ANCHOR BELLE HOLIDAY PARK DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
RELATING TO ANNUAL HOLIDAY SITE AGREEMENT 2021/2022

 

Details of occupants fees and other fees payable under the Agreement are as follows:

  • Annual fees are due by the 30th of June yearly 

  • Please note - new annual guests fees are due prior to change over date 

  • Annual fee [covers 2 nominated people] $6,550

    • Extra nominated guests $140 per person. Nominated guest fees are not transferable or refundable 

  • Overnight visitor fees $12 per person per night
     

1.a Are there any restrictions on visitors coming into the Park?
Clause 6.16  All guests/visitors MUST register at the office on arrival. Van owners/principal occupants and nominated guests can advise the office via email or phone call prior to arrival. Visitors in the park after 9pm will
be classed as overnight visitors and charged accordingly.

  • Overnight visitors must report to the office. If arrival is outside of office hours, visitors must report to the office prior to 10am the next day. 

  • Overnight visitors include anyone staying with you or using your van in your absence. The appropriate
    fee will be charged to your account if payment is not paid on arrival. Failure to comply will result in a non-refundable additional administration fee of $30 to your account.

  • If visitors use your van in your absence, we request an email or phone call during office hours before
    visitors’ arrival. Without your permission, visitors will be refused access into the park.

  • Fees for additional occupants/nominated guests are those which have been included in the payment
    of fees and included on your registration form. This includes teenage sons and/or daughters that may
    use your van from time to time. 

  • Your guests are your responsibility; please make them aware of park rules and evacuation procedures.

 2. Additional charges to be paid by the occupant 

  • Overnight visitors $12 per person per night 

  • Grand Prix visitors Flat rate of $48 per person irrespective of length of stay 

  • Administration fee $30 non-refundable

  • Electricity charges are metered at the current rate of 32.47 cents per kWh. The Park Owner is an embedded network exempt seller. 

  • Meter reading fee $10.80 per metre reading. Minimum of 4 per year. 

  • Boat/jet ski storage $3 per day OR $10 per week 

  • Parking penalty $10 per day for boats/jet skis and vehicles not parked in designated area

  • Key deposits are $25 per key for amenity blocks and boat park keys. These are refundable on return of keys. 

  • Call out fee $30 if after hours call out is not an urgent matter or emergency

  • Rubbish removal $30 minimum. Please note any tip fees incurred will be billed accordingly. We are unable
    to quote in advance as tip fees vary greatly.

  • Direct debit dishonor fee $25 

  • Overdue balances/Late Payments on accounts will incur a late payment fee. If the Occupant defaults in the payment of any money due under this Agreement then the Occupant must pay to the Owner upon demand interest on any money overdue during the period of default at a rate 2% higher than the rate for the time being fixed under Section 2 of the Penalty Interest Rates Act 1983 (Vic.) as at the date of the default per month compounding on any outstanding balance.

  • Annual fees paid by credit card will incur a 1.5% fee 

  • Van sales/transfer fee of $600 is required to sell dwelling onsite 

  • Establishment fee $1,000 for new vans to occupy vacant site 

  • BPay payments can be made once your account is set up 

 

3. Peak periods and weekends

Peak periods and weekends are included in fees. 
 

4. What is the term of the Agreement?
The term of the Agreement shall commence on the commencement date and shall expire on the 30th of June following the commencement date. 

 

5. No Right of Renewal Clause 16.1.

The parties acknowledge and agree that this agreement is for the fixed term specified in Clause 2.2. The Principal Occupant acknowledges and agrees that at the end of the fixed term the Principal Occupant has no right to renew this agreement and, if it has not been terminated earlier, this Agreement will come to an end on the
Expiry Date in accordance with Clause 9.1(h). 

 

6. How many vehicles may be parked on the site?

One car per site
Before purchasing an annual van, please check with reception as to the location of the car park. Some sites have foregone their car space and opted to park their vehicle outside the park. Additional cars are to be parked outside of the park. We understand there may be times where it’s more convenient to drive to your site to unpack or deliver items, however, please contact the office in business hours to check your requests can be accommodated. Do not park in other guests' car spaces or on tourist sites without permission.


6.1 Boats & Jet skis

  • Must be parked in the main compound area provided. Key access is required and keys are available from the office during office hours.

  • It is your responsibility to lock gates behind you. The main compound area MUST be locked behind you.

  • If the front driveway gate is locked as you enter, you are responsible to lock this on exit.

  • There is a wash-down area behind the first fence along the Church street roadway of the main compound. Do not leave boats parked in the wash down area.

  • In the event you need to bring your boat into the park to unpack, please check with the office prior to entering.

  • Boats are only to be brought in for short-term, i.e., unpack and remove. No washing, flushing motors, and maintenance is to be carried out on boats within the caravan park. 

 

7. Can the dwelling be sold on site? 

The dwelling may only be sold on site if the Park owner has agreed to continue a site agreement with the purchaser. Refer to Annual Holiday Site Agreement ‘Sale of Dwelling’.

A completed ‘sales transfer agreement form’ is required and an up-front transfer fee of $600 must be paid. Otherwise, sale of the dwelling brings the Agreement to an immediate end and the Dwelling must be removed from the Park. 

  • All fees and charges are payable regardless of your van being on the market. If an owner sells without a completed sales transfer agreement form, this will be seen as a sale without continuation to occupy a yearly holiday site. The dwelling must then be removed from the park within 7 days 

  • Yearly fees are not transferable.

