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They Turned An Old School Bus Into A Dreamy 250-sq.-ft. Motorhome

This is the Evergreen Bus, a custom renovated school bus by Daniel and Brooke Cook. Learn more, and see some of their before and after pictures below. Let us know what you think of this skoolie below. Enjoy!

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Couple’s 250 sq. ft. Off-Grid Skoolie Conversion

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Images via Evergreen Bus

This is the Evergreen Bus, a custom renovated school bus by Daniel and Brooke Cook.

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It’s 250 sq. ft. with a kitchen, bedroom, living area, a bathroom with shower and a washer/dryer combo.

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Also, it’s run completely off grid using solar power! How awesome is that?

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So nice to have a place to sit, think, plan, read, and eat!

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The bedroom… Looks like lots of storage space under the bed. You can also see their washer/dryer.

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Over to the bathroom sink!

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The washer/dryer combo unit. Very nice.

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The shower.

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Some before and after shots.

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It’s a lot of work to get a school bus to look like this, as well as function like an RV/house.

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But they did it!

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They turned an old school bus…

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Into an awesome custom-motorhome.

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Images via Evergreen Bus

Way to go Brooke and Daniel!👏

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  • Paul Larsen
    August 7, 2020, 8:57 am

    Very well done! One of the best conversions I have seen! I can really appreciate the amount of work that went into it after seeing the before and after pictures! I love the tree mural on the side of the converted bus! That really adds to it , Out of curiosity, what is the headroom in the bus?

  • Michael
    August 7, 2020, 9:16 pm

    Indeed, very nice conversion but I don’t understand why so many people love the side by side dining arrangement instead of a fold down table with facing each other.

    • James D.
      August 7, 2020, 10:52 pm

      Generally, because it’s not just a dining space… They can use it as work table, office space, laundry sorting table, etc. While it avoids the hassle of needing to transform the space all the time just to use it, it provides more total table space but doesn’t cut into the walkway, and some people just like enjoying the view while eating…

      Besides, they can just put a fold out table between the sofa benches, which do face each other…

  • richard
    August 8, 2020, 12:05 am

    Amazing conversion. Just curious, what is the height from floor to ceiling? I’m 6’2.

  • Sherry
    August 8, 2020, 2:43 am

    Wow, this is the very best conversion of a bus that I have ever seen, they made it a real home! I love their home and the sense of adventure they have together, they just seem so darn blissfully happy and in love. Tell Brooke that I love her wedding dress, that is so romantic and pretty, would love to know where she got it as I want one. I wish them well and much love and joy in their lives together…they both made my heart sing today. Thank you!

  • Theresa Perdue
    August 8, 2020, 9:46 am

    Really beautiful home. I love schoolies because you have everything you need and the ability to change your views ant time you want.

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