways, as well as the Swanage museum and theatre.

The bus station is less than a 5 minute walk away, where you can find buses to Corfe, Poole, Bournemouth and the surrounding areas.

The Swanage Heritage Railway, popular with steam enthusiasts, is also less than 5 minutes away and actually runs along the field opposite the rear of the property and can be seen from the lounge.


Bookings/enquiries through Dorset Cottage Holidays.

Main supermarkets in town are Co-Op (52 Kings Road West) and Budgens (36 Station Road).

Health Centre located on Station Approach.

Pharmacies located on Station Road.

Main Post Office is located opposite Station Approach.

Arrival and Parking

On arrival there is allocated parking for 1 vehicle, access via the rear lane. Alternative parking available on nearby roads or at the Main Beach Car Park – about 3min walk away.

Access through the gate (1000mm wide) at the drive, down the five steps, leading to main entrance door with one step to access.

Main front door into communal hallway, where there is automatic lighting when you enter the lobby.  The front door to the apartment is the first one on the left.

Apartment door opens into hallway, where there is a shoe cupboard.  Coat pegs are on the back of the main cupboard door at the end of the hallway.

All rooms are accessible from this lobby.


Large 2 seater sofa, reclining armchair and rocking chair, along with footstool.

Dining table and 4 chairs.

Side table with lamp.

Door to garden, with 2 steps down to patio (300 mm and then 250 mm height).


Integrated Fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.

Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and range of cupboards.

Bedroom 1 (3.3m x 4.1m)

Double bed (4.7m x 3.9m) with two bedside tables with lamps. Free standing wardrobes and chest of drawers with mirror over. Hairdryer provided.

En-suite bathroom off with toilet, sink and shower.

Bedroom 2 (3.25m x 2.8)

Twin 3ft beds (3m x 3m), bedside cabinet with lamp, free standing wardrobe.

Family bathroom

Access from lobby.

Bathroom consists of a toilet, full-size bath, separate shower. The floor is tiled and can become slippery if wet, caution is advised and a bath mat provided.


The garden is fully secured and private.

Two steps from lounge leading to patio area (300 mm then 250mm in height).

Side access gate to entrance pathway onto pavement (1100mm in width).

Large patio table.

Seating bench.

Deck chairs for the garden are stored in the cupboard in the lobby and must not be removed from the property.


General Notes

The electric convection heaters must, under no circumstances, be covered.

Please ensure that the immersion tank in the cupboard is switched off on the spur when hot water is not required.  Leaving this switched on is a fire risk.

There is a tube in the gravel area in the garden for the use of a rotary washing line which is stored in the cupboard in the lobby (washing line must be replaced back in cupboard in hallway and red cover replaced over tube in gravel).

Important Notes

Please note, there is currently building work taking place next door to the property (day-time only), this property is shielded from the works which are estimated to be completed by mid September

Contact Information

Agent: Dorset Cottage Holidays 01929 481547


Local Tourist Information Centres

Swanage Tourist Information Centre, The White House, Shore Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1LB 01929 422885 www.swanage.gov.uk/Tourist_Information.aspx
Wareham Tourist Information Centre, Trinity Church, South Street, Wareham BH20 4LU 01929 552740 www.warehamdorset.com