- Year: 1967
- Make: Airstream
- Model: Caravel
- Length: 17
- Condition: Excellent
- Country: United States
- State or Province: California
- City: Malibu
- Type of Sale: Private Seller (Individual)
- Listed: January 11, 2016 2:55 pm
- Expires: This ad has expired
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- Listed by: LAPapa
- Member Since: January 10, 2016
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Fully renovated 1967 Caravel 17″ by Hofmann Architecture in Santa Barbara, CA. Beautiful renovation suitable for either travel or home office/guest house. Featured on HGTV “Retro Roadhomes” (starts at 7:36): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpCy3qPnKUQ
You can watch a great montage video of this trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gbuHTbQHlk
The story and photos behind this “green” renovation: https://hofarc.com/renovation-project/1967-caraval-17/
(Please note the final photo of the outdoor grill backend is NOT this trailer. We have no idea where that photo came from!)
It was used as a writing retreat, portable production office and guest house by a successful Hollywood writer/producer.
One full-size sofabed with electric-powered pullout opens the twin sofa to a full bed. Three small tables stowed in the closet lock into the floor to be configured in many ways, for dining, office work, meeting, etc. Beautiful modern bathroom with hardwood floors with drainage.
There’s a reason why this 1967 Caravel 17′ has been featured in an HGTV broadcast aired in the Fall of 2012 — it’s stunning. It’s perfect as a mobile office for remote working in style, a long-term road trip adventure, weekend beach outings, or even as a spare guestroom at home.
You will not find a more self-sustainable, simply elegant, efficient vintage Airstream with this level of quality, form and function. It’s a breeze to pull with any mid-sized SUV or larger vehicle.
The solid hardwood flooring is a rich and warm redwood. Smooth white Zero VOC painted walls and laminated counter tops are accented by silver aluminum-edged cabinetry with turquoise blue acrylic drawer fronts. Sustainable 100% recycled white glass tiles wrap continuously from the kitchen to the bathroom.
This contemporary-styled interior is a “green” model, topped off with a set of flexible solar panels on the roof. The coolest part is they follow the aerodynamic curvature so they blend right in. The panels supply 270 watts of power that can be collected on a sunny day, and when it’s cloudy there are three on-board batteries that provide ample renewable power storage for more than adequate work and entertainment. There’s even an iPod/iPhone audio connection for high-quality indoor and outdoor sound and a built in video monitor.
The low window at the front of the trailer called for a custom solution for a functional workspace. A cooktop and stainless steel sink were custom designed and fabricated to rest above the countertop surface, the end result effect is that they seem to float above the surface of the counter. A design first, unlike any other on the market today.
The bathroom features a signature stand-up shower with generous lav seating. Modern stainless faucetry and deepset sink. A mirror faces a tall closet to store linens and such, that is directly adjacent to the bathroom entry door. Both custom crafted doors are constructed of water-resistant frosted plexiglass sheets mounted with stainless never-rusting hardware.
And here’s something new… an automated bed extension so when it’s time to crash the bed expands and retracts with the flip of a switch. Centrally-located Domestic air conditioner unit and several gas furnace outlets provide for complete year-round comfort.
Decor included like novelty towels and pillows, but personal momentos (like the bear head, photos, vase, movie props, etc.) NOT included.
Serious buyers only, thanks.
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