For-sale: Located on Ash Island this 75ft Dutch Barge is set in a semi-rural and rather tranquil location on the River near Molesey lock within a few minutes' walk of trendy Hampton Court Village, station and riverside.
This intriguing vessel was built in 1907, and with its Volvo Penta engine is suitable for both river and coastal cruising. Brought across the channel by the current owner approximately four years ago, there has been a number of improvements to include upgrading of kitchen appliances, new lighting and updated wiring, and also a refitted main bathroom suit with deep bath and large over sized shower cubicle.
The usable floor space is surprisingly spacious approaching a 1,000 sq ft. The lower level comprises a good size main bedroom with storage, two further bedrooms, main bathroom, separate guest cloakroom/WC with adjacent plant and engine room, and to the stern, a roomy kitchen / breakfast room.
The upper level consists of a wheelhouse - this sizeable room measures over 25' x 9' is the main reception with space for sofa and and further built-in dining table and chairs. This rooms enjoys panoramic windows to generate excellent natural light.
Externally there are three sun decks; to the bow, stern and above the wheelhouse. The rear deck provides table and seating for up to 8 to 10 people.
Location: The main feature of Ash Island is close proximity to Hampton Court Station and excellent selection cafes, antique shops and restaurants in nearby Bridge Road. All this within less than (0.4miles). From Hampton Court bridge take the Thames path (westbound) passing Molesey Lock cafe. Cross the lock and weir and Emanuel has a fine pitch - the first on the left - looking across the south bank of the river.
EPC - exempt Moorings: Issued on a 12 months licence: payable at a £1,050 per month.