Looking for a lodge at Acresfield Park Lancashire? Acresfield Park is based close to the popular Lancashire city of Preston. Exclusive to retirees aged 55 and over, this extensive park is ideal for those looking for a slower pace of living as well as a new lease of life.
Acresfield Residential Park offers local retirees the chance to move to a property they can feel comfortable in. A safe and secure community free from public access, Acresfield offers modern facilities and wonderful landscaped gardens. In addition to this, it is keenly positioned to offer residents the very best of Lancashire's rolling countryside and spectacular views.
The community is a 43-property neighbourhood designed for retirement living and enjoyment. Owned by passionate park operators, Acresfield is a modern development which benefits from traditional community values. Any retirees keen to make new friends will easily do so as part of this growing neighbourhood.
About Acresfield Residential Park
Acresfield Residential Park is a retirement community with exclusive access, luxury properties and state of the art facilities. Closed to the public, this gated community is easy to get to from local roads and services.
While a close-knit community thrives here, people are free to retire to their own quiet spaces as and when they wish. There is more than a little elbow room and living space for individual people and couples to maintain their own private lodges. Acresfield Residential Park is set up to encourage individuality and independence alike.
Rather than risk the suburban life, lodge owners can expect to nestle down into a neighbourhood that appreciates a friendly, slow pace of living. In a world where many people forget the meaning of community, Acresfield Residential Park strives to bring this feeling back into many people's lives.
The spectacular facilities on-site will also inspire many people to head to the park for a viewing. The park is attached to an exclusive spa and health club, where residents have inclusive access to treatments and facilities. Boasting a full indoor pool, fitness classes, gym facilities and a spa, the Acresfield Health Club promises to help residents relax and unwind. There is also a hairdresser facility on-site, offering residents another reason to never have to travel far as well as an exclusive club bistro.
Acresfield Residential Park's staff are friendly and approachable. The team at the park run a careful community, with gardens and grounds lovingly landscaped and maintained all year round.
What's more, thanks to the independent standards of living here, park residents are encouraged to visit the wider Lancashire area as much as they like. Gate access is simple, and homeowners may come and go as they please. Close to the nearby town of Garstang, there is plenty to see and do just a few minutes down the road.
Acresfield Residential Park is based in the heart of Lancashire. Close to the town of Garstang and outside the city of Preston, it is in a convenient position, yet one which goes undisturbed by noise or hassle. For that reason, properties at the park are often very desirable.
The park is easy to get to heading towards Garstang from Lancaster and Morecambe in the North, and from Preston in the South. Accessible from local roads heading off the M6, the motorway is convenient for access should residents wish to branch out, but just far enough away for it to not be a daily nuisance. Few parks in England offer this kind of careful convenience making Acresfield Residential Park a genuine rare find.
Residents benefit hugely from the expanses of greenery and coast from all around. Once again, the unique location of Acresfield allows homeowners to sample some of the most unique sights and walks in the area. Nature and wooded walks are only a short distance from the park, meaning all it could take is a brief walk out of the gates and around the corner. Otherwise, there are plenty of sites of natural beauty that can be accessed by car or public transport.
Public transport links are close by and are easy to use to get to and from local town and city amenities. Train links are available in nearby towns, as well as in big cities such as Blackpool and Preston, only a stone's throw away.
Residents will enjoy taking in the wider panoramas from the park itself, curiously positioned between countryside and sea. It is a unique experience to wake up to. Therefore, anyone keen to see the best of what Lancashire has to offer may find a property at Acresfield to be a worthwhile investment. For retirement years to come, the park offers a lucrative foothold in a popular region of the UK.
The Local Area
Locally, Garstang is home to a variety of local amenities and attractions. Various shops and local businesses are available here, as well as quaint pubs and restaurants. Anyone keen to sample the local scene will only need to head a few minutes down the road. Garstang is also well-connected to various other towns and villages nearby, meaning it should never be too difficult to explore some of the more traditional communities in the region.
Garstang golf club is only a short distance away, as is its fishing scene. There are also plenty of green walks and waterside strolls available for new homeowners to sample when they move into the park.
Residents are also encouraged to take a look at the wider area. Just over to the East of the park is the majestic Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This nationally-recognised parkland is home to some of the most breath-taking views in Lancashire and will likely appeal to anyone keen to get out and walk through the lush countryside on offer.
