About Regency Villas
CORONAVIRUS COVID 19
NOTICE TO ALL RVOC MEMBERS
24TH MARCH 2020
It is clear from the latest Government statement on Coronavirus last night, 23rd March 2020, that travel to holiday accommodation is not regarded as “essential travel” and therefore the imposed movement ban applies to such travel.
It is likely that this advice will soon be put into law and anyone breaching it, could be liable for a fine of between £30 and £1000.
In responding to Government advice, the Chairman and Committee have to consider the health and wellbeing of all the staff and incoming members to the resort and have no alternative but to close the resort with effect from Saturday 28th March 2020 (week 13).
We apologise for any inconvenience that this will cause and await further Government advice as to when we will be able to reopen.
The right to use the leisure facilities at Broome Park, including golf, is conditional upon a member occupying a villa at Regency Villas. As currently we are unable to provide accommodation at Regency Villas due to the Corona Virus restrictions unfortunately members will not be able to avail themselves of the use of these facilities free of charge. As soon as there is a change in the current restrictions, members will be notified.
Essential travel’ Guidance
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has updated its guidance for people planning to visit second homes or holiday premises during the coronavirus pandemic. This guidance includes the following information:
Who this guidance is for
This guidance is for people planning to visit second homes or holiday premises during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Essential travel does not include visits to second homes, camp sites, caravan parks or similar, whether for isolation purposes or holidays. People should remain in their primary residence. Not taking these steps puts additional pressure on communities and services that are already at risk.
Please take care, stay safe and heed the government advice and we look forward to seeing you once this current crisis is over.
Brian Andrews Chairman
Situated seven miles south of the medieval City of Canterbury in the beautiful Kent countryside the central attractions on the 268 acre Broome Park Estate is the historic Jacobean Mansion House and the championship standard Golf Course
Regency Villas Owners Club was founded in 1981 as a quality timeshare resort to enjoy the golf and leisure facilities of Broome Park Estate, the City of Canterbury, the coastal towns and the beautiful Kent countryside and coast
The Club is a non profit private owners club managed by and for the benefit of it's seven hundred timeshare owners, many international, each owning at least one week in their chosen Villa on their chosen weeks until the year 2061 when owners will vote to continue ownership or sell assets. To most owners this is their "home from home" or their "second home"
Regency Villas Owners Club is affiliated to the quality international exchange organisation, Interval International, allowing owners to exchange their owned weeks to quality resorts throughout the world. (intervalworld.com)
Owners from time to time choose to rent or sell their weeks according to the Clubs Constitution
The Regency Villas complex comprises of 26 delightful holiday homes set in their private grounds, within the surrounds of the beautiful old Broome Park country estate, which dates back to the 16th Century, thus creating an ideal setting for a tranquil holiday.
For maximum enjoyment of your time at Regency Villas, Broome Park and surrounding Kent attractions a vehicle is recommended. A public bus service however is available to Canterbury and Folkestone although less convenient and infrequent.
Mansion House & Facilities
The Beautiful Jacobean Mansion House is the centrepiece of the estate and famous as the past home of Lord Kitchener
The Mansion House bars and restaurants are open to all owners and visitors throughout the week and offer a warm and friendly welcome with a wide choice of food available to all.
Golf is available to all owners on the 18 hole championship standard golf course. On arrival a Handicap Certificate must be provided or alternatively, a brief proficiency test may be undertaken at the golf club
The recreational facilities available to owners and visitors during their stay include: indoor swimming pool, sauna, squash, tennis, leisure suite, croquet table, putting green and snooker.
Attractions Near & Far
Canterbury, Dover & Folkestone are all approx 10 miles from the resort, which makes it ideal for those wishing to go across the channel by ferry or channel tunnel.
The whole of the Kent Coast and much of the South East Coast is easily accessible by car.
For owners wishing to venture further afield, London can be reached by train within 1 hour and 40 minutes from Canterbury train station and travelling to Paris or Brussels couldn't be easier, simply take the Eurotunnel train from Ashford International rail terminal.
Sales & Rentals
At any given time a number of timeshare owners wish to rent or sell their weeks at RVOC and ask the administration office to arrange this
Rental is open to non members on condition the rules of the Constitution of the Club are obeyed. These rules are common sense to a law abiding citizen. This is an excellent way to sample the delights of Regency Villas Owners Club before purchasing any available week, or just having a good holiday
Purchase of a resale timeshare week or weeks automatically confers membership of the Club through the ownership of a holiday certificate.
Available weeks for purchase with prices are listed at the Reception Office.
Please contact the Clubs Reception Office where our on-site Regency Villas staff are available to assist with any queries you may have or leave your details for a callback
Commercial purchases are against the Constitution of the Club.
A timeshare week starts at 16.00 hrs on a Saturday and ends at strictly 10.00 hrs the following Saturday.