Disabled Access accommodation on the South Coast

We have good facilities for our less-able guests and welcome pets.

Both Living Elements and Nature’s Elements are wheelchair accessible, although they have different facilities available. Palmer’s is fully wheelchair accessible on the ground floor, with a downstairs single bedroom and its own bathroom with large shower, bath and toilet with a sink.

More details about access and facilities are available for each house are on their links below.

Pets are welcome and we have a separate page for you to download with details of our and the local facilities, plus what we expect of you and your pet when you stay here. Pet T&C’s 

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Nature’s Elements – the smaller of the properties is fully wheelchair compliant for access and we have a fully accessible groundfloor toilet too. Note there is a step up for the shower, just 15cms but it does have a shower stool.. The entrance is via a tarmac car park. There is easy access through one of the bedrooms to the rear large south-facing patio and garden too.

ACCESSABILITY LINK for Nature’s Elements to download

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Pets are allowed at this house with agreement with the owner ONLY IF –

a) they are small,  – due to their claws damaging the stunning vinyl floor

b) getting on a bit – ie not too bouncy for the above reason!

c) care-dogs / Assistance dogs

d) max number: 2

e) Are kept clean – there is a hose etc all on site

f) Need to be kept under control as the garden is NOT pet secure in any way!

Nature’s Elements Pets T&C’s and facilities

Living Elements – moderate groundfloor access via the hot tub patio but not upstairs. Handles by the entrances to the other doors. Limited washing access, although the downstairs walk-in shower and toilet are present, some guests have struggled depending on the guests problems. Please speak to Gayle in advance as we want your holiday to be as successful as we can make it! front-door-and-hot-tub-150x150 Disabled Access accommodation on the South Coast

ACCESSABILITY PDF for Living Elements to download

Pet friendly with these conditions:

a) max of 3 dogs. We welcome Assistance dogs.

b) please bring your own dog beds / other as necessary

c) NO dogs to be allowed in the bedrooms

d) NO dogs allowed upstairs at all

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f) Dog lead garden spikes are available if necessary.

g) Please ensure all dog mess is collected regularly off the grass / rest of gardens!

h) NO pets on the furniture. Bring your own sofa rugs if they are used to lying on furniture please.

i) Any damage which we regard as above normal wear and tear will be charged for and taken from the security deposit

j) Please ensure that you leave the house as clean and tidy as you found it in. There are plenty of cleaning materials available to you! Lots of extra cleaning up after you or your pet will be charged for.

h) Dogs are kept clean – there is a hose etc all on site so they can be washed after a muddy walk. We can also provide an old towel to dry them down if you haven’t enough of your own. Please DON’T use the house towels!

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What we provide:

  • Outside hose on hard standing to wash your dog down
  • Freezer space for dog food
  • Non-slip bowl mat
  • Cleaning supplies – cleaning products, mops and buckets, dustpan & brush, window cleaners etc
  • Spare, old towels
  • Local area maps and dog walk suggestions
  • Details of local beaches – when there are restrictions and not etc
  • Large gardens
  • Lawn spike to tie dogs to, if necessary
  • Spare bowls
  • Spare doggy bags, and main rubbish bin for disposal.
  • Suggestions of dog-friendly eating establishment and tourist attractions
  • Room for dog cages
  • Beaches and countryside nearby for great doggy walks!

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Palmer’s – this is the least suitable house for pets as it is so open plan, and like Nature’s Elements has a vinyl floor. We will consider pets at this location but please speak to the owner first. Assistance dogs are welcome. Thank you.

It DOES have excellent access for disabled guests though – and LOTS of room for all the family and friends! There is a separate groundfloor bedroom with its own bathroom. Underfloor heating throughout.

Other important documents to read include:

Hot tub safety and Sauna Safety – please read these before you arrive. Thank you.

Read about some dog walks to go on on this post – https://chichesterselfcatering.co.uk/2014/05/dogs-on-holiday-best-walks/

© Gayle Palmer 2017