This is the story of a professional windsurfers’ van conversion tiny home, which allows him to travel and compete in the World Championship for Windsurfing.
For many people, vans and other forms of tiny homes are essential tools so that we can live our dream lives, whatever that definition may be.
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He Uses This Van To Live And Travel As A Professional Windsurfer!
Deanna and James wanted to travel, so they renovated an adorable vintage camper together. However, they found it difficult to hitch up the camper and tow it from place to place, so they sold the camper and bought a van instead!
Their van allows them stealth and ease of parking, and this fully off-grid rig boasts a Tuscan-inspired aesthetic inside. I love that they included a shower and dry flush toilet in the build, making it a much more COVID-friendly travelling rig.
Unlike many van-lifers, they chose to use the back of the van as a multipurpose bed/office/dining/lounge area, complete with a hidden projector screen. Enjoy the video tour from Tiny Home Tours below!
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Vintage Camper Conversion to Tuscan-Inspired Van Life
This is an oversized van conversion with a luxury shower, lush bed, fancy kitchen, private cockpit, and it even has a little fireplace.
It’s actually available for purchase as I write this and listed for $114,500 over at Van Life Trader. Check it out, learn more, and share your thoughts in the comments. Is this the sort of van conversion that would work for you? Do you like this layout? Why or why not? Let’s talk about it below…
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Oversized Van Conversion… 2018 Ford Transit 250 with 33k Miles in Sebring, Florida
This is to announce that Molecule Tiny Homes is offering van conversions. They start at $25,000 if you supply your own van. To show you what they can do, they’re built out a 2019 Ford Transit 250 that you can see below.
It features a complete solar system, a custom, space-saving, slide-out bed, a full shower in the rear, a slide-out composting toilet, a gas heater, a fireplace, water tanks, a pump system, and more… Offered for $48,000. What do you think?
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Solar-Powered Van Conversion by Molecule Tiny Homes
You may be familiar with Mat and Danielle and their incredible Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel, where they show us an array of inspiring stories, not to mention, their own. So this is how they built out their second van conversion.
They went with a used 2015 Ford Transit van with a high roof and 148″ wheelbase. Once they got it, they started by adding a couple of windows, gathering natural and non-toxic materials for the build, and preparing the van for the conversion. They used things like hemp for insulation and cork for flooring. You’ll get to learn all about it right here in this post! Enjoy…
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How They Converted Their 2015 Ford Transit High Top Into A DIY Dream Tiny Home
This is the story of how a 1989 Ford camper van has been modified and modernized into an off-grid solar motor camper. Or as Sharrieff Fareed of the DualEx/YouTube Channel calls it, an off-grid solar tiny house in a van.
So he acquired the van and used his DIY skills to carefully convert it into a modern tiny home (in a van) for a total of only $3,500 (including the cost of buying the van) and then turned around and sold it for $12,000 (after several months). You can always see what he’s up to next on his YouTube, Instagram, and website where he offers his Campervan Conversion Guide eBook.
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Modernized 1989 Ford Camper Van Tiny House Built For $3,500