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Charming 1995 Lazy Daze RV Was Renovated With Practicality in Mind, Is Now for Sale

Instead of getting their hands on a brand-new RV, some people prefer renovating one. Although it takes more time to do, you can save up quite a bit of money, among other advantages. Meet Samantha and her refurbished tiny home on wheels.
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Photo: YouTube Screenshot / Tiny Home Tours
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So, besides it being a more budget-friendly approach, why should you renovate an RV? You can customize its appearance and comfort however you like, especially when dealing with an older model. Moreover, you can increase the resale value, energy efficiency, and safety and security, among other benefits. On the other hand, there's a higher risk of components malfunctioning when dealing with an older vehicle.

Samantha is the owner and renovator of this 1995 Lazy Daze RV, based on a Ford E-350 chassis. Even though she's owned this vehicle for the past three years, she's been living in it full-time for just the last three months.

The rig measures 23.5 feet (almost 7.2 meters) in length, and its odometer reads 84,000 miles (135,185 km). What's more, it's categorized as a Class C RV and sports a 460 V8 engine paired with an automatic transmission.

Samantha's RV is now for sale. She's asking $25,500 (€23,330) for it - it's up to you to decide if the price is worth it. It cost Samantha about $19,000 (€17,383) to bring it to its current state.

Charming 1995 Lazy Daze RV Was Tastefully Restored With Old\-School Vibes, Is Now for Sale
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / Tiny Home Tours
From the outside, the rig has a vintage look given by old-school blue paint – she left the color just as she bought it. The entrance is located on the driver's side of the vehicle, as well as an awning. Moreover, there are two spacious storage compartments toward the rear of the rig, one on each side.

At the rear, Samantha installed a hitch to store her scooter, which she uses for shorter trips. You'll also notice a ladder leading up to the roof, where she fitted 400 W solar panels. They are connected to two 6 V lead-acid batteries and a 3,000 W inverter.

Moving inside, you'll discover a well-organized and well-equipped space – there are a total of 260 square feet (24 square meters) available. What I really like about this rig is that there are many windows all around it, so Samantha gets a very well-lit place during the day.

So, let me walk you through Samantha's setup. As you enter, you'll have the bathroom door straight ahead, right next to some tiny shelves. The bathroom is equipped with a shower, a window, and a toilet operated via a foot pedal, as well as a cute blue background behind it. A 40-gallon (151-liter) freshwater tank and a water heater allow you to enjoy a hot shower.

Charming 1995 Lazy Daze RV Was Tastefully Restored With Old\-School Vibes, Is Now for Sale
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / Tiny Home Tours
"Dazey" comes with a decently sized loft area – most campers with a loft area use it as the main bedroom or as an extra bedroom. That's why I was surprised when I saw that Samantha uses this space solely for storage. To be fair, it is set up like a bedroom, complete with a mattress, but Samantha prefers it for storage. Above, you'll notice a skylight.

If you head deeper into the interior, you'll be in the kitchen, which is reasonably well-equipped. It features an oven with a three-burner stove, a vent hood, a microwave, a fridge/freezer, and a tiny sink mounted in the corner of the space. Another notable element is a 5-gallon (19-liter) jug with drinking water connected to a Dometic faucet.

Regarding storage, there are plenty of drawers and cabinets throughout the area, as well as enough counter space, including a flip-up table. A nice detail is that she has a window behind the kitchen, enabling her to take in the views while preparing a meal.

The area opposite the kitchen houses the fridge/freezer - by the way, both the fridge and oven run off a 10-gallon (38-liter) propane tank. A massive hanging closet occupies the rest of the area, complete with drawers underneath. It's safe to say that storage (of any kind) is not an issue in this rig.

Charming 1995 Lazy Daze RV Was Tastefully Restored With Old\-School Vibes, Is Now for Sale
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / Tiny Home Tours
The last area in Samantha's RV is the living room/bedroom. You'll discover two enormous couches with a dinette table in between, with three substantial overhead cabinets. By far, the best part here is the large windows, which increase the feeling of space and offer a superb panoramic view of the surroundings.

Because Samantha travels solo, she created her ideal setup – she transformed one of the couches into a bed, while the other one, together with the table, serve as a desk area. This makes things easier, as she doesn't have to rearrange the space whenever she wants to set up the bed. If she were to transform both couches into a king-size bed, four people would fit on it.

All in all, Samantha did a great job with the renovation – it still has that retro vibe but comes with up-to-date utilities that make life on the road more comfortable. "Dazey" is currently for sale on Craigslist – you can find more information about it on its listing.

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About the author: Mircea Mazuru
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Starting out with a motorcycle permit just because he could get one two years earlier than a driver's license, Mircea keeps his passion for bikes (motor or no motor) alive to this day. His lifelong dream is to build his own custom camper van.
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