Length: 26 feet, 8 inches • Weight: 3700 pounds
This Spartan Manor was restored circa 2000, protected from the elements by the
previous owner, and maintained since 2009 under a roof specifically built to protect it.
The exterior is painted cream yellow, with Spartan logo affixed by the door.
AC lights, and DC battery 12-V lights. Outlets in each room.
Birch custom woodwork and paneling, lots of cabinet space, and hardwood flooring.
Original windows, well sealed, and blinds on many windows.
Vintage Norcold 1200 BTU model 6053 refrigerator: AC electric, or battery-powered.
and/or gas. On-demand battery-operated gas water heater. Vintage “Dixie” working gas stovetop. (Oven not operational— it didn’t work when we purchased the manor). Blond birch storage spaces, drawers, and pantry closet. Stainless steel counter tops.
Stainless-steel surround hot water shower stall.
Flush toilet, low volume water with ready connection to septic; (we also include the
original Traveler SeaLand Technology camp toilet, which can be re-installed for camping without septic hook-up. Undercarriage waste tank).
Screened door, working blinds, original wrap-around plexiglass viewing window (slightly age occluded), with curtains. Custom fold-out couch, with period-pattern upholstery covering, that can become a small double bed. Wall-mounted pull down table that can be anchored up for road trips or left down as
desk or table.
Double bed with comfortable mattress and mattress pad, shelf, wall lamps, outlets,
windows with working blinds, and closet. Second trailer door with full screen door
provides rear exit from the Spartan.
Ceiling-mounted heater/air conditioner: AC electric or DC battery.
MagneTek 6300Q series power converter/charger Screened ceiling vents in bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and living room. Large custom awning. Trailer hitch, two gas tanks, leveling jacks, California certificate of title.
Some faint water stains at some baseboards and ceiling.
This restored 1946 Spartan Manor makes a great guest room and awesome
accommodation for backyard, camp, or for Burning Man. It’s a great piece of U.S.
history, and definitely a conversation starter.