Getting around Almond Hill House
Information if you’re a disabled or less-mobile guest.
Some of the accessible features at Almond Hill House:
- ramp from the terrace to the main house
- kitchen, living room and library on one level
- wide doors and gates (with a few exceptions)
- ample parking right up to entrance to property
Note that some users of self-propelled wheelchairs may need assistance on the ramp.
Unfortunately, there are no bed-hoists and the property is not suitable for guests using large mobility scooters.
The Olive room
The Olive room is a step-free bedroom (16sqm) with a step-free bathroom/shower with grab-bar (5 sqm). There is also a grab-bar next to the WC. Entrance and bathroom doors are 80cm wide.
The bedroom is four metres from the parking area. The house is ten metres across the main terrace.
Access into the house is via a concrete ramp leading to the library, kitchen and living room areas.
Blind and visually-impaired guests
The heart of Almond Hill House – its kitchen, living area, library and utility room – is on one level, so familiarising yourself with the property is easy.
Generally, there is good lighting and colour contrasts within the property – eg white walls and dark wood doors.
On arrival, we are happy to spend time showing you around the property – and also make adjustments, like removing excess chairs and plant pots.
Out and about
Órgiva has an accessible supermarket plus several bars and restaurants – including El Limonero, El Viejo Molino and Puerta Nazari. In nearby Lanjarón there’s El Asador Parque.
The beaches at Almuñecar at Salobreña have good access right to the front including to restaurants – including El Peñon in Salobreña.
There is a 24-hour medical centre in Órgiva.
Want to know more?
Like most old, Spanish properties, there are some steps in and around the place, but most areas are accessible.
Download the floorplan of the accessibility at Almond Hill House (PDF, 104Kb)
If you want to know more about accessibility at Almond Hill House, please email us.