Everything You Need to Know About Buying A Static Caravan

16th May 2018 | by Whitehouse Leisure Park
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If you’re thinking about purchasing a home for your holidays, you may want to consider a used static caravan. There are plenty of static caravans on the market today and bought with a financial package they are completely affordable. Of course, if you’re considering buying a static caravan, you probably have a lot of questions. Why should you buy a static caravan, what can they be used for, and where are the best places for this type of purchase?

Keep Your Holiday Costs Low

You might have started to think about purchasing a holiday cottage. However, these are often too expensive for the typical budget. As well as this, holiday cottages can be costly and difficult to maintain. You could buy a holiday cottage that has seen better days, but if you do this, you’ll spend a fortune fixing up an old outdated property.

Static caravans are often kept in excellent condition and can be purchased at far lower costs compared to the typical holiday cottage. As well as this, you’ll be able to keep your budget under control even when you’re on vacation. Many holiday parks with caravans for sale like Whitehouse Leisure Park have incredible, exciting facilities on site. There are places to dine, relax, unwind and entertain the kids. You’ll never have to go far for an affordable entertainment or dining option at these parks.

Everything You Need in One Place

Purchasing a new or used static caravan is like buying your very own home away from home. You will have everything you want in a spacious living area which could include multiple bathrooms and even ensuites for the perfect easy living option. The latest caravans on the market have large lounges for relaxing, the latest kitchen equipment and stunning bathrooms. You’ll definitely have both a bath and shower.

But that’s that not all. Buy new, and you can choose your dream static caravan. For instance, you can get a caravan with a hot tub or jacuzzi. Need central heating for the winter weather or air conditioning for those hot summer nights? All this and more can be included with your purchase.

As well as this on the site around your caravan, you’ll find a host of different activities, adventures and venues for people of all ages. Sites like Whitehouse Leisure park provide free wifi for everyone on site, and there’s plenty of fun to be had with discos, themed parties or even bingo! This is just a taster of the types of activities available at these parks. On top of that, there are bars, nightclubs and zorbing or play areas so both the little ones and adults will be entertained.

Using Your Static Caravan as an Investment

A static caravan could be a fantastic investment opportunity. Cheap, used caravans are often up for sale on the market for a variety of reasons. A relative might leave one to a beneficiary in their will, and that person could immediately sell. A caravan could also end up on the market after an owner is unable to continue using it. Older caravans that are still in great condition can be rented out to create a solid income as people love spending their holidays in these. Friends planning parties, couples on romantic retreats and families all love renting these caravans throughout the year.

You might be sceptical about purchasing a caravan straight away. It is a big financial decision, and perhaps you have a partner who isn’t on board with the idea. Well, you can buy a cheap, used caravan and after a year or two, if you don’t fall in love with it, you can sell it. Better yet, keep it, rent it out and buy a more luxurious static caravan for you and your partner.

Find the Right Holiday Park for Your Caravan

It is important to choose the right park. Otherwise, you’re going to be miserable when you go away on your holidays and travelling massive distances to the vacation spot will feel like torture. While it is possible to move static caravans to new parks, this can be an expensive, complicated option.

If you’re looking for the right park for you, visit a few and take a look at their used and new static caravans. Speak to the people on the site and ask them about their opinion of the location. Check out the entertainment options and speak to the owners about what their park offers. Think about what you want from your holiday park. Some places are quiet destinations for a relaxing retreat while others are perfect for party animals looking for a wild adventure. Make sure you check out the restaurants and other venues to get a feel for the quality level and whether it suits your taste.

Ideal Locations

You might be exploring North Wales, a popular holiday destination. Here you’ll find various caravan sites around Kinmel Bay and Towyn. Towyn is a very popular hot spot for holiday goers on the cost and attracts thousands every year. Many eventually choose to buy their own static caravan after falling in love with the area.

Caravan sites in these areas are quintessentially British. Delight in sampling some of the best sandwiches in the UK or stop by at the local chippies for a treat. The water on the coast is warm enough for a swim in the summer, and for a little more money you can get a static caravan pitch right next to the beach!

Whitehouse Leisure Park is one of the best sites in this area. Right by the beach, the park spreads across 20 acres and has over three hundred pitches. From entertainment to exercise, there is a range of exciting venues onsite, and it could be the perfect destination for a family looking for a holiday retreat. Relax on the beach or share a drink with friends at the bar? The choice is yours when you choose this holiday retreat.

