Olivedale Guest House

Access Statement

Olivedale is a Victorian detached house, situated on a quite street just 2 minutes level walk into the town and 2 minutes walk to the beach.

Whilst we aim to meet the needs of all our guests, there are period features, which might make access difficult for people with limited mobility and not suitable for wheelchair users.


Our entrance is approached through a gate, pavement level along a Victorian tiled path to a porch. With a 5 inch, step leading into the house, through the front door at the same level.

Once inside the hall the Breakfast room is to the right on the same level. Fourteen stairs with a handrail on the right hand side, take you to the first floor, which has a wide landing with two bedrooms leading off.

The first bedroom is the Thyme room a standard double room with en-suite shower room including W.C., washbasin. There are bedside cabinets either side of the bed with lamps, also a touch lamp on the shelf behind the bed.

The room also has a wardrobe two easy chairs, a small table, and a set of drawers. This room is at the back of the house; next to the Thyme, room is the suite.

The Suite our largest bedroom with a king size bed and bedside cabinets either side with lamps, the room has a large bay window with two easy chairs and a small table between. There is a run of drawers including a dressing table and wardrobe, the en-suite is a large room consisting of a 5’ 6" bath, separate shower cubicle washbasin and W.C. the suite is located at the front of the house.

From the first landing three stairs a right turn and up twelve more stairs, with a handrail on the right takes you to the second floor. There are three bedrooms on this floor and the Lavender shower room, this is the room at the top of the stairs and includes a washbasin and w.c.

The first bedroom is the

Rosemary room This room is located at the back of the house; the layout is the same as the thyme room except with a king-size bed.

Sage room is next to the Rosemary this room has twin beds again with bedside cabinet’s etc either side, drawers, wardrobe, two easy chairs, and a small table. The en-suite consists of shower, washbasin and W.C.

This room is at the front of the house.

Lavender room This is the third room on this floor and our smallest, with its own private shower room across the landing as mentioned before. The room has a standard double bed with drawers either side hanging space for clothes and two easy chairs .This room is at the front of the house.

Additional information

Olivedale is in a peaceful location, so whether you choose a room at the front or back of the house they are all quiet at night.

In November 2007 the house was re- fitted with a new L2 fire alarm system and emergency lighting conforming To BS 5839part 1

Car parking

There is unlimited parking at the front of the house, also we have private parking for three cars at the rear


If possible, please advice of your anticipated arrival time, so we are here to welcome you.

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