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This Gorgeous Apartment Camper Looks Like A Retired Garbage Truck

We share campers made from nearly every conceivable vehicle, but I think this may be a first. While some have said it was a former garbage truck, we think it’s instead a highly-modified Unimog monster.

This plain white truck hides a beautiful apartment.

garbage truck camper
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The spacious sleeping loft and dining area sectional from above.

the loft and sectional
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The space is set up with three “levels” to take advantage of the truck’s layout. On the top a double bunk, with a large, airy window is framed in with speakers on either side pointing toward the middle level.

Down three steps from the bunk loft is a large and spacious sectional sofa surrounding a cozy dining table. The kitchen is on the lower level. Another three steps down brings you to the galley and an office with access to the cab and the exterior camper door.

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In the lower level galley, facing front to the office and cab.

galley facing rear
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The kitchen is built directly under the bunk loft and takes advantage of the lower belly of the truck, in front of the rear wheels, and provides enough height for you to stand fully upright. The dining area is built above the wheels – which raises the floor level a couple of feet. This design takes best advantage of all the vehicle’s features for a truck camper that puts luxury first.

Galley facing rear to the dining area, with stainless steel trimmed steps.

kitchen to dining area
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The interior appointments are impeccable, from the chrome rail along the edge of the sleeping loft, to the hardwood floors and cabinetry. The space has plenty of natural light from large casement windows along both sides and at the front. A skylight over the bunk also helps.

This well appointed small office has a door to the outside and passage to the cab.

office to cab

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In addition to the natural light from windows, the interior color scheme maximizes brightness. White painted walls surround the top, with light wood cabinetry and trim. All of the hardware and metal accents are stainless steel.

Three shots of the incredible custom layered storage in the kitchen drawers.

cool kitchen drawer
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layered storage drawers
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Full extension drawers
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At first glance, the small galley kitchen may seems limiting, but the large, deep, full extension drawers are custom built to hold every imaginable kitchen gadget. Table settings sit safely nestled in custom fitted cutouts for travel. The full sized counter features a double sink, solid countertop with a full cook top and stove. A substantial refrigerator is mounted on the opposite galley wall.

Here is the rear of the truck, featuring motorbike storage.

rear of garbage truck
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From the outside, heavy metal shutters cover the windows while in transit, almost entirely disguising the camper that is inside. On the back, a built-in platform provides storage for a motorbike. Above the cap sits a spare tire for the truck’s oversized wheels. The tall suspension makes this one ideal for rugged areas!

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