Rowington (1/12th Share) is a 58ft Semi-Trad
fitted out by Milburn Boat Builders and is moored at Gayton Marina on the Grand Union Canal in Northamptonshire. Hot
water is supplied by a Calorifier. There is gas central heating. A Nanni diesel
engine (new in 2014) provides the propulsion.
Electrics include: 240v landline, an inverter & battery charger,
1 starter & 3 leisure batteries.
6 berth with a fixed double, a dinette that converts to a
double and bench seating that converts to a double. The bathroom contains a pump-out toilet, a
shower over a hip bath and a vanity basin. The ensuite to the forward cabin
contains a pump-out toilet and vanity basin. The galley is equipped with a
cooker, an eye level grill, a microwave, a 12v fridge, worktops and a solid
The booked weeks remaining for 2018 are 1 week from 1st
September, and 1 week from 10th November. The running costs are
approximately £125 monthly. The changeover day is a Saturday. Pets are allowed.
There is no smoking permitted on board. The share includes 3 weeks plus the
possibility of any spare weeks not taken. Two weeks high season and one week
low season are picked from a list of shareholders were priority is given to the
highest on the list. Each year the share moves up two places on the list and so
it would take six years to move from the bottom of the list to the top.
If you’re looking to spend a few weeks a year boating and
you want to spread the cost then this is a fantastic option.
In more detail:-
The Semi-Trad stern allows space for at least two people to
accompany the steerer (without needing to perch on the gunwales and hold on
tight) and there is raised level seating on the port side, this being storage
for the gas bottles and engine coolant header tank. For those who need to sit
at the helm, there is room for a folding ‘bar’ type stool opposite the control
The engine is below the rear deck, along with a horizontal
calorifier situated on the port swim and battery banks on the starboard swim.
There are three domestic and one starter battery.
You enter the galley through the hatch/doorway and down the
Immediately on the left is an L-shaped worktop with a Vanette
four ring hob and storage shelf above.
Along the worktop there is an inset stainless steel sink
unit with cupboards and a Fridge below the drainer. An eye-level oven, built-in
grill (matching the hob) and Microwave are located in a full height wall unit
with drawer storage below.
Opposite the sink
unit is a fold-down worktop, which provides even more workspace when required.
The kitchen is well equipped with a full range of saucepans, utensils, cutlery
Moving forwards again there are opening side doors and hatch
in the port side and there is a transparent panel that can be used when the
doors are open. There is a solid fuel Squirrel stove opposite, where it is
ideally situated for heating the daytime living space.
The dinette table and seating is next. It can accommodate
six utilising two stools and also converts to a ‘make-up’ double bed. There is
locker space under the seating and a shelf above with reading lights underneath.
Through a door, the corridor towards the bow is on the port
side, passing the bathroom. This has a washbasin, toilet and corner bath with
shower over. There is a radiator, airing cupboard, extractor fan and shaver
Continuing along the corridor, there is the main cabin with
a full-length wardrobe, a cupboard housing the Alde central heating boiler,
under-bed storage, high level cupboards and a radiator. The fixed double bed
extends to king size utilising an extra cushion.
Through another door is the saloon with a full-length
wardrobe immediately to starboard followed by an ensuite toilet and washbasin.
There is a cupboard unit to starboard incorporating electric and aerial sockets
with space for the TV, and then a fixed bench sofa/single bed either side of
the central walkway. Both make full length berths, in one case utilising a
lift-up flap and additional cushion. There is locker space under these benches
and they can be combined to create a Super Kingsize double berth.
Beyond the benches are the front double bi-folding glazed
doors. The well deck has storage lockers on the bow and each side which double
as seats. There is a cratch and cover enclosing the well deck, which has zipped
doors for access, with both glazed and vinyl windows to make a light airy space.
Current Price: £1950.00
This 58′ Semi Trad Narrowboat “rowington” 1/12th Share For £1950 boat is located in Northampton, NN7 3ER and is being sold on eBay by nmilner-2012.