Chalets & Caravans Spotlight

Property:  Isle of Sheppey Holiday Village Park, Leysdown-On-Sea One Master Bedroom Holiday Chalet in Great Location Overlooking Green - Open Plan Fitted Kitchen area -  WC & Shower - Furnished...



General Information Regarding


Buying a Chalet or Caravan

HOLIDAY PARKS ~ The Chalets and Caravans we deal with are on registered holiday parks on Sheppey in Kent being used for seasonal holiday use only. These parks are licensed for either Eight Months of the year, most opening 1st March and closing 31st October or Ten Months of the year from 1st March to 2nd January inclusive.

CHALETS ( Timber Frame / Light Construction ) are usually sold as seen fully furnished, mainly comprising two bedrooms, kitchen living / dining room and flush toilet, many now with fitted showers. Sizes do vary but the average being approx 350 sq ft. PRICES vary depending on the park, location, general condition, furnishings and tenure i.e. Leasehold / Freehold holiday chalets. This will range from as low as £1,500 to average £3,500 to £20,000.

CARAVANS ~ We have a selection of new and used caravans on our books for sale at any time. PRICES again vary greatly from £4000 to £15,000 for good second hand caravans and £20,000 and upwards for New Models.

BRICK CHALETS as chalets above, however the floor space is usually larger and some benefit full electric supply and/or mains gas. PRICES again vary depending on location, condition, furnishings and tenure. This will range from £20,000 to £40,000.

SHEPPEY BEACH VILLAS ( Brick Construction ) ~ Located in the centre of the village just off the promenade, near to the sea front, many with sea views. Either Ground Floor, First Floor or even Single Semi Detached units Comprising two bedrooms, open plan kitchen and living room, bathroom and w.c. Larger in size than the chalets and again 'sold as seen' usually furnished. New 125 year Leases with residential occupancy are being introduced and prices for these will be in the region of £40,000 to £60,000 Sheppey Beach Villas are the only site open all the year. ( Restrictions on use do apply to those not with 125 year leases

OUTGOINGS ON CHALETS AND CARAVANS ~ Annual Site/Ground Rent Payable to the park owners/landlords which vary from approx £1,500 to £2000 p.a. Parks usually give discount for early payment and on some there are direct debit options. Tenants Association run sites contribute annual maintenance fees of around £400. COUNCIL TAX Payable to Swale Borough Council, approx £700 p.a. for chalets. Caravans are included in the site fees. Band A Rate on Sheppey Beach Villas with residential occupancy.

WATER RATES ~ Payable to Southern Water

ELECTRICITY ~ Payment methods vary from being inclusive of site rent, or separate to park via meter or direct to the electricity supplier.

SALES/TRANSFERS ~ On the sale or transfer of Leasehold chalets there is usually a fee for the lease assignment/administration. These charges range between £240 to £550 and is then usually split 50/50 between vendor and purchases on sales negotiated through our office. Transfer of Freehold chalets is normally done through local solicitors with costs of about £500 payable by the purchaser. Caravan transfer/base charges vary on a fixed fee or percentage fee. WE WILL HANDLE EVERYTHING FOR YOU THROUGH THIS OFFICE.


Please take a look at the holiday properties currently on our books. See something you like, arrange a viewing, we'll accompany you, answer any questions you have. If you to proceed we will handle everything as stated above under SALES / TRANSFERS. Remember you can always call us on : 01795 510379 and speak to a member of our team. Alternatively call in to our offices where we will be happy to meet you and view any holiday chalet, static caravan or mobile home of interest on any particular park.

We are open 7 days a week 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday ( Christmas and Winter hours may differ )

Should you require our services for any of the above, please contact us today - Our offices are open all year round.

Come and View the Chalet for you.

We look forward to seeing you in Leysdown soon!