TEANIA - ACCESS STATEMENT

Introduction 

 

Teänia is a purpose built, detached, granite-faced, traditionally slated, double-glazed cottage, specially designed for island holidays is located in the smallest of the three hamlets on St Martin's, Lower Town.  

 

Owned and personally cared for by Dawn and Keith Bradford who live next door, Teania, Tee-ah-knee-ah', named after our two children Tean, 22 and Tania, 19, comprises two spacious double or twin bedded rooms on the ground floor, both with en-suite facilities, and a light, conservatory style entrance hall, leading to a hundred square metres of secluded south facing decking with garden furniture.  

 

The fully equipped kitchen will more than satisfy the demands of contemporary family entertaining alternatively, there are many eateries to choose from on St Martin’s.  

 

Long, white sandy beaches are within minutes walk from the cottage.  

 

Pre-Arrival  

Getting Here  

 

By Ship From Penzance  

The Scillonian passenger ferry sails once a day from Penzance to St Mary's and once a day from St Mary's to Penzance (there are no sailings on a Sunday). The journey takes approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes. Please telephone the operating company, The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company on 01736334220 or visit www.islesofscillytravel.co.uk  - car parking and additional travel insurance can be arranged with the operating company.  

 

Skybus Flights 

There are regular flights throughout the season leaving Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, Newquay and Land's End, from Monday - Saturday (there are no flights on a Sunday). 

The flight takes 60 minutes from Exeter, 30 minutes from Newquay and 20 minutes from Land's End. The operating company is The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. Please telephone the operating company on 01736334220 or visit www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk  - car parking and additional travel insurance can be arranged with the operating company.  

 

 

Taxi/Minibus From St Mary's Airport To St Mary's Quay  

The operating company for this service will be contacted and advised of your arrival and will transport you to the quay accordingly. All cost payable direct to the operating company.  

 

Boat To St Martin's (St Mary's Boatmen's Association)

St Martin's boat service offers scheduled boats from St Mary's to St Martin's at 12.30 and 15.30, however, special boats can be arranged at an approximate cost of £60 each way. All costs payable direct to the boatman.  

 

Pre-Ordered Provisions  

We will be more than pleased to arrange groceries and provisions you may wish to be placed in Teänia prior to your arrival via St Martin's Stores. Please email the store direct jan@stmartins-stores.co.uk  giving at least one weeks notice.  St Martin's Stores will endeavour to meet all your requirements.  

 

 

 

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities  

 

Upon arriving at St Martin’s we shall meet you at the quay and transport your luggage to Teänia, which is approximately 2 minutes walk from Lower Town Quay. If you are arriving at Higher Town Quay this is approximately 30 minutes walk, however we will meet you in our vehicle and take you to Teänia.  

 

There are no car parking facilities, as visitors to the island of St Martin's are not permitted to bring vehicles.  

  

 

Accommodation Description  

 

Ground Floor 

 

Entrance Hall:  9'2" x 7'6" (3.8m x 3m) - Conservatory style porch with mosaic tiled floor with a granite top cabinet containing beach towels and an emergency night light. The stairs leading to the first floor have a natural sea grass covering, one step from porch to the tiled corridor leading to Bedroom One and Bedroom Two. 

 

Bedroom One: 15'0" X 10'9" (4.55m X 3.27m) - Maple/ash wood laminate flooring, two 6'3" x 3'0" hand-made hotel classic zip & linked mattresses with divans, television with sky link, granite top cabinet, two granite top bedside tables with lamps, panel heater, large double closet with additional bedding, hairdryer, laundry basket, iron and ironing board.  Heat detector. 

 

Bedroom Two: 12'2" x 10'8" (3.70m x 3.25m) - Maple/ash wood laminate flooring, two 6'3" x 3'0" hand-made hotel classic zip & linked mattresses with divans, television with sky link and integrated DVD player , two granite top bedside tables with lamps, granite top cabinet, panel heater, closet with additional bedding and hoover. Heat detector. External door leading to the back of Teänia where five colour coded bins reside.

  

En-Suite Bathroom to Bedroom One: 11'8" x 4'3" (3.56m x 1.30m) - Fully tiled, floor to ceiling, bath, over-head power shower, basin & toilet. Extractor fan, down heater, heated towel rail, bin, towels, bathrobes and a selection of toiletries are supplied. 

