65ft x 26.5 metre x 4.5 metre x 1.2m draft x 3.3 metre air draft this tastefully converted barge, currently cruising the French canals and ideally situated to explore the whole European network is now up for sale. Built in 1896 by Joh Van Duyvendijk, in iron. All certificates are up to date. Last survey September 2014. TRIWV certificate. She has a 150hp keel cooled 6 cylinder Scania Vabis diesel engine. Engine room accessed via hatch forward of the wheelhouse. Containing- Main Engine. Generator Engine - Lister 3 cylinder diesel, driving a 15kva 3 phase/400volts/220volt single phase alternator. Fuel tanks- (white diesel for propulsion (400 litres) & red diesel for generator/interior heating. Batteries-2x230AH lead-acid accumulators for domestic 24v DC use. 1x120AH for 12v generator starting. The engine compartment has standing head room permitting easy maintenance.The main living area is open plan saloon with wood panelled deck head(ceiling) with exposed original forged beams, separated from the kitchen by a solid oak-topped and panelled breakfast bar. Natural light enters via large double glazed skylights.
The dining space has a lovely Dutch hand crafted oak table which easily seats six guests.
The lounge area situated forward of the dining space has a comfortable, recently purchased 3 seat sofa facing a heavy cast-steel drip feed diesel-fuelled stove which provides excellent space-heating on the coldest of days.(and cooks a tasty casserole).
There is a corner bureau with power points and folding oak doors.
Fixed bespoke substantial oak shelving is provided along both sides of the saloon.
The kitchen is large and well equipped (see equipment list) with loads of storage units and will please the keenest of cooks.
The master cabin has fitted king -size bed with oak surround. Purpose made oak cupboards provide hanging space and shelving either side. The deck is carpeted. And the walls are oak -panelled. A 500w heater provides extra heating if required.
Guest cabin is light and airy with a sky light. It has a ships-style bunk with under bed storage. Further storage is a wooden cabinet with wicker baskets.
The bathroom has a 24volt macerating canal water flush toilet ,bath & above bath shower and wash hand basin on a granite topped vanity unit. A hand crafted stain glass window adds colour to the room.The bathroom is kept warm by a 500w space heater.
Aft there is a utility space/large store room .washing machine, water heater, cube freezer, and fresh water flush toilet. All items below are included in the sale price (Prices quoted can be discussed) - Domestic Fresh water Hydrophore. Toilet water pressure hydrophore. 2kw Inverter/battery charger. Emergency 80amp Battery charger. Generator -15kva 380w/3phase/220v single phase.
2 solar panels. *Electric and manual bilge pumps. *Bath evacuation pump.* 150litre water heater. 2xgas propane cylinders stored. Aluminium gangway. Pilot embarkation ladder. Selection of mooring pins. 2x mooring clamps. Water hose. Shore power cable. 6xcomposite fenders ) .. Water hose. Shore power cable. 6x Composite fenders. Satellite TV .system&TV. Sound system.Washing machine. Cube freezer.(in utility room) Full sized fridge freezer ( in the galley,purchased March 2015) combi-microwave oven(purchased March2015) Smeg 5 burner stove. 3 seater large sofa. Dutch hand crafted dining table, 6 chairs. Cupboard with wicker baskets. Bokhara rug. Bedroom chair. Plates and cutlery/oven ware. She comes with Navigation lights. Electric horn. Hand held emergency horn. Blue board. 1xVHF fixed unit. 1x VHF hand held unit. Compass. Inland waterway charts, 4x lifejackets.(2x inflatable life vests. 2x flotation jackets) 2 life rings one with light. Horse shoe life ring. Inflatable emergency boat. Laying near Paris £235,000