Vicarage Farm

Vicarage Farm Leader case study.

Project description

Conversion and adaption of an existing unused stable block to high quality, fully accessible holiday accommodation for children and adults with severe and complex disabilities, their families and carers in Wheston. The cottage will sleep up to four people in two en-suite bedrooms.

Need for project

The Local Development Strategy identifies a need for this type of accommodation within the area, as there is currently limited supply. The cost of equipping specialist accommodation is higher than average and the grant investment will enable the project to proceed.

Project cost

Total cost: £117,574

LEADER grant: £47,029.60

Projected outcomes

Creation of one new job.

Additional number of overnight visitors 500.