En-Suite Shower Room to Bedroom Two: 9'0" x 2'10" (2.75m x 0.85m) - Fully tiled, floor to ceiling, power shower, basin & toilet. Extractor fan, down heater, heated towel rail, bin, towels, bathrobes and a selection of toiletries are supplied.  

 

 

First Floor 

 

Corridor: Maple/ash wood laminate flooring, panel heater, fitted cupboards with blue pearl granite work tops comprising additional laundry, books, games, DVDs, one fridge, one freezer, information folder and additional island information, books, a music system, CD's, sewing kit and binoculars.

 

Living/Dining Area: 15'8" x 14'0" (4.77m x 4.27m) - Maple/ash wood laminate flooring, large comfortable 7 seater leather sofa with cushions, one granite top coffee table, two granite top side tables with lamps. Granite top dining table and six leather dining chairs, large television with Sky, Sky Box and DVD player, panel heater, monocular with stand. Hight adjustable leather and chrome swivel chair. 

South facing panoramic window.  

 

Open Plan Kitchen: 12'2" x 11'0" (3.7m x 3.35m) - Maple/ash wood laminate flooring, fitted cupboards with blue pearl granite work tops, fridge, electric hob, double oven & extractor fan, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, Nespresso machine, toaster, juicer, breadmaker, cutlery and crockery for 8/10 persons, baking equipment and cooking books. Smoke detector.  

  

Laundry  

 

A washer/dryer is situated in the Kitchen on the first floor, an iron and ironing board is supplied in the closet of Bedroom One.  

  

 

Shop  

 

St Martin's Post Office & Stores is located at Higher Town, approximately 25 minutes walk.  To place an order email jan@stmartins-stores.co.uk

 

Treatment Room 

 

Blonde is based on St Mary's a list of services are in the guest information folder - telephone Natalie on 07572046756 or Emma on 07786736651 for advance bookings.  

  

Leisure Facilities  

 

Our Island Hall offers a wide range of facilities, fitness gym, sports hall, reading room and doctors surgery. Access to free WiFi is also available. Functions can be held at the Island Hall. Bookings for any usage should be made via Church Town Farm Tel: 01720422169, alternatively visit www.stmartinsscilly.co.uk

  

Outdoor Facilities  

 

There is an outdoor tennis court based at Higher Town, please visit St Martin's Post Office & Stores to book and pay for the use of the court.  

 

See our guest information folder for activities offered on the islands including boat hire, diving and seal snorkelling.  

  

Attractions  

 

Full details in our guest information folder.  

  

Grounds and Gardens  

 

A large (hundred square metres) of secluded south facing decking with table, parasol and six chairs and four loungers. A delightful array of plants in large pots and plant holders.  

  

 

Additional Information  

 

Teänia is a NO SMOKING establishment, however no restrictions are made in the private decking area, there is an ashtray under the kitchen sink.  

 

No pets are allowed.  

 

We are unable to accommodate more than the maximum of four adults, however, a travel cot or fold-up bed is available at a weekly cost of £125 and £250 respectively, inclusive of linen. 

 

All bed linen and towels are provided. A mid-week change and general clean can be arranged if prior notice is given at an additional cost. 

 

In the event of an emergency, please call 07379119035.

 

In the event of a fire, please go immediately to the assembly point being in front of Apple Tree Cottage garage blue/green doors, when you leave Teänia close all doors behind you, Keith and Dawn will then contact the emergency services. Do not re-enter Teänia unless authorised to do so by the leading fire officer.  

 

 

 

Contact Information  

  

Address:  Dawn and Keith Bradford,  Apple Tree Cottage,  Lower Town,  St Martin's,  Isles of Scilly,  TR25 0QW  

 

 

Telephone:   07379119035  

Fax:                  n/a  

 

Email:             info@stmartinsselfcatering.com 

  

Website:        www.stmartinsselfcatering.com  

                                    

Hours of operation:       Open all year.  

  

Emergency number:      07379119035  

  

 

Future Plans :    Upgrade Duvets.

 

 

 

Contact Telephone and Email Address  

 

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve, if you have any comments please phone 07379119035 or email info@stmartinsselfcatering.com 

 

 

 

 

Updated: Wednesday 3rd April 2019

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