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Impressive Barge Conversion - Real

Location: Medway, Kent, UK | Posted By: PremierHouseboats


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Year: 1940
Model: barge
Feet: 130'
Phone: 01634 256946
Zip Code: me3
Condition: Used
Location: Medway, Kent, UK

Looking for something a little different?

Premier Houseboats are pleased to present this 1940’s steel Barge which may just be what you have been looking for !

“Real” is a riveted steel Barge probably of the Peniche kind. She has been converted from commercial to live-aboard with a thorough strip-out in 2008. She has a straight stemmed bow and a rounded stern typical of this type of boat. She also has an original steel aft superstructure with a wheelhouse over.
She is currently moored at Port Werburgh on a berth that shows enviable views across the Medway. Real is a project that needs completion, which is reflected in the recently reduced price.

There is a huge amount of potential to complete this floating home. The internal accommodation has an open-plan modern feel with quirky touches to some of the interior design, with the emphasis very much on light and space The large fully fitted kitchen has plenty of storage and work space,this entire area flows beautifully. There is a separate utility area and also a toilet and hand basin at the front of the boat.

Back from the main accommodation is a work area, family shower room with large shower, toilet and basin,and a second double bedroom currently being converted. The main double bedroom is an excellent size, with a large walk in wardrobe area behind.

Fully insulated and cosy with central heating throughout,a viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciated all that Real has to offer.

Vessel name: Real
Vessel condition: Good
Year constructed: 1940
Berths: 4
Cabins: 2
Heads: 2
No. of engines: 1
Fuel type: Diesel
Length over all: 130'
Beam: 16'
Maximum draft: 3'
Hull material: Iron
Hull type: Flat
Hull colour: black


Premier Houseboats offers the details of this advert in good faith as it was presented by the seller or his representative but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the described item within this advert. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. The Item described within this advert is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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