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25m Dutch Barge/House Boat

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Boat REF# 20770
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 25.00m (82'0")
Year 1913
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 100hp, DAF DD 575 (unknown year)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Builder Dutch Built
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 700.0 ltr (154.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 11/10/1991


Engine 1 x Diesel 100hp
Engine make and model DAF DD 575 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 10.0 ltr (2.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots

Lister 6hp Diesel Generator.


LOA 25.00m (82'0")
LWL 24.50m (80'5")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 0.43m (1'5")
Draft Max 0.97m (3'2")
Displacement 63,110kg (139,157.6lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")

Electrical Systems

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


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Construction is clinker plated in steel on 2” x 2” ordinary angle single riveted frames spaced 14”. Shell seames are single clinker riveted and the butts flush riveted. The Steel Deck is laid on similar scantlink beams fitted at each frame space.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Completely refurbished in 1992, this barge is fully centrally heated by means of oil fired boiler, and all windows are double glazed.
19’ x 9.8’ in attractive cottage style with tongue and groove timber varnished ceiling and wood panel walls, wood burning stove. External doors to rear of barge opening onto lower deck area. Central heating radiator.
Wheel House
12’ x 8’ with hot/cold hand wash basin, original steering wheel, built in cupboard. Central heating radiator.
Ideal for first reception/drawing room or can easily be converted into dining room/family room or additional bedroom.
Galley/Kitchen/Dining Room
13’ x 9.5’ fully fitted kitchen area with 4 burner gas hob with split level oven and grill. Fridge/Freezer, built-in sink/drainer, worktops, built-in microwave oven, dishwasher and washing machine. Central heating radiator. Built in cupboard with ample storage space. Ample room for dining table and chairs.
11’ x 9’ double bedroom with tongue and groove panelling to walls, built in wardrobe and room for dressing table, two 5-drawer cabinets, one bedside unit, off-room storage and front-hold. Central heating radiator.
Bathroom/Shower room
Bath with shower over, basin with hot and cold running water with bathroom cabinet over and extractor fan. Conventional domestic toilet with Saniflow macerator. Central heating radiator.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

GPS tick
TV tick

Deck Gear

Manual windlass
1 anchors
50.00m (164'1") of chain
The original survey for the present owner showed minimal wastage of hull thickness from new. A recent subsequent survey for insurance purposes showed no changes to this.
At the time of both the original and subsequent surveys, the opportunity was taken to apply one coat of barrier primer and three coats of tar to the hull.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This lovely Dutch Barge has been maintained to an excellent standard, both cosmetically and mechanically by her current owner who is a qualified Marine Engineer.
Currently located on the River Stour, Kent, in the South East of England the vessel has been fully converted to provide all the mod-cons and spacious living accommodation and is ideal either as a holiday home, a full-time home or easily converted to a restaurant.
Mooring Available.
This boat has been viewed and photographed by Phil of Boatshed Kent. Register or log in to see 33 more photos of this boat. These boat details are subject to contract.

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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