Bumblebee, our latest vintage van is up for AUCTION

March 8th, 2019 | By Carlene ...

Meet Bumblebee our beloved vintage Franklin. She’s our 4th vintage van renovation but this time, rather than enjoy her, she’s going straight up for AUCTION.


We’re considering offers on Bumblebee right NOW and if she’s not sold ahead of time, she’ll will be sold under the hammer at Ray White New Farm Auction Under the Stars, Tuesday 26 March, from 5.30pm, 612 Brunswick St New Farm (item number 1). Keep scrolling to see all the images. If you have any questions or to make an offer get in contact here.



What to expect


  • 12 feet long fully renovated vintage Franklin caravan
  • Single axle
  • Rattan and oak cabinets
  • On board water system
  • 12 volt lighting system
  • 12 volt deep cycle battery
  • Dining table converts to bed
  • High density foam dining seat cushions
  • Bedding included
  • Dometic 2-burner gas stove
  • Dometic fridge
  • Vinyl plank timber-look flooring
  • Marble look laminate bench, splashback and dining table
  • Under -seat and under-bed storage
  • Great size wardrobe
  • Professional automotive exterior paint job
  • New custom mattress from Makin Mattresses 1200×2030 (• Made from a pocket spring support unit • Finished with comfort layers and plush quilted fabric upgrade • Lightweight and double sided • Luxurious plush fabric upgrade quilted with poly wool (warmer in winter, cooler in summer) • Additional comfort layer with 25mm premium quality European latex).

































Make an offer before our lil ray of sunshine is GOING GOING GONE!


Michael and Carlene xx


  • Louise Scott

    March 14, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    Hey guys, I’m wondering where you got that fabulous kitchen tap from? Love your work!

    • cedarsuede@admin

      March 14, 2019 at 5:05 pm

      Thank you. We sourced it direct from overseas.

  • Genelle

    March 25, 2019 at 7:34 am

    Hey guys does this have electric brakes? Doesn’t say anything in the specs.

    • cedarsuede@admin

      March 25, 2019 at 11:20 am

      They’re inertia brakes. Bumblebee sold over the weekend, however.

  • Hadasha

    October 20, 2019 at 3:18 am

    Absolutely beautiful!! Could you PLEASE share where those stunning cabinets are from?? 😍

    • cedarsuede@admin

      October 21, 2019 at 2:20 pm

      Thank you. We purchased the cabinets from Ikea and pulled out the glass inserts to replace them with rattan from Camberwell Cane.

  • Hadasha

    October 24, 2019 at 6:16 am

    Thank you!! Love that idea!

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