Ash furniture doors with double metallic trim, a panoramic roof window and, to my mind, one of the nicest soft furnishing schemes I’ve seen recently give this caravan a relaxing, comfortable ambience.
The front end features standard parallel seating and aluminium frame front beds, which are easy to make as when the lockers are open they are supported by a gas strut. Truma Combi-Boiler is installed in the offside under bed locker.
I also liked the shelf under the window and design of the small roof lockers each side of the roof window, definitely a good use of the space.
The kitchen is L shaped on the off side with an L shape dresser housing the new style stainless steel fronted Thetford 3000 series 113 litre fridge on the near side.
Sounds odd, doesn’t it, but it looks practical and I think it’s a good use of space; there is certainly a lot of storage and worktop space. Even the microwave is hidden away in a dedicated cupboard and the recessed sink has a toughened glass lid.
The rear of the caravan is taken up by two fixed bunk beds, a wardrobe and a shower room; I was surprised that it didn’t look or feel cramped. The bunks are set against the offside wall and there is a privacy screen, the wardrobe is large and stores the free standing table. A new Status 550 aerial is roof mounted with the VP4 amplifier installed in the wardrobe. There’s even a natty recess area, ideal for shoes, with coat hooks too.
The shower room had the wow factor too with a sleek, shiny black shower tower in the fully lined cubicle; look carefully and you’ll see a circle of small LED lights round the top; I’m told they are blue when lit up. A new mini-Heki roof light will help the ventilation without having to open the window.
On the outside, you might miss the new mud flaps and a new door retainer, but you’d note that there is provision for the AL-KO Secure Axle wheel lock. AL-KO 3004 AKS stabiliser. AL-KO ATC and an alarm are fitted as standard so you’ll get discounts when getting quotes for caravan insurance.
There is a good use of space, quality fabrics and it has a certain stylishness. If you add the optional AL-KO Secure wheel clamp you may find that it will further help to reduce the insurance cost of this caravan.
Recommended Retail Price from £21,595.00
Price is ex-works and includes VAT @ 20% but excludes a recommended retailer delivery charge of £545.00 including VAT which includes delivery to your dealer and preparing your caravan for collection by you.
Cost to insure: £335.00*
- Berths; 4
- Length including tow bar; 7.45m
- Internal length; 5.80m
- Overall width; 2.320m
- Headroom; 1.955m
- MRO; 1505kgs
- MTPLM; 1665kgs
- Overall height; 2.685m
*Caravan insurance cost based on Coachman Pastiche 525/4, £21,595. Fitted with hitchlock, wheel clamp, Al-Ko ATC, Caravan Guard approved tracking device and as standard security. Kept on drive at HX4 0BE. Caravanners over 30 years old, claim free for 3 years and a member of a caravanning club. £100 excess. 180 days European cover and up to £75 per day for up to 15 days emergency accommodation cover included. Legal expenses cover, extended European cover and other emergency accommodation expenses cover options are available at extra cost. Quote includes 10% online discount and 6% Insurance Premium Tax and is correct as of 13.02.13.
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