Steel House Boat
Spacious Coastal Live-Aboard
Steel House Boat for sale | 21.00m (68'11") | 1950 | 2x diesel 97hp | Steel Construction | Long keel underwater profile | 5 berths | Boat REF# 247177
|Builder||G.K Harris & Sons Ltd|
|Lying||Near Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)|
|Fuel capacity||1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||1,400.0 ltr (308.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||50.0 ltr (11.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x Diesel 97hp|
|Engine make and model||Thornycroft TH 345 (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
12 & 24V system
Battery monitor fitted
240V Shore Power
|Draft Max||2.33m (7'8")|
Aluminium spars (unknown year)
This vessel has an aluminium mast but isn't currently rigged for sailing.
12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator
|Underwater profile||Long keel|
Holding tank capacity approximate
March 2016 - hull anti-fouled & decks repainted
Twin bilge keels fitted for additional stability on ground
2014 - hull survey carried out with specialist skin test by previous prospective purchaser (positive survey results, report available for purchase by negotiation)
2012 - full survey carried out (copy available on request)
Vessel is on a berth (by separate agreement) in local marina / harbour. Outstanding, picturesque views of Cornwall, Plymouth & the River Tamar.
Mooring costs (including water) are currently £355 / month
Electric charged separately by meter.
No council tax
Mast unused, no sails or running rigging - selling as a live-aboard
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
State of the art, efficient, cost-effective Rointe radiators throughout (central heating)
2016 New electric heads, with macerator, fresh water flush and metered holding tank
Heated towel rail & power shower
2 berth aft cabin changed to utility room incorporating a hanging wardrobe, Indesit washer / dryer & Zanussi freezer
2 x bar stools in wheelhouse
2 x leather revolving lounge chairs in saloon
LPG gas fired stove in saloon
Welsh dresser in galley
Solid wood dining / saloon table with integrated chess board
Most windows are double glazed & vessel has wall insulation behind wood paneling
4 burner gas cooker
Raymarine Tri data
Robertson AP 200 DCAuto Pilot
Nav equipment unused for 6 years as vessel used as a live-aboard
(Hall Pattern & CQR)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp
Manual windlass fitted but unused (would require maintenance prior to use)
|Carbon Monoxide detector|
2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)
2017 September gas safety certificate
2017 Fire extinguishers tested
It’s a real pleasure to spend time on this sturdy steel schooner that has been transformed into a lovely, yet very practical maritime live-aboard. Recently rented out on Air B&B with 5 star reviews, this surprisingly spacious vessel has a warm, homely feel and is suitable for full time living or as a holiday home.
The wheel house, with panoramic views, is the perfect place to watch the world & wildlife go by in all weathers.
Down below, the airy interior is well insulated and has a warm wooden traditional finish with lots of character & features. The open plan main living area is well set out. The saloon, galley and dining areas fit together seamlessly to form a relaxed and comfortable living space.
The dining area has a charming custom-built table with an inlaid chess board centre, smart leather seating and room for 6. The galley is well equipped with a full sized cooker, fridge, microwave, large woodblock work surface and plenty of storage space. The saloon has a log effect gas fire, plenty of comfortable seating and a large flat screen TV. The navigation station, set in one corner, provides a perfect study/computer area.
The forward cabin has a double berth, with shelving, dressing table and built in storage and there is a further separate cabin with large bunkbed and locker storage.
The shower room and heads are separate, with power shower and an integral metered holding tank, new in 2016.
The aft cabin is set out as a very practical utility room and is fitted with a large hanging wardrobe, a washer dryer & freezer.
There is plenty of headroom throughout and the traditional skylights and portholes provide lots of light.
Spacious enough for a professional couple or small family, this home on the water is ready to move into straight away and comes fully furnished as such, with all the domestic appliances needed for cooking, washing and home entertainment.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.