Cavco Park Model for Sale

Welcome to your new home!

by Cynthia Casey

Designed by upscale maker Fleetwood/Cavco, largest manufacturer of vacation/park model homes in the USA. Located in Anacortes, Washington ready to be moved to your own site.

It is LIKE NEW! There are over $20,000 in designer upgrades, Knotty Alder cabinets, Rustic Alder interior package, Green Metal roof over home and porch, 8′ covered porch, Mahogany Stained Smart panel lap siding, Tuscany hardware package, bronze ceiling fans and professionally designed stairs, and porch extension and so much more!

There are approx. 399 beautiful square feet of living space with high ceilings, full size kitchen appliances, full size toilet, sink and shower! There are built in’s everywhere you have to see it to believe the space and storage!

We are asking $45,000 the original price was well over $60,000. Contact Cynthia Casey 773-255-0978 or bellababe1228@gmail.com

Cavco Park Model side view

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Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Harry Thomas/Silver Monkey.net

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