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24m Dutch iron barge, 1904 a Hasselter Aak. Fully converted to a live aboard property 20 plus years ago. She has many original features found to be a very comfortable spacious mobile home.
Vessel was in dry dock September 2018, surveyed, metal thickness tested and re epoxy painted. Copy of survey reports available. The topsides have also had a repaint. A considerable amount of metal work added to the underwater surface. Anodes replaced and a new outlet valve for the sanitation services.Steel decks.
The accommodation she offers three double cabins, The day cabin has been opened up integral with the saloon and open-plan galley. There is extensive space throughout for both living and working. Aft cabin is presently used as an artist’s studio/ workshop.
The owners completely refitted the barge 1990's, designing innovative energy efficient systems and environmentally friendly solutions (the hull is foam insulated throughout, secondary glazing at the port lights and a Microphor marine sanitation plant).
The barge has no engine, she is mobile, however having been towed around onto different berths over the past 20 years. In Essex, Suffolk And Norfolk. She offers a unique floating home with the ability to relocate whenever required.
Viewing Highly recommended.
Welded and rivetted iron and steel construction. Iron hull, decks and superstructure is steel plate.
Twin bladed rudder, wheel steering from aft deck. communication mast.
New over plating added to her underwater hull September 2018.
Vessel re surveyed and metal thickness tested, reports available. All sound.
She also qualifies as a VAT exempt vessel.
Decks and coachroof and hatches are all of steel and painted.
Companionway entrance steps accessed via the aft deck.
The whole interior has been converted for accommodation
Good standing headroom 6ft 6ins plus throughout apart from the aft cabin reduces to approx 5ft 7ins.
Large saloon and day cabin. Solid fuel stove centrally sited. integral galley , full width of the barge. access fire door through to forward cabins. Galley has induction hobs, a combination microwave oven. Small dishwasher double sink and drainer with pressurised Hot and cold water. free flowing pump out.
small elect fridge freezer.
Guest cabin has 2 x large hanging wardrobes and twin single berths.
Family Bathroom with a Full standing shower in the bath, an electric toilet and wash basin. Electric heated towel rail.
Master cabin has a large double bed walk around vanity units/ dressers on both sides of the bed . Access steps out through a deck hatch. Ensuite which offers an electric toilet, washbasin. Clothes airer, washing machine and drier.
The vessel is in good decorative order. All services are functional and well maintained. 240v mains circuit throughout.
The forepeak is separated by a watertight bulkhead. in here there is the sanitation system and bosuns locker.
10.00m (32'10") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp
Fisherman's anchor x1
Danforth anchor x3
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