To the West of the park, of course, is the famous Lancashire coast. Just a short drive away via the M55 is the popular resort of Blackpool. Blackpool is famous for its bustling entertainment scenes, its theme parks and its sandy shores. For a quieter seaside experience, there is Lytham slightly further South, as well as Fleetwood, which is actually closer to the park than Blackpool by the mile! Residents may also wish to head up the coast North, where they will find the gorgeous Morecambe Bay and its adjoining town, Morecambe. Southport, another celebrated seaside town, is easy to get to heading South, past Preston and Lytham.
The independent living standards the park encourages will also likely encourage residents to get out and explore the wider area. With a property at Acresfield Residential Park, homeowners have the chance to explore the further reaches of Lancashire without having to exert too much time and energy. It is a great way to set up for retirement, and to enjoy endless holidays in the heart of the countryside and coast.
Why Choose Acresfield Residential Park?
Acresfield Residential Park is a contemporary park which offers spectacular amenities and conveniences to its residents. Home to an extensive club and spa, the park also offers new movers the chance to set up in a private dwelling that is quiet and secure. Residents benefit from seclusion away from public access, as well as access to many of Lancashire's best-loved attractions and towns.
Acresfield Residential Park will appeal to anyone approaching retirement who may wish to explore the wider coast or the Forest of Bowland. Handily, driving and public transport links are never too far away. This luxury development is likely to get more popular as the years go by. Its central location with regard to many of the county's popular resorts is likely to be one of the biggest draws for most people.
Many people will look for quiet, secure and undisturbed living standards as they get older. Acresfield Residential Park offers the opportunity for retirees to get closer to England's greenery and golden sands without ever having to travel too far out.
Acresfield Residential Park
Park Rules For Acresfield Park
These rules are in place to ensure acceptable standards are maintained on the Park which will be of general benefit to
Occupiers1 and to promote and maintain community cohesion.
They form part of the agreement by which homeowners occupy their pitch in accordance with the Mobile Homes Act 1983, as amended.In these rules
â€¢ "occupier" means anyone who occupies a park home, whether under an agreement to which the Mobile Homes Act 1983 applies or under a tenancy or any other agreement.
â€¢ "you" and "yours" refers to the homeowner or other occupier of a park home.
"we" and "our" refers to the park owner.
None of these rules are to have retrospective effect. Accordingly:
â€¢ they are to apply only from the date on which they take effect, which is 14
December 2014; and
â€¢ No occupier who is in occupation on that date will be treated as being in breach due to circumstances which were in existence on that date and which would not have been in breach of the rules in existence before that date.
These rules also apply to the park owner and any employees (for as long as they may live on the park), with the exception to the following rules 1,16,22 & 25
1. The minimum acceptable age for occupiers is 55 years and no person/s below that age may reside in a home on this park. The park owner reserves the right to approve additional permanent members of the occupier's household-a permanent member of the household means either spouse or approved partner. The approval must be in writing and that approval will not be unreasonably withheld in respect of someone aged 55 years and over.
The park home may be used by the occupier and bone fide guests. The occupier will at all times be responsible for the conduct of their guests. Guests may stay for a maximum of six weeks at any one time.
The pitch and the home
2. To ensure adequate ventilation you must keep the underneath of your home clear and
not use it as a storage space.
3. Nothing should be allowed to grow on the boundary fencing thus preventing maintenance of the fence panels themselves. No timber fences are allowed between homes. Where the occupier has a pet dog a low level green mesh fence to a maximum height of 1.25 metre will be allowed to be erected at the rear and at the side of the park home. Washing lines, TV aerials and satellite dishes must be screened from public view where possible.
4. Trees and shrubs may be planted on the pitch but the occupier must ensure that any easement rights which exist with utilities companies are not breached. If in doubt please enquire at the park owner's Head Office.
5. No external fires of any kind are allowed.
6. You must not keep inflammable substances on the park except in quantities
reasonable for domestic use.
7. You must not keep explosive substances on the park.
8. Occupiers must keep and maintain the outside of their park home and pitch in a clean and tidy condition. Any footpaths and driveways on the pitch must be kept in a good and safe state of repair and condition. The original exterior colour of the homes must
not be changed. No other colours are acceptable.
