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1 bedroom house boat for sale
Hackney Wick Canal, London, E3 2PF
- House Boat 68ft
- Continuous Cruiser
- Boat Safety Certificate 2015
- Narrow Boat
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Reception
- Shower Room
- Great Rental Investment
Very spacious fit out in oak, gas central heating, 4kw inverter, 40a battery charger, twin alternators, rebuilt Perkins 4108/tmp 2:1 gearbox (both rebuilt), stand under thermostatic shower, removable internal security grilles, 240v/12v throughout, puffin multi fuel stove, hot water from immersion heater or Alde gas central heating or engine, swivel toilet with twin cassettes, 240v freezer, full size cooker, very large fresh water tank, washing machine, spotlights and wall lights, running gear. Refitted internally in 2009. Hull blacked with anodes 1.5 years ago. Boat Safety Certificate 2015, British Waterways license 2012. This is a spacious and good looking boat, ideal live aboard. Based in Hackney, East London.
Currenly based in Hackney Wick Canal.
Very spacious fit out in oak, gas central heating, 4kw inverter, 40a battery charger, twin alternators, rebuilt Perkins 4108/tmp 2:1 gearbox (both rebuilt), stand under thermostatic shower, removable internal security grilles, metal doors, 240v/12v throughout, puffin multi fuel stove, hot water from immersion heater or Alde gas central heating or engine, swivel toilet with twin cassettes, 240v freezer, full size cooker, very large fresh water tank, washing machine, spotlights and wall lights, running gear.
Refitted internally in 2009. Hull blacked with anodes 2 years ago. Boat Safety Certificate 2015, British Waterways license 2012.
This is a spacious and good looking boat, ideal live aboard. Based in Hackney, East London.
"Assumption Is" is a character and spacious 68' (20.7m) narrow boat. Built in 1998 to 10:6:5 specs it has a good sized cruiser deck and josher style bows. She was totally refitted and completed in 2008. The completely rebuilt Perkins 4108 diesel engine has a TMP 2:1 gearbox (rebuilt by TMP), twin 75 amp alternators, a centraflex coupling and a large heavy duty starting battery.
The boat is supplied with both 12v and 240v throughout, with plenty of sockets. These are powered by 4x110amp leisure batteries and a 4kw inverter. The marine charger is the 3 stage 40 amp Newmar model.
The walk through bathroom has a modern themostatic shower, with a pigeon box located above to allow steam and condensation out, as well as allowing even 6'+ folk to stand underneath it. The basin is of a round modern design with tower tap, set below a wall mounted 2 foot square oak framed mirror. The swivel toilet comes with two cassettes and has a book shelf above for essential reading. There is a Candy 3/4 size washing machine, and, as throughout the boat, a choice of either bright ceiling recessed spots, or dimmer wall lights, switchable at either door. The large water tank provides water for 1-3 weeks, depending on usage.
The front cabin has a metal bed. There is a fitted wardrobe with large drawer and additional shelving.
The kitchen has hardwood surfaces and a modern stainless steel sink and drainer, a full size gas oven and 1/2 size freezer. The unique bespoke arts and craft style cupboards offer plenty of storage.
The living area has over 15 foot of open plan area to play with, at present occupied by a dining table/desk and sofa bed. The multi fuel stove is a Villager Heron and sits opposite the hifi/tv shelving and a superb large double hatch for those essential views. An Alde gas central heating boiler runs the boats radiators, with the thermostat located in the bedroom. The gas locker has space for two gas bottles, up to 19kg in size.
All the windows have handsome and unobtrusive removable security grilles, which can be stored with more in the large forward chain locker when not in use. Both the front and back doors into the boat are steel for added security.
The hot water is provided either by the engine, the Alde boiler (independently or with the central heating) or an immersion heater.
Plumbing is also in place for the installation of a back-boiler on the stove, which easily heats the whole boat.
Fixtures and fittings to be discussed
Black bitumen painted hull to rubbing band. Gloss black from rubbing band through side decks with non slip finish. Cabin sides and roof in mid green with wide full length cream panel on roof in non slip finish.
Cabin 1: Lobby Area. Offset 'yacht' type steps from aft deck lead down to starboard. To the port are two full height cupboard units with contemporary styled doors.
The aft cupboard houses utilities and services, including the Alde central
heating unit and the second cupboard is shelved storage. The lobby area is
open plan to:
Cabin 2: Galley. The galley is organised on both sides of the craft with central
walkway. To port are dark oak coloured solid woodblock worktops
with oiled finish over cupboards and drawer. Calor Choice four burner
cooker with oven in white. Insettainless steel single bowl sink and
drainer with white tiled splashback.
To starboard are a range of matching gunnel height storage units. The galley is open plan to:
Cabin 3: Saloon. The saloon is designed to take freestanding furniture and is
empty. To starboard is a gunnel height bookcase. Forward to port is the solid
fuel stove which is mounted on a timber trimmed tiled hearth with tiled rear and
side. To starboard are a pair of extremely wide doors providing a total opening in the order of 4ft wide. Radiator on hull side. Central door forward to:
Cabin 4: Bathroom. The bathroom occupies the full width of the craft and is floored in a black tile vinyl. To starboard is a glass enclosed shower unit with glass doors, thermostatic shower mixer and showerhead. The shower is fully tiled in a white tile. Contemporary surface mounted round hand basin with single pillar mixer tap. To port is a Thetford electric flush cassette toilet. Candy
Aquamatic 8 small load 240v washing machine. Large mirror on cabin side.
Radiator. Door to port leads forward into:
Cabin 5: Double Cabin. The double cabin has against the aft bulkhead a full height wardrobe unit with drawer storage below. There is a free standing metal framed bed assembly, with double berth at low level and a single berth at high level over. Radiator on hull side. Step up to forward well.
Windows: Combination of fixed brass trimmed portholes and anodised aluminium top hopper opening. Pair of wide opening side doors to starboard.
Forward well: Rope fender. 'T' stud. Steel cants. Lockable storage locker. Self
draining steel well deck and large inspection hatch over water tank below. Tunnel light on upstand. Two central timber lined steel doors to accommodation.
Roof: Square tubular steel handrails. 4 brass mushroom vents. Pigeon box
over bathroom. Flues for solid fuel stove and Alde heating. Sliding hatch
over access aft.
Aft deck: Cruiser style aft deck with square stern. Tyre fenders. Timber capped
steel rail around stern. Tiller steering. Two mooring dollies. Diesel filler. Hexiboard style timber boards over engine space. Against the forward bulkhead is a gas locker containing 2 x 19kg gas bottles.
Lining - floor to gunwale: Combination of matt off white panelling and oak faced
panelling. Lining - gunwale to ceiling: As above.
Lining - ceiling: Matt off white panelling.
Bulkheads: As above.
Curtains: Venetian blinds with holdbacks to larger windows.
Flooring: Oak faced timber laminate.
Lighting: Inset chrome trimmed 12v halogen.
Cabin heating Alde gas fired central heating with radiators and additional solid fuel
stove in saloon.
Water heating Calorifier heated from engine, Alde central heating and 240v immersion heater.
Water system: 12v pressurised.
Headroom: 6ft 4ins.