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Incredible Double Decker Bus Cottage For Sale!


This is an incredible double decker bus cottage. It’s a 1962 Bristol Lodekka Double Decker Bus turned into a one-of-a-kind rolling tiny home.

And amazingly enough, it’s available for sale out of Greensboro, North Carolina with an asking price of $169,000. According to the listing, it has been professionally converted into an RV-certified travel trailer!

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1962 Bristol Lodekka Double Decker Bus Tiny Home

The double decker bus has been completely renovated.

Yet much of the original character still remains.

Now it’s a fully functional tiny house!

Not to mention, it’s completely one-of-a-kind.

This could make for quite the awesome Airbnb, for anyone out there who is looking for a super-unique tiny home experience to offer their guests.

The upstairs coffee and reading nook with a view. I love this spot!

I once got to go inside of a double decker bus coffee shop in Asheville that this reminds me of. 🙂

Since the engine was removed, this double decker is now considered a 2021 travel trailer.

This is pretty cool news for anyone who might want to buy it because it means you can finance and insure it now. 🙂

Highlights

  • Professionally converted double decker bus
  • It was built within the existing chassis and shell of a 1962 Bristol Lodekka
  • Imported from England
  • Titled in 2021 as a travel trailer
  • All new wiring, plumbing, HVAC, flooring, paint, appliances, cabinetry, and more was installed while maintaining most of the look and feel of the original vehicle
  • The engine has been completely removed, hence why it is now considered a travel trailer
  • The bus does not run and depends on hookups for usability
  • 30′ long with approximate 20k lb weight
  • 2021 Travel Trailer title makes it eligible for RV financing and insurance
  • Vinyl zero VOC flooring throughout
  • Mini split HVAC downstairs, rooftop RV vent fan upstairs
  • Kitchen with SMEG retro refrigerator, quartz counters, dual burner cooktop, and convection/microwave combo
  • Lower level dining booth and sofas
  • Salvaged “RCA” bath door
  • Subway/penny tile shower, bath vanity, and Saniflo (flushing) toilet
  • Upper coffee bar + sofa “perch”
  • Built-in king size platform bed (includes new IKEA hybrid mattress + hypoallergenic cover)
  • Vintage Hifi Stereo
  • Mid Century Modern chair/ottoman
  • Upper level wired for RV rooftop AC and ceiling mount projector
  • Asking price $169,000
  • Located in Greensboro, North Carolina

Discussion

So what do you think of this double decker bus turned travel trailer cottage? Is this something you can see yourself in and use as a home or is it just another Airbnb tiny home to add to the wishlist? 

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Alex

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  • Victoria A Banaszak
    June 15, 2021, 6:21 pm

    I think this would make a nice home but the colors are not cohisive. The green and blue really don’t go well together. Without an engine it would be difficult to move to a location, so as far as campers go, it is useless. As a tiny home that you move to a property and leave it it seems fine although they didn’t show any storage or bedrooms.

  • Sunny
    July 8, 2021, 9:48 pm

    Very expensive for a non running sweatbox.

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