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Old 19-10-2010, 09:43   #1 (permalink)
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Default The Perfect Motorhome Layout

Many people say that the wrong layout is the main reason for selling a motorhome. Sometimes this is because things change, like kids leave home or are born and the layout is not suitable any more, others get the layout wrong from the off and only realise much later. There are just so many variables, Rear Entry Rear Kitchen, U-shaped lounge. Twin Sofas, Dinette, Fixed bed and Mid Kitchen etc etc and many, many variations on these.

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Old 19-10-2010, 12:09   #2 (permalink)
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We have just changed to a L shaped rear lounge, windows on 3 sides, entry door at front, this lay out seemed the best use of space, for the 2 of us and the dog, and works very well.

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[QUOTE=welsh winger;348171]We have just changed to a L shaped rear lounge, windows on 3 sides, entry door at front, this lay out seemed the best use of space, for the 2 of us and the dog, and works very well.

Our Auto Sleeper Ravenna has this layout, suits us very well.

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Our perfect layout is what we have. When first looking to buy we had something completely different in mind until someone said " think carefully because you will find you need something bigger", boy were they right.

The layout we have is a rear U shaped lounge, toilet with shower compartment, kitchen with full fridge and freezer, dinette area. We find having the two separate areas to sit work well for us as us adults can sit at the back whilst Emily and her friends can do their thing in the dinette area. Two lots of our friends each bought similar vans with the fixed bunks at the back and wish now they had gone for our layout.

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For us it would be a C class

Starting at the front:

Double over head bed
4 seater dinette on one side
3 seater settee on tother

Next in line
Toilet on one side
Shower on tother

Next in line
Bunk beds on one side
Kitchen on tother

Then a U shaped lounge at the end

Tall order I know and would require a tag axle set up, but that would be wonderful for us
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The lay out that works for us:

End Kitchen (I enjoy cooking but like my own space to do it in)

A table permanently up with a Captains Chair each side for comfort.

Both passenger and drivers Captains seats to swivel around for extra seating and comfort.

A made up drop down overcab bed so no bed making in morning without loosing space.

A long comfortable settee for lounging on in the evenings.

A toilet room that has a separate shower and cuboards.

This is the layout we have managed to find in our Hymer 584 have had it 5 years now and would hate to part with it.
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Old 19-10-2010, 15:46   #7 (permalink)
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Just now with 3 of us we are quite happy with our layout of dinette and side sofa give us plenty of lounging room when its wet and dark while abroad we hardly ever sit inside.

The one i would like when only the 2 of us and Sophie joining for odd weekends would be end bed with garage underneath and the front would be the L shape so we could still have the 2 seat belts and room to stretch out with 2 swivel seats and possible drop down bed at front.

After going to the nec on sat i was quite impressed with some of the van conversions that had a drop down bed making them 4 berth and nice and easy to park.


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One like this please, but with a heated swimming pool on the roof next to the solar panel.

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