Leaves & Fishes

Overview

Perfect for a couples retreat the boathouses continue the Leaves & Fishes aim of providing a unique alternative in Lovedale, Hunter Valley. The Boathouses at Leaves & Fishes are a relaxed, adults…

Perfect for a couples retreat the boathouses continue the Leaves & Fishes aim of providing a unique alternative in Lovedale, Hunter Valley. The Boathouses at Leaves & Fishes are a relaxed, adults-only, secluded, indulgent retreat from day-to-day life with our four unique, stylish, private boathouses.
Catering for only four couples at a time our ideal is for non-intrusive service. On booking you will receive your individual access code for your stay with us. Come, enjoy your stay, experience everything the Hunter has to offer or relax on your own. It’s up to you!

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Allow space around toilet for a wheelchair (A space of at least 900mm width beside the toilet pan and 1200mm clearance in front of the toilet pan is required)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a handheld shower hose (should be at least 1500mm long)
Have a shower curtain (no door)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible bathroom (Entrance to bathroom must have step free greater than 5mm or a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm. Bathrooms dimensions must be no less than 2000mm X 2500mm. Have a hobless (step free) shower recess.
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have enough space for a wheelchair to move around three sides of a double king sized bed (A pathway of 1200mm minimum width is required for wheelchair access)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have grabrails in shower recess (can be removable and height adjustable)
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to room (Entrance to the room wheelchair accessible with step free greater than 5mm or has a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm length)
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Provide grabrails provided adjacent to the toilet
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting

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