Frequently Asked Questions | The Grange County Park
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Grange Country Park

How Much Are The Site Fees ?

Site fees for 2018 are :

Static Caravans and Single Lodges – £3,600 inc VAT (Excluding Electric, Gas & Water).

Twin Lodges – £3,800 inc VAT (Excluding Electric, Gas & Water).

This will be calculated pro rata on the day of purchases. e.g. 1st August is 6 Months through the year = 50% reduction Site fees are dues in January each year.

When Are We Allowed To Use Our Holiday Home ?

The Grange caravan park is open from the 1st of February to the 31st December.

What Facilities Are On The Park ?

We have a large family club house that has a pool table, full size snooker table and dart board. We also have a restaurant that serves freshly cooked food and regular monthly entertainment. Outdoor heated swimming pool including children’s section, poolside cafe, patio, barbecue area and launderette. We also have an outdoor play area for the children with swings and play equipment.

When Do We Have To Pay Our Fees ?

Site fees are payable before the 1st of January each year. We send out a notification in November.

What Other Costs Are Involved ?

The site fee includes VAT. All caravans must be insured. Electricity is metered and billed monthly & water is metered and billed quarterly. Gas is sold by the bottle.

What Does The Purchase Price Of The Holiday Include ?

If the Holiday home is a private sale then all fixtures and fittings come with the caravan and other items such as a microwave and fridge are negotiable at time of purchase (or may be included).

If the home belongs to us all items listed below are included in the overall cost which makes sure it is safe and ready to use for your first holiday.

  • Delivery
  • Sitting and Connections
  • Connection to Gas and Electricity
  • Connection to Water and Waste
  • Gas Safety Check

Is Finance Available ?

Yes, we are able to offer a competitive rate to finance the purchase of your holiday home.

Can I Sublet My Holiday Home ?

Strictly no. We do not allow any form of letting or subletting.

What About Friends & Family ?

Yes, you are permitted to allow friends and family to use your caravan, provided they adhere to park rules.

Do You Allow Pets ?

Small pets that do not make a noise or disturb other owners are permitted with the permission of the office. Dogs are aloud with approval and they must be kept on a lead at all times. All dogs mess must be cleared.

What About Gas safety ?

All holiday homes when sold are tested for gas safety and all appliances will be working and safe. It is also a condition of the site license that all caravans are gas tested by registered engineer annually.

What Do i Do If I Want To Sell My Caravan Or Upgrade In The Future ?

All sales on the park are handled through the office and a charge of 15% + vat is payable on the sale price. All holiday homes are gas tested when sold and the vendor pays the cost of this and any remedial work required.

Can I Have My Own Holiday Home Sited At The Grange ?

Our plots are filling up fast, unfortunately it means that you purchase your holiday home from us.

Do I Need Insurance ?

You are required to insure your Holiday Home. We do not sell insurance so you advised to shop around for a competitive quote. Insurance is mandatory and we require a copy of your current certificate annually.

What Are The Park Rules

A copy of the rules will be given to you prior the purchase of your caravan and form part of the license agreement. All are common sense rules, which exist for your benefit and enjoyment.

What If I Break The Rules ?

We give people every opportunity to remedy minor breaches of the rules. We do not tolerate bad language, Violence or threats of violence.

Can I Use My Holiday Home During The Winter ?

You may visit the park during the closed season, but you are not allowed to stay overnight. The electricity on the park will be left on to enable you to leave a small heater on in your home to help prevent frost damage, but unfortunately the water may be turned off for maintenance.

Can I Have Decking, Patios, Or A Shed ?

Yes although you must seek approval and guidance from the office to make sure that you are complying with fire regulations. Storage boxes are allowed, but wooden Sheds are not permitted. A distance of at least 3.5m must be kept clear from decking and the neighbouring caravan.

May I Have A Washing Machine ?

Sorry we do not allow washing machines on the park due to noise and water usage.

Where Do I Park My Car ?

A large majority have a parking space next to the holiday home. If the holiday home does not have parking we have car parks for owners to park in. We do allow owners to drive on site to unload or load large items at the beginning and the end of the season, new customers are permitted to drive on to the park to take belongings to their new holiday homes.