2004 Bluebird Wanderlodge M380 Two Slides - $130,000/Offer (Malibu, CA.)

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For Sale:
2004 Bluebird Wanderlodge M380
Two Slides -Based in Malibu, CA

This is one impressive motorhome. Solid surface countertops, 400HP Diesel Engine, very clean and in immaculate shape.

Come see for yourself.



Wanderlodge M380 -- Standard and Optional Features

LIVING FEATURES

 

Motorhome: 62,064 miles; Engine hours 1829.5

$130,000 - If you don't want the Mercedes tow car, we'll adjust the price (see below)

Based in Malibu California

Unfortunately, due to family health the time has come for us to pass this great motorhome on to another.

If you spent a million dollars or even two million dollars you could not purchase a better built motorhome than a Bluebird Wanderlodge. Don't take my word for this, Google it.

The Coach was built by the Blue Bird Bus Company in Fort Valley, GA. Since 1927 they are the leading manufacturer of safety-first school buses; you've likely seen them around for years.

To quote others. "This is an excellent example of what a coach should be. Forget about riding around in a bouncy fiberglass RV. This is a real bus with higher safety standards than a Prevost, Newell and Van Hool. The Bluebird Wanderlodge was historically overbuilt." It was reportedly owned by royalty like King Hussein of Jordan and movie stars like John Wayne and Michael Landon (we did see his; he was our neighbor). The M380 is the perfect size, large enough to comfortably live aboard and small enough to get into almost every campground.

The original owner our Coach was a very wealthy businessman who also owned a Prevost and a Newell in addition to an airplane and two large yachts (one 70 feet and another over 100 feet). Our M380 was built as a show coach and he purchased it at an RV show, stored it inside and had it professionally maintained. My wife and I purchased it from him when it was only four years old and have owned it ever since.

Over the years it was rare that we were at a campground and an owner of another brand coach didn't come over to admire the M380, even on occasion saying they should have purchased one rather than the brand new million-dollar plus motorhome they had. I've heard this same story from other Wanderlodge owners too.

Our Coach has always been professionally maintained and serviced. We have the receipts.

There is also an on-line group (the Wanderlodge Owners Group WOG) of fellow Bluebird owners who can help you maintain your coach better than any dealer or manufacturer. The value they provide is enough reason to own a Bluebird motorcoach.

Additional features that make this coach a bargain at the price being offered:

  1. Brand new still in manufacturer's wrapping, front and rear replacement slide seals. You will eventually need these. Without them you will have a no-slide coach and the manufacturer will only produce others with a minimum of ten orders; a group of us got together and ordered them.

  1. A brand-new Rixen's hydronic furnace heating system to replace the original Hurricane one. Parts cost almost $9,000 and retrofit and installation thousands more. It provides endless hot water and interior heating with a new control panel inside the coach for all functions; a major improvement over the old one. I love taking long steaming hot showers.

  1. Three Samson TV's: Livingroom/kitchen; Bedroom; and pull out one on a fully articulating arm in one of the bays for outdoor viewing.

  1. A Winegard Travler Direct TV roof mounted satellite dish plus an additional Winegard Carryout G3 portable, auto satellite finding dish, for use when roof mounted one is blocked by trees.

  1. Sea Level Tank Monitoring System

  1. New single valve shower control (pull out for on, turn for hot/cold, push in for off) a big improvement over the original one; my wife hated the original one.

  1. The sofa was recovered with Ultra leather to match the other seats; the original one was covered in fabric.

  1. The Coach comes fully stocked with everything you need including the following. (Just bring food and clothing)

Two brand-new zero gravity recliners

Outside tables

Tools and spare parts

Extra oil and radiator fluid

Cleaning supplies for both inside and outside of coach including a high-speed wheel buffer.

Two specialty ladders, one a fold up A frame and a telescoping one.

Lots of silverware and kitchen gadgets

Keurig coffee maker

French press coffee maker with electric tea kettle

Dishes, glasses, bowls, place setting etc.

Fully stocked medicine and first aid drawer

Stocked wine draw.

Several high-quality bed sheets and pillows plus a comforter.

New slim powerful vacuum cleaner with power floor attachment.

  1. Lots more equipment and upgrades I just can remember them all, but as we go through the coach, I'll point them out.

  1. The engine and generator were serviced by Cummins with only 12 hours on the engine and less on the generator since.

  1. All new GPL-4DAP Lifeline batteries for the house and GlP-317 for the generator: Two starter batteries; three house and one generator installed the end of April 2024 at a cost of over $3,000. Plus two built in battery charger/minders.

 

  1. Price includes a full tank of diesel (that's $1,000 at local prices- we always keep it full). PLUS a freshly serviced low-milage Mercedes M-320 SUV all-wheel drive with off-road tires (only 2,000 miles on them) and a low/low gearing switch for those real off-the-road needs. It is the last Mercedes that could be towed four wheels down. We are the original owners (have the records) and have towed it behind the coach for years without any problems. Fly in, hook up the Mercedes to the coach and drive off... If you don't want the Mercedes, we'll adjust the price.

  1. The Coach and engine were recently checked out by Colton Truck and RV service and are in excellent condition. It is now at Signature Coachworks in Beaumont, CA for complete detailing and indoor storage. During this past winter, while parked at Cummins, water came through the roof top exhaust pipe from a very intense rainstorm. The Cummins mechanic who removed the water, inspected the internal engine and found no damage. He also test drove the Coach for 32 miles. Bottom line: the Coach and engine are in great shape.

 

Please, serious buyers only, no dealers, bottom feeders or just curious.

 

The Coach is located at Signature Coachworks in Beaumont CA. A premier storage, service and repair facility for high-end coaches. You may contact me at

DennisTorresMalibu@gmail.com