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45 ' House Boat Barge Conversion

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Boat REF# 7641
This boat has been sold
Length 13.72m (45'0")
Year 1942
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 1
Lying Cornwall


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Length 13.72m (45'0")
Beam 5.70m (18'8")
Draft Min 0.45m (1'6")
Draft Max 0.45m (1'6")
Displacement 8,000kg (17,640.0lbs)
Headroom 2.50m (8'2")


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Heavily fabricated steel barge. Originally built as a water barge in 1942.


Total # of berths 1
No. of double berths 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
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It may look like a tin shed placed on top of the barge hull but this is a large, insulated and well put togther timber construction. It is fully wired, plumbed and includes oil fired radiator heating and hot water. There is a separate bathroom. This living space is ready for completion and could easily be partitioned to give a separate bedroom, kitchen and sitting room.

2 burner electric Stove

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Broker's Comments

Preliminary Details: awaiting confirmation by owner. Although this barge conversion is listed under Motor Boats, it does not have any independent means of propulsion. The "house" is in effect an apparently well built, insulated structure that could easily be added to internally to provide a usable living space. She is currently on a drying mooring in West Cornwall and this is may be available to rent. Shore power and water are avaialble for a connection by agreement. Click on "View 18 Photos" to see 18 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Steven of Boatshed Falmouth. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.