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1976 Airstream Excella 31’ – GYPSY

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Not to worry… there’s another one in the pipeline named Leah, scheduled to be completed in the Spring of 2017. Just ask…

Matthew Hofmann – Personally Designed, Custom Airstream

Completely upgraded and Redesigned Airstream

Vessel: 1976 Airstream Excella 31’


History/Location: Gypsy spent the last 30 years of her life traveling around the deserts and mountains surrounding Salt Lake City, Utah. In the summer of 2016, she migrated west to begin anew in the expansive and welcoming landscape of Central Oregon, and it was in this stunning place where an experienced vintage RV restoration professional, guided by HofArc’s designers, breathed new hope and beauty into this special Airstream.


Purpose: This unit is truly unique-the existing condition of the structure and the systems, combined with the immaculate upgrades, has resulted in an extremely high quality vessel at an affordable price. Notable features that lend to exceptional livability and function include the expanded kitchen, a customizable open floor plan living area, and extensive storage in the bedroom. This Airstream is ideal for long-term living or short-term traveling ventures. This space is clear, bright, and full of possibilities that perfectly embody the wild and gleaming spirit of a wanderlust gypsy.




• All systems are functioning as designed and are in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition. Professionally-inspected electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems, including refrigerator, water heater, gas furnace, and air conditioner.


• New Outlast scraped oak laminate wood floors
• Original, reconditioned electric switches and wall speakers


• Vintage four burner propane stainless gas cooktop and oven
• Chrome kitchen faucet and double basin sink
• Restored, custom raised bar and paneling on kitchen countertop
• Norcold refrigerator
• Undercounter chrome halogen puck lights


• Extensive custom woodwork in bedroom area with nightstands, shelving and storage compartments
• Custom built queen size bed with memory foam mattress
• Overhead compartments and storage space beneath the bed


• Modern renovation in bathroom, shower has been caulked with silicone and painted with waterproof marine paint
• New full height RV foot-flush toilet
• New surface sliding bathroom door, translucent inset panel and stainless steel modern barn door hardware
• Shower wand fixture
• Recessed medicine cabinet


• Reconditioned window trim – old paint removed, sanded and refinished
• New window screens
• New grip tape on pull-out front steps
• Rebuilt brakes and running lights
• Recently serviced axles
• Newly-painted propane tanks
• Exterior aluminum skin stripped of clear-coat and shined
• Newly-painted exterior hitch to inhibit rust
• New manual hitch jack
• Brand new 12v battery


• Sherwin Williams Harmony Semi-Gloss – durable, zero-VOC, low-odor interior paint
• Exterior paint stripper RemovAll 220 – non toxic, environmentally friendly.

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