This small family run country park caters exclusively for retired couples aged sixty and over seeking a relaxed, less expensive way of life. The location of the park is between the villages of Stalmine and Preesall in the North Fylde countryside. The park is situated off the A588 main road which runs between the market town of Poulton-le-Fylde and city of Lancaster. Woodside park is a four-minute walk to the 2c bus stop which runs from Knott-end to Blackpool via Pilling, Preesall, Stalmine, Poulton-le-Fylde and Little Carleton.
The small village of Preesall is a mile from the park and is home to the eighteenth-century country pub The Black Bull and the seventeenth-century-old country house Parrox Hall making the village steeped in historical interest. Preesall is also home to Shirley's Pies making handmade premium quality pies with the finest local ingredients for ten years. Less than a mile, in a twelve-minute walking distance from the park is the peaceful countryside village of Stalmine. The village is home to a local pub The Seven Stars serving fresh traditional pub-grub and is also home to a church, village hall, organic shop, tea rooms, and amenity woodland.
A fifeteen minute drive from the park leads you to the market town Poulton-le-Fylde. Poulton-le-Fylde has its own award-winning railway station and weekly market selling a variety of goods and local produce from food to clothes. The town has a great range of homely pubs including the Thatched House Pub with its own microbrewery on site, alongside Italian, Thai, Indian and other great restaurants. A day out at Poulton-le-Fylde offers the opportunity to walk around local independent stores and have a coffee and cake at one of the many day-time cafes, such as the New Penny of Poulton cafÃ© which not only has a delicious menu but also homes an award-winning ice cream shop. There is also the option to discover the town's history with rare items from Poulton's past being located within the town's Market Square, alongside the option to relax, pamper and de-stress at Poulton-le-Fylde's Spa on the Brek. A half-hour car-journey from Woodside Park takes you to the city of Lancaster. Lancaster is deep-rooted in history and has stunning Georgian architecture. The city offers a perfect day out with its famous Williamson Park, a scenic natural setting home to the stunning butterfly house. Lancaster is also brilliant shopping location and is renowned for its quirky boutiques and independent stores and Charter Market which is open twice-weekly and is home to over forty stalls with a wide selection of goods from homemade foods to clothes. The city offers leisurely activities for the grandchildren such as Energy Indoor Soft Play as well as great family days out at Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus and Lancaster Castle. Recreational facilities are available or are within easy driving distance, e.g. Indoor & Outdoor bowls, country walks and all types of fishing. Telephone - Aline is available for each home Post - Stalmine Post Office is approximately a quarter of a mile away. We are informed there is a daily delivery of mail to each park home, plus a daily collection of mail from the post office. Food Deliveries - can be arranged to deliver to your door. Medical - The area is served by a group medical practice of five doctors at Preesall Medical Centre. Mobile Library - we are informed this calls every fortnight
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 \"your\" refers to the homeowner or other occupier of a park home
â€¢ \"we\" and \"our\" refers to the park owner
These rules are in place to ensure acceptable standards are maintained on the park, which will be of general benefit to occupiers, and to promote and maintain community cohesion. They form part of the Agreement by which homeowners occupy the pitch in accordance with the Mobile Homes Act 1983, as amended.
None of these rules is to have retrospective effect. Accordingly:
â€¢ they are to apply only from the date on which they take effect, which is
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 a breach of the rules in existence before that date.
These rules also apply (for so long as they live on the park) to the park owner \"andany employees, with the exception of rule 12.
Condition of the Pitch
1. For reasons of ventilation and safety you must keep the underneath of your home clear and not use it as a storage space.
2. You must not erect fences or other means of enclosure unless they are made of interwoven wood and of the size 6 foot by 3 foot, and you have obtained our approval in writing (which will not be unreasonably withheld or delayed). You must position fences and any other means of enclosure so as to comply with the park\'s site license conditions and fire safety requirements.
3. You must not have external fires, including incinerators.
4. You must not keep inflammable substances on the park except in quantities reasonable for domestic use.
5. You must not keep explosive substances on the park.
6. You must not have more than one storage shed on the pitch. Where you source the shed yourself the design, standard and size of the shed must be approved by us in writing (approval will not be withheld or delayed unreasonably). You must position the shed so as to comply with the park\'s site licence and fire safely requirements. The footprint of the shed shall not exceed 6 foot by 4 foot.
7. You must not have any storage receptacles on the pitch other than the shed mentioned in rule 6 and any receptacle for the storage of domestic waste pending collection by the local authority.
8. You must ensure that any shed or other structure erected in the separation space between park homes is of non-combustible construction and positioned so as to comply with the park\'s site licence conditions and fire safety requirements. The separation space is the space between your park home and any neighbouring home.
Where waste is collected by the local authority:
9. You are responsible for the disposal of all household, recyclable and garden waste in approved containers through the local authority service. You must not overfill containers and must place them in the approved position for the local authority collections.
10. You must not deposit any waste or rubbish other than in local authority containers on any part of the park (including any individual pitch).
11. You must not use the park home. the pitch or the park (or any part of the park) for any business purpose, and you 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 by 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.
Age of Occupants
12. No person under the age of 60 years may reside in a park home with the exception of the park owner and their family, the park warden.In case of married couples only one of the couples need be over sixty years.
13. 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 1O.30pm and 8.00am.
14. You must not keep any pet or animal at the park home or on the pitch.
15. Nothing in rule 14 of these Park Rules prevents you from keeping an Assistance Dog if this is required to support your disability and Assistance Dogs UK or any successor body has issued you with an Identification Book or other appropriate evidence.
16. Where water is not separately metered at the park home or not separately charged you can use hoses, responsibly.
17. You must only use fire point hoses in case of fire
18. You must protect all external water pipes from potential frost damage.
Vehicles and parking
19. You must drive all vehicles on the park carefully and within the displayed speed limit.
20. There is only one permitted parking space per home on the park. If there is room to park a second home vehicle on the park, you may park a second vehicle in any of the visitors spaces.
21. You must not park on the roads or grass verges.
22. You must not park anywhere except in the permitted parking spaces.
23. Other than for delivering goods and services, you must not park or allow parking of commercial light goods vehicles as described in the vehicle taxation legislation. Vehicles intended for domestic use but derived from or adapted from such a commercial vehicle.
24. You must not park or allow parking of motor homes, touring caravans, trailers and camper vans.
25. You must hold a current driving license and be insured to drive any vehicle on the park. You must also insure that any vehicle you drive on the park is taxed in accordance with the requirements of law and is in a roadworthy condition.
26. Disused or unroadworthy vehicles must not be kept anywhere on the park. We reserve the right to remove any vehicle which is apparently abandoned.
27. You must not carry out the following works or repairs on the park:
(a) major vehicles repairs involving dismantling of part(s) of the engine.
(b) works which involve the removal of oil or other fuels.
28. You must not use or display guns, firearms and offensive weapons (including crossbows) on the park and you may only keep them on the pitch or in your home if you hold the appropriate license and they are securely secured in accordance with that license.
29. Homeowners must maintain the outside of their park home in a clean and tidy condition. Where the exterior is repainted or recovered home owners must use reasonable endeavors not to depart from the original exterior color-scheme.