How many floating homes will there be on Upton Lake?

There will be 28 floating homes once all phases of the development are complete.

How much does a floating home cost?

Prices start from £299,000 which includes the fixtures and finishings as shown within the showhome at Upton Marina.

How many bedrooms are in a floating home?

Each floating home has 2 bedrooms.

Can you live in a floating home permanently?

Yes. We have received full planning permission for residential use for the floating homes.

How do the homes float?

Click here for more information on the mechanics of the floating homes.

How long is the lease?

The lease is for a period of 125 years. All leases have a start date of January 2022 and are registered at Land Registry.

Will stamp duty be payable on completion?

On the basis that you do not own the land where your floating home is located, you will not have to pay any stamp duty.

What warranties are provided?

As the manufacturer of the home, Prestige Homeseeker provides a 10 year warranty underwritten by Platinum Seal. Solent Marine, as the manufacturer of the float, provides a 20 year warranty.

Does the floating home come fully furnished?

A floating home comes with a fitted kitchen, bathroom, floor coverings and a standard fixtures and fittings furniture package included in the price.
We have partnered with Prestige Homeseeker, who together with our sales team will work with you in relation to the design and specification of your floating home. A change in specification may attract additional charges.

When will the first floating home be occupied?

We welcomed our first residents in Summer 2022, and are pleased to say that 5 homes are now occupied on Upton Lake.

What services will be provided?

WiFi, water and electricity (individual meters for the electric supply, invoices will be raised by the company) are supplied to each floating home.

How long will it take for my floating home to be ready from reservation?

We anticipate that a floating home will be ready within 3 – 6 months from deposit and exchange of contracts, depending on customer requirements and manufacturing leadtimes.

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