Miles & Barr Commercial are delighted to bring to market this turn-key business opportunity. It was fully restored from 2002 to 2007, with further updates made by the current owner in 2018 including a full exterior repaint, electrics supply overhaul and re-furnishing. Interior updates 2020 during Covid lockdown - Farrow & Ball Hague blue. The barge would make an ideal live-aboard or holiday home, or could continue in its current guise as an Airbnb destination.
Engine(s) & Electrical:
General Motors 165HP, 6 cylinder inboard diesel. Built in 1980 & overhauled in 2001. Serial number: 6A3208001063-7030. Fuel capacity: 90 gallons. Maximum speed: 10kts. 4 batteries (new in 2017) charged from the engine. Double shore power supply. 240v battery charger. 2 inverters. Fischer-Panda diesel generator.
Accommodation & Below Deck:
Double berth in the forward cabin with en-suite bathroom (basin, shower, 12v toilet), bunk beds in the saloon (can be curtained off), single settee berth in the saloon, 2m headroom throughout (1.7m in the wheelhouse), spray-foam insulation throughout, full size dining table, main bathroom with shower, basin, 12v toilet), diesel-fed central heating, diesel-fed aga (new in 2015), galley sink, 80 gallon holding tank, fridge, freezer, microwave, 340 gallon water capacity.
Deck & Canvas:
Anchor, anchor windlass, galvanised handrail around the deck, davits, 3 opening ports, warps, fenders, 2 deck lockers, boathook, TV aerial.
Navigation & Safety:
Radar reflector, chart plotter, Raymarine GPS, log/speed indicator, VHF, Raymarine SSB radio, clock, barometer, navigation lights, 6 man liferaft, 2 floating lights, 2 adult lifejackets, 2 childs lifejackets, foghorn, 3 fire extinguishers, first ait kit, lifebouy, 2 bilge pumps.
Mooring in Sandwich Town centre
New anodes and hull painted below the waterline in 2016.
Full out of the water survey 2020