 

7a. Electrical and Gas Safety Certificate

It is compulsory to supply the Caravan Park owners with a current Electrical and Gas Safety certificate before changeover can take place. A new owner wishing to leave the caravan on-site must make an application for a yearly holiday site. Enquire as to the fees that will be payable on acquisition. Please note that fees are charged and refunded on a seasonal basis. 

7b. Applying for an Annual Holiday Site

Anyone wishing to purchase a van on site and enter into an Annual Holiday Site Agreement must complete an application form and be approved before sale takes place. Applicants need to provide a current police check for all guests over the age of 18, a written letter from their accountant confirming fees are within their budget and a credit check report will be required.

Change-over fees are due once approval has been met. These must be paid prior to occupying the site. 
 

8. Is there any restriction on the types of moveable dwellings allowed at the Park?

Yes. Refer to the copy of ‘Standards of Dwellings’ required within the Park. These must comply with The Caravan Parks and Movable Dwellings Act 1993 which regulate the size, design and type of construction of dwellings
within the park. Decks no longer than 2.1m past the front of the caravan.

 

9. Is there a limit on the number of days I can access the Park?

Yes. The annual fee allows nominated persons to use the Park and its facilities for up to [180] days per year, provided that in no event can any person stay in the Park for a continuous period of longer than 45 days,
and it is for holiday use only. 

 

10. Can the owner require relocation of the dwelling during the term of the Agreement?

Yes. The owner can require relocation at any time upon giving 28 days’ notice.
 

 11. Who pays the cost of relocation?

The owner shall reimburse the direct cost of relocation unless it is required by the direction of or to comply
with a policy of any competent authority. In which case, the cost must be borne by the owner of the dwelling.

 

 12. How will disputes be resolved?

Other than excluded disputes, disputes will be resolved by mediation – see Clause 15 of the Agreement.
 

 13. What may be erected on the site other than the dwelling?

  • No structures may be erected on the site.

  • Occupants must not carry out works on dwellings or sites without first obtaining the written consent of the Park owner or manager which may be given or withheld entirely at the discretion of the Owner or Manager. 

  • Without approval and your permission, tradespersons will be refused access into the park. All electrical and plumbing work must be carried out by a qualified tradesperson. A copy of Gas and Electrical compliance certificates need to be provided to the office for any works carried out.

  • Email the office with proposed works and dates info@anchorbelle.com.au

  • Ensure sufficient notice is given


For interior works in your van we need to know:

  • Requested dates

  • Scope of works - painting, installing new flooring, shower installation, waste pan, hot water units,
    air conditioners etc.

  • What tools are expected to be used - drilling, sanding, hammering etc.

  • Who will be doing the work?

 

For exterior works on your van we need to know:

  • Please send through your requests with as much detail as possible

  • Written scope of work

  • Measurements, diagrams/drawings, materials etc. 

  • If requesting to paint the exterior please provide a colour sample

  • What tools are expected to be used - drilling, sanding, hammering etc.

  • Who will be doing the work?

Time restrictions

Once your works have been approved and you have permission, be aware of these time restrictions:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm

  • Saturday & Sunday 10.00am - 2.00pm *OFF peak/winter months if approved. 

Always be mindful and communicate with your neighbours if they are staying to ensure you are not disturbing the peace. No work can be carried out during busy times, long weekends, school holidays etc.
 

14. Annual Van and Site Appearance expectations

  • No items to be stored alongside, behind, on top or under your vans. Items around and behind vans are not only unsightly they are hazardous and in breach of CFA requirements. When vans are not in use, please pack away all personal and recreational items inside your caravan, storage sheds or storage boxes. 

  • Minimal items are accepted on decks when vans are not in use i.e.: tables and chairs are neatly arranged, BBQs, pot plants. 

  • Van exterior Clean and in good repair. No broken windows, holes in van exterior, free from dirt and grime build up. No tarps or covers tied across windows or van exteriors. 

  • Fly overs Kept clean and in good repair. Debris removed (branches, leaves etc.), clean from
    grime build up and mould. 

  • Café blinds Kept clean and in good repair. Not ripped, torn or faded.

  • Garden areas/plants Ensure any added garden areas or pot plants are well maintained.
     

 

15. Hard Rubbish/unwanted items 

  • No hard rubbish to be disposed of in any park bins. 

  • Take home any unwanted items when you are leaving or arrange removal with the office. $30 minimum.
    We are unable to quote ‘tip trips’ in advance as the charges vary greatly on any given day. We will bill you on tip fee costs and our staff costs incurred.

16. Storage sheds or storage boxes

Written permission with dimensions is required before installing any storage sheds or boxes behind or down the sides of vans.
 

17. Insurance of annual van and boats in storage area

It is your responsibility to insure against loss/damage and have public liability of your van and or boat. 

 

18. Subletting/hiring of vans

The site tenant must not require a Visitor to pay any fee for staying on the site or in the dwelling, Clause 10.8. 
 

19. Boom Gates

Your code is unique to YOUR booking and is valid for one car in the park grounds at any time.

  • Anyone using your van in your absence needs to be registered prior to arrival. They will be given their own access code.

  • Tradesmen/deliveries etc. will need to be registered during office hours and given their own
    unique number.

  • No tailgating/passbacks.

  • If the wrong code is entered, reset by selecting * then enter your unique number followed by the # key. 

  • Some sites have foregone their car space, if your site does not have an allocated car space. We understand there may be times where it is more convenient to drive to your site to unpack or deliver items, however, please arrange with the office prior to bringing your car in and check if your requests
    can be accommodated.

 

20. QR Codes/Government check in
As per the Victorian Government requirements, all persons who enter Anchor Belle Holiday Park are required
to check in. QR codes are located at the front office.

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