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Price £60,000
For sale by owner

A fabulous opportunity to own an iconic and rare 1959 18ft Airstream Traveler, completely renovated to a very high standard to include modern amenities.

Built in California in 1959 (VIN: 18D-0169), it was imported into a dealership in Bristol around 7 years ago from whom we purchased it as an empty aluminium shell. A lot of love then went into designing and creating the ultimate glamping experience, ideal for a family of up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Fully serviced by Peak Caravan Services, Staffordshire in June 2021.

The airstream first underwent a full UK road conversion, including

  • Full body-off chassis restoration
  • New window rubbers
  • New floor
  • Axle
  • Brakes
  • Wheels plus brand-new tyres
  • UK hitch

The plumbing and electrics within the airstream have been designed to run either on or off grid to allow maximum comfort with or without access to a hook up.

Electricity - either a 240 volt hook up or 12 volt leisure battery (2 brand new leisure batteries)

Dual energy water heater - either electric or gas

The layout was carefully planned to maximise space. Internal features include:

  • L-shaped sofa that converts into a double bed, storage underneath
  • Bunk beds with storage underneath. The upper bunk lifts and locks in place to create a daytime sofa
  • All mattress cushions made with extra comfy foam and covered with soft wipe clean velvet
  • Kitchen with combi oven and grill, hob, sink with bin in cupboard underneath and dual energy (gas and electric) fridge (with ice box)
  • Overhead storage in kitchen and tall cupboard
  • Wet room with shower, basin, storage and Thetford cassette style WC.
  • Power sockets
  • LED lighting
  • Kardean flooring
  • External grey portable tank servicing the sink and shower
  • New opening skylight
  • Original windows and door
  • New pole and rope awning sourced from Vintage Trailers in the USA
  • Vehicle tracker

Specifications

  • Length – overall length 18ft
  • Width – 5.5ft
  • Height – 7.5ft
  • Weight - 1200 kg (nose weight 72kg)

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