Charming off-grid cabin on wheels

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Ford Transit MK7 LWB L3H3

156,000 miles
2 Berths

Essential Information
Kitchen Sink
Dining Table
Ceiling Fan/Vent
Shower - External
Toilet - Cassette
Reversing Camera

Detailed Information
Vehicle Description

2009 (59)
Ford Transit T350
Diesel 2.4L
MOT’d til April 2025
2 Keys

Conversion Description

The interior of this van is a genuine head-turner. It is a gloriously unabashed homage to cabinesque off-grid living, built using largely recycled materials. For example, the whole living area has been clad in sanded and oiled pallet wood. The sink is built from an iroko hardwood desk salvaged from an old school chemistry lab, the two seats were previously bedside tables and the chest of drawers was rescued from a pile of unwanted furniture. Drawers and cupboards feature Indian ceramic knobs or salvaged cabinet name plates.

This unique van has travelled all over the UK as well as France and Spain and its pulling power never ceases to amaze us. Because it is RWD it has extra ground clearance for those times when the tarmac runs out and the going gets a bit bumpy.

It is set up for off-grid camping and has never struggled to provide us with the power we require via the solar panels and the 70L water tank has supplied us with water for well over 2 weeks. There is a surprising amount of storage both inside the van and in the storage area/garage under the bed. We have travelled with 2 seasons of clothes as well as all the other usual paraphernalia for epic trips abroad and yet, fully laden with fuel, water, and us, it still weighs under 3.5t.

This is a 59 plate van so the paintwork is not immaculate. There are some tiny patches of rust but nothing to worry about. She;s good to go.

Room description
The van is fully insulated and has sound deadening. It is kitted out with appliances and services required for off-grid travels that include:
2-ring Gas Hob
35L Alpicool 12v fridge freezer
2 x 110AH deep cycle AGM leisure batteries
150w solar panels
MPPT solar controller
Edecoa 1000w/2000w power inverter with 2 x 3-pin sockets
Split charge relay
Fiamma 70-litre fresh water tank
Seaflow expansion accumulator
Sureflo Trail King 7 water pump
Fiamma roof vent
Fiamma roof vent/fan

Layout & Design
The first thing you will notice is the amount that has been packed into the interior without a compromise on space:

The bedroom consists of a full sized double memory foam mattress and ample shelving bins for clothes and other belongings. As well as overhead LED spot lighting it also has flexible reading lights, a fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide sensor, additional shelf, wiring for additional usb charging point and even a laundry chute. Additional ventilation and light are obtained via a roof vent

Dining Room
The dining area is formed of two chairs with storage underneath and a pull-out table for dining or working. The fridge freezer is housed in a pull-out drawer and a portable toilet can be stored in a floor cupboard. The inverter is accessed from an additional cupboard. The area is also served by 4 USB points, the master inverter switch, and a battery power level indicator

The L-shaped kitchen incorporates a sink with ample under-sink storage as well as a Fiamma 70-litre fresh water tank, Sureflo Trail King 7 water pump, and a Seaflow expansion accumulator. There are also a 2-ring gas hob, work surfaces, shelving, chopping board holder, magnetic knife strip, large overhead storage bins and 2 deep drawers for food storage. Access to the cab is via a removable curtain. A fire extinguisher and fire blanket are also included. The area benefits from a roof vent and fan which can either expel cooking smells and heat or pull in cool air from outside.

Garage/Rear storage under the bed
Accessible from the back doors, this section is where a lot of the main van services are stored. These
7kg Propane Gas tank (almost full) with timber locker and floor vent
MPPT solar charge controller for roof mounted solar panels
2 x 110ah deep cycle AGM leisure batteries
Edecoa 1000w/2000w power inverter with 2 x 3-pin sockets
12V and 240V Fuse boards
Outdoor hot/cold shower- removable boiler to attach on rear door

Cab Area
The bulkhead has been removed and blocked using a curtain thus providing a combination of privacy, practicality and safety and all windows have custom removable insulated reflector blinds. Not only is the van extremely easy to drive but it also benefits from a rear view camera

Beds Description

Full size double bed (135x190cm) with memory foam mattress

Main Bed Length

Contact the Seller

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Contact Details

Vehicle Spec
Registered Type:
Panel Van (meets DVLA standards)
Fuel Type:
Belted Seats:
3 Belts
Driving Side:
Right-Hand Drive
Vehicle Length:
5.60 meters
Vehicle Height:
2.60 meters
Converter Type:
Self Build - Handcrafted Expert
Conversion Condition:
Gas Sign-off:
Max Weight (MAM, GVW or MTPLM):
Unladen Weight:
Unladen Weight Verified:
Yes - the vehicle has been weighed since completion

12v Electrics
USB Sockets
Leisure Battery
Split Charge Relay
Solar Panel(s)
240v Electrics

From Quirky Campers:
Quirky loves this style

Quirky loves this style means that Quirky Campers would approve this van for hiring. However, Quirky have not approved a Gas Safe certificate, a Weighbridge certificate, or the vehicle's electrics. Buyers must check these themselves. For some tips on what to look out for read this. If the listing has no Gas Safe certificate, no unladen weight and no electrical sign-off please proceed with caution!

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