It’s no holiday camp! Caravan parked in a North London garden advertised as a ‘self-contained garden studio flat’ will set you back £790-a-month
- The dated caravan is parked in a garden in Barnet, North London – and is on the rental marketplace for £790pm
- The tiny living quarters include a double bed, washer, overhead storage and a working kitchen
- Price does include all bills and Wifi – but the owner is asking for nearly a £1,000 to secure it
- To purchase a caravan of an analogous age outright on ebay, you’d pay around £2,000 – just two-and-a-half months’ rent
London is thought for its ruthless rental market, but this particular ‘property’ will come as particularly depressing news for those attempting to secure a house within the capital.
A dated caravan, meant for touring holidays, that is parked in a home-owner’s garden in Barnet, in North London, is currently being advertised to renters for a whopping £790 per 30 days.
Described within the property advert as ‘a self-contained garden studio flat’, the caravan comes with a studio-style bedroom and kitchen, with a washer perched right next to the bed.
The £790 monthly price tag is £266 greater than the typical UK rental price – of £524 – and equal to the London average of £794, in line with rental website SpareRoom.
Recent low for London’s property market? The dated caravan is parked in a garden in Barnet, North London – and is on the rental marketplace for £790 per 30 days. Pictured: The caravan’s interior, with a kitchen and foldaway double bed
Suitable for per week’s holiday in Weymouth – but to live here permanently may be a struggle. The tiny accommodation comes with a small kitchen with a hob, an oven and a sink plus a washer and a separate toilet with a shower
A small outdoor area comprising two chairs and a round table is offered alongside the camper van. Owners added some décor by hanging an image on their garden fence
To purchase a caravan of an analogous age outright on ebay, you’d pay around £2,000 – just two-and-a-half months’ rent for the rental being advertised.
The property, on Beechcroft Avenue, is advertised as ‘cute and available in the center of Golders Green’ and ‘ideal for a single working skilled’ – and it’s significantly cheaper than the typical Barnet rental, which is just shy of £2,000 a month, in line with estate agent Foxtons.
Inside, a foldaway double bed – which becomes a seating area – is crammed into one end of the normal caravan, with a washer installed directly next to it.
While the kitchen may need every little thing you would like, there is a compact oven with a hob on top, a small sink and a fridge, the very bijou space might get quickly get wearing.
Wrapped above the kitchen and bed is cupboard space via a series of cabinets, which anyone living here could make use of, given the shortage of wardrobe or drawers.
The garden where the camper is parked is positioned in a leafy a part of Barnet in North London, only just a few minutes away from the Tube – and it’s significantly cheaper than the typical Barnet rental, which is just shy of £2,000 a month, in line with estate agent Foxtons
Compact: The camper has its own toilet and a shower and storage, which while small, is functional. It also comes with all bills and WiFi included within the rental cost – the van is just not pet friendly and allows students
On the far end of the camper, which incorporates overhead storage and a microwave, the owners have installed a double bed for the sleeping quarters
Next to the doorway, a classic caravan door that splits in two, there’s a chest of drawers and a conveyable heater to maintain those sleeping the property in the midst of winter warm at night.
At the opposite side of the caravan is a really compact bathroom, which incorporates a bathroom, small shower, sink and more storage cabinets. Outside, sandwiched between the garden fence and the doorway to the mobile home, there may be a table and chairs for the potential for some cramped outdoor dining.
Nevertheless, all bills and Wifi are included for the value. The caravan requires a deposit of £911.53 which, corresponding to five weeks’ rent, is the utmost legally permitted.
Howeowners can legally rent out a caravan on their property so long as they’ve secured planning permission.
The minimum tenancy is a 12 months – so that you’ve got to be confident that caravan life is for you before signing the lease. The caravan is just not pet friendly and allows students.