Former Blockheads’ vintage van could be all yours

first_imgMany Australians have a growing interest in mobile and tiny homes – and it’s not hard to see why.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:05Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen5 pearls of caravan wisdom02:06With housing costs often causing mortgage and rental stress across our capital cities, the micro-home movement offers an appealing alternative with unique lifestyle options – like this renovated vintage caravan currently on the market.Former The Block contestants, husband-and-wife team Michael and Carlene Duffy, have renovated four vintage vans and their latest makeover, Bumblebee is up for sale privately.Former ‘Blockheads’ Carlene and Michael Duffy are selling their latest vintage van reno, Bumblebee. Picture: Hannah PhotographyWith a sunny yellow exterior and calming neutral tones inside, the mobile makeover proves caravans can be compact and chic.Interested parties can get in touch with the pair for a price guide. If the renovated Franklin van doesn’t sell beforehand, it will go under the hammer at Ray White New Farm’s ‘Auction Under The Stars’ bi-annual event on 26 March.“Bumblebee is a quirky addition and is bound to add an extra ‘buzz’ to the night, which will see over 20 properties offered under the hammer,” says Haesley Cush, Principal at Ray White New Farm.Natural materials and pastel hues are a perfect choice for small spaces. Picture: Hannah PhotographyThe 12-foot van, which may better suited to vacays rather than as a fixed abode, is perfectly put together to create a sense of space and a welcoming laid-back vibe.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours ago“Bumblebee is a little ray of sunshine,” says Carlene. “The oak and rattan cabinetry provide casual sophistication and all your holiday feels.”While the couple don’t have a reserve for the caravan, they encourage potential buyers to get in touch for a price guide.RELATED: Small space styling tips with Carlene DuffyHow to transform a caravan exteriorlast_img read more