Narrow-boat ‘Grebe’, 45’ 0” long and 6’ 10” wide, is for sale, complete with a private mooring. She was built by the ‘Teddesley Boat Company’ in 1975 and is a transom sterned, flat bottomed, wall sided, single screw narrowboat with a steel hull and wooden sides and a shaft-driven diesel engine.This is a rare opportunity to buy a narrowboat with a central London mooring in Little Venice.BSS was completed 2020. All fixtures and fittings are included in this sale.—Engine Bay—The engine is a Chinese copy of a ‘Yanmar’ 4J, 2-cylinder, keel-cooled, 26 HP marine diesel, Engine #5110005. She has two fuel tanks with a total capacity of 100 litres.—Electrics & Solar—She has two banks of batteries – 2 to start the engine and 3 for the domestic circuit.Domestic electrics include: LED cabin lighting, 12V fridge/freezer, water pump, steaming light, shower pump out, bilge pump, and horn. A number of 13A double-sockets are fitted, for use when shore power is available.The domestic and starter batteries were all replaced in late 2018. The solar system was installed in late 2018 and is set up as follows:Victron SmartSolar 35A 150V MPPT Solar Charge Controller2 x Panasonic 245W 12V/24V Monocrystalline Solar PanelsVictron Battery Protect – 100 AmpDuring the summer months this is enough to run the boat without charging from the engine. There is room for additional solar panels to be fitted, if required.—Hull—The hull is mild steel, and sides are wooden top of ‘Cascover’ i.e. nylon scrim impregnated with ‘Cascamite’. Cascamite is a ‘Humbrol’ waterproof, synthetic resin adhesive, used typically on exterior boat woodwork.In September 2018, the Surveyor noted, “The stem, stern and bottom plating were hammer tested with an engineer’s 1 kg ballpein hammer and found generally sound”.Blacking was completed in January 2019 when 8 new anodes were fitted.—Galley—The galley is has a solid fuel Rayburn stove, which heats the boat in winter, while a 2-ring gas hob is used in summer, when Rayburn would be off. There is a 12v refrigerator with freezer compartment. The galley sink has pumped hot and cold water. A gas water heater provides hot water. Calor Gas lockers astern hold two bottles.—Heads—The bathroom has a shower and chemical toilet.Blackwater disposal facility is within walking distance.—Bedroom—The bedroom has a double bed with lots of storage and lockers, the water tank is located underneath the bed—Mooring—The mooring is located within Paddington basin, a 3 minute walk from Paddington Station. There is a friendly and supportive community of 5 narrow boats at the private mooring. Pret-a-Manger, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and many restaurants and cafes are very close by. There are great transport links, including London Underground, with Rembrandt Gardens all within a few minutes’ walk. There’s even an abundance of wildlife swimming by, such as herons, moor-hens and ducklings. The mooring fees are £5,458.64 per year, or £454.88 per month.
Current Price: £59950.00
This 45′ Narrowboat London Mooring Paddington Little Venice House Boat Price Reduced! boat is located in London, W2 *** and is being sold on eBay by gbmnh.