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Wide Beam Barge Houseboat

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Boat REF# 56677
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 18.90m (62'0")
Year 1949
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 2
Engine 1 x Diesel 90hp, Lister Blackstone (unknown year)
Lying Medway Kent


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Extra Details

Lying Medway Kent


Engine 1 x Diesel 90hp
Engine make and model Lister Blackstone (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


LOA 18.90m (62'0")
LWL 17.68m (58'0")
Beam 4.42m (14'6")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Headroom 3.66m (12'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Barge for sale. She is presented well externally.


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

This barge has great headroom and the potential to be redesigned inside to create a smaller galley and a seperate bedroom or you could make a small galley area and a good sized lounge area and create a large seperate double bedroom where the galley is currently located.

The heads is a decent sized room with proper shower etc.

4 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

3 bilge pumps (3 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This appears to be a lovely solid boat gracing a wonderful beauty spot on a Kent River. The owner has informed me that the new owner would be able to take over renting of this idyllic mooring.
This barge has excellent headroom and feels very spacious with plenty of windows to enjoy your view from.
Alll the main hard work appears to have been done for this conversion but some final touches to the interior would be worthwhile.
If a life on the River in a truly beautiful setting appeals then contact me to see her at your earliest convenience.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wide Beam Barge Houseboat has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. Click here for contact details.
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.

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