Ashley Lane RV Park a labor of affection for proprietor | Native Information

ENID, Okla. — Ashley Lane is a labor of affection for proprietor Emma Compston.

Ashley Lane is the title of the leisure car park positioned at 2730 N. Van Buren in Enid. It was as soon as often known as the Ballerina Park.

Compston purchased the park in 2009 from a good friend who deliberate to scrub it up and reopen it.

“My good friend purchased the park and had a nasty accident. He couldn’t do the work,” she stated.

She stated it was a significant cleanup with particles and even a couple of outdated cellular houses that had been vacant.

“We had massive trash containers delivered from the town and stuffed them again and again. We smashed the outdated trailers, and so they had been carried off,” Compston stated.

She put in new electrical pedestals and cleaned out all of the sewer traces that hook up with the primary line.

“It’s fairly attention-grabbing all of the issues we discovered,” she stated.

She stated the clubhouse was a catastrophe however was fully transformed.

“Now we have an space to sit down and watch tv and likewise to eat,” she stated

Within the nook of the room is an organ with a piano keyboard.

“That is one thing folks don’t have of their RVs, so I’ll have somebody play who took classes years in the past,” she stated.

A well-liked amenity on the park is the swimming pool. Ashley Lane additionally has a storm cellar.

Compston stated she works arduous to maintain the grounds clear and loves how it’s within the spring when the grass turns inexperienced and the bushes bloom.

Ashley Lane has a wide range of clients. Many individuals come seasonally on their approach backwards and forwards to South Texas or to attach with the interstate heading east or west.

Employees who’ve jobs within the space usually come first with their RVs. She stated she has clients who work at Koch Fertilizer, at wind farms and different industries.

“I’ve many return friends,” Compston stated.

Ashley Lane additionally has clients who’re on the town to go to the physician or to obtain therapy. Company visiting household additionally keep on the park.

Compston stated after folks retire and all the youngsters depart residence, some need to begin touring or just need to downsize.

“I’ve individuals who traveled for a number of years and now they’re parked right here on a full-time foundation,” she stated.

She additionally has some individuals who have been together with her for 10 years.

Compston stated it was not unusual for her to have clients who’ve RVs which are value half one million {dollars} which have fireplaces, utility rooms and each luxurious.

“Now we have a pleasant group with potluck dinners and socializing,” she stated.

Compston stated she understands why retired clients need to keep on the park.

“It’s straightforward for them, and so they don’t have to fret about payments and maintenance of the property and even taxes,” she stated.

The associated fee is $30 an evening, $150 per week or $400 a month. The park sits on 20 acres and has 160 heaps.

For extra info, name (580) 234-1246.


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