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2 bedroom house boat for sale

Benbow Mooring, Benbow Waye, Uxbridge, UB8 2HD


Property Description

Key features

  • Cash Buyers Only
  • Permanent secure morrings
  • Private car park for residents and guests
  • Off road parking and car port
  • Private garden
  • Phone point
  • WiFi Broadband
  • Double glazing
  • Flat-bottomed wide-beam canal boat

Full description

Beautiful Bespoke Houseboat

• Hand-Built in London by marine engineer 1998
• Lovingly Designed by Owner

• Flat-Bottomed Wide-Beam Canal Boat Style
• Permanent Secure Residential Mooring
• Private Residents-Only Towpath Access

• Private Car-Park for residents & guests a few metres away
• Private Off-Road Parking Space with Car Port

• Moored on one of 2 'Exceptional Mooring Sites' in the country - the other being Little Venice in Central London
• Set on the edge of the beautiful Little Britain Lake Nature Reserve which is part of the Colne Valley Regional Park

• All utilities including door to door postal service, electric, water, waste & rubbish removal and recycling collection
• Phone points and High-Speed WiFi Broadband
• Flush Toilet and private Septic Tank & removal service

• Beam Length 71'8 X Width 13'2 X Height/Headroom 8'
• Option to build rooftop sundeck
• Hull base plate and side plates throughout 8mm solid steel
• Unpowered - Built to be easily towed for access to boatyard and dry-dock

• Lovely neighbours - residents of very long-standing, since 1957!
• Short walk to park, Lock & Weir, Cafe and Pubs - Long walks to anywhere in the country!
• Midway between M4 and M40 with easy access to Central London and whole of country
• On main Bus Route
• Easy access to Heathrow airport but not on flight path - and so quiet and peaceful
• Midway between Uxbridge Tube Station and West-Drayton overground station
• Shops at end of road / close to all amenities, shopping centres, cinemas, restaurants

• Large wood-grain effect UPC double-glazed leaded locking windows throughout including French doors
• Easy to maintain
• Beautiful bespoke hand-made stained-glass rear door window
• Wonderful views and light in every room
• Pretty conservatory with views of canal and water-birds

• 240 volt AC electrical source from mains
• Stylish cast-iron Morso Swan solid fuel stove, central heating and boiler attached to immersion heater for option of electric heating
• Mains powered water supply

• 85' Private Garden - Not overlooked - with Gazebo, Shed, Patio and lovely trees. New fences.
• Front and Rear entrances for easy access and safety
• Front and Rear decks for table & chairs, sunbathing and fishing!

• Solid pine, hand layed Wooden Floors throughout

• Bathroom with flushing toilet, hand basin, bath & shower, airing cupboard with immersion heater and storage

• Double-bedroom with canalside views; storage
• Double bedroom with hand-basin, double-aspect windows with beautiful views along canal, phone point and high-speed WiFi broadband (currently used as office and healing centre)

• Large light open-plan living room and conservatory; triple aspect canalside views through conservatory windows
• Stylish cast-iron Morso Swan solid fuel stove/fireplace

• Large galley kitchen with fitted fridge-freezer, cooker, Belfast sink and points for full-sized dish-washer; canalside views
• Large central full-sized oak dining table/breakfast bar, matching counter tops

• Long entrance hall with 4 double and 2 single floor-to-ceiling wardrobes/cupboards for storage
• Full-sized washing machine and dryer
• 2 large windows

• Local services regularly used - window-cleaner, cleaners, dog-walker etc.

• A-band Council Tax
• No Water bills
• Houseboat License & Mooring Fees £4,650 p.a., (payable by monthly DD if required) includes Water, Maintenance & Right to Moor for life
• Current owner works from home and so mooring fees are tax-deductible

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016

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