Houseboat Thames Lighter Barge

Stunning River Views
£265,000.00 Reduced

  • Boat REF#  ·  260177
  • Length  ·  27.43m
  • Year  ·  2000
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Other
  • Sleeping berths  ·  8
  • Lying  ·  IP9
Boatshed Suffolk
Boatshed Suffolk
Nicholas Crook

Extra Details

Designer Lighter built c,1900
Lying IP9
Fuel capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks

Dimensions

Length 27.43m
Beam 9.00m
Draft Min 0.50m
Headroom 2.13m
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

240 volt,

Construction

Construction Steel
Underwater profile Other
Finish Bitumen finish

The houseboat is reached from its own wooden and iron jetty through a secure entrance. On deck both the stern and bow are covered in wood decking

Accommodation

Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Sink 4
Shower 2
Heads 3 heads (Electric)

TOP DECK
Living Area 5.6m x 4.5m
Kitchen/Diner 5.5 x 4.2
With fitted units inc Butler sink Fridge Freezer Extractor Fan
Cloakroom
LOWER DECK
Landing 6.4m x 3.1m
Master Bedroom 4.9m x 4.2
Ensuite Bathroom 3.1m x 2.4m including bath seperate shower
Bedroom 2 4.3m x 2.1m
Bedroom 3 4.3 m x 3.1m
Bedroom 4 4.1 m x 2.3m
Study 3.2m x 1.8m
Workshop 3.4m x 2.2m
Utility Room 2.3m x 1.9m

4 burner propane Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Fridge
Freezer
Carpet
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Microwave
Washing Machine
Dryer

TOP DECK
Living Area 5.6m x 4.5m
Kitchen/Diner 5.5 x 4.2
With fitted units inc Butler sink Fridge Freezer Extractor Fan
Cloakroom
LOWER DECK
Landing 6.4m x 3.1m
Master Bedroom 4.9m x 4.2
Ensuite Bathroom 3.1m x 2.4m including bath seperate shower
Bedroom 2 4.3m x 2.1m
Bedroom 3 4.3 m x 3.1m
Bedroom 4 4.1 m x 2.3m
Study 3.2m x 1.8m
Workshop 3.4m x 2.2m
Utility Room 2.3m x 1.9m

4 burner propane Stove

Broker's Comments

This houseboat is located in a designated 'Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty' with stunning river views. She is set amongst a row of houseboats, on the tidal river Orwell in a hamlet 15 minutes from Ipswich and 1 hour to London by train, There are no mooring fees on this houseboat

It's location is a haven to sailors, artists and visitors and footsteps away from National Trust heath and woodlands with stunning river walks. Living in the peace and tranquillity in this location you can view the seasonal coming and goings of the river, birds and wildlife on your doorstep. It is also only a short walk to a famous waterside pub and restaurant.

This riverside home has been superbly converted from a steel Thames lighter and is divided between two floors.

It has a well appointed large open plan living with log burner, kitchen dining area and cloakroom on the top deck with a separate sundeck and boat mooring to the stern. Below, in the stylishly fitted lower deck, she has been converted to offer 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with one en-suite, as well as a utility room, workshop and office. She has oil fired central heating throughout. Water, electricity and telephone services are connected. Council tax is paid at Band 'A' rate and is currently c£900 pa.

This Houseboat offers the ideal accommodation for someone who is looking to live near to the water and nature in comfort and style. Alternatively she would make an ideal weekend cottage or investment opportunity as a holiday let. These houseboats rarely come up for sale in this well known community and the opportunity to purchase should not be missed.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Houseboat Thames Lighter Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Nicholas Crook of Boatshed Suffolk. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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