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Skoolie Stays is an icon of the American road, lovingly converted into luxurious accommodation in Sussex. It offers up to 4 guests a chance to stay in fantastically unusual accommodation in a beautiful part of Sussex close to the South Downs National Park.

The bus was inspired by the owners' 14,000 mile, year-long family road trip across America in a similar Skoolie. They fell in love with bus life and, when it came time to return to the UK, the whole family agreed - they had to ship one back to the UK.

The Skoolie Stays bus is a product of the knowledge and skills they developed over their year away, full of clever ideas and hand-built, design-led decor. Every element has been thought out in detail to maximise space, comfort, freedom, and fun. You will find lots of original features, repurposed and reimagined furniture, and top-of-the-range fixtures and fittings that help to make off-grid living comfortable, practical, and environmentally friendly.

Skoolie Stays comfortably sleeps up to 4 people in a king-size bed (2 guests) and 6ft murphy-style bunks (2 guests) that fold away when not in use. The kitchen provides plenty of space to cook and the American-style diner area, complete with the original bus seats and incorporates an old teak table from a local secondary school, is the perfect place for a meal. Oak herringbone floors, leather sofa, and a clean-burning log stove make the lounge area feel cosy and luxurious and the fully-tiled bathroom offers lovely hot showers.

When the sun goes down, step out onto the deck to watch the stars or warm up at the outdoor firepit.

What you get:

1. Master bedroom with a king-sized bed (sleeps 2) with storage for bags and wraparound windows. 
2. 43 square foot Sun Deck raised above the fields – perfect for morning coffees and late nights stargazing.
3. ‘Murphy’ style fold away bunk-beds (sleeps 2 children or adults up to 6ft), cleverly-designed to fold-up during the day.  
4. Full kitchen with a double burner gas-stove top, fridge, large sink and plenty of storage and surface space. 
5. ‘American diner’ eating area, made from the original recycled bus-seats and a vintage teak school table. 
6. Bathroom with fully tiled shower and a top-of-the-range composting toilet (no smells and no wasted water, helping you reduce the impact of your weekend away on the natural environment).  
7. Cosy lounge with a clean-burning log stove and a comfy leather sofa.
8. Plenty of USB electrical points – we have 2400W of solar power (plenty to charge your gadgets).
9. Super-cool driver’s cab area with all the original buttons and levers.
10. A cosy rural hideaway for all seasons and all weathers.
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Bed by StoneHubBed sheets/blankets
Heating by StoneHubHeating
Fridge by StoneHubKitchen
Shower by StoneHubShower
Toiletpaper by StoneHubToilet
Towels by StoneHubTowels
Kettle by Naufal HudallahWater cooker
Hot water
Bonfire by StoneHubWood stove
Fresh water
Free parking
Shower by StoneHubShower(s)
Toiletpaper by StoneHubToilet(s)
Trash cans
Warm water

Not Included

  • Fridge by StoneHubShared kitchen
  • Hammocks
  • Breakfast included
  • Wilderness bath
  • Wifi by StoneHubWifi
  • Laundry by StoneHubLaundry
  • Grey water
  • Picnic table
  • Playground by Stepan VoevodinPlayground
  • Swimmingpool by StoneHubSwimming pool
  • Restaurant by Alice DesignRestaurant
  • Shop by StoneHubGrocery shop
  • Sauna
  • Farm products
  • 24/7 Surveillance
  • Dry toilet(s)
  • Shower(s) with coins
  • 4G Internet
  • Black water drainage
  • Shelter
  • Barbecue
  • Hottub
  • Bakery
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Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 11:00

Minimum booking: 2 days

Cancellation policy: Super strict

Pet friendly: No

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Ruth Wimpory

GBP 175.93 avg. price
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