Dutch Barge houseboat 128ft

Price    £120,000

Location   ME9 7

( A.Y.B. )Dutch Barge houseboat 128ft
ME9 7

128ft Dutch Barge with gated secluded residential mooring.
the ship has had the captains quarters have been converted to be full time live aboard home.

Master cabin , saloon with fitted kitchen.
Shower room & toilet.
Forward of the hold there is a further two cabins a utility room, plus a generator plant room allowing for full off grid living or cruising.

Boarding is via a galvanised Gang plank with hand rail aft of midships on to side decks.

Door to :

Wheel House

The wheelhouse is large enough for 2 to 3 persons, a standing Helm position is orientated centrally and along the line of the keel.

consists of wooden ships wheel engine controls and gauges, there is also a hydraulic joystick rudder control for heavy low speed close quarters maneuvering. VHF AIS Chart Plotter and Compass

There is a large surface behind the helm for chart work and storage, hanging hooks and boots store.

Turn aft, stairs down to:


The full sized C shaped galley opens out to the rear, consists of modern high gloss base units incorparating sink H&C water, high level eye line wall units.

Electric Oven Hob and Extractor.

Freestanding dining table and chairs.

To the starboard side you find a door to:

Heads with toilet and shower

looking aft from the galley you find the:

Main Saloon

The saloon has an original built in cabinet to the port side with TV point power etc.

To port is a free standing sofa and a wall mounted radiator. the focal point of the saloon is the wood burning stove, it is forward facing and centralised against the rear bulkhead.

Two doors in the bulkhead each side of the wood burner lead aft to :

Master Cabin

Master Cabin is D shaped following the lines of the aft deck.

ample space for double bed wardrobes etc. There is further space for storage under the side decks.

Accessed via the port side wheelhouse exit onto side deck turn aft you find the raised hatch and ladder down to:

Engine Room / Workshop

The engine room has standing headroom, port and starboard fuel tanks are mounted off the bilges on each side of the ship.

The single Caterpillar engine has space all round for maintenance.

To port a bank of batteries and worcester oil fired heating boiler.

To starboard a workbench with vice and hot water cylinder.

Strip lighting.

Back on deck go forward along the side decks passing the holds covers to the foredeck door and hatch with stairs down to :

Utility Room

utility room consists of washing machine and tumble dryer , space for clothes airer baskets etc.

In the floor and to the starboard side hatch and ladder down to Generator plant room.

looking forward doorway to seps down to forward cabin in use as an office.

Looking art door through main Hold space.

Generator Plant Room

consists of anti vibration mounted Generator : Hatz 2M41 20 KVA 3 phase.

Clad exhaust vented overboard, racking for storage etc.

Forward Cabin

the forecabin is insulated and T&G clad has lighting and portholes.

Main Hold

Staircase leads down to

The cargo hold has a floor of approximately 100M squ with a floor, in the aft end there is plastic tanks Fresh and Waste water.

The cargo hold is clear dry with potential for further conversion or a work from home business that would otherwise be in outbuildings.

Navigation Instruments:

ICOM AIS transceiver
ICOM VHF radio
Lowrance GPS Chart Plotter

Hull, Deck,
On deck there are numerous bollards

24 Volt Anchor Windlass with 2 X 300 Kg Anchors in the bows

Lift out and roll back cargo hold covers.

Stowage lockers.

Hydraulic Deck Crane

Electrical :

24 volt battery Charger
24 Volt – 230 Volt 800 Watt Inverter
1 X 12 Volt 80 Ah generator start battery
4 X 105 Ah Main Batteries
Generator 1x Hatz 2M41 20 KVA 3 phase.

Single Caterpillar 3306 PC Turbo Charged.

Additional Information
The Owner is including spares tools and industrial plant,

Welding Machine
Air Compressor
associated tools

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