The Lakes – Frequently Asked Questions
To assist you in making your choice of lodge we have put together our customers most frequently asked questions…
You can stay whenever it suits you during the open season; after all it’s your exclusive holiday home! The Lakes is open 1st March until 31st October.
The costs below are the prices at The Lakes for 2023.
– Lodges up to 42’ x 14’ (single unit SU) £4,065pa
– Lodges from 40’ x 20’ (double units DU) £5,090pa
Electricity and gas are individually metered to each lodge and are billed once a year in January.
The local council levies the rate; these are set at a holiday home price. This includes waste disposal and water.
– The total charge is £375
The Service and Development Charge
This one-off charge is made up of a bond and to cover the upkeep of the lakes and services whilst your lodge is on The Lakes.
– Lodges up to 42’ x 14’ (SU) £1,500*
– Lodges from 40’ x 20’ (DU) £2,300*
*Please note: Should you decide at any point to leave The Lakes, we refund the bond element from your original one-off payment made under the Service and Development Charge. For lodges that are positioned at The Lakes during 2019 the following refund would be made if you left Wayside at any point. Holiday lodges up to 42’ x 14’ (SU) £400, Holiday lodges from 40’ x 20’ (DU) £500.
Delivery and Siting
When purchasing a new lodge the delivery and siting charge will be quoted once the size of lodge is known.
There is no age limit put on your lodge but we insist it is kept in good condition during its time at The Lakes. If it falls into disrepair we would ask you to remove it from Wayside.
You may sell your lodge at any time up to its fifteenth (15th) year from new.
Sorry, we do not allow owners to sublet or rent their lodges out. The Lakes is an exclusive, privately owned holiday location. That said though, we would love to meet your family should they wish to stay and visit you.
We are very keen to maintain the standard of The Lakes for everyone’s enjoyment. Therefore, the materials and style of decking, glass surrounded verandah and storage box are predetermined and quoted as part of your overall package.
All lake pitches come with a parking bay for one car, a second can be added at additional cost.
Internet access is FREE for all residents in The Lakes area of the park.
Due to the granted planning permission at The Lakes, lodges can only be finished in green Canexel (a sustainable composite wood material) or similar. Please make sure that you inform your lodge supplier of this when costing up your holiday home.
Once we have confirmed with you that the pitch is available, we will ask you to pay a deposit to reserve your chosen position. The deposit will depend on the size of lodge you wish to purchase.
Lodge size 42’ x 14’ (SU) requires a deposit of £1,500
Lodge size 42’ x 20’ (DU) requires a deposit of £2,300
Wayside deals with the following caravan retailers:
– Bridlington Caravans (01262 60677)
– Ideal Caravans, Durham (01913 780146)
– Holiday Home Centre, Beeford, Bridlington (01262 481210)
We will be delighted to accommodate your own choice subject to the position being available – don’t wait come and choose today!