Dutch Barge 26.5m houseboat
Unrivalled mooring in Chelsea
Dutch Barge 26.5m houseboat for sale | 26.50m (86'11") | 1920 | 1x diesel 0hp | Steel Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 6 berths | Boat REF# 202655
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|Engine||1 x Diesel 0hp|
|Engine make and model||Daimler Benz (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
The Daimler Benz engine is still in place as a nod to the barge's working heritage but is not running and not required as the barge doesn't leave its mooring.
|Draft Min||1.30m (4'3")|
|Draft Max||1.30m (4'3")|
Construction10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
The original barge was built in c. 1920 and converted into a liveaboard in 1985 and sailed to London. Many of the original features still remain such as the deck gear and windlass.
The current owners had the hull re-steeled in 2013 which is due to last for the next 80-100 years.
|Total # of berths||6|
|No. of double berths||2|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Air conditioning||1 Air conditioning Units|
|Heads||2 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
The three cabins all provide a level of spaciousness not normally associated with river living. The master cabin in the bow has an enormous amount of storage and shares a heads, containing a bath and shower, with the 2nd cabin which has two single bunk beds. The third cabin with ensuite heads and shower is in the stern and accessed via the wheelhouse - the current owners have previously rented out this space to tenants.
The barge is fully plumbed into the marina's sewage system.
4 burner Electric cooker
There is plenty of deck space at the bow for a BBQ and sun loungers for the summer months. The boat is drenched in sunlight from sunrise to sunset as it lies parallel to the river.
Safety Equipment10% Discount on courses