Steps lead down into the galley which is fully fitted with cooker, fridge/freezer, washer and microwave. This boat offers plenty of cupboards and storage. The saloon is spacious with large windows that make the room light and airy with room to accommodate a sofa bed. There is a solid fuel stove, fitted cupboards, desk and bookshelves. Above the gunwales the panelling is tongue and groove throughout the boat. A door leads through to the bathroom which has a pump out loo and basin on the starboard side and with 'a shower with hip-bath'
This lovely barge is ideal for cruising the wide beam canals and waterways
A very well appointed live aboard converted Dutch Barge. Central
heating throughout via a Kabola diesel boiler serving 7 radiators with
TRVs. In the saloon is an Arrow duel fuel (log/coal) fire.
7 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, smoke detectors, CO2 alarm.
Bilge pumps, spare propeller. Anchor/chain with hand operated
windlass. Stern mounted jib for lifting dinghy/heavy loads.
DAF 80 hp 6 cylinder marine diesel (1970) with low hours. Shaft drive
to 3 bladed fixed propellor. 10HP bow thruster. 2 x 12v starter
batteries and 4 deep cycle leisure batteries with inverter charger.
There is a Lambadiny generator and a Hatz generator both separately
charging starting and leisure batteries.
There is Mains/Battery and Generator power and lighting throughout.
The Kubola boiler and water compressor are both housed in the
Engine room in stern in immaculate condition. Plenty of access to
engine, batteries and generators.
Fuel and Water
409 litres (90 gals) fuel in stainless steel tank. 3000 litres (600 gals)
water in steel lined tank. Approx 990 litres (200 gals) holding tank
(black) in stainless steel.
breakfast bar. Round stainless steel sink with hot and cold mixer tap
and separate filtered drinking water tap. Understairs cupbard/larder.
Aft cabin to port and starboard incorporating full size 4’ 6” double
bed with memory foam mattress. 2 full size wardrobes one with mirror
doors. Mahogany valet stand.
Up to wheelhouse with smoked glass windows. Steering wheel/
hydraulic steering and teleflex engine controls. Sailor ship to shore
radio. PA System. Compass. Curved seating (converts to double bed)
with storage under. Lovely corner cabinet with power sockets. Radio/
CD player with autochanger.
Saloon with 2 leather sofas, occasional tables, TV cabinet, 4 stools to breakfast bar.
Beautiful curved mahogany staircase to wheelhouse.
Below and aft, galley to port and starboard comprising: 4 burner full
size cooker with oven/grill and extractor fan over. Full size
undercounter refrigerator with icebox. Dishwasher. Wall mounted
microwave. Tiled worktops with under counter lighting incorporating
Accommodation Forward hold in bow with black tank/chain locker/ storage.
Sleeps 5. Forward cabin to starboard with single berth and large under storage. Toilet
compartment to port with hip bath with shower attachment.
Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed, inspected and sea or river trialled depending on location of the boat.
Thames and Kennet Marina
Caversham Lakes, Henley Road
Reading, Berkshire RG4 6LQ (Sat Nav RG4 9RA)