Generally speaking, the phrase “mobile home park” doesn’t bring to mind a picture of luxury, comfort, and affluence. In fact, the opposite often comes to mind, especially in the United States where trailer parks have unfortunately maintained a fairly low public opinion for decades due to often being poorly run, dirty, and inhabited by individuals struggling near or below the poverty line.
But that’s all changing as luxury mobile home parks start popping up all over the country. If you’re not familiar with this incredible trend, prepare to have your mind blown.
Two trends affecting the craze
Two major trends are affecting the newest development craze: the tiny home movement, and the RV lifestyle.
The Tiny Home movement has been expanding slowly for a few years now and it finds its basis in the desire many young couples have to live a simpler, minimalistic way of life with as little impact on the environment as possible.
The RV lifestyle has long been the forte of retirees with an urge to travel often and/or follow the warm weather across the country throughout the year.
In both cases, until recently, the majority of people interested in pursuing these lifestyles had to make do with fairly primitive conditions not far removed from camping. Even the more luxuriously appointed RVs available on the market often had to be parked in less than savory mobile home parks or campgrounds for the extent of the owners’ stay.
But in recent years, enterprising entrepreneurs have begun filling a niche in which affluent RV owners and tiny home proponents have the opportunity to settle either permanently or temporarily in resort-like surroundings with gorgeous scenery, high-end amenities, and neighbors much like themselves.
Take a look at a luxury mobile home park
The LVM Resort, located in the heart of Las Vegas, offers “over 400 landscaped coach sites, a 10 000 square foot clubhouse and over 1000 palm trees.” The coach sites, suitable for Class-A luxury RVs boasts amenities such as “resort swimming pools, two whirlpools and a tanning pool.” along with “state of the art water, sewer, cable TV and electric hookups”. This is vastly different to some of the tired weathered sites and torn trampolines that some regular RV park users have come to expect.
Amenities of the luxury mobile home resort
The same property includes a beautiful clubhouse featuring a health club, swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and more. It’s situated within five minutes of shopping and golf, and just 15 minutes from the beach.
Based on its surroundings and the general layout of the park, it’s obvious that the Jupiter-Palm Beach Motorcoach Resort caters primarily to snowbird RVers who will come down to southern Florida for anywhere from three to eight months out of the year.
However, if you wished to put a brand new luxury tiny home on one of those 100 spaces, you could do a lot worse than a modular home designed and built by Wheelhaus, a manufacturer of “rolling cabins” and other prefab modular tiny home designs. These small but highly functional dwellings include all the amenities you’d expect in a luxury hotel room, built to travel and maintain its value for years.
So, get the traditional mobile home park or trailer park out of your mind and imagine yourself living the mobile lifestyle in comfort and luxury. Or, imagine owning the gorgeous park where these wealthy, highly mobile homeowners love to stay. Either way, take a look at our listings to help make the luxury mobile home craze a part of your future.