Questions and answers

Can you live in a residential caravan park all year round?

Can you live in a residential caravan park all year round?

Owning a home or caravan on a residential park means you can permanently reside there full-time. You don’t need to have another address outside of it, and you can stay there all year round if desired. You will be required to pay council tax when residing at a residential park too.

Can you live full time in a caravan UK?

You cannot live full time on a caravan park. Caravan sites are limited to 28 day stays (21 days for certified locations). They are designed and licenced to be short term. You therefore need to move out every 28 days, which may be an inconvenience, for 48 hours.

Do caravan sites pay business rates?

The key legislation is the Non-Domestic Rating (Caravan Sites) Regulations 1990 (S I 1990 No. 673). The bottom line is that the local authority bills your park for business rates every and the park then passes on the appropriate charge, via apportionment, to each caravan or lodge owner.

Can you live in a park home all year round UK?

Residential parks are open all year round and you can live there permanently in a purpose built park home. They do not usually allow static caravans to be lived in. Residents are protected with security of tenure by the Mobile Homes Act if the park is registered with a residential licence.

How much does a park home cost UK?

A new park home will usually cost between £70,000 and £400,000, while pre-owned homes are available from around £50,000, according to Quickmove Properties.

How long can you stay on a caravan site UK?

The maximum time you’re allowed to stay on site is 21 consecutive nights, with a 2-night gap before you can return to the same site. However, there are a few sites where you may be asked to vacate for longer periods. Please ask individual sites for clarification.

Can someone live in a caravan on my drive UK?

Yes, you are able to store your caravan in your garden or on your drive. Although it’s important to check with your local council to ensure that your housing permissions allow for it, as in some urban areas it won’t be allowed.

Do you pay council tax if living in a caravan?

The pitch for a caravan or the mooring for a boat is charged Council Tax if someone lives in the caravan or the boat as their main home (known as their sole or main residence). The decision whether a caravan or boat should have a Council Tax bill is made by the Valuation Office Agency and not by local councils.

Does owning a caravan affect benefits?

Yes. You can make a claim for Housing Benefit towards your rent and site fees in the usual way. Mobile homes include caravans occupied by people with a travelling tradition, such as Gypsies and Travellers. If you live in a universal credit area, you will have to claim housing costs under universal credit instead.

Can I buy land and live in a caravan UK?

According to the UK Government website, you can live in a static caravan on your own land if you get a planning council license. The planning council may give you specific rules on how your site should be laid out and what type of caravan you can use.

How long do Park homes last UK?

Park homes are manufactured to last around sixty years. That is why they are so affordable and cost much less than a standard brick home. Park home ownership has really become a popular way to live in the UK. Today there are approximately 250,000 people who live in park homes.

Are there any residential park homes in Worcestershire?

The spa town of Malvern Springs and its impressive 1,395ft beacon offer a unique perspective over the county. Browse a range of high quality Residential Park Homes in Worcestershire, to own or to rent.

Where are the best caravan parks in Worcestershire?

Caldicotts Farm, Shrawley, Worcestershire. WR6 6TD Northwood Lane, Bewdley, Worcestershire. DY12 1AP Ockeridge Wood, Wichenford, Worchestershire, Worcestershire. WR6 6YP Bredons Hardwick, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire. GL20 7EE Dunhampton, Stour-On-Severn, Worcestershire. DY13 9SW Eckington, Nr Pershore, Worcs, Worcestershire.

Are there residential caravan parks in the UK?

Our full time residential caravan parks are well equipped with a host of different amenities and facilities, ensuring that whatever you need is right on your doorstep. From on-site fishing sites to clubhouses and social venues, you can be sure that whatever you prefer doing in your free time is only a short distance away.

Where are Moss parks holiday parks in Worcestershire?

Moss Parks is a family owned business with a number of business interests in the South West. Our primary businesses are focussed on the holiday parks industry having two quality parks located in Worcestershire.