Home Is Where Your Gazelle Goes; LEISURE: Continental Beach Holidays or Weekend Breaks Are So Easy and Cheap in a Motor Caravan

Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), March 23, 2002 | Go to article overview

Home Is Where Your Gazelle Goes; LEISURE: Continental Beach Holidays or Weekend Breaks Are So Easy and Cheap in a Motor Caravan


Byline: ROBIN ROBERTS Motoring

PROPERTY prices are again soaring but there is a way to have a home by the sea, in the mountains and abroad without breaking the bank.

And with holiday costs also climbing every year there has never been a better time to buck the trend and get away from it all in a motor caravan.

I have always enjoyed the gipsy life - but today it is more likely to be a professional racing driver or singer who takes to a motor home for weeks or months on end. Not that you need to live on the road and sing for your supper to get the full benefit of a modern motor caravan.

In fact the ability to drop everything, load up and roll off for a weekend break is arguably the most positive attraction to buying one of the modern units now available.

And you do not have to forgo the comforts of home to be a creature of instinct.

I tested an award-winning Fiatbased motor caravan, the Swift Gazelle F59, which I collected from Barry Caravan Centre, and it came with everything you'd need on a holiday.

Standard equipment includes a sixberth body with overhead cab, multipower cooker, fridge, shower and electric toilet, central heating, lighting and outstanding luggage room.

The access step lowered electrically and once inside the room and space utilisation were remarkable.

The main living space had a table and bench seats, which converted into one large bed or two small singles.

There was a very neat kitchen area at the back with many work surfaces.

To the side was a self-contained toilet/shower cubicle, very well designed and practical.

At the front of the vehicle was an enormous overhead cab area which could be used as storage space or permanent bed, leaving the living space for eating or relaxing. …

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