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Beautiful rustic vintage campervan,accepting offers

£15,500

Ford Transit 130 Custom

90,000 miles
Detailed Information
Vehicle Description

I bought this van as I could see with its light and space I could create a peaceful haven to spend time in. I have remodelled it so that it has enough space to do yoga, cook, read and keep enough belongings for the beach, hiking into nature, and also to have friends and family for sleepovers. I’ve used recycled, fair trade eco products throughout (Osmo wood stain, etc). I’ve kept the original gas cooker and fridge as they both work well and replaced the sink with a good sized vintage enamel bowl. There is loads of storage space, including cupboards above the cab, in the kitchen area and underneath the seating area, as well as a super useful storage area where I keep wood in an Indian carved chest, and where there are hooks for coats or towels and plenty of space for shoes, boots, yoga matts skateboards, etc. This van is such a pleasure to drive and seems to attract many smiles and waves as she potters along. She is an old lady but still goes a decent 55 or 60 and her petrol engine is pretty punchy so has no problem going up hills and, at 90,000 miles, she still many more fun years left in her. I’ve spent many hours in this van in the most beautiful places, taking in nature and having this haven to return to after a day of walking /swimming. She has a fantastic little wood burner that kicks out a surprising amount of heat for its size. She has been to festivals and yoga retreats and has taken it all in her stride. She has been to Scotland, Wales and Cornwall – gets me there a little slower than a sprinter but I’m probably less stressed!!! The seating area becomes a good sized double bed with memory foam mattress (6ft plus). This van has such a lovely feel, and offers such a peaceful space. I love her but am selling as I am going overseas, and would love her to go to a good home. They don’t make them like this any more.

Beds Description

L shaped sofa that pulls out into a good sized double bed

Conversion Description

NEW reconditioned engine fitted in 2018
Lovely large clear glass opening windows both sides and windows at the back
Skylight with insect netting
Double gas bottles
Fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide alarm, smoke alarm.
Electric hook up
Brand new leisure battery which can run the lights and power points for up to 6 days (2 sockets, 2 USB charging points, 4 interior lights, although I usually use the fairy lights and candles).
50 ltr fresh water tank
Gas cooker, gas/ electric fridge.
Solid wood floorboards.
Two seat-belted seats in he front plus one belt in the back (front seats are very comfy – originals replaced by the previous owners, but are still available if wanted)
Has been oiled underneath to reduce risk of rust and currently has no rust visible at all. Was stored in a garage by previous owners. Really good condition throughout.
Recently had starter motor replaced.
Recently had full service.
Service /parts record, original paperwork.
Tax and MOT exempt.
Comes with sweet little awning
Comes with a full weather/rain cover (I’ve never used either but they are in really condition)

Advisories: fuel gauge doesn’t work (fuel tank holds 70 litres)

Contact Information
Specification
Registered Vehicle Type
Motor Caravan - approved
Base Vehicle Condition
Used
Transmission Type
Manual
Berths
2
Belted Seats
3
Vehicle Length
5.40meters
Vehicle Height
2.60meters
Vehicle Width
2.00meters
Converter Type
Self Build - Handcrafted Expert
Converter Condition
Used - Good
Maximum Weight (MAM or MTPLM)
2,000kg
Unladen Weight Verified?
NO - the vehicle has not been weighed since completion
Gas sign-off supplied
None
Electrics
12v Electrics
USB sockets
leisure battery
240v Electrics
240v Mains charger
From Quirky Campers
We like the style

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