This cozy camper van with a cedar ceiling, black walnut countertops, and pinewood cabinets, makes you feel like you’re traveling in a cabin!
This van is a 2016 Ford Transit 250, with a 3.7L V6 engine and 130″ wheelbase, and it’s flex-fuel (it takes both gasoline and ethanol). It’s completely off-grid ready with 320 watts of solar panels and a Goal Zero Yeti Lithium 3000 battery backup system. It has a 20-gallon freshwater tank, 15-gallon grey tank, and a brand new Joolca Hottap V2 Nomad Kit (for hot outdoor showers). There is a waterless/odorless Nature’s Head composting toilet, built into a private closet.
There is also an extremely energy-efficient Dometic CFX 40 Top loading fridge, a Dometic 2 burner propane stove with a glass lid, and a large stainless steel sink with a drop-in cutting board for more counter space.
The large couch (25″ x 70″) lifts up for access to the large storage area underneath, and pulls out into a full-size bed (50″ x 70″). The cushion on top of the refrigerator compartment also acts as a bit of a bed extender. The passenger seat swivels, so you can seat 5 people around the adjustable table (or 4 comfortably).
There is a 6.5 x 6.5 ft exterior awning, so you can have shade outside the van when you set up camp. There is a backup camera in the rear-view mirror. Plus a ladder on the side of the van to get roof access. The van is also jam-packed with interior storage options for your adventure/electronic gear, clothes, food etc.
Exterior height: 9’6″
Interior height: 6’1″
Exterior Length: 19ft and 6 inches long (with hitchgate tire carrier; or 18ft bumper to bumper without hitchgate tire carrier)
Interior living space: 10 ft x 5 ft 6in (55 square feet, not counting driver & passenger seat area)
APPLIANCES & KEY FEATURES:
Dometic CFX 40 Top Loading Fridge/Freezer (12/24V DC & 100-240V AC)
Dometic 2-Burner Propane Stove with glass lid (11 Pound portable propane tank)
Nature’s Head Composting Toilet
Joolca Hot Water Outdoor Shower Kit (check out the kit in action in my video here)
Bed/Couch: 5-inch Memory Foam Mattress (upholstery is stain and water-resistant)
24” Fiberglass High-Top has two screened windows (made & installed by Fiberine)
Paradigm Waterproof Vinyl Flooring
Knotty Cedar Tongue and Groove on ceiling
Countertops are black walnut wood
Large (16″ x 7″) stainless steel round kitchen sink (w/ drop-in wood cutting board)
Smoke, carbon monoxide, and propane detector/alarm
Lagun Adjustable Table Mount
Dining table/desk (32″ x 20″), tucks away behind the driver seat
Magnetic “locks” on drawers and lower cabinets (keeps things closed while driving)
Latches to keep the couch in place while driving
Bluetooth Radio Adapter & USB charger included
Swivel Base for Passenger Seat
Bug screen on side doors
Universal Exterior RV Ladder
6.5ft x 6.5ft Smittybilt Retractable Awning
weBoost Cell Signal Booster
Wilco Hitchgate Solo XL Spare Tire Carrier (allows you to use the hitch for towing, mounting a bike rack, gas containers etc)
ELECTRIC & SOLAR:
2 x 160W Solar Panels (320 Watts total mounted on a Vantech roof rack)
Yeti 3000 Goal Zero Lithium Power Station (about 280Ah of battery storage)
Battery charges via the solar panels or it can also be charged by the vehicle’s battery while the van is running using the 12v cigarette lighter (charging cord included)
Interior AC Power Outlet with two 110 volt plugs and 3 USB Ports
Exterior 110/120V AC Power outlet allows you to plug in at an RV Site or to someone’s home (Outdoor extension cord included)
PLUMBING & WATER:
20 Gallon Fresh Water Tank (under the sink, ensures it stays warmer inside the van)
15 Gallon Grey Water Tank (underneath van, w/ outside lever for emptying)
Exterior water refill inlet with overfill protection
25Ft Drinking Water Safe tank refill hose (with Clear2o Inline Water Filter)
Shurflo 12V Water Pump
Stainless Steel Single Handle Sink Faucet w/ Pull Down Sprayer
3 warm LED Puck Lights on the ceiling
Dimmable LED Strip Lights with Remote (underneath overhead cabinets)
Reflectix & Owens Corning Pure Safety Unfaced Fiberglass Insulation R15
Maxxair 10 Speed Fan/Vent with rain shield
Mr. Heater Little Buddy Portable Propane Heater
Blackout/insulating curtain between the driver section and living space
Weathertech insulated window covers (for front 3 windows in the cab section)
Handmade insulating window covers for all the rest of the windows in the living portion of the van (made out of 6mm thick Thinsulate, earth magnets, and the same fabric as the couch)
2 large compartments above the driver and passenger seats
5 large overhead cabinets in the back
Storage under the couch/bed (24” x 70” x 16” tall)
3 drawers under kitchen counter (on sink side)
2 cabinets with some shelving and storage (on the kitchen side with stove)
Hooks to hang things inside the toilet closet and on the outside of the toilet closet
Shelving throughout the van
I’m also including vehicle levelers, a fire extinguisher, and two 3 gallon RotoPax gas containers (mounted to the hitchgate tire carrier)!
I purchased this van slightly used in 2017 (with 18,000 miles on it) and I was the second owner. I have lived in it full-time for a year and traveled in it part-time for 3+ years. This van conversion was built by a team of professional carpenters, electricians, and a plumber, so you can rest assured that the build is done correctly and that the craftsmanship is beautiful.
The vehicle itself is in great condition, I just got an inspection from a Ford dealership, and they said everything looks great! I’ve maintained the engine with regular oil changes approximately every 6,000 miles using synthetic oil, and the tires were replaced about 20,000 miles ago (you can get up to 70K miles on average tires). I’ve also never had a single issue with the vehicle itself.
The van is currently located near Alamosa, Colorado, but I can deliver it to Denver or Albequerque for a potential buyer (or further for a fee).
You can watch my van tour video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb-hT_rEWOE
Check out more pictures and info about the van on my website here: https://www.spintheglobeproject.com/ford-transit-van-conversion/
Carfax report available on request for serious inquiries.
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