Buying a holiday static caravan: what you need to consider

You can view holiday homes at all of our parks

Four steps to buying a caravan:

Choose your favourite caravan park

Choose a caravan from those currently on display

Select a position from the available pitches

(not applicable for second hand caravans)

Sign an agreement to purchase and pay a deposit

Initial costs of buying a NEW holiday static caravan or lodge:

We offer a good deal because we sell new caravans at the manufacturers recommended retail price with minimal additional costs. There are further costs when you purchase a caravan:

  • Transport
  • Siting of caravan
  • Connecting services – Water, Electricity, Bottled Gas and Sewage

The park manager will discuss these purchase costs with you, along with ongoing costs (below):

  • Rent
  • Insurance
  • Electricity
  • Bottled Gas

Initial costs of buying a SECOND HAND caravan…

  • Pay for the caravan
  • There is no transport, siting or connection fee to pay as the caravan should already be on a pitch.

Every year you will have to pay ongoing costs for:

  • Rent
  • Electricity
  • Bottled gas
  • Insurance

Optional extras (available for sale at the park):

  • Wifi
  • Paving slabs
  • Storage cabinets
  • Frost precautions – to drain down and disconnect your caravan for the winter and reconnect for the next season.

Lodge costs are higher because…

Lodges are twice the size of a caravan and come in two sections which have to be assembled.

Finance…

Not available

Deposit required…

The deposit will be discussed between the buyer and the park manager.

Manufacturers warranty on caravans…

All caravans are covered by at least a 1 year warranty. Some manufacturers offer a 3 year warranty.

Buying a different caravan from those currently sited on the park…

You can choose any static caravan or lodge made by any of the main manufacturers.

Choosing my own pitch…

If you are buying a new caravan, you should be able to choose from the available empty pitches on the park, providing the caravan will fit on the pitch.

Reserving a pitch…

We allow customers to reserve a particular pitch, while they are deciding which caravan to buy. We will ask you to pay a non-returnable deposit.

Buying a second hand caravan direct from the existing owner on our parks…

Sorry you cannot do this.

General Information

  • The parks are for static caravan homes and lodges occupied for holiday use only
  • A member of staff lives on each park
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. We do not allow pets in our hire caravans and chalets
  • Winter licenses available on application. Please contact Head Office (Holdens) for further information
  • Touring Caravans and Camping is only at Honeybridge.
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