Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers you need for your questions on Park Home Living.
What do you need to know?

Can I get insurance on a park home?
Yes. Many advertise in the monthly park homes magazines.

Do I sign a contract?
Under the Mobile Homes Act 1983, you must enter into a written agreement with the park owner to live on his site.

Does legislation offer any protection to owners?
It does indeed. The Mobile Homes Act 1983 gives owners of park homes security of tenure - and that is probably its single most important safeguard. It also gives the owner the right to sell the home, and the right to leave it to certain members of the family.

Do I have to pay Stamp Duty when purchasing a Park Home?
There is no Stamp Duty to be paid when purchasing a park home.

What if I want to sell?
10% Commission is payable to the park owner on all re-sales. You can download the forms online or request them from us, your buyer will pay you 90% of the agreed sale price and us 10% as the commission.

How much does a Park Home cost? Will it hold its value?
Prices vary according to the home’s size, quality of fittings and furnishings, type of park and where it is. Values move in line with the UK property market.

Are there any hidden costs?
You will still have to pay council tax, although most parks fall into the lowest tax band. On top of this, you will also pay rent to the park owner on a weekly or monthly basis.

Are children allowed to live on site or stay over?
Children are allowed to stay over but can not live on the site.

Are Dogs allowed?
Dogs are allowed but can only be replaced at the park owner's discretion.

What are the main advantages of park home living?
Our residential parks are very much communities where no-one need suffer the sense of isolation so often felt by people in retirement. Individual privacy is, of course, respected, as it would be anywhere. Other members of the family living elsewhere also have peace of mind from the knowledge that our parks are semi-sheltered environments with resident managers to provide additional security.

Popular Parks

Luckista Grove - Residential Park in West Sussex
Ashington, Pulborough, West Sussex

Luckista Grove

This well positioned park is in a peaceful location and nestled in the heart of the South Downs, West Sussex. Just outside Horsham, Billingshurst & Haywards Heath all with outstanding views.
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Millside Marina - Residential Park in Cambridgeshire
Buckden, Cambridgeshire

Millside Marina

Situated in the Cambridgeshire countryside near Buckden Marina. Millside Marina is a prestigious park which boasts both a unique setting and excellent local amenities.
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New Parks

PettyChar Court
Coneyhurst Road, Rowfold, West Sussex RH14 9DD

PettyChar Court

PettyChar Court is a well positioned, private, exclusive gated development of fully residential prestigious park home bungalows.
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Wisteria Heights
Bognor Regis PO22 9NS

Wisteria Heights

This exciting 'brand new' development near Chichester has been designed to accommodate the 'best' and 'latest' park homes and park home technology.
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Riverview Court
Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 9AL

Riverview Court

A new and exclusive fully residential development of bungalow style park homes rarely available on the Isle of Wight.
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Arch Grove
Stonham Parva, Stowmarket, IP14 5JY

Arch Grove

Arch Grove is a brand new prestigious development of leisure homes only minutes from everything else the area has to offer.
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Stone Heights
Flaunden, Hertfordshire HP3 0QB

Stone Heights

Stone Heights is a brand new, exclusive development of just 12 residential homes nestled in the Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire border on the edge of the Chiltern Hills.
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Stroud Heights
Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2NJ

Stroud Heights

Stroud Heights is a brand new, exclusive development of just 10 homes nestled in the Cotswolds on the outskirts of the market town of Stroud, boasting outstanding views.
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Park Home Living

Park Home Living

Park Home Living

Comfortable & Modern

Do you long to escape the pressures of town life and the responsibilities of a large house? An affordable, attractively designed, detached Park Home could be the answer. Starglade Park Homes are perfectly designed for the mature homebuyer. They offer a secure, relaxed and affordable way of living for the over 45's, within a friendly and established community of like-minded people.

Starglade Parks would like to welcome our newest residents:

Mr & Mrs Castle
Luckista Grove | November 2017
Mr & Mrs Peate
Luckista Grove | November 2017
Mrs Knoll
Riverview Court| November 2017
Mr & Mrs Thompson
Riverview Court| October 2017
Chris Nightingale
Riverview Court| October 2017
Mr & Mrs Walker
Riverview Court| August 2017
Mr & Mrs Killick
Smugglers Leap| August 2017
Mrs Crawley
Riverview Court| August 2017
Mr & Mrs Gorman
Riverview Court | July 2017
Ms Burridge
Luckista Grove | July 2017
Mr & Mrs Townsend
Millside Marina | June 2017
Mr & Mrs Gregory
Smugglers Leap | May 2017
Mr & Mrs Hamilton
Luckista Grove | March 2017