All activities at this site can be booked online, so you’ll be able to plan out your holiday before you get there. Serene and beautiful, Whitehouse Leisure Park is the ultimate holiday resort, and with budget beating prices you’ll be able to buy your dream caravan and pitch on this site.

With miles of sandy beaches, Towyn and Kinmel Bay provide the ideal holiday environment for families looking for the classic seaside resort experience. Popular all year round, but particularly in the summer, this area has a thriving caravan owner community.  Whether for personal use, renting out or a bit of both, buying a Static Caravan in North Wales is an excellent investment in holidays.

International and local tourists arrive year after year to enjoy a typical British break with all that entails including candyfloss, hot dogs, building sandcastles, funfair rides, fish and chips and amusement arcades.

Kinmel Bay yachting, fishing and water sports

However, Kinmel Bay offers much more to visitors than most UK coastal resorts, particularly those who love water sports.  In this area of outstanding natural beauty, you can windsurf, go canoeing or kayaking, hire a boat or kitesurf among many other activities.

The picturesque harbour at Kinmel Bay is a magnet for fishing and yachting enthusiasts whilst those who like to keep their feet firmly on the ground can play squash and other indoor/outdoor games at Y Morfa Leisure Centre.

Towyn shopping, sunbathing and amusements

A short distance away, Towyn provides a shopper’s paradise with amusement arcades on the beach front. Local attractions include Knightley’s Fun Park which is a huge amusement centre experience with a funfair guaranteed to entertain the whole family.

You can sunbathe in Towyn on the fine sandy beaches and check out the local weekly market, which is the biggest in the whole of North Wales, is a must.

Caravan Holiday Park facilities matter

Buying a Static Caravan in North Wales provides you with a very high standard of self-catering accommodation and if it’s located on a great Holiday Park such as Whitehouse Leisure Park. You’ll have great facilities on-site as well as off-site.  If you decide to rent your holiday home out when you are not using it, the facilities offered on site will play a big part in the amount of rental income you can hope to achieve. Families tend to spend a lot of time within the park and will look for child-friendly, fun for all the family activities.

Nevertheless, the off-site facilities are equally important should renters decide they would like a day or two out and for this, Whitehouse Leisure Park is ideally situated. It has direct access to the beach and plenty of places around it to satisfy any holidaymaker’s needs.

Benefits of Buying Static Caravans on Site

If you’re thinking about purchasing a UK holiday home this year buying static caravans on site has significant advantages.

Whether you are considering new static caravans for sale or want to buy a caravan that is used, it’s important to get the location right. The best way to do this is trying to rent the caravan that is for sale for a short break or holiday.

Take a break on the Holiday Park of your choice

Naturally, you can take a tour of the holiday park but you can learn much more on a break than in just an hour or so. It’s a good idea to take the break in peak season. This is because there will be many owners on a site that you can interact with. More importantly, you can ask questions and get answers from people who have first-hand experience. Their knowledge of park amenities and facilities will be invaluable to your decision-making process.

In peak season holiday parks are at their busiest.  You will be able to see the types of people who frequent the park. Are they people who you will get on with? You will also be able to ascertain the noise level in the park. Is the caravan you are considering too near the clubhouse where live entertainment may go on into the early hours of the morning?

Is your chosen caravan too near children’s play areas? Will the noise affect your enjoyment of the holiday home?

Does the caravan Holiday Park have all you need?

When you have actively experienced everything the park has to offer you can establish whether it is enough for your needs.  Some people like to be on parks that are quiet but within a short distance of local amenities. Others prefer parks that have so much available there is no need to leave the site. People with children will want to know what the park’s offer in the way of children’s clubs. Being able to take a break away from the kids can be important for parents who want to have some quality time together. Holiday Parks with kids clubs allow parents to do their own thing for a few hours knowing the children are safe and entertained.

Take a break in the caravan you intend to purchase

Staying in the static caravan you want to buy will allow you to assess whether it has everything you need. If it doesn’t and you would like to add some extras, such as central heating or air conditioning, you can find out the cost before committing to a purchase. You might want to add some decking or a garden shed in which to keep your gardening tools.

Buying Static Caravans on Site at Whitehouse Leisure Park

Whitehouse Leisure Park is a family orientated static caravan holiday park in North Wales, where families can enjoy a full adventure experience. Buying static caravans on site here is easy. We have new static caravans for sale as well as used. They range from £8,995 to the “sky is the limit” depending on the level of luxury you require.  Check out our inventory or if you are in the area, do call in for a coffee and a chat.