I lived in this bus with my wife for 5 years while going to university and am very sad to say goodbye, but I now own a farm and it is time to move on. This bus has a ton of class and character and is a great home for anyone looking for a turn-key semi or completely off-grid lifestyle.
1980 Carpenter Blue Bus, Auto Transmission
CAT 5208 diesel engine (rock solid), located in rear
Solar Power AND Grid tied options –
Portable 550 W solar system in two movable arrays, (2) 220 Ah deep cycle batteries,
Magnum Inverter, ProStar 30 Charge Controller, DC load center
AC load center and outlets configured for quick adaptability for grid or solar or both.
Custom built furniture with built-in storage, lockable compartment underneath
Queen size bed, folding desk, kitchen table with benches, two long benches in front entrance
3 burner propane stove and oven, plus two 3-gallon tanks
5 gallon electric water heater, mini-fridge, cabinets and cupboards
Designated space for a wood stove & chimney vent pipe
Removable shade canopy with 3-foot awnings
Vinyl “hardwood” floor
No bathroom, shower, or water tank
Located in SE Idaho – but well worth the trip!
$39,000 OBO. Will negotiate for the right owner!