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1957
40FT
Other
$67,500

Santa Barbara
, California

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Meet “Dolly”, the absolutely stunning Spartan Trailer that will make the perfect guest house…. instantly! This 1957 Spartan Imperial Manor has all the charms of the vintage era, but with the upgrades to make a perfect modern retreat.
A quick history of these incredible rare and treasured trailers….
Spartan trailers were designed and built by Paul Getty, (as in the Famous Getty Family, founders of the Getty Museum). They were originally designed and built as a solution to the housing crisis in California post World War II. And at the time, were sold for significantly more than Airstreams ever were, due to it’s superior build and materials.
This particular Spartan has it’s own wonderful history, as it was previously owned by Dolly Parton’s lead banjo player. And traveled cross country on tour with her in the 1980’s.
Spartan trailers are incredibly well built, and with the ample headspace, they could be considered preferable to an airstream for living in. This trailer was never meant to be a weekend warrior, as it never was designed with holding tanks. But more the reason for it to be parked in a yard or property, and lived in immediately! And with the cost of building so expensive today, you can bypass that and easily allow friends/family to stay, Airbnb as an awesome income, or live in it yourself!
This particular Spartan still maintains the beautiful retro aluminum exterior, with it’s warm glowing Birchwood interior paneling. It still has its stylish retro pink bathroom sink and bathtub, as well as the original Frigidaire Refrigerator with its pink interior and original egg and butter holders. The back bedroom has the original built in storage, with plenty of closet space, as well as a built in side table/desk.
Some of the modern upgrades that compliment the retro beauty are waterproof, scratch resistant floors, white subway tile, new faucet & sink, new formica countertops, custom wallpaper, and a faux electric fireplace that heats the unit in minutes!
The exterior is incredibly condition with a few minor dings. It can either be polished to a mirror reflection or you can keep the smooth, patina finish. And with two doors, one the living space, and the other to the bedroom, it has a substantial feel and is so much more than a trailer.
To sum it up
-1957 Spartain Trailer, 45 ft long, 8 ft wide (approximately 360 sq ft )
-Exterior in Excellent Condition
-Birchwood Interior Paneling
-Air Conditioner
-No holding tanks (not designed for weekend travels)
-Original Pink Bathroom Sink and Bathtub
-Original Frigidaire Refrigerator
-Floating Shelves with Subway Tiles
-New Sink & Water Faucet
-New Lighting Throughout
-Original Built-ins in the Bedroom
-Two Exterior Doors, one to the Bedroom, one to the Living Room
-New Waterproof/Scratch proof Vinyl Floors with Vapor Barrier
-New Black Countertops
-New Electric Fireplace that heats the whole unit in minutes
-Furnace
-New Instant Hot Water Heater & Water Filter
-Brand New Toilet
-Sold Furnished (with the exception of the Artwork & Accessories)

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