say goodbye to my lovely vintage caravan

It’s True! It is now that time! My Holivan Caravan is actually FOR SALE!
Above is a picture of what it looked like when it was featured in magazines and all the pictures below are of what it looks like now!

vintage caravan for sale

As you can see the front is still in good order…the green colour has not faded too much but on the right hand side there is a lot of fading as this side faces the sun…it just needs a rub down and a repaint with Hammerite Buckingham Green Garage Door Paint…

vintage holivan needs a repaint

The roof needs a clean…I have some caravan cleaner that I will give you, that I bought to clean it myself, before Fred had his second accident!…After that I just lost all interest in the Vans..they have both been sitting in the garden waiting for someone to love them again.

Happy Holivan

As you can see the other side is not as faded…I don’t think this van would tow as it has been on soft ground now for 6 years! we did have to move it  up the garden a few months back to enable Freddy to be able to maneouver his scooter up the garden to get out of the house via the side gate…it was dificult to get it moving but we did it! So If you decided to buy it from me, you would have to bring a good few strong men to push it up the garden and out into the street and then have the proper transport to take it home with you.vintage caravan axelThe back of the van is against the wall, so it is in good unfaded condition.The front door is a little stiff at the moment but this is due to the van not being quite flat.Now to the inside…Happy loves rosie's caravan for saleThe inside of the Holivan is all tickerty boo! It is still dry and has coped well in our garden through 6 winters…coping with snow, gail force winds and hail stones and yet it is still dry inside.Vintage Caravan InteriorThe paintwork is still in good condition although you will want to decorate it yourself…but it’s good to go inside…what you see in these inside pictures (apart from the top picture) will be included in the price.

1952 Holivan Caravan For Sale

Vintage Holivan Caravan interiorThere is a Cath Kidston cover on the bed…I think this might be a thin sleeping bag! The cushions…all the curtains, the granny blanket, The Keep Calm picture, postcards, tins and shelves etc…Have a look herehere and here at ideas on how to dress it up.

If you are seriously interested in buying my Green Holivan can you please email me HERE with your best offer and leave a comment below…well you don’t actually have to leave a comment below, but it would be nice to hear from you, to let me know what you would like to use her for…even if you don’t live near enough to buy her…You must also remember that I live in Medway, KENT in the United Kingdom…Just incase you are in America, as i think there is a Medway over there too!…And as I have said before, you will need to bring with you a few strong men (the more the merrier) as there will be no-one here to help you push it across my unkempt garden (about 40ft). Oh and tell them to bring tools! I don’t quite know what tools, but men like tools don’t they ๐Ÿ™‚
I am also selling Our Cheltenham Sabre Caravan shown here, so if you are interested in that…please email me on the link above too..I WILL BE LISTING HER ON EBAY SOON…SO THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BUY HER BEFORE THAT HAPPENS…SO PLEASE IF YOU ARE SERIOUS…GET YOUR OFFER IN NOW.Why am I selling them?Well you are going to have to wait for my next post before you find that out…but it is very exciting news indeedy!

Bye for now my lovelies.




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    November 14, 2017 / 12:28 am

    With thanks, I like this.

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    November 6, 2015 / 1:46 am

    Love it! But I live in the USA! : )

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    November 3, 2015 / 1:40 pm

    Hayley. I'm loving it. I've got two questions – does it have a kitchenette or place to prepare food? Sitting area? Any other photos would be great. Also, you said that it was difficult to pull – I live in Dorset and theoretically could pull it back but you mentioned it may not travel on the road? Could you elaborate? Please email me at

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      Happy Harris
      November 4, 2015 / 11:12 pm

      Hi Christina…i have emailed you ๐Ÿ™‚ speak soon x

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    Joanne Boyland
    November 1, 2015 / 3:32 pm

    I love it but unfortunately like the previous comments I don't have the money. I love that it is soo girly.My partner had a "Man Cave" till a fire destroyed it ( he will get it back in time) but this could be my little place to chill xx

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    Joanne Boyland
    November 1, 2015 / 3:32 pm

    I love it but unfortunately like the previous comments I don't have the money. I love that it is soo girly.My partner had a "Man Cave" till a fire destroyed it ( he will get it back in time) but this could be my little place to chill xx

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      Happy Harris
      November 1, 2015 / 9:27 pm

      You can make me an offer…if you are visiting from a facebook group, I had to put a price in, but I am open to all offers my lovely…I want her to go to a good home, so I am open to offers… sorry to hear about the fire ;( we used this van for a craft eoom for my hubby…so it could be for both of you ๐Ÿ˜‰ xxx

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    November 1, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    What a shame you are having to sell it, and what a shame I cannot have it, I would love something like this in the garden. Alas I don't have the money or the access to my garden. It is gorgeous though and you have obviously spent a lot of time and love on it. I hope you find a worthy owner for her.

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      Happy Harris
      November 1, 2015 / 9:29 pm

      you could of made me an offer my lovely…but I completely understand about the garden thing! thanks for your comment though xxx

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    November 1, 2015 / 12:47 pm

    What a lovely little caravan. If only we were in a position to buy it; ๐Ÿ™ I completley love all things 50's it was just such a great erm and the styles are phenomenal. I'm always on the look out for a little caravan for getaways for my the hubby and the fur babies. Good luck.

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      Happy Harris
      November 1, 2015 / 9:32 pm

      she is a beauty but an unexpected turn of events has forced the sale, plus I have not had the mojo to look after them since my hubby's accident, so its best that I pass them on to someone else ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you so much for your lovely comment though xxxx

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