The Little Yellow House
Our sweet 1950’s charmer, known as The Little Yellow House, is remarkably exceptional when it comes to accessibility for individuals and families with disabilities and is now ready to rent! More than just wheelchair accessible, The Little Yellow House, located at 1615 Tyler street in Conway, AR, showcases well-designed accessibility features beautifully incorporated into every room, and packs a lot of punch in accommodating a wide variety of disabilities including those related to mobility, vision, hearing, Autism, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“We not only wanted to create a comfortable place for travelers who need more than standard hotel room accommodations but also a place where medical professionals and students could get hands-on practical learning experience about accessibility in daily living, “ said Becoming rentABLE founder, Lorraine Woodward, adding “There’s a lot this place can teach occupational therapy and physical therapy students. And we want so show property owners and property managers what is achievable with a little planning.”
The comfortably furnished rental includes an extensive and impressive list of accessible features: hard surface driveway, wheelchair van accessible parking, gently ramped entry with a clear path from parking area to door, keyless locks, secondary child safety locks on exit doors, 36” doorways with zero threshold throughout, levered door handles throughout, wheelchair accessible coat closet, wheelchair accessible electrical outlets, USB ports, light switches, and fan controls throughout, hard surface flooring with easily discernable patterns (no rugs or carpeting), wheel-under custom kitchen table, wheel-under kitchen sink, accessible microwave, wheel-under accessible stove with up-front controls, wheel-under accessible oven, elevated dishwasher, accessible cabinet toe kick area and coffee bar section, wheelchair accessible open pantry with easy pull-out drawers, front loading dishwasher, front-loading elevated washer and dryer, wheel-under bathroom sink, lever faucet handles, accessible mirror, electric lift toilet, toilet grab bars, roll-in shower, shower grab bars, hand held shower head, mounted shower bench, 2 linear shower drains, rolling shower chair, adjustable bed in both bedrooms, a Hoyer lift, electrical/USB outlets reachable from bed side, black-out window coverings in bedrooms, a noise machine, safety covers on outlets, locked chemical storage, LED lighting (no fluorescent lighting) throughout, dimmer switches throughout, automated night lights, TVs securely anchored to the wall, black out curtains in the bedrooms and living room, weighted blanket, strobing alarms/audio alarm detectors, muted color scheme, easily detectible switch plates, anti-glare surfaces, a patio glider, low-E noise cancelling insulated glass windows, high R-value noise-cancelling wall and attic insulation, accessible climate control, pull out food prep workspaces in the kitchen, and even a floor-level pull out drawer with built in water and food station bowls for service animals.