this is a sale of a
narrowboat (a house boat) for £18900. The price is reduced by £11000 for a quick sale with no further deductions.
Given few offers, the highest offer takes all.
Have you ever
thought of living on water? Being close to nature, feeding ducks in the
morning, navigating through canals, built almost 200 years ago and now being
part of heritage, during the day and sleeping with nature at night?
Mallard is a house
on water in London, a 40 feet narrowboat, with environmentally sustainable
solar system – a cozy floating home for you or few other persons (comfortably
suitable to live for up to three persons). It is ready to move in home
– fully functional, furnished with all kitchen appliances.
The boat is built in
1975 and renovated numerous times since then. Mallard has a steel bottom and a
Mallard has a
comfortable design allowing boating under the roof – it is built with the cabin
in the middle of the boat, enabling a protection from rain and coldness.
Boat is built with 8
solar panels (total 800W) and is one of the kind to be self-sustainable and
environmentally friendly to produce sufficient electricity even during winter.
There is no need to run the engine to charge the batteries.
The boat is very
quite to live in, since engine is used only for navigation purposes.
In terms of
accommodation, as you enter through the middle of the boat (can get in from
both sides of the boat), you get straight to the NAVIGATION space, where the
boat is controlled. This space has a comfortable steering wheel, placed dry and
isolated under the floor engine and batteries, finally a solar power
controller. This space also contains a convenient portable Thetford toilette
(there is also a second to replace the first one), easy to use and empty out.
Here you can take off the shoes, hang clothes, and store tools or
the BACK cabin of the boat there is a separate sleeping and resting room, where
one or two persons can have a single or double bed (single at the moment).
There is abundance of storage. Here also you can reach a weed hatch at the very
back of the boat.
Moving FRONT of the boat, on the right side there is
a SHOWER room, washing basin, washing sink and washing/drying machine under the
Further there is a
GALLEY space, with appliances to prepare food. The kitchen has a sink, fridge
& freezer (powered by gas or electricity), a Spinflo Cara gas oven and a
Morco gas boiler to provide instantly hot water to the shower and sink. It has
a table to dine, few chairs, and lots of drawers to store kitchen
after the kitchen there is a COZY ZONE, a space to work, rest, meet friends or
to sleep – it has a single berth that can be transformed into double berth.
Space has drawers and storage space under the bed. In the front you can find a Boatman wood and coal stove/log burner to
heat the space during the winter time.
has a standing height of 5.9 feet from bottom to ceilings inside the boat.
At the very front
you will have an empty space for things to store or tea to drink during summer.
There is a comfortable cover above.
technical perspective, Mallard has 3 Leisure and 1 Started batteries, wired
throughout the boat with 12v and 240v system, with sockets all around the boat.
You can use a normal home plug to charge your devices everywhere in the boat.
Batteries are isolated with a switch, so that to have always a reserve charge
for the engine to start. Batteries are connected to solar charger and engine,
thus you can produce electricity from sun and engine. Solar controller is an
advanced MPPT solar charger, a technique used to maximize power extraction
under all conditions. Due to substantial amount of solar panels on the roof,
even during the winter time or cloudy days you will not need to run the engine
to charge batteries at day time. There is a powerful 1500w inverter with monitor to transform
electricity from 12 to 240v.
The hull (bottom) of
the boat was visually inspected by surveyor (available to see the report upon
viewing) and renovated 3 years ago. It has been overplated at the back of the
boat and along the middle of the boat. New anodes were fitted and the boat was
blacked in accordance to recommendations. The boat was painted and renovated
An annual license
with Canal & River Trust is extendable on an
annual basis for £720.
Boat has a valid
BSSC Examination (Boat Safety Certificate) check (BSSER-296759/15), expiring
October 2019 and extendable every four years.
She is insured with
a Craftinsure Limited, third party, extendable on
annual basis for £75.
She has taken
approximately 100 miles over the last year (and 500 miles in 4 years) in
different parts of London and England and has proved to work excellently.
Boat is moored in
London, thus it is convenient to view and immediately move in. This offer does
not come with the mooring proposal, you can cruise as continuous mooring (free
of charge) or have to arrange a private mooring (prices could be around £3000 per
Viewing is arranged
by email or text! You can move in the boat immediately.
NO TIME WASTERS –
please study carefully the photos, what is written and only if you are very
sure contact me and arrange the meeting.
obviously been cared for greatly by its previous owner and now awaits someone
to cherish and enjoy the memories that can be made on the water ways!
The price of the
boat is £18900. It is payable in cash or bank transfer.
You are most welcome
to view first before purchase, and secure your offer asking to remove the ad by
depositing/transferring a non-returnable £500. Full payment has to be made
within 1 week of securing the transaction.
inquiries, and arrangements for viewing by texting/calling to 07491377753 or
general inquiries by email.
Whilst every care
has been taken in preparation, the correctness of these details is not
guaranteed. They are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a term of
any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars
and where appropriate to employ a qualified marine surveyor to inspect the
Happy viewing and
looking forward to see you!
Current Price: £18900.00
This House On Water – In London – Narrowboat Designed With Solar Panels boat is located in London, NW18AF and is being sold on eBay by praskristikitaip.