In Oakland, California, "The Muffin Mansion" is a little house with a fascinating past. In a former life, it was "Katie's Cupcake," a food truck that brought sweet treats to hungry workers. Today, a colorful makeover has given it a new lease on life as a camper for "glamping," that is, "glamorous camping.”
Its owners, U.C. Berkeley alumns Lewis and Ginger bought the 1964 Kenskill camper as a fixer-upper.
They love to host parties, BBQs, and bike parties, so transforming the camper for an Air BnB space was a natural fit.
Check out those curtains – an homage to the camper's cupcake past.
Ginger and Lewis describe it as "pretend camping," since it is still in the city and has all the comforts of a hotel, such as wifi, fresh linens, and a BART line and weekend farmer’s market nearby.
It's incredible that a dinette, mini kitchen, and bed fit so spaciously in this little camper for two.
The camper's windows look out to... a little flock of chickens.
The dinette provides the perfect setting for a casual camper dinner.
Love the use of the linoleum backsplash here.
Coffee and tea come complimentary, as do fresh laid eggs.
Warm wood tones and a cool mural lighten up the little bathroom. It's got a flush toilet, sink, and shower with hot water.
The camper's waste filters through a worm bin compost; the sink and shower water are reused to water the garden.
Interested in making a visit to the Muffin Mansion? Check out Ginger and Lewis's Air BnB page and make a reservation.
Credit: Little Things | Airbnb