4 Bed Other  For Sale  Coast Road   Colchester  Essex  CO5  
For Sale
TENURE: Freehold
Reference: Quote Houseladder - 41738


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uninterrupted estuary and country views

walking distance to 2 famous seafood restaurants

secure off road parking

four double bedrooms

well sought after location

within walking distance to local primary school and local amenities

stunning sunsets

close proximity to an abundance of local wildlife

can be moved under own power


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HouseSimple is pleased to present this deceptively spacious 4 double bedroom liveaboard dutch barge in West Mersea near Colchester.

Stunning views of the estuary, countryside and wildlife.
Only a short walk away to amenities including restaurants, pubs, shops and school.
Viewing essential to appreciate all this property has to offer.
Can be moved under own power.
The main deck provides a central alfresco dining and entertaining area with a stainless steel frame for a removable canopy and two Bose outdoor speakers.
The wheel house has a bench seat, radiator, windows to all aspects offering 360 degree views. It also houses the controls and steering for the boat. This is a pleasant room for taking in all the tranquil surroundings and stunning views.
To either side of the wheelhouse are stairs that descend to further accommodation, the stair case that descends in the aft direction affords access to the master suite.
The master suite has two port holes to the front elevation, two windows to the starboard side and two windows to the port side, two fitted wardrobes (with potential to add a shower unit to encorporate to the en-suite), radiator, further storage, fitted bedroom furniture, door leading to en-suite WC.
The en-suite WC has a wall mounted hand wash basin with vanity unit under, tiled splash back, fitted mirror and opaque window to the starboard side.
Stairs descend to the main cabin, storage available to one side and a window to the port side, door leading to main cabin and door leading to family bathroom
The family bathroom comprises of panel enclosed bath with shower over and glass screen door, WC, wall mounted wash basin with vanity unit, wet room style flooring, large porthole to starboard, low voltage lights inset to ceiling. Step down to main cabin
The main cabin comprises of an open plan kitchen/diner and living area.
The kitchen area has a comprehensive range of fitted units and white goods to remain as follows, dishwasher, american style fridge/freezer and an Aga style diesel fuelled Rayburn. Granite work top to port side and beech work top to starboard side, timber clad ceiling with low voltage lights, solid oak floor, two windows to the starboard side and three windows to the port side, theese windows are divided equally throughout the open plan area.
The living /dining area has ceiling windows set in steel providing a light and airy feel, Norwegian 8 kw burner with stainless steel flue, opening ceiling panels
The inner hallway has solid oak flooring and doors leading to :-
The utility room has plumbing for washing mashine, tumble dryer, storage cupboard, rolled edge work top, porthole to the starboard side, deisel fuelled central heating boiler, sink and drainer unit
Bedroom two has two port holes to the front elevation, radiator, fitted double bed with single top bunk, ceiling fire escape, double wardrobe, plumbing for sink or shower
Bedroom three has timber clad ceiling, a ceramic sink and vanity unit, radiator, window to the starboard side, two sets of ceiling lights set in steel
Bedroom four has timber clad ceiling, window to the port side, radiator, two sets of ceiling windows set in steel


1927 Luxemotor dutch barge 30m (100ft) in length and 5.09m (17 foot wide)

Engine: Mercedes 150hp 6 cylinder

Gearbox: Reinthes hydraulic

Fuel: 2× 1000 litre diesel tanks

Electrics: 2× 24v high discharge batteries with a Vetus battery charger, mains electric 220v taking 15 amp mains supply, marine specified cables throughout

Central heating: All radiators are plumbed using Osma gold flexi pipes seamless under floor connecting into a manifold in the utility room.

Insulation: Flooring insulated with 50mm foil backed foam boards, walls and ceilings fully installed

Hull: riveted steel and steel plate

Anchors: 2 with all anchor chain in forward chain locker

Bilge pumps: for emergency only 3× pumps forward midships and stern all automatic

VHF Radio

Depth sounder

NB this advert is for the sale of the barge only. The berth is rented with West Mersea Marine as a monthly mooring fee.
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