FOR SALEAVAILABLE IMMEDIATELYTHIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY A FULL TRADITIONAL NARROWBOAT WITH TRADITIONAL BOATMAN’S CABIN AND AMAZING TRADITIONAL ARTWORKNEEDING SOME PROJECT DIY WORK AT A GREATLY REDUCED PRICE.This is a good example from the well respected Narrowboat BuilderMarque Narrowboats Ltd of Stafford.Built in 1998 to their highly respected standardsthis narrowboat boasts a full traditional Boatman’s Cabinwith double stove, boatman’s bed, fold down table,storage cupboards, all beautifully hand painted in the traditional way.Artwork believed to be by the famous ‘Ron Hough’ of Braunston.Round porthole windows throughout with side swan-hatches, port and starboard.Forward of the Boatman’s Cabin is a side-mounted 4 cylinder Beta Marine Diesel Engine and control panelshowing only 572 engine running hours, with hydraulic drive to the propeller.This system gives maximum use of the available space at the stern of the boat.Forward of the engine is the bathroomwith a swivel toilet, basin and hip bath with shower over.Forward again is the main bedroom with large double bedwith pull-out extension, wardrobe and overhead cupboards.This leads on to the galley with a full size oven, grill, 4 ring hob,and built-in sink with drainer on one side and plenty of preparation room on the worktop oppositewith plenty of cupboard space below and aboveincluding a huge wine rack.Going forward again leads on to the spacious open sitting room with a second wood-burning stove and plenty of roomfor your favorite comfortable lounging chairsporthole windows throughout,and decorative engraved half-glazed doors leading to the forward well deck with two good sized steel lockers and cratch cover.The forward gas locker is accessed by a decoratively painted forward hatch.This boat has been lovingly maintained but in early 2018, due to being too tightly moored when there was a change in water level,she took on water and was partially flooded.She was quickly pumped out, the engine multiple flushed and serviced, and was motored under her own steam to a marinawhere she was professionally dried out using heaters, fans and dehumidifiers over several months.The whole interior has just been fully cleaned by a professional cleaner.The engine has just recently again been flushed, oil and filter changed, new alternators and new starter motor fitted,has been fully checked over by a professional diesel engineer, has been run for several hours and is being sold as in good running condition with no problems.Hull sound and has just been cleaned and blacked in July 2019.The main DIY jobs required include:Fitting new mattresses, (which you would probably do anyway)New cushions and back-rests around the bedsNew carpets of your choice, (which you would probably do anyway)Check the electrics throughout the boatFit new leisure batteriesTouch-up some exterior paintand you should have a great narrowboat, with your own personal touch,which should give years of personal enjoyment.This boat had an agreed written valuation of just under £60,000 last yearand is now offered as a Project boat for just£37,000. Please don’t ask about a BSS Certificate because, even if there is a current one still in place, after you have had all the electrics checked out, you will need to get a new BSS Certificate anyway, at a cost of around £100,which will last you for 4 years. (That’s £25 a year.)Loads more pictures available of artwork etc.For any other questions, or to arrange a viewing,please feel free to phone me on:01254 697575or07976 218972and I will be pleased to assist in any way I can.This boat is now out on the hard standing at Garstang, close to the Lancaster Canal, ready for any inspection or surveyWe can assist with transportif you want it moving to London or any other UK location.We have other Project Narrowboats available from 30′ to 60′, narrow and widebeam.Payment by Bank Transfer or Cash will be acceptable.
Current Price: £37000.00
This 57′ Foot Narrowboat Full Traditional, Diy Project, Sail Away. Live Aboard. Barge boat is located in Leicestershire, and is being sold on eBay by tuscan4.0s.