9. No external alterations of/or additions to the park home or pitch are permitted without our written permission. This is to ensure compliance with the site licence conditions and that in the case when additions are proposed for the home itself the concrete base upon which the home is sited can withhold the additional weight which such work may cause. Such permission will not be unreasonably withheld.
10. You must not use or display guns, firearms and offensive weapons on the park and you may only keep them in your home if you hold the appropriate licence and if they are securely stored in accordance with the terms and conditions of that licence.
12. You must not have more than one non-combustible storage shed on your pitch. Where you source the shed yourself the design, standard and size of the shed must be approved by us in writing such approval will not be withheld or delayed unreasonably. You must position the shed so as to comply with the park's site licence, fire requirements and towards the rear elevation of the home and not towards the roadway. The footprint of the shed shall not exceed 48 square feet.
13. You must not have any storage receptacle on the pitch other than the shed mentioned in rule 12 above and any receptacle for the storage of domestic waste pending collection by the local authority.
14. You are responsible for the disposal of all household, recyclable and garden waste in approved containers supplied by the local authority service. You must not overfill containers and must place them in the approved position for the local authority
15.. You must not deposit any waste or rubbish other than in local authority approved containers on any part of the park (including any individual pitch). Business activities
16. You must not use the park home, the pitch or the park (or any part of the park) for any business purpose and must not use the park home or the pitch for the storage of stock, plant, machinery or equipment used or last used for any business purpose.
However, you are at liberty to work individually from home carrying out any office work of a type which does not create a nuisance to other occupiers and does not involve other staff, other workers, customers or members of the public calling at the park home or the park.
17. You must not use musical instruments, all forms of recorded music players, radios and other similar appliances and motor vehicles so as to cause a nuisance to other occupiers, especially between the hours of 10.30pm and 8am.
18. You must only use fire points in case of fire.
Vehicles and parking
19. You must drive all vehicles on the park carefully and within the displayed speed limited and adhere to any one way system in operation.
20. Designated parking spaces are provided next to each park home for up to a maximum of two cars.
21. You must not park on the roads or grass verges. You must only park in the permitted parking spaces.
22. Other than for delivering goods and services, you must not park or allow the parking of commercial vehicles of any sort on the park, including;
* light commercial or light goods vehicles as described in the vehicle taxation legislation and
* vehicles intended for domestic use but derived from or adapted from such a
The exception to this are vehicles driven by the park owner and/or by any of the park owner's employees or sub contractors.
No commercial vehicles may be parked on the park overnight.
23. You must hold a current driving licence and be insured to drive your vehicle on the park. That vehicle must be taxed as required by law and be in a roadworthy condition.
24. Disused or unroadworthy vehicles must not be kept anywhere on the park. We reserve the right to remove any vehicle which is apparently abandoned.
25. You must not carry out the following works or repairs to vehicles on the park:
(a) major vehicle repairs involving dismantling of part/s of the engine.
(b) works which involve the removal of oil or other fuels.
The term vehicle includes both cars , motorcycles and commercial vehicles. The only exception to this rule is for park employees and sub contractors employed by the park.
26. Any occupier who owns a touring caravan/motor caravan/motorhome/trailer tent may bring it onto the park for a maximum of two days before and two days after a holiday for loading and unloading purposes only. Whilst on the park these must be left unoccupied.
27. An occupier may move onto the park with not more than two dogs, or two cats or one dog and one cat-the dogs must not be of any of the breeds subject to the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991-plus any pets or animals which are housed within a cage,
aquarium or similar and which remain at all times within your home. Cats and dogs cannot be replaced when they die. The only exception to this rule is for anyone who requires a guide dog or an assistance dog. In such a circumstance all that would be required is a letter from the homeowner's doctor confirming such a requirement and upon receipt we will provide the written consent without delay.
28. You must keep any dog or cat under proper control and you must not permit it to frighten other users of the park. You must keep any dog on a leash not exceeding lm in length and must not allow it to despoil the park. Dogs must not be kennelled outdoors.
The express terms of an occupier's agreement contain an undertaking on the part of the occupier not to allow anything which is or becomes a nuisance, inconvenience or disturbance to other occupiers of the park and this undertaking extends to the behaviour of pets and animals.
These rules do not have retrospective effect. If the pet complied with the previous rules, an occupier will not be treated as being in breach when these rules take effect. However, when the pet dies it cannot be replaced except in the case of a guide dog or an assistance
dog along the terms detailed in rule 27.