The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Houseboat Thames Lighter Barge

£0 Sold / Unavailable
  • Boat REF#  ·  121544
  • Length  ·  24.00m
  • Year  ·  unknown year
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Lying  ·  West London, residential mooring
Boatshed London
Boatshed London
The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Extra Details

Lying West London, residential mooring

Dimensions

Length 24.00m
LWL 21.34m
Beam 6.10m
Storage On mooring

Construction

Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Accommodation

Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)

Large open plan kitchen with views upstream.

Wrought iron spiral staircase leads down to mid level sitting room with woodburner. Below the kitchen is an office/studio area which leads onto the main bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. Aft, via another spiral staircase, are two bedrooms, the master being upstairs with ensuite shower and toilet and down below is a guest room.

Most areas have wooden flooring and the inside walls are reclaimed pine boards.

RECEPTION ROOM 1 (23' x 15'4):
Skylight, double glazed window, low level storage units and built-in shelving, wood burning stove, wiring for ceiling lighting and wall lighting, wooden floor.

RECEPTION ROOM 2 (16'6 x 11'1):
Port hole windows, two double radiators, recessed storage cupboard housing space for washing machine, study area, built in shelving, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, fitted carpet and wooden floor.

KITCHEN ((19'2 x 15'8):
French door to open deck area, side-aspect double glazed windows, dining area, recessed storage cupboard, butler sink with chrome mixer tap over, four ring gas hob and four ring electric hob with oven and grill under, space for fridge/freezer, and dishwasher, wall mounted and low level storage units, tiled worktop, wiring for ceiling lighting, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wooden flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (16'5 x 14'):
Double glazed windows, single radiator, fitted wardrobes, raised bedroom area, double radiator, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wiring for ceiling lighting, fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (8'4 x 6'10):
Casement window, shower cubicle with wall-mounted shower over, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over and storage unit under, WC, bidet with chrome mixer tap over, heated towel rail, single radiator, extractor fan, wiring for wall lighting, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, tiled floor.

SECOND BEDROOM (16'6 x 14'3)
Port hole windows, double radiator, storage area, wiring for wall lighting, wood floor.

BATHROOM (14'4 x 7'5):
Port hole windows, double radiator, corner bath with spa, wall mounted shower and chrome mixer tap over, WC, wash hand basin with chrome taps and storage unit under, built in shelving, mosaic tiling, wiring for wall lighting, wooden flooring.

4 burner electric Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Fridge
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Fresh water wash
Non-Smokers
Microwave
Dishwasher

Large open plan kitchen with views upstream.

Wrought iron spiral staircase leads down to mid level sitting room with woodburner. Below the kitchen is an office/studio area which leads onto the main bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. Aft, via another spiral staircase, are two bedrooms, the master being upstairs with ensuite shower and toilet and down below is a guest room.

Most areas have wooden flooring and the inside walls are reclaimed pine boards.

RECEPTION ROOM 1 (23' x 15'4):
Skylight, double glazed window, low level storage units and built-in shelving, wood burning stove, wiring for ceiling lighting and wall lighting, wooden floor.

RECEPTION ROOM 2 (16'6 x 11'1):
Port hole windows, two double radiators, recessed storage cupboard housing space for washing machine, study area, built in shelving, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, fitted carpet and wooden floor.

KITCHEN ((19'2 x 15'8):
French door to open deck area, side-aspect double glazed windows, dining area, recessed storage cupboard, butler sink with chrome mixer tap over, four ring gas hob and four ring electric hob with oven and grill under, space for fridge/freezer, and dishwasher, wall mounted and low level storage units, tiled worktop, wiring for ceiling lighting, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wooden flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (16'5 x 14'):
Double glazed windows, single radiator, fitted wardrobes, raised bedroom area, double radiator, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wiring for ceiling lighting, fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (8'4 x 6'10):
Casement window, shower cubicle with wall-mounted shower over, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over and storage unit under, WC, bidet with chrome mixer tap over, heated towel rail, single radiator, extractor fan, wiring for wall lighting, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, tiled floor.

SECOND BEDROOM (16'6 x 14'3)
Port hole windows, double radiator, storage area, wiring for wall lighting, wood floor.

BATHROOM (14'4 x 7'5):
Port hole windows, double radiator, corner bath with spa, wall mounted shower and chrome mixer tap over, WC, wash hand basin with chrome taps and storage unit under, built in shelving, mosaic tiling, wiring for wall lighting, wooden flooring.

4 burner electric Stove

Deck Gear

Rode
Fenders

Stunning terrace (20'8 x 15'4) with 360-degree panoramic views

Broker's Comments

If you’re looking for a central London home in a prestigious location and with a huge ‘wow factor’ this Thames Lighter barge could be the boat for you. This is possibly THE best mooring on the Thames, with amazing, uninterrupted views up- and downstream (and of the nature reserve, opposite the marina). In fact, this houseboat looks so good she has been used for location filming work.

Thames Lighters were the work horses of the Thames, unloading ships in the pool of London and taking their cargo upstream to be distributed to narrow boats which then further shipped the goods around the country on the canal system. The build date of this superb example is unknown, but is thought to be pre-1950.

With her vast interior and great outdoor space (rooftop terrace measuring 20’ x 15’ and with panoramic river views), this is a real ‘home’ rather than just another houseboat. Fabulous kitchen, master suite, bathrooms . . . the list goes on. She even has a private parking space, guest parking and a storage room ashore. The interior space is such that a third bedroom could be added.

The boat was dry docked in 2006 and, following a surveyor’s instructions, had a complete new 6 mm steel plate bottom put on her at a cost of £25,000; her sides are 12mm thick. A new oil boiler for the central heating and hot water was installed in 2006, along with a new 1,000 gallon integral steel oil tank.

With the cost of houses in this part of London reaching almost astronomical levels, this boat offers great value for such a big, high quality, living space.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Houseboat Thames Lighter Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Brian of Boatshed London. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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